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Beer Labels15 of 15Brasserie du Globe - Paris (France)Beer Bottle Buffalo Sacramento California
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Posted 8 years ago

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Just found 5 of these at an estate sale. These are really cool. Dark amber bubbled glass. mint labels but I can not find any info on date made ( I'm guessing early 1900's) since Schmidt brewery closed. Can any one help? I need a good book with this bottle in it for history and value. Please help.


  1. MsDowAntiques MsDowAntiques, 8 years ago
    There is one on ebay now --


    Here's some history of the company --



  2. tuba1977, 8 years ago
    thanks for the info. I looked it up on the eBay site and I'm watching it now. Thank you again. Dave
  3. oldbeer, 8 years ago
    Its called a picnic bottle,and they were usually transported in lidded wood cases,with dividers.They were usually unpastuerized, and were called picnic beers because they held multiple servings,perfect for a picnic.Your bottle was made before 1951,because of the IRTP (tax statement) on the bottle.I have seen them sell from 20 to 60.00 at local shows.
  4. SpiritBear SpiritBear, 2 years ago
    Looks like about Prohibition as it's only 4% alcohol.

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