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
. This particular self framed tin sign design was also used by the American Brewing Company for their ABC Brand of beer. Both sides have the elevated edge framing in the tin, with gold swirls every half of an inch or so. This sign is fairly difficult to find in decent condition. The most commonly found item from the Kamps Distillery are embossed shot glasses, from the early 1900’s.