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1940s American Carnival Midway "Roller Racer" Sign


1950s carnival midway hand-painted roller racer sign. Holes were most likely for light bulbs. This sign no longer has any electrical attached. Solid iron frame on the back. Original paint surface and hand lettering. Most likely painted by a carney for a traveling carnival.


  • Period
  • Materials and techniques
    Hand-Painted Composition, Iron
  • Condition
    Good. Please see images. Sign is as expected for something moved around in a traveling carnival. Sign has some holes and paint loss..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions

    H 26 in. x W 48 in. x D 2 in.

    H 66.04 cm x W 121.92 cm x D 5.08 cm

  • Seller location
    Santa Monica, CA
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