Shown here is an early tin sign from the Bemis Brother and Company plant which was originally based in St. Louis, Missouri. The company also had plants in Boston, MA and Minneapolis, MN around the time this sign was made around 1900. Interestingly the use of a cat image in their sign featured here was…Details
Shown here is an early 1900’s era tin sign from the Quaker Oats Company, advertising their Quaker Flour, sold in cotton bags. Quaker Oats had a plant in Canada as shown on the bag. Known the world over, for every baking purposes, the sign incorporates a colonel quaker gentlemen in the advertisement.