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1950s Era Large Metal Letters
Located in Surrey, BC
Two sets of custom-made metal letters made for the Wilkinson steel plant in Vancouver for a new office in 1950. The company was founded in 1910 and was one of BC's premier steel and ...
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Mid-20th Century Canadian Signs

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Metal

  • 1950s Era Large Metal Letters
  • 1950s Era Large Metal Letters
  • 1950s Era Large Metal Letters
  • 1950s Era Large Metal Letters
H 48 in. W 36 in. D 8 in.
Large Vintage Channel Letters "NYZ", circa 1950s
Located in San Francisco, CA
About These are original large metal channel sign letters "NYZ". These pieces have retained their original finish. Creator: Unknown. Date of manufacture circa 1950. Materials...
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Mid-20th Century Industrial Signs

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Sheet Metal

Huge Decor Letters in Original Red Paint
Located in Woodbury, CT
We sourced these amazing letters in Provence and thought they'd be the perfect find for a shop or business specializing in Design and Decoration. Made of aluminum, they are in excell...
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20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Signs

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Aluminum

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

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Metal

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

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Steel Incased Neon Letters,,"Furniture" Sign
Located in Buffalo, NY
Recently salvaged from one of Buffalo's oldest modern furniture stores, store opened its doors in 1949. Amazingly sign was changed out over 30 years ago and neon letter's were stored...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Signs

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Metal

Set of 7 Midcentury Painted Wood Carnival Folk Art Sign Box Letters
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This set of seven Folk Art wooden box letters were made in Canada is circa 1965 and were once mounted on a carnival sign for either a ride or an attraction. The letters are well cons...
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Mid-20th Century Canadian Mid-Century Modern Carnival Art

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Wood, Wood

Eat or Tea Large Scale 1950s American Porcelain Enameled Steel Letters Sign
Located in Pound Ridge, NY
Superb large scale American 1950s porcelain enameled metal letters, over 24" high, originally used as exterior signage from Chicago. EAT or TEA or ETA or ATE, 3 individual heavy gaug...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Signs

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Metal

20th Century Chinese Export Hand Carved Sign in Red Lacquer and Gilt Letters
Located in Weston, CT
Beautiful early 20th century Chinese Export sign, hand carved out of one piece of tree, with thick red lacquer and gilt letters and ornaments.
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinese Export More Asian Art, Objects and Fu...

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Wood, Lacquer

R U S H Zinc Letters
Located in Culver City, CA
R U S H letters, original zinc clean graphic form
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Early 20th Century English Decorative Art

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Zinc

  • R U S H Zinc Letters
  • R U S H Zinc Letters
  • R U S H Zinc Letters
  • R U S H Zinc Letters
H 22.75 in. W 1415.75 in.
Very Big HI Letters
Located in Seattle, WA
Lifesize, freestanding letters. Large and sturdy enough to stand outside to greet your friends as they arrive, or as sculpture in your home or business. Great color on both sides.
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Mid-20th Century American More Furniture and Collectibles

  • Very Big HI Letters
  • Very Big HI Letters
  • Very Big HI Letters
  • Very Big HI Letters
H 60.25 in. W 48.5 in. D 10.25 in.
Sauce Large Zinc Letters
Located in Culver City, CA
large zinc letters with wonderful patina
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20th Century English Signs

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Zinc

  • Sauce Large Zinc Letters
  • Sauce Large Zinc Letters
  • Sauce Large Zinc Letters
  • Sauce Large Zinc Letters
H 23 in. W 88 in. D 3 in.
Tin sign, letters 'NUE'
Located in Palm Springs, CA
'NUE' metal letters. Hand built tin with original blue paint.
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Vintage 1960s American Signs

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Tin

  • Tin sign, letters 'NUE'
  • Tin sign, letters 'NUE'
  • Tin sign, letters 'NUE'
  • Tin sign, letters 'NUE'
H 31 in. W 19 in. D 4 in.
MODERN Deco Era Sign Letters
Located in Seattle, WA
Copper Letter Set spelling 'MODERN' in the classic Deco font; from an old sign found in the Pacific Northwest, these letters are made from .125 ga. copper sheet, cut and soldered as...
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Early 20th Century American Decorative Art

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Copper

  • MODERN Deco Era Sign Letters
  • MODERN Deco Era Sign Letters
  • MODERN Deco Era Sign Letters
  • MODERN Deco Era Sign Letters
H 14 in. W 64 in. D 4 in.
Huge Vintage French Metal Letters
Located in Roubaix, FR
6 Giant metal red industrial letters from French Shop Toatal Width about 6 meters Maximum Height 155 cm . "K" is Height 155 cm Width 105cm Depth 10 cm. Weight about 5 to 6 kg per l...
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Vintage 1960s French Industrial Signs

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Metal, Steel

  • Huge Vintage French Metal Letters
  • Huge Vintage French Metal Letters
  • Huge Vintage French Metal Letters
  • Huge Vintage French Metal Letters
H 61.03 in. W 236.23 in. D 3.94 in.
"E A T" Set of Decorative Vintage Industrial Letters
Located in Los Angeles, CA
EAT: Set of Decorative Vintage Industrial Letters. Dimensions below are for the largest A letter.
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Mid-20th Century American Industrial Signs

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Steel

19th Century L M Letters or Andirons
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fun pair of funky letter andirons were found in Santa Fe but more the likely from a ranch in the Midwest. These andirons are handmade and more then likely one of a kind. The pai...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Adirondack Signs

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Iron

  • 19th Century L M Letters or Andirons
  • 19th Century L M Letters or Andirons
  • 19th Century L M Letters or Andirons
  • 19th Century L M Letters or Andirons
H 11 in. W 10 in. D 18 in.
Vintage Industrial Metal Letter M - Other Letters Available
Located in Troy, MI
Salvaged industrial signage letters. The 'M' is no longer available. Nicely rendered with crisp edges - hollow back so that it is light enough to hang on a wall. Other letters avail...
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Vintage 1950s Signs

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Metal

Early 20th Century Bronze Trade Sign Letters
Located in Pease pottage, West Sussex
Wonderful bronze trade sign letters to form the word "Biker." Painted early in their life, leaving wonderful bursts of Verdigris, English, circa 1900.
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Early 20th Century English Signs

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Bronze

  • Early 20th Century Bronze Trade Sign Letters
  • Early 20th Century Bronze Trade Sign Letters
  • Early 20th Century Bronze Trade Sign Letters
  • Early 20th Century Bronze Trade Sign Letters
H 11.42 in. W 7.88 in. D 0.4 in.
19thc Original Painted "dressmaking " Sign In Gilded Letters
Located in Los Angeles, CA
FANTASTIC ORIGINAL PAINTED TRADE SIGN.THE BLACK BODY OF THE SIGN IS IN SAND PAINT WITH ORIGINAL GOLD LETTERING AND FANCY LITTLE DECORATION IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SIGN.THE TRIM IS IN A ...
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Antique 19th Century American Signs

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Wood

Early 20th Century Iron Works Building Sign / Letters
Located in Culver City, CA
IRON WORKS sign from an industrial factory, Maine
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Early 20th Century Decorative Art

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Iron

19THC ORIGINAL SAND PAINTED TRADE SIGN W/GILDED LETTERS
Located in Los Angeles, CA
FANTASTIC 19THC NEW ENGLAND ORIGINAL BLACK PAINTED AND GILD LETTERS TRADE SIGN.GREAT CONDITION AND VERY SIMPLE FORM.THIS SIGN HAS THE ORIGINAL HOOKS AND BREAD BOARD ENDS CONSTRUCTION.
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Antique 19th Century American Signs

Early 20th Century Bronze Trade Sign Letters "TIME"
Located in Pease pottage, West Sussex
Wonderful bronze trade sign letters to form the word "TIME", painted early in their life leaving wonderful bursts of Verdigris. English, circa 1900.
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Early 20th Century English Signs

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Bronze

Early 20th Century Bronze Trade Sign Letters "SIN"
Located in Pease pottage, West Sussex
Wonderful bronze trade sign letters to form the word "SIN", Painted early in their life leaving wonderful burst of Verdigris, English, circa 1900.
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Early 20th Century English Signs

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Bronze

Antique French Patisserie Shop Sign with Individual Metal Letters
Located in Houston, TX
Antique Patisserie pastry shop signage from France and a beautiful patina cream metal. Each letter measures approximately 1.5 inches deep and are mounted onto a pine 2x4 to keep stra...
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Antique 19th Century French Signs

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Metal

Antique French Boulangerie Bakery Shop Sign with Individual Metal Letters
Located in Houston, TX
Antique Boulangerie bakery shop signage from France in a beautiful cream metal. Each letter measures approximately 1.5 inches deep and are mounted onto a pine 2x4 to keep straight, b...
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Antique 19th Century French Signs

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Metal

French Metal Flower Shop Facade Big Sign Metal Letters Fleurs, 1910s
Located in Roubaix, FR
Large sign Fleur (flowers) in iron letters great shape and original green patina cleaned and waxed finish. Weight about 12 kg, circa 1910.
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Vintage 1910s French Art Nouveau Signs

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Iron

Four-Piece Set of Extra Large Vintage Signage Letters Spelling “KISS”
By Plasti-Line Inc.
Located in San Francisco, CA
A set of four large vintage indoor or outdoor metal and acrylic signage letters that spell “KISS” by Tennessee-based Plasti-Line Inc. Bold, graphic letters have brushed sheet metal ...
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Vintage 1980s American Modern Architectural Elements

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Metal

4-Piece Set of Historic and Huge Enameled Letters Spelling “Bowl” *SATURDAY SALE
Located in San Francisco, CA
A set of four monumental enameled metal letters that spell “Bowl” from San Francisco’s historic Park Bowl bowling alley signage. Park Bowl opened on Haight Street next to Golden G...
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Vintage 1950s American Modern Architectural Elements

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Steel

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