Lot 197: 197. Vintage "Miller High Life" Beer Sign
December 3, 2016
Graham, NC, USALive Auction
Description: The bar at the American Legion was full and filled with icy cold clear bottles of "Miller High Life - The Champagne of bottle beer" . It was the sixties and most folks sipped these cold ones slowly as they watched the evening news unfold. You could see the black and white TV images reflect in the golden liquid that filled the clear bottles. Unusual for a beer, as most were bottled in brown or green vessels. Times were turbulent, America was under a huge blanket of change. But, in this cold, dark bar, all was good, if only for a while because everyone was drinking "The champagne of bottled beers under the light of this animated sign. Working condition. Â Dimensions: 14.5"w x 15.5"h.