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Old 06-08-2019, 11:47 AM   #8
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Many IG steins have lithopanes on the bottom of the stein. The lithopanes you do not want to see are the ones with nude women or pornographic images. Names of unit members were transfers and not painted on. The only name that would be painted is the owners.

Have your friend rub his fingers over the transfers to se if the details such as buttons are painted on. Also look at the underside of the pewter lid, it should be a different shade from the exterior lid which has tone/tarnished over time.

Gary B
IMO various individual details would be painted on - like f.e. years of service, name, sometimes company/eskadron. The main image would be a transfer.
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