Summary

Australia
Globe Brand Beer Advertising Check
Globe Brand medal or check, advertising Frankfort lager beer. It claims to be the 'most wholesome' and 'recommended by all medical faculties'. Before the development of large numbers of medicines in the 20th century, alcohol was one of the only oral treatments offered to patients suffering a broad range of ailments.
Previous Collections: George McArthur

Physical Description

A small brass promotional medal (22 mm diameter) giving details of the issuing firm.

Obverse Description

FRANKFORT LAGER BEER ."GLOBE BRAND" . around a globe

Reverse Description

IS THE MOST / WHOLESOME / AND / RECOMMENDED / BY ALL / MEDICAL / FACULTIES

Edge Description

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