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Vienna Art Plate - Anheuser Busch Malt Nutrine Metal 1900's

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Typically called Vienna Art Plates regardless of the manufacturer. The company would supply the bar or restaurant owners these types of advertising items free of charge. It was a win-win for both parties. Typically these pieces are damaged as they were heavily used. Many collectors have a space in their home or garage where they display these types of pieces. Rec rooms are a great place to hang these signs. Some collectors specialize in a certain brand or category such as country store.

Why purchase this Metal 1900's Vienna Art Plate - Anheuser Busch Malt Nutrine?

Vienna Art Plates were a popular method of advertising at the turn of the 20th century. Several companies, including breweries sent them out to bars and restaurants that sold their products. The source companies provided them to the retail establishments free of charge, and they boosted sales for both. Many of these plates were eventually discarded, and many of those that did survive were damaged. This one is still in Excellent condition even though it is more than a century old. The sign was made by Anheuser Busch Brewing Co. in St. Louis, MO. Composed of tin lithograph, it measures 24" x 11" and weighs about 12 ounces.

Anheuser Busch came to the United States from Germany in 1857. After fighting for the Northern Army in the Civil War, he went to work at his father-in-law's brewery and began building a brand that is recognizable around the world today. The brewery made the use of technologies and techniques like pasteurization to improve and transport its products, enabling it to reach a much wider audience of consumers. Today, the company brews beer at twelve locations in the United States and over fifty throughout the world.

Add this Metal 1900's Anheuser Busch Malt Nutrine Vienna Art Plate to your collection today.

Product Details
Grade Excellent
Grading Service Uncertified
Dimensions 10
Weight (Approx) 12oz
Vintage Condition Excellent
Vintage Country US
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