This German made stein honors the 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall (1989-2019) with an actual piece of the Berlin wall on the lid. The striking gold text on a black banner on the front reads "1989 ~ Jahre 30 Years ~ Luftbrücke Berlin ~ 2019". The front depicts a large crack in the wall with a triumphant German eagle crest flag flying on the Brandenburg gate (located in former East Berlin). The wall reads "Die Mauer erected 13. Aug. 1961 ~ The Wall fallen 9. Nov. 1989"
Relief vignettes of landmarks of Berlin wrap around the body, including the Gedachtnis-Kirche, Brandenburger Tor and Checkpoint Charlie.
The bottom rim reads "Deutschland . Berlin . Germany" with scroll design.
Limited edition of ONLY 1,000 individually numbered beer steins Worldwide!
Historical Background (printed on certificate that is included with purchase)
On Aug 13, 1961 the Communist Eastern German Government started Construction of a Wall circling West Berlin. Total Wall length was 112Km (70 miles). The Wall stood 3.6 meters (11.8 ft) tall and divided families, friends and neighborhoods.
On November 09, 1989, through a Peaceful Revolution, the people of East Berlin regained freedom by tearing down this Wall.
This stein celebrates 30 Years of Fall of the Berlin Wall and the Reunification of Berlin.
Wall piece size and coloration varies by stein
100% Made in Germany by King-Werk
Hand painted relief details, rustic finish background.
Volume: 0.5 Liter
Height: approx. 10 3/8" (depending on the size of the wall piece)