Featured is an amazing Reverse on Glass sign from the Besley Brewing Company Brewery which was in Waukegan, Illinois outside Chicago prior to prohibition. This particular ROG sign might be one of the many brewery signs which were found unfinished in the Western Sandblasting Company find of the 1980’s. I am not sure however. The…Details
This is a rare advertising relic; an AM radio shaped like a beer bottle made by the Hyde Park Brewery in St. Louis, MO, 1940. The radio stands on a metal frame and the bottle shape is 24 inches tall and 8 inches wide at the bottom of the base. The top of the bottle has a cap which is the radio tuner with the station numbers etched onto the cap allowing for easy tuning to a preferred station. This radio was made before the FM band was invented, therefore only AM stations are available. The Hyde Park brand was a big seller in the St. Louis area. The brewery remained in business until the late 1950’s.