Mettlach Beer Stein-Heinrich Schlitt PUG (Dated 1899)

1/2 liter stein, Number 1909/1010 Mettlach (Villeroy & Boch) " Gnome Pub", some crazing on interior only, exceptionally clean stein, no chips, no cracks, Pewter is original & tight-zero play. Pewter lid is very decorative. Design by Heinrich Schlitt-the most sought after beer stein designer of them all. Hinge is 5 ring open as expected.Buyer pays exact shipping charges and $3.00 handling fee for tape/box and packing material-this stuff is not cheap. Please allow 1 week time for shipping as I am listing dozens of items and work full-time. Be patient, I always deliver-my feedback speaks for itself. Thanx for looking and please see my other high quality steins and items. I am a collector who is downsizing! Pay pal or money order only Article in "Prosit" on Heinrich Schlitt as follows: "Heinrich Schlitt!!! To the uninitiated, the crowded consonants may sound unusually harsh, even when slightly anglicized. Yet these two words can not help but evoke a murmur in the hearts of all but the most blasé collectors of Mettlach steins, one that threatens to become a shout of ecstasy. Who among you does not place a particular value on a PUG or an "etched" chromolith stein or plaque in your collection to which these two words, or a portion tof, have been affixed? The mere mention of his name is bound to bring to your mind's eye a myriad ... read more