Extremely rare 1909, pre-Prohibition Roseneck Brewing Co. Edelbrau advertising Mettlach mug. The front shows the brewerys stamp, a star in the center of a circle that reads: ROSENECK BREWING CO. RICHMOND, VA. and in large hand-painted detail reads: EDELBRAU UNEXCELLED IN THE BOTTLE. The bottom has numerous markings: METTLACH, MADE IN GERMANY, 1909 V, the mug is sold as it with rim and base chips (see photo).
Approximately 4-1/4 x 2-3/4 (top diameter) x 3-1/4 (bottom diameter)
METTLACH, MADE IN GERMANY, 1909 V, VB, OFSCSCH, REG U 11, 2
This is from a pre-Prohibition brewery collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VEM15 LAAEX11/15 psLABEX5/16 SAAEX10/18
5+ (Fine-): The mug shows moderate to heavy wear, overall crazing, chip to rim and base, nearly all the painted details remain intact.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.