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Randy Huetsch
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The Antique Advertising Expert
The Antique Advertising Expert

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A sad but very realistic trend in the advertising collectibles hobby is the recent introduction of non-authentic signs which are being introduced into the marketplace today by some unscrupulous dealers. The cause of this is simple…antique signs are…
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The Golden Orangeade brand marketing campaign was not too hard to decide on. Why not use an orange shaped design for our signs to sell the orange flavored product? One thing is certain…the consumer easily recognized the product being sold from a distance…
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There’s no better place to add to your collection than at a Breweriana show. Stop by the Breweriana Blowout XVIII on April 1, 9 am – 3 pm at the Belle-Clair Fairgrounds and Expo Center in Belleville, IL. Early admission is $20 at 7 am or FREE admission at…
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I have always found it quite interesting when breweries utilized images of young children in their advertising to help sell their brands of beer. This practice was very common in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s given the amount of antique advertising…
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The early pioneer Dwinell-Wright Coffee and Roasting Company in Boston put out so much early quality advertising of early Americana collectors can still today add some amazing items from the company fairly easily. Featured here is a stunning yellow…
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I was very happy to recently acquire an early general store wood cabinet with a gorgeous acid etching on the front glass from Dr. J. H. McLean’s Medicinal Empire in St. Louis, MO.   This cabinet would have been filled with bottles of Dr. McLeans Medicines…
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Featured here is an amazing wooden outdoor sign which would have hung proudly outside a late 1800’s confectionary. The use of wood signs in the mid to late 1800’s was the most commonly used advertising mechanism for early business’s. Wood was cheaper than…
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The R. Naegeli’s Sons Brewery in Hoboken, New Jersey put out a beautiful curled edge sign advertising their imported pilsener beer with very distinctive black and yellow[orange coloring. This sign also featured a beautiful German girl dressed in a Munich…
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I find it interesting today to learn how the Charles Hire Root Beer Company cleverly used a long standing marketing strategy of showing healthy children to sell their soda brand.   The Hires Root beer brand was marketed as creating “strength, a rosy…
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PA based breweriana collectors today who have an interest in The Stegmaier Brewing Company are blessed as the Stegmaier family truly believed in the power of advertising based on the amount of quality memorabilia which exist today from this brewery.…
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