Beer In Ads #585: Imported Original Budweiser Beer


Friday’s ad is for the Czech Budweiser, Budejovice, cheekily advertsing themselves as the “Imported Original Budweiser Beer.” I don’t know exactly when this ad is from, but it’s a safe bet it’s before A-B’s legal muscle was finely honed as it later became. But I do so love these old illustrations of industrial grandness.

budvar-postcard

Comments

  1. beerman49 says

    I would guess that it’s late 1930’s, before WWII broke out, but it could have been later – once Mickey D’s starting suing every boutique called “Mc-something” for trademark infringement, all the other rectal orifice corporations followed (pardon the pun) suit.

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