Brewery Gems ~ Trays

Beer Trays and Tip Trays For Sale
 


Rainier Beer tray with game, bottle and glasses

Pre-Prohibition, Rainier Beer tray depicting a bottle of Rainier Pale Beer (introduced in 1906) with game, a cap lifter, cigar, and two etched beer glasses. This 12" dia. beer tray made by the Chas. W. Shonk Co. Litho, Chicago. Issued by Seattle Brewing & Malting Co.  Excellent condition - some rubbing and loss of gold on the rim - grade 9.0 - 9.5.  $395


Jung Beer tray Milwaukee ca.1908"Jung Beer - Milwaukee - Serves You Right" on a 13" square tray 1908 by the Meek Co. The stock image is titled "Bertha", and while the tray is in rough condition Bertha displays well, as does the text. One of only three trays issued by the Jung Brewing Co. Good filler until a better example comes along.   Sold

 


Olympia Beer tray "Cavalier" ca.1914

Pre-Prohibition beer tray, 12" dia., depicting a Cavalier holding a bottle of Olympia beer, ca.1914, made by the Chas. W. Shonk Co. Litho, Chicago. From the Olympia Brewing Co., Tumwater, WA. Excellent condition in spite of surface crazing. $145
See matching tip tray below.


Old German Lager beer tray c.1914

Pre-Prohibition tray from "The Independent Brewing Co. - Seattle" for its "Old German Lager" -  measures 10" x 13" - stock tray by the American Art Works, Coscocton, OH, titled "A Helping Hand" and is dated 1914. Good condition and displays well. $125
 


 


Fredericksburg Brewery beer tray "Heine"

Pre-Prohibition tray from the "Fredericksburg Brewery, San Jose, Cal." -  for its "Export Lager Beer" -  measures 10" x 13" - stock tray by the American Art Works, Coscocton, OH, titled "Heine" and is dated 1914. Good condition and displays well. $125
 


 


Budweiser's waiter beer tray

"preferred / Budweiser Beer / Anheuser-Busch / A-B logo / St. Louis, Mo." and repeated around the outside rim: "Drink Budweiser" - all on a 13" dia. beer tray made by the American Co., 1971. Excellent condition. $40


 


Olympia's black beer tray ca.1972

"Olympia Beer / 'It's the water' that makes the difference" below the horseshoe logo, and in fine print: "Olympia Brewing Company, Olympia, Washington, U.S.A." Repeated around the outside rim of this 13" tray is: "Olympia Beer * It's the Water". Made by the Continental Can Co., 1972. Exceptionally fine condition. $35


 


TIP TRAYS


Muelebach's Pilsener tip tray

Muehlebach tip tray close-upPre-prohibition tip tray ca.1905. "Muehlebach's Pilsener Beer - Purest and Best" on a 5" dia. tray, from the George Meuhlebach Brewing Company of Kansas City, Missouri. Detailed lithography by Kaufmann & Strauss Co. of NY (see close-up at right). Slight discoloration or rubbing on right outer rim - center of tray is perfect! Grade 9.5   $115


Olympia Beer tip tray - Seattle branchPre-Prohibition tip tray "Olympia Br'g Co. - Olympia, Wash." and "Olympia Beer" above gold horseshoe logo, with "Seattle Branch - Both Phones 599" on either side, plus "Order a case today - Delivered to any part of the city." All on a 4⅛" diameter tray. Excellent condition with only minor wear. Scarce!  $325


Monotone tip tray from Olympia ca.1914

Pre-Prohibition monotone tip tray, 4⅜" dia., depicting a Cavalier holding a bottle of Olympia beer with "Olympia - It's the Water" on the inside rim. The tray was made by the Chas. W. Shonk Co. Litho, Chicago, ca.1914. Issued by the Olympia Brewing Co., Tumwater, WA. Excellent condition with some rim chips. $125
See matching color tray above.


Olympia's 1914 beer label tip tray

Pre-Prohibition tip tray from the Olympia Brewing Co., with an image of their new beer label copyright 1914 - measures 4⅛" diameter. Excellent condition with only minor issues. Scarce. $325
 


Miller Beer tip tray - image

Nice "Miller High Life", rectangle (more of a trapezoid) tip tray, ca.1951- near Mint cond. $15


Knickerbocker Beer tip tray - image

"Knickerbocker / The Beer Drinkers Beer" from Jacob Ruppert Brewing Co., Brooklyn, NY. Often called tip trays, but are actually metal coasters - ca.1965. Excellent cond. $8
 


Red Raven "Ask the Man" tip tray"Red Raven - Ask the Man" on a 4" dia. tip tray - includes the assurance - "Great for Headache." Excellent condition except for a little rust at 4:00. $110.
 


 

 

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