Featured is a beautiful general store tin shelf cannister from the Ojibwa brand of tobacco. Ojibwa was one of the larger selling tobacco cut plug brands sold by the Scott Dillon Tobacco Company, which was based in Detroit, Michigan. This can is circa 1920, and would have held 48 individual sale packets of their fine…
Here’s a really neat looking early lithographic sign from the Brown-Forman Distillery which was based in Louisville, Kentucky prior to prohibition. The image shows a bartender providing a pour of whiskey to a patron standing near the long wood bar.
Featured is a nice tin over cardboard beer sign, from the Pabst Blue Ribbon brand in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This beer was made in Milwaukee and continues to be made even today. Early self-framed tin signs are highly sought after by collectors today.
Here’s a beautiful self-framed tin sign depicting the first mayor of Albany, New York, Peter Schuyler. He must have been so popular the G.W. Van Slyke & Horton Cigar Manufacturing Company in Albany made a cigar and named it after the cities former mayor. This sign is spectacular in color and clarity.
Featured is a beautiful tip tray from the small Northhampton, Pennsylvania Brewing Company. This tray is from about 1910, and is a pre-prohibition rarity.
Nic Nac Chewing Tobacco Tin Counter Display Can.
Here’s an early lithographic print from the Old Forester Brand of Whisky, stating “Guarding A Good Thing in Arizona”. This print is circa 1910, and from the pre-prohibition era. The Brown and Forman Company was a Louisville, KY based whiskey distiller.
This is a very colorful tin general store counter coffee bin from the Ridenour Bakery Company in Kansas City, Missouri. This bin held 50 pounds of bulk coffee, and was designed to allow consumers to simply scoop out the amount of coffee they needed each time. The Arabia’s Chief brand always featured an Arabic man…
Featured is an outstanding reverse-on-glass style advertising sign from the American Brewing Company, this one in Baltimore, Maryland. The glass is beautifully centered inside a wood gesso style frame. This pre-prohibition era sign is from about 1900.
Bottled at the Brewery, a nice tin serving tray from the Lion Brewing Company in N.Y.C. Circa 1915.