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 version of the popular Red Raven Splits hangover remedy featured a red raven bird nursing another who is dressed in a bandaged image. The tray was a giveaway during the immensely popular 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair event. As was always the case, the wording “Ask The Man” was prominently used on the tray. The Man was meant to be a notation for the local pharmacist who could supply you the remedy to help with your needs.