Columbia Brewing Co Banner Beer Pewter lidded Beer Stein, St. Louis, MO

Columbia Brewing Co Banner Beer Pewter Lidded Beer Stein 1904

Columbia Brewing Company Beer mug, thought to have been used during the St. Louis Worlds Fair in 1904 as the Columbia Brewing Company had a large display and brought out their Alpen Brau label at this event. This mug is hand painted and features a pewter lid. Ca 1904

Wagner Beer Porcelain Sign, Granite City, IL

Wagner Beer Porcelain Sign, Granite City, IL, 1935

This is an enamel porcelain sign from the Illinois Wagner Brewery located in Granite City, Illinois, circa 1935.

Hyde Park Brewery Beer, Tin Sign, St. Louis, MO

Hyde Park Brewery Beer, Tin Sign, St. Louis, MO

Tin Embossed Beer sign from the Hyde Park Brewery in North St. Louis, MO, Ca. 1930s This brand was also sold prior to prohibition and last until the early 1950s before it was bought by another brewery, and the Hyde Park brand was eliminated.

Prince of Pilsen Cardboard Sign, Mound City Brewing Co. New Athens, IL

Prince of Pilsen Beer Cardboard Sign, Mound City Brewing Co. New Athens, IL

Prince of Pilsen Brand Cardboard Beer poster from the Mound City Brewery in New Athens, IL. The Mound City Brewery was an institution in St. Clair county for years. The brewery eventually closed in the 1950s and was demolished in 1966.

Wagner's Old Time Lager Stoneware Beer Mug, Forest Park Brewing Co. St. Louis, MO

Wagner’s Old Time Lager Stoneware Beer Mug, Forest Park Brewing Co. 1910

This is a stoneware beer mug for the Wagner Old Time Lager brand which was brewed by The Forest Parking Brewing Company, Saint Louis, MO, 1910.

Stifel Brewing Co, Stoneware Drinking Mug, St Louis MO

Stifel Brewing Co, Stoneware Drinking Mug, St Louis MO

Stoneware Drinking Mug or Stein from the Otto Stifel Brewing Company in Saint Louis, MO. This mug is a pre-prohibition era mug, and was probably given away to local saloons which were owned by the Stifel Brewery as a gift to their customers who drank their product. Ca. 1910

Stern Brau Tin Over Cardboard Sign, Belleville, IL

Stern Brau Beer Tin Over Cardboard Sign, Belleville, IL

Tin Over Cardboard Advertising Sign from the Star Peerless Brewery in Belleville, IL. The Stern Brau brand was one of their flagship brands, and apparently was sold for 10 cents a bottle when this sign was made. Ca. 1935.

Oltimer Beer Celluloid Over Cardboard Button Sign, Belleville, IL

Oltimer Beer Celluloid Over Cardboard Button Sign, Star-Peerless Brewing Co., Belleville, IL

Celluloid Button Sign from the Star Peerless Brewery in Belleville, Illinois, in St. Clair County. Ca. 1935. Button signs are highly collected by a large group of people in the breweriana collecting circles. Circa 1935.

American Brewing Co Glazed Ceramic German Beer Steins 1906-1908

These are three vibrantly-colored coordinating glazed ceramic beer steins produced in Germany for the American Brewing Company (A.B.C.) of St. Louis, Missouri in 1906-1908.

Falstaff Super X Tin Over Cardboard Beer Sign, St. Louis, MO

Falstaff Super X Tin Over Cardboard Beer Sign, St. Louis, MO

Tin over Cardboard (TOC) advertising sign for the Falstaff Super X Brand. It has a red background and reads “Falstaff Super X – The Choicest Product of the Brewers’ Art”. Circa 1935.