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Early 20th Century Double-Sided Iron Nautical Trade Sign "The Norfolk"


Early 20th century double-sided sheet iron, cast iron, hand-painted trade sign with hand-forged hooks. Great hand-painted "The Norfolk" featuring a painted crest and battle ship. Hangs on iron Stand that may or may not be original to the sign. Comes apart in three pieces. Please note measurements are with stand.


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  • Condition
    Good. Please see images for paint condition. Both sides of sign are shown in images. Please note measurements are with stand. .
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions

    H 45 in. x W 52 in. x D 12 in.

    H 114.3 cm x W 132.08 cm x D 30.48 cm

  • Seller location
    Santa Monica, CA
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