Jacob Ruppert Beer Products

Jacob Ruppert owned the Jacob Ruppert Brewing Company until his death in 1939. He was also one of the most important men in American history. Not just for also being a member of Congress. But because he owned the New York Yankees baseball team, acquired Babe Ruth, built Yankee stadium and a dynasty that lives forever in sports lore.

Oh - that Jacob Ruppert!

Now you know what beer Babe Ruth drank.

Shown is Bock Beer from 1937. The can refers to JACOB RUPPERT BOCK BEER "INTERNAL REVENUE TAX PAID" - "KEGLINED / PATENTS PENDING" 12OZ. OPENING INSTRUCTIONAL FLAT TOP CAN.

If you look closely the circular picture on the back of the can depicts instructions for how to open a top opening can. Interesting - something even kids take for granted today. But at some point everything was once new.

Value: This can, with a picture of a goat's head in good condition sold for $4650.

The Jacob Brewery closed down in 1965 and then not much was thought of the place. Recently, while excavating for a new Manhattan highrise portions of the Jacob Brewery were found on the construction site:




This can has a picture of a ram on the front. It refers to "RUPPERT Knickerbocker BOCK New York's Famous Beer". This twelve ounce can opened from the bottom.

Value: We saw this can in very good condition sell for $130.





This embossed Jacob Ruppert beer bottle is green. One of the endearing features of this bottle is the bottle cap which shows Jacob in a colonial outfit. The bottle is nine and one-quarter inches tall and two and three-quarter inches wide.

Value: This bottle sold for $25.





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This antique knickerbocker beer bottle has a picture of an eagle holding a shield in its talons. A banner reads "Centennial Prize Medal" and refers to the Jacob Ruppert being established in 1867 (his birth year). The label refer to a 1920 copyright.

Value: This bottle in decent condition sold for about $40.






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