ST. LOUIS COFFEE PERCOLATES TO THE TOP!

  What a great time today at the Missouri History Museum presenting “St. Louis Percolates to the Top: A Peek at Historic Coffee Advertising Collectibles”. It was enjoyable to talk with so many others who have an interest in how St. Louis was a big leader in coffee production in the 1870’s – early 1900’s.…

Country Living, "Thrill of the Hunt" Article Cover Page

SODA POP COLLECTOR’S GUIDE – IN COUNTRY LIVING MAGAZINE!

The Antique Advertising Expert In Country Living Magazine! What an honor! Country Living Magazine included many of my vintage soda collectibles in their July/August 2015 issue! Check out their interesting article, “Thrill of the Hunt”: A Soda Pop Collector’s Guide. You can look at some of the soda finds from “crates to coolers to syrup dispensers, bubbling…

Andrew Lohr Bottling Co. Lithograph 1900

A SPARKING IMAGE BUBBLES LOHR SODA TO THE TOP, 1900

Andrew-Lohr Bottling Company Lithograph, 1900 This shining lithograph advertisement was designed for the successful soda manufacturer Andrew Lohr Bottling Company, circa 1900. I found this gem of a piece at a Pennsylvania auction last year. As a historian and collector, I think it’s an ideal example of how soda companies during this era featured Victorian…