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Monumental 1930s Wood No Smoking Sign from New York City
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Monumental hand carved wood sign from the 1930s. Made by H.H. Upham & Co. Interestingly, this company owned a huge sign manufacturing business in the city and owned the building they...
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Vintage 1930s American Signs

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Wood

Robot Neon
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Life is not a malfunction. Collaborative original artwork by neon artist Tory DiPietro and street artist Jules Muck. Depicting the 1990s nostalgic robot from the movie Short Circuit ...
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2010s American Signs

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Blown Glass, Wood

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H 48 in. W 48 in. D 3.75 in.
Hand Painted Keep Off Sign
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vintage wooden Keep Off sign. Hand painted with red background and white lettering on thin wood board. Great colors and graphics. Great vintage condition. Cool piece of wall art.  
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Vintage 1950s American Signs

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Wood

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H 18 in. W 24 in. D 0.25 in.
Vintage Pair of Hand Carved Wood Silhouette Figures
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Whimsical pair of wood silhouettes in the shape of a man and woman. Both life-sized. Both wearing cowboy hats. Great for a bar or placed outside against a wall. Good vintage conditio...
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Vintage 1970s American Signs

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Wood

Japan Family Four Big Old Japanese Famous Kokeshi Dolls, Hand Painted, Signed
Located in Shelburne, VT
Four big hand painted and signed Kokeshi Dolls from Old Japan. A beautifully preserved set of Japanese Folk Art hand carved and hand painted Kokeshi dolls one of Japan's most popu...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

Irene Höll Signed Abstract Contemporary Oil Painting 'Zwei Scollen' Germany 2014
By Irene Höll
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
'Zwei Schollen' (Two Plaices/Flatfish) - a wonderful large modern art canvas - informal abstract modernist mixed-media painting signed by German artist Irene Höll (b.1960). Painted o...
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2010s German Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Wood

Edith Cortelli Signed Abstract Modern Art Acrylic Painting, Germany, 1995
By Edith Cortelli
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
A wonderful and unique vintage acrylic on canvas painting signed by German artist Edith Cortelli. We love the colors of warm yellow, red, light blue, purple, pink and black. Cortelli...
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1990s German Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Wood

Edith Cortelli Signed Abstract Modern Art Acrylic Painting Germany, 1994
By Edith Cortelli
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
A wonderful and unique vintage acrylic on canvas abstract painting signed by German artist Edith Cortelli in 1994. We love the colors of warm yellow, red, light blue, green and black...
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1990s German Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic, Wood

Otto Herter Signed Abstract Modern Art Oil Painting Germany, 1993
By Otto Herter
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
Wonderful vintage colorful (colorful) abstract modernist oil painting on canvas signed with the monogram 'O.H.' by Otto Herter (1924-2000) painted in 1993. Otto Herter was born i...
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Late 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Wood

Irene Höll 'Komet' Signed Abstract Modern Art Mixed-Media Painting, Germany
By Irene Höll
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
'Komet' (Comet) - a wonderful large & informal abstract modernist mixed media painting signed by German artist Irene Höll (b.1960). Painted on canvas, Höll applies the paint on to th...
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21st Century and Contemporary German Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Wood

Walter Wohlschlegel Signed Abstract Modern Art Oil Painting, Germany circa 1960s
By Walter Wohlschlegel
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
A wonderful informal abstract modernist oil painting signed by German artist Walter Wohlschlegel (1907-1999). Painted on hardboard, Wohlschlegel is painting on the rough textured sur...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Paintings

Materials

Wood

Otto Herter Signed Abstract Color Field Modern Art Oil Painting Germany, 1996
By Otto Herter
Located in Landau an der Isar, Bayern
A wonderful colorful (colorful) abstract modernist oil painting on canvas signed with the monogram 'O.H.' by Otto Herter (1924 - 2000) painted in 1996. Otto Herter was born in Pjatig...
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Late 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Paintings

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Canvas, Wood

Hand Painted Wood Signs
Located in Culver City, CA
Hand painted polling station signs in original condition.  
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Early 20th Century English Signs

Materials

Wood

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H 29.5 in. W 42 in. D 1.5 in.
Hand Painted NO DISCARDING RUBBISH Wood Sign
Located in Los Angeles, CA
1960s hand painted wooden sign from Connecticut. Cool piece of transportation history. Red $200 painted over the original amount from an earlier time as the fine increased. Good deta...
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Vintage 1960s American Signs

Materials

Wood

Early 20th Century Wood & Iron Hand-Painted Trade Sign
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Fantastic early 20th century trade sign hand-painted for meat market by professional sign maker. Wood and iron construction with original painted surface. Great original iron strap h...
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Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Signs

Materials

Wood

Large Hand-Painted Buffet Line Sign
Located in Seattle, WA
Direct your guests to the food with this sign that had been used at a Grange hall. The back side had been more recently painted as advertising sign for antique/gift shop Great for p...
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20th Century American Signs

Materials

Wood, Paint

Caution School Zone WPA Style Wood Sign Red White and Blue Hand Painted
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Chunky red, white and blue hand painted school safety zone sign. Super graphic and bold. Nice thick construction.
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Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Signs

Materials

Wood

Massive Hand Painted High School Track and Field Sign
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vintage track and field sign from the early 1970s. Hand painted red sign with yellow lettering. Taken down from a California high school. Horizontal wood slats to hold name cards of ...
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Vintage 1970s American Signs

Materials

Wood, Paint

Hand Painted Broadside Recruits Wanted sign from Brooklyn
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Wood carved and hand painted American Folk Art recruiting broadside. Fantastic imagery of lady liberty, eagle and patriotic shield. "Respond to your country's call". City of Brooklyn...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Signs

Materials

Wood

Hand Painted Wooden Private Sign, circa 1920
Located in San Francisco, CA
About This is an original hand painted wooden "Private" sign. The sign is one sided and shows some wear to the paint consistent with age and use. Creator: Unknown. Date of manufact...
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Early 20th Century Rustic Signs

Materials

Wood, Paint

Wood Carved Store Display Trade Sign Artist Paint Brushes Original Paint
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Fantastic hand carved giant wood artist paintbrushes. All original multi colored paint surface. Completely wood carved. Perhaps part of a retail window display or a trade sign. Great...
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Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Signs

Materials

Wood

Massive Hand Painted Varsity High School Track and Field Sign
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Varsity track and field sign from the early 1970s. Hand painted red sign with yellow lettering. Horizontal wood slates to hold name cards of record holders. Measures: 8 feet wide, 4 ...
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Vintage 1970s American Signs

Materials

Wood, Paint

Vintage American Service Station Wood Sign Original Red Paint
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Substantial wood service station sign with original paint surface. No tax! Nice original thick wood frame. Great conversation art piece. Super bold graphic letters that appear to hav...
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Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Signs

Materials

Wood

Hand Painted Double Sided SFPD Sign, circa 1950
Located in San Francisco, CA
About This is an original large, hand painted wooden San Francisco Police Department street closed sign. The sign is double sided and shows some wear to the paint consistent with ag...
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Early 20th Century Rustic Signs

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Wood

1920s Factory Hand-Painted Stretcher Box First Aid Folk Art Sign
Located in Washington, DC
Original antique hand-painted sign, first aid stretcher box from winding factory warehouse. Fully functional. As sculpture, low bench or wall mounting.
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Early 20th Century American Industrial Painted Furniture

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Brass, Steel

Huge Ghirardelli Chocolate Parrot Mascot Painted Wood Advertising Sign, 1930s
Located in San Francisco, CA
A very rare and full of character 1930s six-foot-tall Ghirardelli Chocolate hand-painted wood advertising sign featuring the company's early and iconic parrot mascot. Fantastically ...
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Vintage 1930s American Mid-Century Modern Signs

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Paint, Plywood, Paint

Hand-Carved Painted and Gilt Trade Sign, circa 1880-1900
Located in Lambertville, NJ
A late 19th century carved wood and gilt trade sign titled OLDSMITHS. The black background with hand-carved gilt lettering. A very long 115 inches.
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Antique Late 19th Century English Edwardian Signs

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Wood, Paint

Vintage Folk Art Men at Work Sign Wood Trade Sign
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Double sided Men At Work pointing hand. Thick wood and hand painted. Great American Folk Art trade sign in the form of a pointing hand. Two drilled holes that must have been for hang...
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Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Signs

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Wood

Frazer Nash Huge Illuminated Advertising Painted Trade Sign
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
Frazer Nash huge illuminated advertising painted trade sign This is an advertisement for the original and famous British racing car company Frazer Nash, the company was founded i...
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Early 20th Century Industrial Signs

Materials

Wood

Hand Painted Wooden W.P.A. Sign for City of New York, circa 1930
By WPA
Located in San Francisco, CA
About This is an original hand painted wooden sign from the WPA from the city of New York, USA. The sign is made from plywood and is painted in a matte paint. It reads "A W.P.A. P...
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Early 20th Century American Industrial Signs

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Wood

Early Original Blue Painted Beauty Shop Trade Sign
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fantastic original painted trade sign was found in the mid-west. The blue lettering is on a grey painted ground and double blue trimmed border. The backing is in a old dirty whi...
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Early 20th Century American Country Signs

Materials

Wood

American Folk Art Workshop Wrench Wood Trade Sign
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Fantastic and substantial wood and iron wrench tool sign. Hand written fractions and original yellow paint. Very sturdy and well made. Great industrial workshop turned folk art. The ...
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Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Signs

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Iron

Early 20th Century Original Painted Sign
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This original painted black and white trade sign reads Reserved for district. This cool one sided sign was probably from a old vintage court house.
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Early 20th Century American Country Signs

Materials

Wood

Double Sided General Store Wood and Ice Trade Sign
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Double sided general store trade sign, circa 1900. Each side perfectly graphic. Appears to have been done by the hand of a professional sign painter. One side ice for sale and the ot...
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Antique Early 1900s North American Folk Art Signs

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Wood

Early American Wood and Iron Double Sided Railroad Station Sign
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Northeastern United States cloakroom sign from rural train station, circa 1900s thick cut wood and heavy iron strapping. Lettering are individually cut out wood pieces. Double sided....
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Antique Early 1900s American Folk Art Signs

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Wood

1950 Vintage American Folk Art Band Stand Hand Painted Goofy Jazz Music Stand
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Hand painted band stand folding music stand, circa 1950s. Great folk art design and Goofy dog painted. Possibly from the Jazz Mill in Phoenix. Great wall hanging. When opened the de...
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Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Signs

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Composition, Metal

Pair of Long Advertising Signs Hand Done in Green, Red & Gold-England, 19th c.
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Pair of long late 19th century English advertising signs, probably from a type of market. They have quite a bit of graphic pop having the dark green background with bold lettering in...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Country Signs

Materials

Canvas, Wood, Paint

Machinist Trade Sign
Located in Nantucket, MA
"J. Hamburger Machinist Phonographs Repaired" Trade sign, wood framed painted tin sign with black lettering on a white ground with an image of a Singer sewing machine. American, c...
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art Signs

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Tin

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H 30 in. W 21.5 in. D 1.25 in.
Late 19th Century "House & Sign Painter" Trade Sign
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Impressive and large trade sign advertising services for house and sign painting and wall paper hanging. Expertly painted with multi color letters and design. From Burke County, PA. ...
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Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Signs

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Wood

Vintage General Store Hardware Sign
Located in Santa Monica, CA
General store HARDWARE department sign. Made and signed by professional sign maker. Excellent red and black hand lettering. Simple and graphic, circa 1900.
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Antique Early 1900s American Folk Art Signs

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Wood

  • Vintage General Store Hardware Sign
  • Vintage General Store Hardware Sign
  • Vintage General Store Hardware Sign
  • Vintage General Store Hardware Sign
H 11 in. W 73.5 in. D 1.5 in.
Anonymous Abstract X Geometric Painted Board
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Bold geometric abstract board found in Texas. We have a collection of these boards from an anonymous artist. Painted on recycled cupboard doors, table tops, stool tops and bread boar...
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Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Signs

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Wood

New York City Chinatown Trade Sign
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Double-sided "Forbidden City" trade sign found in Chinatown in New York City. Signed by Fox Signs. Hand-painted with some foil lettering. Please note first two images are of each side.
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Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Signs

Materials

Iron

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  • New York City Chinatown Trade Sign
  • New York City Chinatown Trade Sign
  • New York City Chinatown Trade Sign
H 65.75 in. W 94 in. D 1.25 in.
Anonymous Abstract Geometric Painted Board
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Bold geometric abstract board found in Texas. We have a collection of these boards from an anonymous artist. Painted on recycled cupboard doors, table tops, stool tops and bread boar...
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Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Signs

Materials

Wood

Robins Egg Blue American Trade Sign
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Great and substantial wood and sheet metal sign. Fantastic original alligatored paint surface. Perfect Oyster white background with Robins egg blue hand lettering on a double sided s...
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art Signs

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Sheet Metal

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  • Robins Egg Blue  American Trade Sign
  • Robins Egg Blue  American Trade Sign
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H 46 in. W 56 in. D 2.5 in.
Vintage "Lowest Prices" Grocery Market Trade Sign
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Great kitchen conversation piece. Grocery store in market advertising trade sign, circa 1950s. Simple and too the point. Looks to be painted by the hand of a skilled sign painter.
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Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Signs

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Wood

1940s American Sinclair Service Station Roadside Billboard Sign
Located in Santa Monica, CA
I'm Kenneth Downey! Wonderful and graphic hand painted 1940s roadside billboard fragment created by Sinclair Oil Company for Sinclair service station. Great throwback to roadside Ame...
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Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Signs

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Wood

19th Century Chinese Doctor's "Bamboo" Trade Sign
Located in Nantucket, MA
Antique Chinese traditional medicine trade sign, 19th century or earlier, a hand carved and painted sign with deeply incised and gilded calligraphy for “Bamboo” on a black background...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Qing Signs

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Wood

Large Antique Handcrafted Folk Art Sign ..MASONIC TEMPLE, Raised Letters
Located in Buffalo, NY
Large antique handcrafted Folk Art sign ..MASONIC TEMPLE,, Beautiful sign,, turn of the century,, Retains original finish,, patina,, modeled blue background,, raised letters.
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Vintage 1910s American Folk Art Signs

Materials

Wood, Wood

19th Century "Le Petit Maxim" French Restaurant Sign
Located in Houston, TX
Antique restaurant sign for the restaurant Le Petit Maxim, circa 1850. This sign would be fantastic in any living, dining room, kitchen or game room. Our design firm has used antique...
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Antique 19th Century French Country Signs

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Metal

Pair of French Kitchen or Cafe Boards /Signs
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This pair of original hand painted French painted cafe signs or pantry signs are copies of 19th century boards from the 1930s. The condition is very good with minor scars or chips in...
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Mid-20th Century American Country Signs

Materials

Wood

Vintage All American Cheerleading and Baton Twirling Trade Sign
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Vintage wood and hand painted all American cheerleading and baton twirling sign. Double sided.
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Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Signs

Materials

Wood

19th Century Antique Ships Chandler Shop Advertising Sign
Located in Peabody, MA
A relic from Boston’s mercantile history and the seafaring trade. This 19th century shop sign displays a fairly detailed replica of a navigator’s octant (or sextant) and the propriet...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Signs

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Wood

Folk Art Trade Sign Smarty Pants For Her
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Smarty Pants For Her! Midcentury American Folk Art trade sign from a dress shop. Measures 5 feet 6 inches long by 1 foot 8 inches wide.
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Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Signs

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Wood

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  • Folk Art Trade Sign Smarty Pants For Her
H 20 in. W 67.5 in. D 1.5 in.
Southern Missionary Church Sign circa 1930s Original Black and White Surface
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Missionary church sign found in the southern United States, circa 1930s original black and white surface with fantastic hand lettering. Great aged surface.
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Vintage 1930s Folk Art Signs

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Wood

Midcentury Alfred E Neuman Real Estate Yard Sign American Folk Art
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Neuman midwestern United States real estate marketing sign, circa 1950s, Alfred E.. Great midcentury Folk Art Americana. Great graphic and wall hanging.
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Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Signs

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Iron

Oversize 3D Vintage Folk Art Object Tool Trade Sign Clothespin
Located in Denver, CO
Sculptural 1940s era handmade 3D Folk Art oversize tool or clothespin trade sign. Constructed of wood with matching silver and yellow painted surfaces to both sides. As found with wa...
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Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Signs

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Wood

Black and Gold 19th Century Men's Department Store Sign
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Simple and graphic 19th century American department store or general store men's sign. Gold lettering and border and black background. Original paint surface. Sign shows its age. Som...
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Folk Art Signs

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Wood

Polychrome Wooden Barber Pole Folk Art Advertising Sign from Cape Cod
Located in Milford, NH
A wonderful polychrome wooden shaped barber pole folk art advertising sign of Cape Cod origin, probably circa 1850, attached to a newer custom ebonized wooden base, 19th century. Goo...
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Folk Art Signs

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Wood

Rare 19th Century Zinc Horse Head Trade Sign Found in Paris, France
Located in Houston, TX
This 19th century trade sign in the shape of a horse head is handcrafted in zinc and painted white and once hung in a Parisian atelier. The eyes are a wonderful amber color and this ...
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Antique 1880s French Signs

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Zinc

Pair of Copper Relief Football Player Wall Hangings Period Football Uniforms
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Great pair of copper relief football players. Period football union suit uniform and Morrell noseguards. Original painted surface. Original frames.
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Antique Early 1900s American Folk Art Signs

Materials

Copper

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