ANDREW LOHR BOTTLING CO. 1900 VICTORIAN DIECUT SODA PRINT, CAIRO, ILLINOIS
A beautiful Victorian cardboard diecut lithographic print dated 1900 from the Andrew Lohr Bottling Company, in Cairo, IL. This print shows a blob style and a crown top bottle with Lemon Soda and Champagne Cider on the two labels.
Buscho Non-Intoxicating Cereal Beverage Aluminum Sign, John Busch Brewery, Washington, MO. Circa 1919
A great prohibition era cereal beverage sign for the Buscho brand manufactured by the John B. Busch Brewing Company in Washington, MO. Circa 1919. The Buscho brand was introduced at the beginning of prohibition as a soda alternative.
Hutchinson & ACL Painted Label Soda Bottles, Waterloo, Millstadt, & Valmeyer, IL. Circa 1890-1942
This is a collection of various soda bottles from the towns of Waterloo, Millstadt and Valmeyer, Illinois. The Charles Boeke bottle from Waterloo, IL is a Hutchinson or “hutch” style soda bottle which would have required a porcelain stopper in the top held in place by the wire bail
KolaBru Porcelain Soda Sign. R.M. Schlesinger Bottling Works, New Athens, IL. Circa 1925
Pictured is a beautiful porcelain sign advertising the Pleasing and Refreshing Kola Bru brand made by the Richard M. Schlesinger Bottling Works in New Athens, Illinois. Circa 1925. The Schlesinger soda company started in New Athens in the 1880’s by Richard’s father Michael and the family remained in business until the 1950’s.
Anheuser-Busch Pale Dry Ginger Ale Cardboard Sign. Pre-Prohibition Era. Circa 1916
A fantastic example of the Anheuser-Busch companies attempt to stay in business during Prohibition when they manufactured this Ginger Ale Soda cardboard sign. The sign also incorporates their well known AB Eagle logo and the Budweiser Beer brand.
Vess Soda Metal Thermometer, Billion Bubble Beverage. Circa 1940’s
A nice Vess soda indoor or outdoor tin metal thermometer which would have been displayed at a grocery store or confectionary, Circa 1940’s. The Vess Soda company was founded in 1916 and was a soft drink brand manufactured in St. Louis, Mo.