This is a Jic Jac soda button sign made out of celluloid over cardboard 1950’s.
1930s Tin over Cardboard Soda Sign from the Fred Husemann Soda Bottling Company in Red Bud, Illinois. Mr. Husemann was in business from approximately 1920 to 1960 in this town in Randolph County, IL.
1920s Gin Seng Soft Drink Metal Serving Tray. Advertised as the “Beverage of Purity”. Ginseng has been advertised more recently as a product to help enhance overall energy as well as finding a large market for the male population to help support duration and strength sexually. It is a herb which is put into drinks and food to help in these causes.
John Bardenheier Wine & Liquor Co. from St. Louis, MO. Features a self-framed tin sign advertising Progress Rye Brand with Grandma and Grandpa. The Bardeneier brand was well known and had a broad distribution of both their whiskey and wine products for many years.
Ca 1940s Porcelain Sidewalk Street Sign from the Pevely Dairy, St. Louis, MO. This double sided porcelain sign was designed to sit in the metal stand and advertise to patrons coming from either direction that the business sold Pevely Ice Cream products inside.
Circa 1950 Griesedieck Bros Double Mellow and Lager Flat Top Beer Cans, St. Louis, MO. This brewery was in business for many years and was originally called the Griesedieck National Brewery in Saint Louis Missouri. The Griesedieck family was involved in multiple breweries in St Louis and in Belleville and East St. Louis, Illinois
Circa 1940s Griesedieck Bros Lighted Back Bar Sign, St. Louis, MO. This brewery was originally called the Griesedieck National Brewery and the family was involved in multiple breweries in Belleville and East St. Louis, Illinois in addition to the Saint Louis market.
The Griesedieck brothers brewery was a flagship brewery in St Louis, outselling the Budweiser brand of Anheuser Busch for many years. The family was involved in multiple breweries in St Louis and in Belleville and East St. Louis, Illinois also at one time or another.
Circa 1950 Metal Cooler from Griesedieck Bros Brewery, St. Louis, MO. The GB Brand outsold Budweiser for many years and sponsored the St Louis Cardinals Baseball team for a long time.
This milk bottle is from the Waterloo IL Illinois Milk Company and featured a red-painted label, Ca 1940 The label on the backside of the bottle displays two babies and states “Babies Grow With Us”.