Prima-Bismarck Brewing Co. – IL 65d

Prima-Bismarck Brewing Co. opened in 1941 and closed in 1951 it was open for 10 years. This brewery was open for quite a few years so it is easier to find items and advertising than some breweries that did not last long, this can make the Breweriana items less valuable. Breweries that started up right after Prohibition was repealed, up to around the 1950s are the last group that represent highly collectible and valuable Breweriana for the most part. The period after Prohibition was when cans became popular so some of the rarest and most desirable cans come from this period. For cans to be very valuable they need to be rare, and in very good condition in most cases. Prima-Bismarck Brewing Co. was in an active brewing city. Chicago, IL was listed as having 166 breweries, which is quite a few. Sometimes a large number of breweries can lead to an active collecting community that will be willing to pay more for breweriana items than other collectors.

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    Breweries listed under Chicago, IL 65

    Brewery IDBrewery NameStart DateEnd Date
    IL 65aCitizens Brewing Co.18931898
    IL 65bCitizens Brewing Co.18981920
    IL 65cBismarck Brewing Co.19331941
    IL 65dPrima-Bismarck Brewing Co.19411951

    Breweries listed under Chicago, IL

    166 breweries were found for Chicago, IL, showing 10 listings nearest to Prima-Bismarck Brewing Co.
    Brewery IDBrewery NameStart DateEnd Date
    IL 60aJames Carney Brewery18401855
    IL 61Castle Brewery Co.18961896
    IL 62Chicago Ale and Malt Co. Brewery18611867
    IL 63aChicago Brewing Co.18881898
    IL 64aChicago Union Brewing Co.18671885
    IL 65aCitizens Brewing Co.18931898
    IL 66aColumbus Brewing Co.19021910
    IL 67aCorper & Nocklin Brewery18861891
    IL 68aCarl Corper Brewing Co.19031904
    IL 69aCarl Corper Brewing and Malting Co.18931898