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Monday, December 23, 2013

Hires. My Favorite thing to Collect

This blog post is dedicated to Hires Root Beer.  I wish someone would bring it back into production.

I have a lot of Hires items, because there are a lot out there to find. Since they were really the first national brand, and have been around for a long time, you can generally find some Hires items in most locations.  Here is what I have,  Enjoy the collection.  This will be a long one so settle in for a few minutes.

1948 Six Pack

The 2nd and 3rd from left are Hires mailing containers

Notice the 3cent stamp

10 oz bottles

12oz bottles

10oz bottles

12oz bottles

Large 24oz and 16oz bottles

Very old bottles

Hires in raised glass

Extract Bottle

Syrup Can

Marketing book with a sales plan

This bag contained over 100 unused bottle caps

HO scale train car

Tall crate

Short crate

1948 six pack carrier

Metal Advertising signs are very hard to find. They are getting expensive as well.

This one is cardboard

This is a card that fit into a 6 pack

Metal sign

Metal pin



Food Bag

Clock. Has a neon light in it that is always on when it is plugged in.

Repro Marble.  Not an original Hires item.

These are the only 3 trays I have ever seen.

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