Blatz Ads

These are just a small portion of the ads that we have for sale. None of these are reproductions, all are original. Most of these are large ads, larger than our scanner bed. Therefore the view shown on the page may not completely show the ad. They are placed in a plastic bag with a cardboard backboard for protection. Please e-mail us with your specific interests.


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Full color 9 1/4" x 12" ad that shows a lady archer drawing her bow while a target struck with two arrows is behind her. The ad headline calls it "Good Taste that never misses". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad are not visible in the scanned view.
April 2, 1945
Life magazine
0
$8.00
View Blatz 7

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Full color 9" x 13" ad with a hand holding a bottle of Blatz through an ornate window. The ad headline gives you an "Invitation to Good Taste". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
July 9, 1945
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Blatz 10

Full color 9 1/2" x 14" ad for their Pilsener Beer. The ad has a picture of a coin with a date of 1851 and a picture of Blatz Founder Valentin Blatz on it. The ad headline is a statement of his ideals which says "To brew a better beer, keep pace with nature. Her secret is patience". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
October 28, 1946
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Blatz 15

Full color 10" x 13" ad showing a plate showing a picture of the founder Valentin Blatz. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
February 10, 1947
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Blatz 1

Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad has a drawing that shows an ornate desk pen and accessories holder that is topped with a bust of the founder Valentin Blatz. The ad headline has a claim that "No brewer has ever discovered a substitute for Good Taste". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
March 10, 1947
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Blatz 12

Full color 10" x 13" ad showing a document signed and stamped by founder Valentin Blatz, who is identified as being the son and grandson of Master Brewers. The company ideal is that "Public approval is never won forever...It's seal must be earned anew by every batch you brew.". The company calls themselves the Brewer of Better Beer
April 7, 1947
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Blatz 4

Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad for Milwaukee's First Bottled Beer. The drawing in the ad shows a formidible safe with it's door thrown open to reveal a bottle of this beer, a glass filled with just the right amount of head and a bust of ole Valentin Blatz. The ad reveals the thought that "A brewer's most Precious Possession is the Good Taste of the beer he brews".
July 21, 1947
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Blatz 18

Full color 10" x 13" ad for what was called "Milwaukee's First Bottled Beer". There is a picture of a partially filled bottle of Blatz on a green-covered table next to two filled glasses and, under glass protection, an earthenware beer bottle from the 19th century that was discovered while excavating for the new Blatz bottling plant. The headline is one of the goals of the founder, Valentin Blatz, who said "I am determined to be the first Brewer in Milwaukee to Bottle Beer". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
August 25, 1947
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Blatz 16

Full color 10" x 13" ad showing a man scooping cranberries and he scoops up a bottle of Blatz. The ad calls it the "'Scoop' of the season". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
November 24, 1947
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Blatz 2

Full color 9 1/2" x 12" ad that shows a man opening up a crate of picked raspberries with one of the sections filled with a bottle of Blatz Beer. The ad headline claims that all these items are "At the Peak of Flavor" and claims that Blatz has the best taste among the 771 brands available in America at that time. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
May 17, 1948
Life magazine
2
$8.00
View Blatz 11

Full color 10" x 13" ad features a drawing of movie star Don Ameche and he is saying "I lived in Milwaukee and I ought to know". The ad also has a picture of him sitting around a pool "in Hollywood" where he has to "always keep Blatz in the refrigerator". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
September 20, 1948
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Blatz 3

Full color 10" x 13" ad has a picture of deep sea diver Max Gene Nohl and he is saying "I'm from Milwaukee - and I ought to know". The ad also features several pictures of him underwater. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
December 27, 1948
Life magazine
0
$8.00
View Blatz 5

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Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their Better Tasting Beer with noted actor Fred MacMurray. The ad has several different photos of the actor and the headline has him saying "I lived in Milwaukee, I ought to know...Blatz is Milwaukee's Finest Beer". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
October 24, 1949
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Blatz / MacMurray

Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad with several photos of famed pianist Liberace. The ad headline has him saying that "I'm from Milwaukee, I ought to know...Blatz is Milwaukee's Finest beer!". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
October 15, 1951
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Liberace / Blatz

Full color 10" x 13" ad that asks the question "What made Milwaukee change it's mind?". The ad has a drawing of a man from the turn of the century riding a big-wheel bike and carrying a bucket of suds while another, more modern, man is riding his bicycle with a couple of six packs of Blatz in his front basket. The text explains that modern times and modern taste has been responsible for Blatz becoming the Largest-Selling Beer in the beer capital of America, the place where "nearly three-quarters of the country's wonderful premium beers are brewed."
September 22, 1952
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Blatz 6


Full color 10" x 14" ad for Milwaukee's Finest Beer. There is a picture of a man from the past wearing his nightshirt, elf slippers and nightcap reaching into his ice box and pulling out a pitcher of beer. There is another, more modern picture of a man in pajamas and a bathrobe sitting at the table in the kitchen in front of his white refrigerator with a can of Blatz, bread, a ham and various cheeses spread out in front of him while the headline asks "What made Milwaukee change its mind?". The text makes the claim that "Blatz is the largest-selling beer in Milwaukee...by far the favorite where nearly three-quarters of the country's wonderful premium beers are brewed!".
October 13, 1952
Life magazine
2
$8.00
View Blatz 17

Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad contains photos of two couples out dining. The older photo has the couple being serenaded by a man wearing Swiss clothes with a tuba and the newer photo shows a couple being played to by a man in a white suit coat playing a violin. The ad headline asks the question "What made Milwaukee change to Blatz?". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
June 22, 1953
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Blatz 9

Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad has photos of a husband and wife in the past and in the present. The olden day photo shows the husband sitting in his rocking chair pouring himself a beer from a pitcher while his wife works away in the kitchen. The present day photo has the husband, wearing an apron, reaching into the dishwasher for a clean glass so that he and his wife can drink some Blatz. The ad headline asks "What made Milwaukee change to Blatz Beer?". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
August 17, 1953
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Blatz 13

Full color 9 1/2" x 12" ad that shows a lady with precise make-up holding up a bottle of Blatz in front of a giant flower. The ad headline says that "Golden Flavor makes Milwaukee's finest beer even finer!" and claims that it is "Brewed in Milwaukee, First in Milwaukee, Finest in Milwaukee". The ad also shows a bottle of their Dark Beer and asks you to "...be sure to try Blatz 'Continental Special' the 'Gourmet's beer' dark...distinctive...delicious".
June 21, 1954
Life magazine
2
$8.00
View Blatz 8









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