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Beer Trays Trays For Sale: Pre-Prohibition and Post-Prohibition.

Pacific Beer tray Tacoma c.1914"Pacific Beer" on a 12" dia. tray with image labeled "Mt. Tacoma" (actually it's Mt. Rainier) and the slogan: "Best East or West" and issued by the Pacific Brewing & Malting Co. of Tacoma. Tray made by Chas. Shonk of Chicago, c.1910. Excellent to near mint condition! $185

Independent Brg. Co. beer tray Seattle"Good Old German Lager" and "Independent Brewing Co., Seattle." plus a German phrase that claims it won't give you a headache, with an image of the Old German Lager bottle, glass of beer, plates of shrimp & olives, bread and cigar, all on 12" dia. tray made by Chas. Shonk, c.1912. Fair to Good condition. $145


Olympia Beer tray "Cavalier" ca.1914Pre-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 - displays well. $95

Gunther's Beer tray, Baltimore, c.1938 "Gunther's Beer" under the brewery's logo, and above their slogan: "It's dry and beery" - on a 13" dia. tray from the Gunther Brewing Co. of Baltimore, ca.1937. The slogan was introduced in April, 1937, and this logo was updated  three years later, in May of 1940. Excellent condition for an 82 year old tray!  $65

Hedrick beer tray ca.1938, Albany, NY"Hedrick Ale and Lager" below the slogan: "Still the Best" - on a 13" dia. beer tray, from the Hedrick Brewing Co, of Albany, NY, dated 1938. In fine print (at 6 O'clock) it states: Electro-Chemical Engraving, NY, 8-38 (August 1938). Excellent condition. $85

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. Very good condition. $105


Hemrich 10 in. charger, ca.1913Hemrich Bros. 1916 charger by Shonk"1913  Greetings - Hemrich Bro's  Brewing Co's - Select Beer - Seattle U.S.A" on the reverse of a 10" charger shaped advertising tin plaque by Shonk. Front has roses and a vase. Good condition.  $65


Falstaff Beer tray ca.1958"Falstaff" on the brewery's distinctive shield logo, on a field of the ubiquitous star motifs of the 50's. Around the outside rim of this 13" diameter tray is the slogan: "America's Premium Quality Beer" and "Falstaff Brewing Corporation, St. Louis, MO." Made by the Continental Can Co., ca.1958. Very good to Excellent condition. $25




Miller Beer tip tray - imageNice "Miller High Life", rectangle (more of a trapezoid) tip tray, ca.1951. Mint condition. $25


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 condition. $8




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