A PEACOCK AND ALCOHOL?

One of the more intriguing advertising items I have found recently was the use of a peacock by the August Schell Brewing Company of New Ulm, MN for their Malt Prohibition era drink. This beautiful lithograph features a pretty young woman staring admirably at a beautiful peacock which is standing next to her.   I was…

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Milk Maid Java & Mocha Can, Telfer Coffee Co., Detroit, MI. Ca. 1900

WHO USES A COW TO SELL COFFEE?

The Telfer Coffee Company in Detroit, Michigan was a long-time leader in the production of coffee in the Motor City.  Te Tefler Company produced a myriad of different coffee brands under the company name and collectors today can find many of them with a quick google search.  This particular Telfer Coffee Company Milk Maid Java…

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