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Antique French Boulangerie Letters Parisian Shop Sign Art
Located in Houston, TX
Truly a beautiful discovery during our recent travels, this is an antique set of Boulangerie large scale shop letters that once hung in a Parisian Boulangerie (where the baguettes of...
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Antique 19th Century French Signs

Materials

Metal

Antique French Patisserie Letters Parisian Shop Sign Art
Located in Houston, TX
Truly a beautiful discovery during our recent travels, this is an antique set of Patisserie large scale shop letters that once hung in a Parisian Patisserie (where the sweet confecti...
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Antique 19th Century Wall-mounted Sculptures

Materials

Metal

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

Materials

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

Materials

Blown Glass, Wood

  • Robot Neon
  • Robot Neon
  • Robot Neon
  • Robot Neon
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

Materials

Wood

  • Hand Painted Keep Off Sign
  • Hand Painted Keep Off Sign
  • Hand Painted Keep Off Sign
  • Hand Painted Keep Off Sign
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

Materials

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

Materials

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

Materials

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

Materials

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

Materials

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

Materials

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

Materials

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

Materials

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

  • Hand Painted Wood Signs
  • Hand Painted Wood Signs
  • Hand Painted Wood Signs
  • Hand Painted Wood Signs
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

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

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

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

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

Materials

Paint, Plywood, Paint

Wood Sign Skates Ground
Located in New York, NY
Graphic old hand-painted sign skates ground 25 cents. The sign retains two old metal tabs along top edge that were used to hang it.                     
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art Signs

Materials

Wood

  • Wood Sign Skates Ground
  • Wood Sign Skates Ground
  • Wood Sign Skates Ground
  • Wood Sign Skates Ground
H 17 in. W 37 in. D 1.25 in.
19th Century Antique Ship or Ferry Painted Wood Name Board Sign "Katherine"
Located in San Francisco, CA
A large shaped wood and painted sign, most likely from a ship or ferry with the name Katherine. Original paint and wonderfully weathered condition. 19th century.
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Antique 19th Century Signs

Materials

Wood

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

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

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

Materials

Wood

19th Century Sand Painted Trade Sign,"SIGNS AND SHOCARDS"
Located in Buffalo, NY
Wonderful antique sand painted trade show sign advertizing store/shop signs..
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Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Signs

Materials

Paint, 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

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

Materials

Brass, Steel

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 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

Materials

Wood

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

Handmade "FLAT FOR RENT" New England Wood Sign
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fun and very folky trade sign was found in New England and is handmade and all original paint. What a great sign and is very thick plank piece of wood. Special notice to how the...
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Vintage 1920s American Adirondack 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

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

20th Century British Painted and Carved Golfing Sign
Located in New York, NY
20th century British country painted and carved golfing outfitters sign or wall plaque which reads "Always pin high with Ranley's Accessories."
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20th Century British Country Signs

Materials

Wood, 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

Materials

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

19th Century T.J. Potts Original Painted Trade Sign
Located in Los Angeles, CA
19th century original painted rare form trade sign from a Folk Art collection in fantastic condition. This is all original iron hooks and paint.
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Antique Mid-19th Century American Adirondack 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

Large Painted Wooden Advertising Sign, “HORNIMAN’S PURE TEA”
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
Large painted wooden advertising sign, “HORNIMAN’S PURE TEA” This is a large painted wooden wall sign Shabby now but quite readable It is 31” high and 64” wide TGB240.
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Early 20th Century Rustic 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

Materials

Wood

Late 19th Century Wood and Iron Trade Sign
Located in Santa Monica, CA
The best subject matter! Late 19th century handpainted American trade sign. Very heavy wood construction with iron strapping. This sign is double sided. One side was exposed to the e...
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Antique 1890s North American Folk Art Signs

Materials

Iron

  • Late 19th Century Wood and Iron Trade Sign
  • Late 19th Century Wood and Iron Trade Sign
  • Late 19th Century Wood and Iron Trade Sign
  • Late 19th Century Wood and Iron Trade Sign
H 24 in. W 40 in. D 2.25 in.
1920 Original Metal Painted Folk Art Candy Sign
Located in Surrey, BC
Original painted candy sign, with great textured paint on tin with wood frame. Recently acquired from a private collection in Chicago.
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Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Signs

Materials

Tin

20th Century Scottish Country Painted Sign for McGavin of Perth
Located in New York, NY
20th century Scottish Country painted and carved wall plaque or sign for golf outfitters McGavin of Perth.
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20th Century British Country Signs

Materials

Wood, Wood

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

Materials

Wood, Paint

Large Painted Wooden Automobile Advertising Sign, “Scott Bro’s Morris”
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
Large painted wooden automobile advertising sign, “Scott Bro’s Morris” This is a large painted wooden wall sign Shabby now but quite readable It is 25” high and 108” wide TGB...
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Early 20th Century Folk Art Signs

Materials

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

Materials

Wood

"Antique - Old - Unusual" Clocks for Sale Hand Painted Sign, c.1920
Located in San Francisco, CA
"Antique - Old - Unusual" Clocks for Sale Hand Painted sign c.1920 Fine old school hand painted sign advertising clocks for sale The sign is painted on glass and mounted over w...
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Early 20th Century American Signs

Materials

Glass, Wood

Art Deco Painted Wood Bandstand Rhythm Aces from 1930s-1940s
Located in Dallas, TX
Art Deco painted wood bandstand rhythm aces from 1930s-1940s These were use as stage covers for front line Musicians, Soloists or Band Leaders to play behind. Popular with the dan...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Signs

Materials

Wood

Wood Framed Glass Two-Sided Electric Sign, circa 1930
Located in Surrey, BC
This is a very rare one of a kind automotive collector item. Cantilevered cast iron sign for Brighton Garage. Two-sided, electrified sign with its lettering reverse-painted on glass...
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Vintage 1930s Canadian Industrial Signs

Materials

Iron

Monumental Turn of the Century American Country Painted and Carved Shrimp Sign
Located in New York, NY
American Country Folk Art (19/20th Cent) carved and painted white and red trade sign of a giant crustacean or shrimp.
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Antique Late 19th Century American Country Signs

Materials

Paint, Wood

Wooden Bathroom Sign
Located in Chicago, IL
A fun wood bathroom sign with painted yellow letters reading, 'PLEASE WASH HANDS BEFORE RETURNING TO WORK'.
Category

Mid-20th Century Signs

Materials

Wood

  • Wooden Bathroom Sign
  • Wooden Bathroom Sign
  • Wooden Bathroom Sign
  • Wooden Bathroom Sign
H 9.25 in. W 22 in. D 1 in.
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

Materials

Wood

"All Honor To The Boys In Blue" Paint-Decorated American Sign, 1866-1880
Located in York County, PA
Black-painted American sign with beautiful lettering in a 19th century style, in a crescent-shaped design, probably made for over-door display. Dating shortly after the Civil War 186...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Signs

Materials

Wood

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

Materials

Tin

  • Machinist Trade Sign
  • Machinist Trade Sign
  • Machinist Trade Sign
  • Machinist Trade Sign
H 30 in. W 21.5 in. D 1.25 in.
Boot Makers Sign
Located in New York, NY
Early wood shoe makers sign with original forged iron hanger. Framed wood panel painted on both sides similarly (one side more weathered). New Jersey origin.
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Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Signs

Materials

Iron

  • Boot Makers Sign
  • Boot Makers Sign
  • Boot Makers Sign
  • Boot Makers Sign
H 31 in. W 23 in. D 1.5 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

Materials

Wood

Imperial Tea Co. Sign
Located in Aurora, OR
The Imperial Tea Company was founded in the late 19th century in Cincinnati, OH and at one time managed by the founder of the Kroger grocery Empire, Barney Kroger. This early 20th ce...
Category

Early 20th Century Signs

Materials

Paint, Wood

  • Imperial Tea Co. Sign
  • Imperial Tea Co. Sign
  • Imperial Tea Co. Sign
  • Imperial Tea Co. Sign
H 19.25 in. W 190 in. D 2 in.
Vintage Men Working Sign
Located in Houston, TX
Fabulous find for a New York lover! Vintage "Men Working" folding sign. This sign has the original paint in vibrant red and white. This sign is double sided and stenciled on both sid...
Category

Late 20th Century American Signs

Materials

Wood

  • Vintage Men Working Sign
  • Vintage Men Working Sign
  • Vintage Men Working Sign
  • Vintage Men Working Sign
H 23 in. W 26 in. D 9 in.
English Pub Sign, "Rose House"
Located in Austin, TX
An authentic English pub sign (one-sided) featuring a painting of a house with roses, entitled: Rose House. A very fine example of vintage advertising artwork, ready for display.
Category

20th Century English Signs

Materials

Metal

  • English Pub Sign, "Rose House"
  • English Pub Sign, "Rose House"
  • English Pub Sign, "Rose House"
  • English Pub Sign, "Rose House"
H 44.25 in. W 33 in. D 1.5 in.
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