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Vintage Trailer Highway Sign
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Whimsical vintage highway sign from Texas. Blue sign with with graphics of a trailer. Good vintage condition.
Category

Vintage 1970s American Signs

Materials

Steel

  • Vintage Trailer Highway Sign
  • Vintage Trailer Highway Sign
  • Vintage Trailer Highway Sign
  • Vintage Trailer Highway Sign
H 24 in. W 24 in. D 0.13 in.
Vintage Folk Art Fruit Stand Sign
Located in Seattle, WA
Charming and primitive, this wood sign is from a Texas roadside fruit stand and dates to the 1960s. Crude hand-lettering in bright red over a soft pumpkin-color background, this piec...
Category

20th Century American Signs

Materials

Wood, Paint

  • Vintage Folk Art Fruit Stand Sign
  • Vintage Folk Art Fruit Stand Sign
  • Vintage Folk Art Fruit Stand Sign
  • Vintage Folk Art Fruit Stand Sign
H 11 in. W 58 in. D 1 in.
Antique French Swiss Cow's Milk Advertising Sign
Located in Oakland, CA
Antique French Swiss cow's milk metal advertising Folk Art sign. Colorful sign with a red background and bright white letters. Whimsical images of young cow, boy, and a pig drinking ...
Category

20th Century Swiss Folk Art Signs

Materials

Metal

Set of Three Folk Art Straight Edge Razor Trade Signs
Located in Stamford, CT
Three whimsical American folk carved wood art trade signs in the form of straight edge razors. Used by barbers as interior advertisements. Two have painted black handles, all open an...
Category

Early 20th Century American Folk Art Signs

Materials

Wood

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...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Signs

Materials

Wood

Accordian Player: Dutch store signage
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Rescued from a musical instruments store in the Netherlands, this sophisticated yet whimsical example of mid-century signage is a rare find! Composed of lacquered wood and brass, th...
Category

Vintage 1940s Dutch Signs

Materials

Aluminum, Brass

  • Accordian Player:  Dutch store signage
  • Accordian Player:  Dutch store signage
  • Accordian Player:  Dutch store signage
  • Accordian Player:  Dutch store signage
H 18 in. W 8 in. D 5.5 in.
Copper San Francisco 49er's Sign with Embossed Image of the Their Early Logo
Located in San Francisco, CA
Well, of course living in San Francisco as we do, we occasionally run into interesting collectibles from our local sport's teams. This sign is something we have never seen, and as we...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Other Sports Equipment and Memorabilia

Materials

Copper

Whimsical Garden Sign
Located in Woodbury, CT
Whimsical Garden Sign. This hand-painted and very large sheet-iron sign is a wonderful example of 20th century country Folk Art. In excellent condition with some surface rusting it c...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Signs

Materials

Sheet Metal

  • Whimsical Garden Sign
  • Whimsical Garden Sign
  • Whimsical Garden Sign
  • Whimsical Garden Sign
H 22.5 in. W 71.5 in. D 0.5 in.
Whimsical Advertising Light-Up Sign
Located in San Francisco, CA
We are avid advertising collectors and dealers for over 30 years and here's an item that we have never seen before. The scene depicts a young child being spanked by his teacher for n...
Category

Early 20th Century American Edwardian Signs

Materials

Paper

  • Whimsical Advertising Light-Up Sign
  • Whimsical Advertising Light-Up Sign
  • Whimsical Advertising Light-Up Sign
  • Whimsical Advertising Light-Up Sign
H 20 in. W 12.5 in. D 4 in.
Fairground Whimsical Figure of Strongman John
Located in New York, NY
Charming mid-20th century fairground "strongman" figure, the slight gentleman wearing a beanie cap and sporting a handlebar moustache in mid squat position standing on original paint...
Category

Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Signs

Materials

Fiberglass

Whimsical Violin Iron Lock and Key
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Very charming and unusual folk art iron pad lock.
Category

Antique 19th Century Unknown Folk Art Signs

Materials

Iron

  • Whimsical Violin Iron Lock and Key
  • Whimsical Violin Iron Lock and Key
  • Whimsical Violin Iron Lock and Key
  • Whimsical Violin Iron Lock and Key
H 14 in. W 11 in. D 1.5 in.
Locksmith's Trade Sign
Located in Stamford, CT
Trade sign depicting a giant key with the word 'Locksmithing' spelled out in whimsical fashion. Original deep red paint with gilt letters and border, applied metal covering the entir...
Category

Early 20th Century American Folk Art Signs

  • Locksmith's Trade Sign
  • Locksmith's Trade Sign
  • Locksmith's Trade Sign
  • Locksmith's Trade Sign
H 9.75 in. W 38 in. D 2 in.
Folk Art Fresh Eggs Advertising Sign
Located in Mt Kisco, NY
whimsical painted wood sign depicting a chicken standing on an oversized egg. The sign is double sided and can be viewed from both directions.
Category

Early 20th Century American Signs

Early 19thc Bronze Hand Trade Sign On Iron Mount
Located in Los Angeles, CA
THIS 19THC FOLKY AND WHIMSICAL BRONZE LADIES HAND TRADE SIGN THAT IS ON A CUSTOM IRON STAND WAS PROBABLY MOUNTED ON A BRICK STORE FRONT BUILDING.WE ARE NOT SURE WHAT IT IS SUPPOSE TO...
Category

Antique 19th Century Unknown Signs

Materials

Bronze

Painted And Gilded Dining Room Sign From A Steamboat On The Fall River Line
Located in York County, PA
PAINTED AND GILDED DINING ROOM SIGN FROM A STEAMBOAT ON THE FALL RIVER LINE (NEW YORK TO BOSTON), 1847-1870: Paint-decorated sign from a steamboat on the Fall River Line, which r...
Category

Antique 19th Century Signs

French Pig and Elf Carnival Shooting Target
Located in Woodbury, CT
What a fabulous piece of folk art! Hand-crafted from sheet iron and with traces of its original paint, this whimsical piece was once a carnival shooting target. When you hit the bu...
Category

Early 20th Century French Signs

Materials

Sheet Metal, Iron

Whimsical Painted Tin Sign
Located in Woodbury, CT
Lovely whimsical painted tin sign titled "The Summerhouse".
Category

20th Century English Paintings

Materials

Tin

"Say Bull" Sign - Neon Light Fixture
Located in East Hampton, NY
This is a vintage advertising neon sign in white and blue, working great and truly a fun and whimsical piece. PERFECT for a Wall Street "BULL MARKET" decor.
Category

Vintage 1950s American Decorative Art

Materials

Metal

Vintage French Confiseur, Patissier, Glacier Shop Sign
Located in Houston, TX
Wonderful vintage iron and plastic painted sign from a French shop. Painted on the interior convex sign are the words Confiseur - Patissier - Glacier - Confederation Nationale and a ...
Category

20th Century French Architectural Elements

Materials

Iron

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