ZoomDetails Wm. J. Lemp’s Lager Beer Metal Iron Sign, Wm. Lemp Brewing Co., St. Louis, MO. Circa 1885This sign is a large iron or heavy metal composition sign advertising the Lager Beer from the William J. Lemp Brewing Company in St. Louis, MO. Circa 1885. This sign was made by The Alex S. Mann Sign Company in St. Louis, MO and the lettering is embedded into the sign as is each line of the design.