August Gerlach Brewery opened in 1888 and closed in 1900 it was open for 12 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. As a Pre-Prohibition Brewery, any advertising items or collectibles are likely to be valuable and desirable to collectors as they tend to be hard to find. Our information indicates that August Gerlach Brewery was the only brewery that was located in Thiensville, WI sometimes this means that items from a brewery will have extra value in the area it comes from because there are not other sources for local breweriana.
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