Waterloo Brewing Co, Wood Beer Box, Waterloo, IL. Circa 1910

The Waterloo Brewing Company Wood Beer Box, Waterloo, Illinois. Circa 1910

This picture illustrates a wooden beer crate which was used to transport beer bottles from The Waterloo Brewing Company in Waterloo, IL. The Waterloo Brewing Company was started by Michael Schorr in Waterloo in the early 1870’s

Waterloo Brewing Co, Wiggle Wagglegraph, Waterloo, IL. Circa 1905

Waterloo Brewing Co, Waterloo, IL. Wiggle Wagglegraph Wooden Toy, J. Simon Schorr Owner. Circa 1905

This Wiggle Wagglegraph toy produced by the Dennis Novelty Company advertises Cabinet Beer from the Waterloo Brewing Company in Waterloo, Illinois on both the cardboard box and on the wooden toy itself. Circa 1905.

Excelsior Brewing Co. Metal Tip Tray, St. Louis, MO

Excelsior Brewery Company, Metal Tip Tray, St. Louis, MO. Circa 1905

This is an unusual copper metal tip tray from the Excelsior Brewing company in Saint Louis, MO. Circa 1905.

ABC Beer Tin Lithographic Diecut Sign 1900

ABC King Of Bottle Beer Tin Sign, American Brewing Co., St. Louis, MO. Circa 1900

This extraordinary American Brewing Company ABC Brand die cut tin sign is from the American Brewing Company in St. Louis, MO. Circa 1900. This impressive sign has a seashell looking design on the top and features cherubs on the sign, one of the companies common themes with their early advertising items.

Wm. J. Lemp Brewing Co. Charger Beer Tray

Wm. J. Lemp Brewery Falstaff Metal Charger, St. Louis, MO. Circa 1903

This is a tin charger made for the William J. Lemp Brewing Company, St. Louis, MO in 1903. It is the first charger in a series of six Lemp Brewing Co. metal chargers distributed from 1903-1917.

Wm. J. Lemp Extra Pale Art Nouveau Metal Beer Sign, St. Louis, MO

Wm. J. Lemp Brewery Metal Art Nouveau Falstaff Beer Sign, Pre-Prohibition, St. Louis, MO. Circa 1900

This is a very rare tin Falstaff brand beer sign with an art nouveau look from the Wm. J. Lemp Brewing Company in St. Louis, MO. This sign has a design and incorporates their “Extra Pale” brand on the tin sign.

Wagner's Old Time Beer Charger "Friends", Forest Park Brewing Co.1910

Wagner’s Old Time Lager Charger, Forest Park Brewing Co. 1910

This is a beautiful metal charger advertising tray for the Wagner Old Time Lager brand which was brewed by The Forest Parking Brewing Company, Saint Louis, MO, 1910.

Heil's Home Brewery Erlanger Beer Tray 1903

This early pre-prohibition serving tray advertises the Erlanger Bottled Beer brand from the Heil Brewery in Hannibal, MO. Circa 1903.

Anheuser-Busch Brewing Co. Serving Tray, M.F. Hoffmann, St. Charles, MO. Circa 1900

M. E. Hoffmann, Anheuser-Busch Distributor Serving Tray, St. Charles, MO. Circa 1900

This is a very rare oval metal serving tray advertising an Anheuser Busch Distributor in Saint Charles, Missouri, named E. H. Hoffmann. Circa 1900

White Pearl Beer, Moerschel Brewing Co., St. Charles, MO. Circa 1905

White Pearl Beer Serving Tray, Moerschel Spring Brewing Co., St. Charles, MO. Circa 1900

This is a beautiful metal serving tray from the Moerschel Brewery in Saint Charles, Missouri advertising their White Pearl brand of beer. Circa 1900.