Vintage Frankenmuth Dachshund beer statues

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2015-06-26 10:32:06

Vintage Frankenmuth Dachshund beer statues are collectible items of breweriana advertising.

According to the 1930 Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act’s definition, “vintage” refers to pieces manufactured within the last 100 years and can include items made as recently as the 1980s.

Frankenmuth

Frankenmuth is a small town in Michigan, which was established in 1845 by immigrants from Franconia, now a part of Bavaria in Germany.

More than half the town’s inhabitants have German ancestry and it is a magnet for tourists.

The town is famous for its Dog Bowl: a series of events for dogs that includes Dachshund races.
Dachshunds are a popular breed of German dog.

Frankenmuth Brewery

The Frankenmuth Brewery was established in 1862 and is the country’s second oldest extant microbrewery.

Vintage Frankenmuth Dachshund beer statues

Vintage Frankenmuth Dachshund beer statues were produced in the 1940s. The seven-inch long chalkware dogs are available in different poses.

Some feature the slogan on the base: “Dog gone good”.

How much are vintage Frankenmuth Dachshund beer statues worth?

Fair condition vintage Frankenmuth Dachshund beer statues can achieve around $30 at internet auction sites.

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