Fishing Columbia Tank Tops
Joseph Crimpky began as a silent movie extra and soon progressed to leading man, newly named Buck Riptide. During filming in the California desert of "Dashing Defender of Justice," he fell into a mine shaft mixed with uranium and bat guano and transformed into a superhero. With his new strength and agility, he retained the movie costume for his new identity.
Tags: chet-phillips, steampunk-fashion, steampunk-style, illustration, art
Columbia Brewing Co. opened in 1933 and closed in 1968 it was open for 35 years. Items from breweries of this age tend to be more common and less valuable than some breweries. Early items can still be valuable as can rarer types of items. This listing was active during Prohibition which makes it an oddity. Some breweries were able to stay in business by producing "near-beer" which was very low alcohol, some switched over to bottling sodas or other beverages, some became Ice-houses or other related businesses. Columbia Brewing Co. was located in Shenandoah, PA, which only had 3 breweries, so there are not many that that were producing breweriana items. Local collectors may pay a small premium over national or general collectors because of a lack of local items.
Tags: pabst, beers, liquor, wine, alcohol
“By the Sword and the Scroll and the Key…Amen” This Bioshock Infinite inspired design showcases the Americana patriotic imagery that is so prevalent in the game. The Latin quote “Et Propter Patriam Deum” means “For the sake of God and Country”.
Tags: bioshock, bioshock-infinite, video-games, videogames, game