Rare USAF Ca. 1948-50 53rd Troop Carrier Sq. German-Made Lithopane Stein for Rhein Main Air Base
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Rare USAF Ca. 1948-50 53rd Troop Carrier Sq. German-Made Lithopane Stein for Rhein Main Air Base

Code: afpg30012ss

$305.00

Product Description

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We are IN THE OFFICE from February 24 through March 13 2020, but will have LIMITED SHIPPING ABILITIES during that time.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts of interest here, but please be advised that we will have LIMITED SHIPPING ABILITIES in the coming weeks: We ARE in THE OFFICE from Monday 24 February through Friday 13 March, BETWEEN attending this year's SHOW OF SHOWS in Louisville, KY, and the BALTIMORE ANTIQUE ARMS SHOW in Timonium, MD, BUT we will have LIMITED SHIPPING ABILITIES during this period, as SOME of our Merchandise is Currently in Lock-Down in Louisville. If you place an order we will alert you IMMEDIATELY if there will be a DELAY in SHIPPING. We will be returning to the office on Monday 30 March and will RESUME Normal SHIPPING at that time.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: Rare, early United States Air Force German-made squadron stein circa 1948-50 53rd Troop Carrier Squadron hand painted lithophane stein for Rhein Main Air Base. Stein depicts the squadron emblem and slogan 'PRIMUS CUM PLURIM', stein is named to Dick, beautiful paint, gold details. The Lithophane is of a shapely female.

VINTAGE: Circa 1948-50

SIZE: 9 ½" tall 10 ¾" circumference.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Porcelain Lithophane (porcelain impressed with figures that are made distinct by transmitted light), white metal, hand painted.

ATTACHMENT: N/A.

MARKINGS: Hoahr Germany Hand Painted 6

ITEM NOTES: This is from a collection of USAF squadron items which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay MCEX14 LCDEX10/14 SLCEJX5/15 SLBIEX6/16

CONDITION: 9- (Excellent+): Small areas of wear, nearly all gold paint remains, no cracks to porcelain, overall lovely condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.