1920’s Prohibition era porcelain sign from Anheuser-Busch Company advertising their Ginger Ale Brand of soft drink. Anheuser Busch quite a bit of soft drinks during the dark days of prohibition which helped it have an advantage over their competitors when prohibition officially ended in 1933. While many breweries machinery became rusty and fell into disrepair, AB kept their plant in great condition while making soft drinks and near beer, which helped them with a head start over their competitors when prohibition officially ended in 1933.
GRAPE SPARKLE SOFT DRINK, CARDBOARD SIGN. Ca. 1930
Featured here is a nice cardboard sign from the Grape Sparkle soda pop brand. I find this sign interesting as the brand claims to be a wine flavored drink, but does not designate itself as a soft drink, although it clearly was based on other advertising of the era. Circa 1930’s, when many brands were…
Drink Grape Smash Soda Fountain Dispenser “It’s Delicious”. Circa 1915
Featured is an excellent porcelain stoneware syrup dispenser from the Grape Smash Soda. The dispenser has a slogan “It’s Delicious” on it. This dispenser would have been used in a soda fountain or pharmacy with a soda fountain around 1915.
HIRE’S ROOT BEER SYRUP DISPENSER, CIRCA 1900
Featured here is a gorgeous ceramic root beer dispenser from the Hire’s Root Beer Brand out of Philadelphia, PA. This dispenser features the popular Hire’s Boy image on it, with the denotation the soda “Is luscious and pure”. Circa 1900.
Canoe Club Beverage Tin Over Cardboard Sign, E. Ducharme Bottling, Aldenville, MA. Ca. 1918
Tin Over Cardboard style Canoe Club Beverage Soda Sign E. DuCharme Bottling Works, Aldenville, MA.
TENN-COLA SODA DRINK TIP TRAY, Circa 1910
Tenn-Cola Tip Tray for their soda brand. This one says “At Founts” & “In Bottles” with a 5 cent designation. The tray features a Saint Bernard dog with a cigar.
SARATOGA STAR SPRING WATER SERVING TRAY, N.Y. Circa 1910
Photographed here is a beautiful tin tip tray from the Saratoga Springs N.Y. area for their Star brand of spring water.
Hood’s Sarsaparilla 1904 Drink Litho Calendar, Lowell, MA
Pictured is a beautiful 1904 Hood’s Sarsaparilla Lithographic calendar for their famous drink. Hood’s was based in Lowell, MA and the company produced calendars on a yearly basis.
COCA-COLA SOFT DRINK SELF-FRAMED TIN SIGN. COCA-COLA CO., ATLANTA, GA. Circa 1900
Featured is one of the prettiest Coke advertising pieces I have seen with a stunning gold self-framed tin edge on this sign.
WARNER’S LOG CABIN SARSAPARILLA, REVERSE ON GLASS SIGN. Circa 1895
Featured is an incredible gilt edged glass sign advertising the well known Warner’s Log Cabin Sarsparilla brand of soda. The brand of medicinal blood purifier was sold by the H.H. Warner Company based in Rochester, N.Y.
MUELLER-KELLER CO., ST. JOSEPH, MO. ROSARY ROOT BEER SYRUP DISPENSER. 5 Cts. Circa 1920.
Pictured is a gorgeous pottery syrup dispenser from the Mueller Keller Company in Saint Joseph, Missouri for their invigorating and healthful Rosary Root Beer drink. Circa 1920.
HOWDY ORANGE SODA DRINK CARDBOARD SIGN. Circa 1930
Featured is a nice cardboard sign from the Howdy Orange Drink Soda brand, which says “Don’t say Orange, Say Howdy” as their slogan. Circa 1930’s.
Drink Golden Orangeade Drink, Tin Sign. J. Hungersford Smith Co., Jersey City, N. J.
Here is a very unusual round tin sign from the Golden Orangeade brand of soda, circa 1900. This drink was made by the J. Hungersford Smith Company of Jersey City, New Jersey.