Here is a very early pre-prohibition era pottery style beer mug from the Fred Sehring Brewing Company which was located in Joliet, IL. This brewery put out a different colorful mug each year, so today collectors can find them dated each year over a dozen years or so. This brewery was a major competitor to…Details
Here are four early cardboard hanging signs advertising Budweiser Beer, Malt Syrup, Grape Bouquet, and AB’s Ginger Ale, all from just before the Prohibition time period, circa 1915. Anheuser-Busch was very proactive in preparing for the potential implementation of prohibition, and started selling products besides beer in order to survive. 3 of the 4 signs here were all developed for that very purpose, and allowed the company to stay in business during the 13 years prohibition lasted. The largest selling product AB made during this time period was Bevo, another non-alcoholic cereal beverage.