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1930s Occult and Mystic Shop Signs, Set of Two

About

We aren’t sure who N. Colangelo was, but it appears that he was a musician with a penchant for the metaphysical. This pair of signs has a late 30’s vintage and features hand-painted glass panels. The subject matter here is not just esoteric, but enchantingly unique. We can see that this music and radio shop also happened to be a meeting a place for the ancient order of Rosicrucians as well as a book shop/library for occult materials. You can’t help but be bewitched by these great advertising relics. Aurora Mills is not responsible for any magical happenings that may occur after your purchase.       

Details

  • Period
  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Fair. Each sign contains porcelain fittings for no longer extant neon tubing..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions

    H 37.5 in. x W 40 in. x D 6.5 in.

    H 95.25 cm x W 101.6 cm x D 16.51 cm

  • Seller location
    Aurora, OR
  • Seller reference number
    11496
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference number
    LU161529242683

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