Leidiger Brewing Co. – WI 276e

Leidiger Brewing Co. opened in 1933 and closed in 1948 it was open for 15 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. Leidiger Brewing Co. was located in Merrill, WI, which only had 2 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.

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    Breweries listed under Merrill, WI 276

    Brewery IDBrewery NameStart DateEnd Date
    WI 276aGeo. Ruder Brewery18831888
    WI 276bGeo. Ruder Brewery18881895
    WI 276cLeidiger Brewing Co.18951896
    WI 276dLeidiger Brewing Co.18961920
    WI 276eLeidiger Brewing Co.19331948

    Breweries listed under Merrill, WI

    Brewery IDBrewery NameStart DateEnd Date
    WI 275Erick Nelson Brewery19051905
    WI 276aGeo. Ruder Brewery18831888