Glasner - Barzen Distilling Co., Diplomat Whiskey Lithograph, Kansas City, MO 1905

DIPLOMAT WHISKEY LED THE WAY OUT WEST!

  I love this Victorian lithograph print from the Glasner-Barzen Distilling and Importing Whiskey Company based in Kansas City, MO.   This lithograph advertises their flagship brand, Diplomat Whiskey and says it is “Just Right”. It has always intrigued me why so many early whiskey lithograph brands used pretty woman in their advertising.  The Glasner-Barzen whiskey…

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Waterloo Brewing Co, Wiggle Wagglegraph, Waterloo, IL. Circa 1905

A TOY AND BEER? THE WATERLOO, IL BREWING COMPANIES UNUSUAL ADVERTISING GIVEAWAY

A NOVELTY SO NOVEL IT APPARENTLY WAS NOT A BIG SELLER!  One of my favorite small town brewery collectibles is a rare toy from the Waterloo Brewing Company in Waterloo, Illinois, called The Wiggle-Wagglegraph.   Research on this game and for the manufacturer maker shows this item was produced by the Joseph Dixon Crucible Company in Jersey City,…

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