Edwin Schiele Autocrat Whiskey Distillery Tin Serving Tray, St. Louis, MO
Circa 1905 Metal Serving Tray from the Edwin Schiele Distilling company in Saint Louis MO. Edwin Schiele started his business in 1905 at 204 S. Fourth Street in downtown St. Louis. The Autocrat brand of whiskey was their flagship brand and is featured in this serving tray. The picture shows an old couple getting ready to drink their Autocrat Whiskey. A great visual tray from pre-prohibition time period. Mr. Schiele went out of business with prohibition and never was able to start the business again when prohibition ended.