Sunday, February 24, 2008

New Item For Hall Collection

Noted local historian Keith Lockhart found this neat little item recently and offered it to me to add to my collection of Hall items for the house. It's a bar spinner, which I'd never seen one before. On the top side is advertising for the L. Norris Hall Steel company. On the back is an arrow and the words "YOU PAY". The object was to spin the coin which rotates on the little punch in the center and whoever the arrow lands on has to buy the round of drinks. A unique advertising item, especially from someone that the closest thing he came to drinking alcohol was Hires ROOT beer!

1 comment:

Sandy said...

I remember Hires Root Beer! I wonder if they still make that. Neat addition to L. Norris Hall!