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Steinbach - Pharmacist Nutcracker S685
Steinbach - Pharmacist Nutcracker S685
Steinbach - Pharmacist Nutcracker S685
In the famous castle at Heidelberg you can not only see the largest wine cask in the world (221.726 litres) and student pubs.
Steinbach - Happy Wanderer Nutcracker S684
Steinbach - Happy Wanderer Nutcracker S684
Steinbach - Happy Wanderer Nutcracker S684
You can hang a case or a backpack on your back or of course a »box of tricks« or a bag full of money and inexhaustible provisions for the journey. These days you can go hiking, travel or fly in every way.
Steinbach - St. Antonius Nutcracker S683
Steinbach - St. Antonius Nutcracker S683
Steinbach - St. Antonius Nutcracker S683
Near our post-war home is the Elmwald. There, not far from the town of Königslutter, is a memorial stone in remembrance of the peculiar »letters of indulgence«, which used to be sold by the Dominican monks in the Middle Ages.
Steinbach - Scottish Bagpiper Nutcracker S682
Steinbach - Scottish Bagpiper Nutcracker S682
Steinbach - Scottish Bagpiper Nutcracker S682
The bagpipes are an essential part of a true Scotsman. You can't mistake the sound of this wind instrument. The shawm pipes hang on a leather windbag which is blown up through a mouth pipe.
Steinbach - Dr. Watson Nutcracker S680
Steinbach - Dr. Watson Nutcracker S680
Steinbach - Dr. Watson Nutcracker S680
In 1983, when we launched our story no 51 nutcracker »Sherlock Holmes« we didn't realize that we'd have to put his friend Dr. Wat son alongside him in our lifetime. There's no end to »crime stories« on TV.
Steinbach - Sherlock Holmes Nutcracker S681
Steinbach - Sherlock Holmes Nutcracker S681
Steinbach - Sherlock Holmes Nutcracker S681
A wide and deep knowledge, shrewdness and powers of deduction are all requirements for a master detective in the criminal fiction of our time. In England, the most famous sleuth of all times, Sherlock Holmes, was created by Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle.
Steinbach - Nutcrackers The old best Grandma S679 and Grandpa S677
Steinbach - Nutcrackers The old best Grandma S679 and Grandpa S677
Steinbach - Nutcrackers The old best Grandma S679 and Grandpa S677
Hey, have a look at this! She looks younger every day! Our dear Grandma - isn't she sweet and seductive? And our dear Grandpa - why is he looking so suspicious - is he afraid that Grandma's temperament won't allow him any peace at night?
Steinbach - Augustus The Strong Nutcracker S675
Steinbach - Augustus The Strong Nutcracker S675
Steinbach - Augustus The Strong Nutcracker S675
Our Homeland Saxony lies in the middle of the OLD-GERMANY. Friedrich August I. was our elector - he was born in Dresden in 1670 and he died in Warsaw in 1733 as well as the King of Poland. You can still visit his sarcophagus in the W'awel of Krakow.
Steinbach - Water-Carrier (Aquarius) Nutcracker S674
Steinbach - Water-Carrier (Aquarius) Nutcracker S674
Steinbach - Water-Carrier (Aquarius) Nutcracker S674
When people come to Nuremberg they go to »Golden Fountain. « They may turn the little golden ring three times and taste the water of life, which often leads to amusing spilling and splashing with strangers.
Steinbach - Lippe Detmold Soldier Nutcracker S673
Steinbach - Lippe Detmold Soldier Nutcracker S673
Steinbach - Lippe Detmold Soldier Nutcracker S673
In a widely known folk song we say: »Lippe Detmold, a wonderful town...« and the song comes, like our smart »Lippischer Schütze« from the days of the wars of liberation (1813).
Steinbach - Count Luckner Nutcracker S672
Steinbach - Count Luckner Nutcracker S672
Steinbach - Count Luckner Nutcracker S672
In the period between the two world wars an old sea dog by the name of Felix Count von Luckner was very popular both in the U.S.A. and among the youth of Germany where he captivated his listeners with tales of the sea.
Steinbach - Hermann the Cheruscan Nutcracker S
Steinbach - Hermann the Cheruscan Nutcracker S
Steinbach - Hermann the Cheruscan Nutcracker S
The battle in the Teutoburger Wald in the year 9 A.D. has preoccupied many researchers already. What a surprise when in 1868 here on our doorstep near Hildesheim (which in Germanic means »battlefield«) a finding of silver treasure, consisting of 69 valuable pieces for a banquet, was made (originals are now in Berlin).
Steinbach - Uncle Sam Nutcracker
Steinbach - Uncle Sam Nutcracker
Steinbach - Uncle Sam Nutcracker
Steinbach - Uncle Sam Nutcracker
Uncle Sam is a symbol of the United States. However not everyone knows that there was, indeed, a real Uncle Sam. He was born in 1766 and when he was fourteen years of age, he ran away from home in order to enlist in the army and join his father and two older brothers in the war for Independence.
Steinbach - Farmer Nutcracker S669
Steinbach - Farmer Nutcracker S669
Steinbach - Farmer Nutcracker S669
Only the small farmers in Poland still carry as many hand tools as our farmer here. They still plough the fields with a plough and a horse. Under German conditions concerns of 2 - 5 hectares count as small farmers, 5 - 20 hectares as medium-sized farmers, 20 - 100 as big farmers and over 100 well, that is a farm estate.
Steinbach - Miller Nutcracker S668
Steinbach - Miller Nutcracker S668
Steinbach - Miller Nutcracker S668
We have this Folk-song in Germany: »Das muß kein rechter Müller sein, dem niemals fiel das Wandern ein ... vom Wasser haben wir's gelernt...« Yes, that is quite a well-known folk song here and deals with water mills, as opposed to windmills, steam or electric mills. From time immemorial there have been mill rights and obligations depending on the owner of the mill. With our miller it's always a special right of the waters. The water powers the mill, whether it's a corn, oil, paper or sawmill.