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

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

Code: afpg30012ss


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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.


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.