Shown here is an early tin sign from the Bemis Brother and Company plant which was originally based in St. Louis, Missouri. The company also had plants in Boston, MA and Minneapolis, MN around the time this sign was made around 1900. Interestingly the use of a cat image in their sign featured here was…Details
This is a classic self-framed tin sign from the Grape Nuts cereal brand, featuring a young girl and her Saint Bernard dog holding her school bag in its mouth. The slogan says “To School Well Fed on Grape Nuts, There’s a Reason”. This particular sign is commonly seen in many early 1900’s General Store photographs. Apparently the sign was distributed widely as you can find them fairly easily even today.