Featured is an impressive metal serving tray from the American Brewing Company which was in Pekin, Illinois prior to Prohibition. This tray is a stock tray, meaning it is one where the image was sold to potential breweries, and the breweries simply had the manufacturing tray company insert their name on the tray. This tray…Details
Central Brewing Company, Lithographic Calendar, E. St. Louis, IL 1903
1903 Advertising lithographic calendar from the Central Brewing Company in East Saint Louis, Illinois. This month’s calendar came from a set of 12 months each with their own version of the brewery on the respective monthly page. The Central Brewery was in competition with the Heim Brewing Company in the same town and the Griesedieck Western Brewery and Star Breweries right up the hill in Belleville, IL, both in St. Clair County Illinois during pr- prohibition times. The Central Brewery made Paragon and Victor beer along with their Central Lager and Central Bock brands.