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
C.H. Wittenberg Distilling Co, Tin Serving Tray, St. Louis, MO
Circa 1910 Metal Serving Tray from a local Whiskey manufacturing company in Saint Louis Missouri. C. H. Wittenberg and the Edwin Schiele company were the largest whiskey companies at the time, competing with Jack Daniels for a short time in St. Louis after Jack Daniels moved to St Louis when the state of Kentucky outlawed the production of alcohol production. Listed in business from 1884-1918 at which time prohibition ended their operations never to return like many other liquor manufacturers.