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ABOUT ME / MY COLLECTION

Back in 1995, I started working for the Stroh Brewing Co. at their Fogelsville, PA brewery that was located just outside Allentown.  I started dating this lovely woman (now my lovely wife) who's parents were really into antiques and going to auctions.  One of the auctions I attended had beer trays for sale. The very first beer tray I bought was that night and it was a very clean Schmidt's beer tray that I paid $6.00 for.  I remember thinking how cool they were and I had to know more about beer stuff.  I found Haydock's first book at the book store.  In their book I saw a beer tray that was from the B. Schade Brewing Co. in Spokane, WA.  I couldn't believe it!  I had to have that tray!  That's how the addiction started.  I no longer have that Schmidt's tray that started it all, but I do have that B. Schade tray I coveted. 
I sold off my wonderful collection over 12 years ago and pretty much got out of the business moving across the country with my job and spending time with the family.  I recently got back into it and started collecting again in the spring of 2011.  I now live outside Indianapolis with my wife and five daughters.  Below are some of the items I have in my collection since I started this whole process over.   Take a look and enjoy!

In addition to myself, there is one major consigner, contributor to Vintage Beer Collectibles that I would like to mention.  Their names are Lester Jones Jr. and Sr.  They are not only close friends, but they sell a lot of items through the site which has been much appreciated.  They have also been providing VBC with a variety of great breweriana collectibles to sell.  In addition, they help provide expertise for breweriana from east coast states like PA/DE/NY/NJ/MD.
PROST! - Brian K. Schade

 

Howell and King Co - Pittston, PA Daeufer Brewing Co - Allentown, PA Fuhrman & Schmidt Brewing Co - Shamokin, PA Robert H. Graupner Brewery - Harrisburg, PA Stegmaier Brewing Co. - Wilkes-Barre, PA
B. Schade Brewing Co - Spokane, WA B. Schade Brewing Co - Spokane, WA B. Schade Brewing Co - Spokane, WA B. Schade Brewing Co - Spokane, WA Rettig Brewing Co - Pottsville, PA
John Zynda & Sons. - Detroit, MI Fairview Brewery - Reading, PA Columbia Brewery Co - Columbia, PA Bunker Hill Breweries - Boston, MA DG. Yuengling and Sons - Pottsville, PA
Old Reading Brewing Co. - Reading, PA B. Schade Brewing Co. - Spokane, WA DuBois Brewing Co - DuBois, PA Fuhrmann and Schmidt Brewing Co - Shamokin, PA DG. Yuengling and Sons - Pottsville, PA
Eberhardt and Ober Brewing Co - Pittsburgh, PA Mount Carbon Brewery - Pottsville, PA Luzerne County Brewing Co. - Wilkes-Barre, PA Lebanon Valley Brewing Co. - Lebanon, PA The Lion Inc. - Wilkes-Barre, PA
Chester Brewing Co. - Chester, PA Tube City Brewing Co. - McKeesport, PA Deppen Brewing Co. - Reading, PA Indianapolis Brewing Co - Indianapolis, IN Deppen Brewing Co - Reading, PA
DG. Yuengling and Sons - Pottsville, PA Bushkill Products Inc. - Easton, PA Haefner Brewing Co. - Lancaster, PA The Elk Run Brewing Co. - Punxsutawney, PA B. Schade Brewing Co - Spkane, WA
John Kazmaier Brewing Co - Altoona, PA DuBois Brewing Co. - DuBois, PA Standard Brewing Co - Scranton, PA DG. Yuengling and Sons - Pottsville, PA Anthracite Brewing Co - Mt. Carmel, PA
B. Schade Brewing Co - Spokane, WA B. Schade Brewing Co - Spokane, WA B. Schade Brewing Co - Spokane, WA B. Schade Brewing Co - Spokane, WA B. Schade Brewing Co - Spokane, WA
Eagle Brewing Co. - Catasauqua, PA A.B. Co. Brewers - Scranton, PA Northampton Brewing Co - Narthampton, PA E. Robinson Sons - Scranton, PA E. Robinson Sons - Scranton, PA
Seitz Brewing Co. - Easton, PA V.A. Oswald - Altoona, PA Neustadtl Brewing Corp - Stroudsburg, PA Dauefer Brewing Co - Allentown, PA Howell and King Brewing Co - Pittston, PA
Pittsburgh Brewing Co - Pittsburgh, PA Old Reading Brewing Co - Reading, PA Golden Age Brewing Co - Fernwood, PA Tube City Brewing Co. - McKeesport, PA New England Brewing Co. - Hartford, CT.
Indianapolis Brewing Co - Indianapolis, IN Kuebler Brewing Co - Easton, PA Chester Brewing Co - Chester, PA Fort Pitt Brewing Co. - Sharpsburgh, PA Horlacher Brewing Co - Allentown, PA
Capital City Bottling Works - Harrisburg, PA Tacoma Brewing Co - Tacoma, WA Kaier Brewing Co - Mahanoy City, PA Home Brewing Co - Indianapolis, IN Pittsburgh Brewing Co. - Sharpsburg, PA
       
I. B. Stein Distillers - Kutztown, PA        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

 

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