High-Wheel Bicycle

Catalog No. 50

Porcelain, figural, 0.5L, lithophane (man falling off bicycle).

Text:
“All Heil”
(Safe travels)

A special order variation of this stein (below) was made for the League of American Wheelmen, a U.S. based cycling club. Externally, the two differences from the standard stein are the replacement of the words “All heil” with “LAW” on the front, and a LAW insignia on the lid shield rather than a bicycle. Most of the special order steins also have the standard lithophane depicting a man falling off a high-wheel bicycle into a female pedestrian. A smaller number of known examples depict a man and a woman riding together on more modern “safety” bicycles. Presumably, the original lithophane was replaced on steins in a later order from the cycling club. The later lithophane is not known to have been used on any of the “All heil” steins.

See also No. 49.

Price Ranges
Either version (high-wheel): $200-$300
L.A.W. (safety): $250-$350

LAW Version
LAW Version
Standard Lithophane
Standard Lithophane
Alternate Lithophane
Alternate Lithophane
 
     
Schierholz 50
Schierholz 50

 
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