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
This is a very interesting historical self-framed tin sign from the MK Goetz Brewery in Saint Joseph, MO depicting one of their employees, Jerry. Jerry was thought to be a mythical figure, but after some research was done a few years ago apparently Jerry was an employee who was very warmly regarded by the Brewery owners, and as a result, after working for them for years he was awarded a sign in his memory as a result. This sign shows Jerry clearly enjoying a glass of Goetz Beer, perhaps their famous Country Club brand? Circa 1910, an era called Pre-Prohibition to many historians and collectors alike.