Lemp Bottle Openers
With the advent of the 'crown' or more commonly known as the bottle cap, beer producers took the opportunity to advertise their products on the bottle cap opener. The Lemp Brewery was no exception.
Many older bottle openers have a small square hole called a "Prest-O-Lite Key". It was used to turn the valve on automobile gas headlights from approximately 1910 through the early 1930s before electric headlights were widely used.
The following are examples of bottle openers produced for Lemp products.
Lemp opener advertising J.S. Wahl, a distributor in Caruthersville Missouri; circa 1900.
Three Lemp openers advertising C. H. Reilley, a distributor in Salt lake City Utah; circa 1910.
Lemp opener advertising "Extra Pale Bottled Beer"; circa 1905.
Lemp opener advertising "Falstaff Bottled Beer"; circa 1910.
Unusual Lemp opener, corkscrew, and button hook; circa 1905.
"Lemp St. Louis" opener; circa 1915.
Lemp opener advertising H. C. Kreienkamp, a distributor in Concordia Missouri; circa 1910.
Lemp opener advertising C. H. Reilley, a distributor in Salt Lake City Utah; circa 1905.
Lemp opener advertising Cerva (Lemp's 'near beer'); circa 1917.
Wood handled Lemp opener advertising C. H. Reilley, a distributor in Salt Lake City Utah; circa 1910.