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Object ID 001605

Object Name Cincinnati Burger Brau Beer sign

Object Desc Oval, embossed metal sign for Cincinnati Burger Brau. Off-white color with red and green text. At bottom is image of man in green holding pipe and mug of beer.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001950

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Advertising/Promo


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 7

Object Date

Start Year Range 1934

End Year Range 1978

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Burger Brewing Co.,Cincinnati Burger Brau,beer,breweries,beverages,advertising,signs,

Title Cincinnati Burger Brau Beer sign

Description Oval, embossed metal sign with cotton tie for hanging at top. Off-white color background. At top is gold, red and black detailing with text "the Mark of Quality" and image of beer stein. At center is text "Cincinnati / Burger Brau". At bottom edge is image of hops buds with man at center in green with hat holding a pipe and beer mug. Text next to him "Premim, Quality". At bottom edge below man is text "The Burger Brewing Co. Cincinnati, O." Back of sign is plain, dark gray


Approx Collection Date

Height 8.5

Length 0

Width 13.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Burger Brewing Co.

Maker Details Burger Brewing Company started in 1934 and closed in 1973. It was located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Before Prohibition, the company started as the Burger Brothers Malting Company.,+cincinnati&source=bl&ots=-z1rqsCuXF&sig=m53ye3Lja-Cs5-yXGSmKL-TNPtI&hl=en&sa=X&ei=i2YPU9XYN6O42wXNnICwCQ&ved=0CEEQ6AEwBTgU#v=onepage&q=burger&f=false

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1950



Date FEB 27,2014

Summary good

Assessor BN

Notes Overall, metal has light scratching and wear. Loss on front at right edge just above center of paint enamel. Loss at left edge just about center of paint enamel. Sign is slightly distorted from storage. On back, cotton tie is frayed at ends. Metal is dirty and discolored. Light scratches and wear. Brown accretions at left near bottom. White marks on edges, paint probably from front side.