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
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 7, Shelf 7
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
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
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. http://books.google.com/books?id=DYnH54bbJVoC&pg=PA87&lpg=PA87&dq=burger+brewery,+cincinnati&source=bl&ots=-z1rqsCuXF&sig=m53ye3Lja-Cs5-yXGSmKL-TNPtI&hl=en&sa=X&ei=i2YPU9XYN6O42wXNnICwCQ&ved=0CEEQ6AEwBTgU#v=onepage&q=burger&f=false
Date FEB 27,2014
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.