Offered for sale is a
RARE ORIGINAL 1920s/30s PEWTER BEER CUP ‘MUNICH BURGERBRAU’
Bürgerbräukeller in München
FULL MONEY BACK GUARANTEE FOR AUTHENTICITY
4-1/2 inches tall and absolutely a rare, beautiful metal (Pewter = metal alloy) beer cup. It’s not marked, is extremely detailed and on the heavier side. It shows age but has no problems. This is the first one we have ever seen and listed. Let the photos do the talking. Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind item. We recently purchased a longtime collection off mugs from a German collector.
The Bürgerbräukeller was a large beer hall in Munich, Germany. Opened in 1885, it was one of the largest beer halls of the Bürgerliches Brauhaus. After Bürgerliches merged with Löwenbräu in 1921, the hall was transferred to that company. The Bürgerbräukeller was where Adolf Hitler launched the Beer Hall Putsch in November 1923, and in 1939 saw an attempted assassination of Hitler and other Nazi leaders by Georg Elser. It survived aerial bombing in World War II. The Bürgerbräukeller was demolished in 1979. From 1920 to 1923, the Bürgerbräukeller was one of the main gathering places of the Nazi Party. There, on 8 November 1923, Adolf Hitler launched the Beer Hall Putsch. After Hitler seized power in 1933, he commemorated each anniversary on the night of 8 November with an address to the Alte Kämpfer (Old Fighters) in the great hall of the Bürgerbräukeller. The following day, a re-enactment was conducted of the march through the streets of Munich from the Bürgerbräukeller to Königsplatz. The event climaxed with a ceremony at the Feldherrnhalle to revere the 16 ‘blood martyrs’ of the Beer Hall Putsch. In 1939, a time bomb concealed inside a pillar in the Bürgerbräukeller was set to go off during Hitler’s Beer Hall Putsch address on 8 November. The bomb exploded, killing eight people and injuring 57, but Hitler had cut short his speech and had already left. An idealist, Georg Elser, was arrested, imprisoned for 5 ½ years, and executed shortly before the end of the war. The building suffered severe structural damage from Elser’s bomb, and in subsequent years, 1940-1943, the Beer Hall Putsch address was held at the Löwenbräukeller at Stiglmaierplatz, and in 1944 at the Circus Krone Building. The mug is in nice condition, 100% original and comes with full money back guarantee for authenticity. Own a piece of history from one of the iconic places of the early Nazi movement.
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