San Antonio TX Brewing Ass'n ROG Beer Gesso Frame. Circa 1900

SAN ANTONIO, TX BREWING ASSOCIATION, ROG SIGN, Circa 1900

Pictured here is a stunning reverse on glass San Antonio Brewing Ass’n or Association gesso style round sign from the 1900 era.  This style Gesso wood frames were popular in the early 1900’s, and as a result, are very popular with collectors still today.  The reverse painted glass signs often need maintenance today as the…

Wiedemann's Fine Beers ROG Sign, Cincinnati, OH. Circa 1910

WIEDEMANN’S BREWERY REVERSE ON GLASS SIGN, CINCINNATI, OH. Ca. 1910

Featured is a very nice early reverse on glass brewery sign from the Wiedemann Brewery which was based originally in Cincinnati, Ohio.  This ROG style sign is very rare, and features beer bottles from both the Wiedemann and Royal Amber brands of beer.   Wiedemann was later brewed in Kentucky before the brand was eventually closed…

Engelking's Pilsener Style Beer ROG Light Up Sign, Springfield, IL. Ca. 1935

ENGELKING’S PILSENER BEER LIGHTED BEER SIGN, SPRINGFIELD, IL. Ca. 1935

Here is a great lighted sign from the Engelking brand which was made in Springfield, Illinois, both pre prohibition and post prohibition.  This lighted sign is from the mid 1930’s I believe.  This sign denotes the brand as “Famous for it’s Quality”.   This brand was made by the Springfield Brewing Company, of which Conrad Reisch…

National Brewing Corner Pre-Prohibition Sign, Baltimore, MD

NATIONAL BREWERY TIN CORNER SIGN, BALTIMORE, MD. Ca. 1900

Featured is a beautiful curved corner sign from the G.B.S. and Co. Brewery in Baltimore, Maryland.  This tin corner sign was from about 1900, and was made by the Tuchfarber Lithograph Company based in Cincinnati. Ohio.  This sign is very similar to to an Eigenbrot Corner Brewery Sign, also from Baltimore.   The colors and shapes…

Kessler Brewing Co., Beer ROG Sign, Helena, MT. Ca. 1900

KESSLER BREWING COMPANY ROG SIGN, HELENA, MT. Ca. 1900

Here’s a fabulous Reverse on Glass or ROG beer advertising sign, from the Kessler Brewing Company.  This sign was made about 1900 when ROG signs were all the rage, and skilled craftsman were in each major city creating these masterpieces.   The Kessler Brewery was based in Helena Montana, and reopened after prohibition ended in 1933. …

Christian Moerlein Brewing Company Tin Sign, Triumphant Master Brew, Cincinnati, OH. Ca. 1900

CHRISTIAN MOERLEIN BREWERY, MASTERFUL BREW TIN SIGN, CINCINNATI, OH. Ca. 1900

Wow!  An amazing tin sign is shown here from the once powerful Christian Moerlein Brewery which was based in Cincinnati, Ohio before Prohibition.  This particular sign celebrates their  World’s Triumphant Master Brew, and features two early blob style beer bottles with tin foil neck labels.  This style was popular in the late 1800’s and early…