This Metal Flange Sign features Waterloo Illinois Ice Cream made from from The Waterloo IL Milk Company. The sign has a yellow background and red lettering with “Waterloo Ice Cream” on both sides. This double-sided sign is the only one known to exist from this small dairy.
Jas. Forbes Metal Coffee Bin from St Louis, MO. This container was designed to sell coffee in bulk at the wholesale level. The James Forbes Coffee Company started as the Forbes Coffee Company in St. Louis, MO. Ca 1900
Meyer Bros. Orange Painted Roasted Coffee General Store Dispenser Bin. This tin is from the Meyer Brothers Coffee and Spice Company based in St. Louis MO and features their famous Owl Brand Coffee. Circa 1900.
Ca 1935 Schorr Kolkschneider Neon Porcelain Sign on the Original Can. This brewery was based in St. Louis, Missouri and was in business before Prohibition and again after Prohibition until 1939. SK lager was their main brand, but they had others including Vat, Cabinet, Schorr Select, and Schorr Bock.
This is a Hannibal Home Brewery Reverse-on-Glass (ROG) Beer Sign, circa 1905.
This is an ABC Beer Advertising Clock manufactured by The American Brewing Company, circa 1930. It is red and black with with a wood frame.
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.