Hires Root Beer, Charles Hires Company, Philadelphia, PA. Self-Framed Tin Sign. Circa 1900
Pictured is a gorgeous oval self framed metal sign featuring the once famous Hires Root Beer “Boy”. The Charles Hires Co. utilized this character on many of their early advertising items in the late 1800’s and into the 1930’s.
TAKA-KOLA SODA TIN OVER CARDBOARD SIGN, “TAKE NO OTHER”, Circa 1900
Here is a beautiful Tin over Cardboard soda sign from the Taka-Kola brand, a very popular brand around 1900. The sign says “At Founts, 5 cents, In Bottles”. The woman in the center was a common image in many different Taka-Cola advertising pieces in the early 1900’s.