We know this sign is over 100 years old because in 1921 Bludwine changed their name to Budwine. Pre-name change “Bludwine” memorabilia is quite rare and this sign’s condition shows signs of rust and some discoloration; normal “wear and tear” for a metal sign of this age. The vintage of the sign is about 1910 and i was made in Ohio. Bludwine is from Watkinsville, Georgia. If youre at all particular Drink Bludwine… This is a beautiful example of an early 20th century advertising sign one of Coca Cola’s main competitors at the time, hand-painted I believe in enamel. See photos of the front, back and side of sign to see the condition. Toward the bottom of the sign is painted, very clearly and easy to read: THE JOHN IGELSTROEM CO. MASSILLON , OHIO This is a flat type sign with holes on the side for mounting. It measures about 12&3/4 across by 9&5/8 tall. Please let me know if you have any questions about this item and I will be happy to help. The item “Vintage 1910s Metal Bludwine Sign Starting at $250 Prohibition Era Soft Drink” is in sale since Sunday, March 21, 2021. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Advertising\Merchandise & Memorabilia\Signs\Original\Pre-1930″. The seller is “phineasj” and is located in Atlanta, Georgia. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.
- Type of Advertising: Sign
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Date of Creation: 1910’s
- Color: White
- Brand: Bludwine
- Time Period Manufactured: Pre-1930