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PROST! A TOAST TO THE PIN BOY
Take a look at what’s hidden inside this unassuming beer stein. Learn more about this item.
A LITTLE FANFARE IN FRANKFURT
Much like in the United States, Germany had both national and local bowling organizations. A Frankfurt group had these pins made to commemorate their 25th anniversary. The image in the middle is the F ...
THE NINE PINS
Bowling has roots in Germany going back centuries. As is true today, bowling has long been among the most accessible sports for people of all ages and abilities. It is no surprise, then, that bowling ...
THE U.S. AMBASSADORS OF BOWLING
The Cold War intersected with bowling’s golden age, so it is no surprise that American servicemen and -women enjoyed the sport during personal time and while in active service. Wiesbaden, in what was ...
BOWLING IN GERMANY WAS WUNDERBAR
Germany’s bowling history stretches back centuries. Even the bowling organizations there are over 100 years old! In 1935, the German Keglerbund celebrated their 50th anniversary. The organization was ...
The 2nd and 3rd Federation Internationale des Quilleurs (FIQ) World Championships were held in Essen, Germany, and Helsingborg, Sweden, respectively. A top bowler could collect commemorative plaques f ...
SPRECHEN SIE DEUTSCH?
The Deutsche Kegler- und Bowlingbund (DKB) is the governing body for bowling in Germany and is a member of the Federation Internationale des Quilleurs (FIQ). The organization dates back to 1884, meani ...
GUT HOLZ! NIPPER
The Schaefer & Vater Porcelain Factory was best known for producing humorous character flasks (also known as nippers), in addition to other porcelain crafts, with a distinctive blue glaze. The company ...
Mettlach steins are some of the most recognizable tankards in any collection. The company, formally known as Villeroy & Boch, was known for their innovative designs and manufacturing methods. Phanolit ...
DON’T HIT THE PIN BOY!
In the late 1800s, famed stein manufacturer Villeroy & Boch, also known as Mettlach, began dabbling in “etched” designs. The colorful, decorative steins utilized colored clay to create folksy scenes a ...