This is a rare antique green metal milk can from the Waterloo Illinois Milk Company, based in Waterloo, Illinois, circa 1930’s
Metal Serving Tray, Saint Clair Dairy was bought out by the Waterloo Milk Company when they expanded in the East St Louis Illinois market. Eventually the Waterloo Milk company had plants in Waterloo, East St. Louis, Cairo and Red Bud, Illinois. Ca 1915
Stoneware Whiskey Advertising Jugs, from St Clair County, IL. A half gallon Whiskey Jug from Sussman Brothers from East St. Louis and a one gallon jug from Freeburg, IL. Ca. 1910. Both are very rare.
Stoneware Salt Glaze Advertising Whiskey Jug, Louis Gottschalk Belleville, Illinois. This is the earliest known Salt Glaze Jug from St Clair County ILL. Mr. Gottschalk was out of business in 1907. A one gallon jug!
Metal Round Serving Tray from the Walnut Grove Dairy in Alton IL in Madison County. This dairy has some common and rare milk bottles, but I have only seen this tray twice. It is very rare. Ca. 1915-1920. A great scene with the ice cream and the child anxiously awaiting his treat. You can see the ice cream scoop also in the view.
This Waterloo Ice Cream Celluloid Button Sign was manufactured for The Waterloo Milk Company in Monroe County IL, Circa 1925. This celluloid over cardboard ice cream sign is an early sign from shortly before World War II.
This is a Banquet Milk and Ice Cream Clock, Circa 1930. It is a great example of an early advertising dairy clock featuring the Banquet Brand.
Metal Serving Tray from the Edwin Schiele Distilling company in Saint Louis MO. This tray features their flagship brand, Autocrat Whiskey with a picture of two old men toasting each other. A great visual tray from pre-prohibition times. Ca 1905.
Circa 1900 Self Framed Tin Metal Sign from the American Wine Company in Saint Louis featuring a beautiful lady and the Cook’s Imperial Brand of Champagne which was their flagship brand at the time. This is a super rare sign, and the only one I have ever seen. A great example of a self-framed sign.
This is a Reverse-on-Glass (ROG) Shadow Box from Sealtest Dairy manufactured in Saint Louis, MO, circa 1940.