Featured is a rather interesting tin sign from the Old Crow Sour Mash Whiskey Brand, made by the W.A. Gaines Company. The W. A. Gaines Company started in 1868 in downtown Frankfort, Kentucky and remained in business until the start of prohibition. The use of rats crawling over the sour mash whiskey bottle baffles me,…Details
The Henry Campe and Company Americus Club Pure Whiskey was a popular seller before prohibition in the San Francisco, CA area. The company was located at 221-223-225 Front Street at the time this tray was made, however, before that, they were originally located at 53-61 Drumm Street in the early 1900’s before outgrowing the Drumm Street location. This tray proudly proclaims on the label that the Americus Club brand was started in 1889.