Lot 114

BLUEBONNET EXTRA PALE BEER CONE TOP CAN

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BLUEBONNET EXTRA PALE BEER CONE TOP CAN

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

Current Bid: $1,100

(7 Bids)

February 23, 2024 10:00 AM CST
Live Auction
St. Louis, MO, US

Description:

BLUEBONNET EXTRA PALE BEER CONE TOP CAN
Another rare Bluebonnet collectible cone top can from the Dallas Fort Worth Brewing Co. active through the 1930s and '40s. Also marked "73A" (St. Louis) on the gold portion of the label at the bottom of the can near the seam in very small characters.
From the Joe Medwick Family collection
Joe Medwick, St. Louis baseball Cardinal great, was married to Isabelle Heutel, the daughter of Joseph & Lillian Heutel who formerly owned Bluebonnet through the 1940s. The listed photograph shows the Heutel family at the Bluebonnet Brewery but is not included in this lot.

    Provenance:
  • Property from the family of Joe Medwick, St. Louis Baseball Cardinal Great.
  • Dimensions:
  • 5.6 in. (14.2 cm.)
  • Condition:
  • The can is in very good condition with the crown cap secure, please view the photographs online. (Note that this is another can from the Joe Medwick family, similar to the can sold in this Gallery September 1, 2023)

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Bid Increments
From: To: Increments:
$0 $29 $5
$30 $99 $10
$100 $499 $25
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $2,999 $100
$3,000 $4,999 $250
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $29,999 $1,000
$30,000 $49,999 $2,500
$50,000 $99,999 $5,000
$100,000 $299,999 $10,000
$300,000 $499,999 $25,000
$500,000 + $50,000