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    Pre-Prohibition Lithographed Brewery Tray Often among the best and most graphic in the advertising field and this early brewery tray picturing the CHR. Heurich Brewing Co. factory is no exception. A rare and difficult to find Washington, D.C. brewer, this oval tray has the deep colors typical of the pre prohibition period. While showing edge wear and, upon close inspection a few minor rust spots, this piece has a very good appearance, but is probably more significant in that this company's trays are seldom seen. Operating since 1872 as the Christian Heurich Brewery on what is now the site of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Heurich brewed brands such as Senate, Old Georgetown and the brand advertised here, Maerzen. All of the labels, cans and trays from Heurich show beautiful colors and designs and are highly prized because of its scarcity by collectors. Small abrasions and hard to distinguish scratches appear in the background but do not diminish the beautiful color and the detail of the graphic factory scene. Highly sought after and seldom seen and absolutely mint condition, this piece would be a prize for any brew collector.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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