Hires To You headerThe Illustrated History of Hires Root Beer

What's New?

This page documents updates since HiresBook.com was launched January 4, 2019.  The most recent update is listed first.

08-16-19: Replaced Figure 1958-18 - cardboard sewing needle packet, front and back

08-15-19: Added Figure 1888-02.5 - advertisement with simpler format, August, 1888

08-14-19: Added What's New page

08-13-19: Added Figure 1988-02 - cast pewter tankard

08-11-19: Added Figure 1931-02.5 - Hires Household Extract carton insert

08-08-19: Added Figure 1936-09 - keg-shaped coin bank, top and base views

08-08-19: Replaced Figure 1955-31 - cardboard sign

08-07-19: Added Figure 1993-01 - wooden free drink token

08-07-19: Added Figure 1938-11.5 - metal wall hung display hanger

08-07-19: Added Figure 1938-14.5 - tin sign with rolled edges

08-07-19: Replaced Figure 1938-07 - die-cut, cardboard bottle topper

08-07-19: Added Fantasy 24 - celluloid pocket mirror, front and back

08-07-19: Added Fantasy 23 - cardboard matchbox

08-06-19: Added Fantasy 22 - tin sign

08-04-19: Added 1925-24.5 - Purock Water city delivery case

08-03-19: Replaced 1975-04 - reproduction brass-plated belt buckle

08-02-19: Added 1969-05 - plastic paper weight

08-02-19: Added 1946-03 - Hires and You (32 page booklet)

07-27-19: Added 1950-03.5 - preface distributed with copies of The Story of Hires

07-27-19: Added 1948-21 - The Story of Hires front cover

07-26-19: Added 1956-10 - Hires' 1956 Annual Report

07-22-19: Added 1974-17 - electric wall clock with wood grain background

06-27-19: Added 1879-11 - "Elder Smith's morning prayer-critical moment" trade card

06-27-19: Added 1879-10 - "Dey say I can't, but 'ise done gone done it" trade card

06-17-19: Added 1969-04 - frosted glass mug with white ACL

06-14-19: Replaced 1918-10 - die-cut metal hanger

06-11-19: Added 1974-12.5 - embossed metal sign

06-11-19: Added 1961-01.5 - hard plastic wall sign

06-10-19: Added 1967-03 - adult's pinback button

06-10-19: Added 1905-11.5 - full size Munimaker milk glass globe

06-04-19: Added 1949-12.5 - double-sided, steel, flange sign

06-03-19: Added 1928-01 - Hires FOUNTAIN RECIPES and 1928 PRICE LIST, cover

06-01-19: Replaced Figure 1893-05 - Century and The Chautauquan magazines

05-31-19: Added Figure 1965-09.5 - metal chalkboard sign

05-29-19: Replaced Figure 1910-07 - reverse on glass wall hanger

05-28-19: Added Figure 1958-16.5 - cardboard bottle topper

05-27-19: Added Figure 1904-05 - Hires bottle, front and base

05-26-19: Added Fantasy 21 - wooden barrel

05-25-19: Added Figure 1972-08 - wooden case

05-24-19: Added Figure 1951-02 - Hires to You! February, 1951 front cover

05-24-19: Added Figure 1953-19.5 - Famous Philadelphia Firsts, front cover

05-23-19: Added Figure 1925-19.5 - embossed tin tacker

05-23-19: Added Fantasy 20 - clear shot glass

05-20-19: Added Figure 1974-10.5 - metal chalkboard sign

05-15-19: Replaced Figure 1917-14 - "Juniper Berries from Italy" paper poster

05-14-19: Added Figure 1954-13.5 - Model 8MPX Hires Multiplex keg dispenser

05-12-19: Added Steve Sourapas obituary to Home page

05-08-19: Added Figure 1960-13.5 - wooden artist's mockup

05-08-19: Added Figure 1948-20.5 - The Story of Hires, front cover

05-08-19: Added Figure 1908-11.5 - Philadelphia newspaper advertisement

05-07-19: Added Figure 1971-13 - plastic electric wall clock

05-07-19: Added Figure 1959-02.5 - tin display rack topper

05-07-19: Added Figure 1958-15.5 - paper soda jerk cap

05-07-19: Added Figure 1952-03.5 - cardboard chalkboard wall hanger

05-06-19: Added Fantasy 19 - Brunhoff Advertising Specialties change tray

05-06-19: Added Fantasy 18 - General Electric wall clock

04-14-19: Added Figure 1935-22 - crown cap

04-14-19: Added Figure 1917-17.5 - "Alice and Mabel" trade card

04-12-19: Added Fantasy 17 - plastic Telechron wall clock

03-22-19: Added Figure 1947-17.5 - embossed tin sign

03-15-19: Added Fantasy 16 - porcelain over metal sign

03-06-19: Added Figure 1900-03.5 - window display contest flyer

03-06-19: Added Figure 1907-38 - The Soda Fountain front cover

03-06-19: Added Figure 1907-05.5 - The Soda Fountain front cover

03-06-19: Added Figure 1906-23 - sample advertising coin

03-06-19: Added Figure 1925-07.5 - cardboard calendar

03-06-19: Added Figure 1946-18 - metal lighter

03-06-19: Added Figure 1958-14 - celluloid, pinback button

03-06-19: Added Figure 1961-05.5 - tin wall sign

03-06-19: Added Fantasy 15 - porcelain over steel thermometer

03-06-19: Added Figure 1974-17.5 -3D, plastic, wall sign