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Does anyone know a typeface similar to the one which reads "This License Expires" in the attached image? It's from an antique Brooklyn liquor license I have.
How about Ambrosia?
Yes! That's real close.
Also revived by Spiece Graphics as Asteroid Primo.
Overall design of Diablo comes closer to me but you'd have to add flourishes "à-la-Ambrosia/Asteroid Primo" and fix /S spine to match almost perfectly this design.
Note about Diablo, quoted from its description, that could "add sense" to this suggestion and confirming the "New York/Brooklyn connection.
Diablo Light was originally called Fabric and was issued by the Farmer, Little & Co. foundry in New York.