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 is a great tin sign from the Falstaff brand of beer. Falstaff originated with the William J. Lemp Brewing Company which was based in St. Louis, MO. This brand eventually opened up multiple breweries throughout the United States, including New Orleans, LA, San Jose, CA, Omaha, NE, Cranston, R.I., Tampa, FL, etc.
The blue color used in this sign is unusual. Typically Falstaff used their white/gold/black color scheme with some occasional green and red signs also being used. This blue color is perhaps the only one I have seen with this color scheme. Circa 1950, this sign was intended for outdoor usage only.