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ACCA Shriners Lighted Sign in Original Paint
ACCA Shriners Lighted Sign in Original Paint
Unknown
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Signs
Steel
The ACCA Shriners are a branch of the Shriners organization, based in Richmond Virginia. The Shriners were founded as a body of Freemasonry in 1870. The benevolent organization prima...
Bar - B - Q Neon Pig Sign with Original Paint
Bar - B - Q Neon Pig Sign with Original Paint
Unknown
Vintage 1950s Folk Art Signs
Steel
This fantastic neon sign once graced the front of a Bar - B - Q restaurant, and features its' pork spare ribs. The painted metal sign is double sided, and could have neon added to th...
1950s Italian Vintage Rectangular Metal Enamel Ducati Bikes Advertising Sign
1950s Italian Vintage Rectangular Metal Enamel ...
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Signs
Metal
Vintage rectangular metal enamel Ducati Bikes sign produced for advertising purposes by Smalti Firenze in Italy in the 1950s. Red and white Ducati Logo and world "Servizio" ( Servic...
Vintage Italian Enamel Metal Martini Vermouth Advertising Sign, 1950s
Vintage Italian Enamel Metal Martini Vermouth A...
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Signs
Metal
This enamel metal sign of Martini Vermouth was produced in the 1950s in Italy. In this advertising sign the Martini logo is placed on white background. Collector's note: Martin...
Wonderful Authentic French Restaurant Sign with List of Champagnes
Wonderful Authentic French Restaurant Sign with...
Vintage 1950s French Decorative Art
Wood
A very large vertical rectangular sign from a restaurant in France with a list of champagnes and their respective regions. Wonderful decorative wood frame and new black frame that of...
Double Sided Steel Gasoline Sign, circa 1940
Double Sided Steel Gasoline Sign, circa 1940
Mid-20th Century American Signs
Steel
This is an original steel, gasoline sign. The sign is double sided and painted in black, brown and white on both sides. The piece has retained its original finish and is in good cond...
"Boots and Shoes" Store Sign, circa 1960
"Boots and Shoes" Store Sign, circa 1960
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Signs
Wood, Paint
About An original store sign that probably hung inside the shop. The sign is in the shape of a boot that reads "Boots and Shoes". The original steel chain and ring are attached. The...
1970s Italian Vintage Light Letter N in White and Metal Profile
1970s Italian Vintage Light Letter N in White a...
Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Signs
Metal
1970s Italian vintage plastic light letter N in white and metal profile now with LED light.  The sign presents two little restored cracks.
Iron Bull Butcher Trade Sign with Hanging Bracket from the Early 20th Century
Iron Bull Butcher Trade Sign with Hanging Brack...
Early 20th Century Unknown Signs
Iron
An iron butcher trade sign in the shape of a bull or a cow from the early 1900s. This iron trade sign was born in the early 20th century and was probably adorning the storefront of a...
English Pub Sign, "The Nightingale"
English Pub Sign, "The Nightingale"
20th Century English Signs
Wood, Paint
An authentic English pub sign (one-sided) featuring a painting of a singing nightingale bird perched on a leafy branch, against a dark blue background with a crescent moon, entitled:...
English Pub Sign, "The Grasshopper"
English Pub Sign, "The Grasshopper"
20th Century English Signs
Wood, Paint
An authentic English pub sign (one-sided) featuring a painting of a grasshopper on a blade of grass, entitled: The Grasshopper Marked: Hall & Woodhouse Hall and Woodhouse is a ...
Double Sided General Store Wood and Ice Trade Sign
Double Sided General Store Wood and Ice Trade Sign
Antique Early 1900s North American Folk Art Signs
Wood
Double sided general store trade sign, circa 1900. Each side perfectly graphic. Appears to have been done by the hand of a professional sign painter. One side ice for sale and the ot...
Rare and Original Zinc Shop Sign, Dated France ...
Antique Early 1900s French Signs
Metal
A rare and original zinc shop sign in the form of a boot. Dated France 1901.
1950s Vintage Italian White and Red Campari Sod...
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Signs
Plastic
Campari soda illuminated plug shaped sign with relief letters produced in Italy in the 1950s. This very rare illuminated sign it was displayed in a selected numbers of Italian bar. ...
1950s Italian Vintage Transferpinted Red and Cr...
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Signs
Metal
1950s transfer printed red and cream Roma newspaper sign. The metal sheet sign is divided in two parts and assembled on a wooden board. The letters of the newspaper logo °Roma°...
1950s Vintage Italian Enamel Metal Sign È Vieta...
Vintage 1950s Italian Industrial Signs
Enamel
Vintage curved enamel metal sign "È vietata l'affissione art 445 cod. pen." (Stick no bill under the law 445 of the penal code) in black on white background, produced in the 1950s, I...
1940s Enamel Sign for Eveready Batteries
Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Enamel
Rare vintage collectable porcelain sign, enamel sign, enamelled advertising sign, antique advertising art for Eveready batteries. This advertising display shows a Piccolo - Bell boy...
Please Don't Drink and Drive Road Sign
Vintage 1980s American Contemporary Art
Steel
Vintage PLEASE DON'T DRINK AND DRIVE road sign from Los Angeles. Stamped State of California on the back. Great colors. Good scale. Good vintage condition.
Metal Waste Paper Basket, England, circa 1940
Vintage 1940s English Modern Signs
Metal
Metal waste paper basket, England, circa 1940. Wall mounted metal trashcan with hand-painted text waste paper. Measures: 12" W x 6.75" D x 15" H.
1959 Coca-Cola "Sign of Good Taste" Metal Sign
Coca Cola Bottling Co., Robertson Sign Co.
Vintage 1950s American Signs
Metal
This sign seems to be New Old Stock and is advertising the Classic fishtail logo along with The Coca-Cola bottle. This sign is manufactured by the Robertson Sign Company. This Coca-C...
1950s Coca-Cola "Enjoy That Refreshing New Feel...
Coca Cola Bottling Co.
Vintage 1950s American Signs
Metal
The sign is built on fairly heavy metal and has an embossed frame. This sign has everything going for it to include the notable "Fishtail" theme with a Coca-Cola slogan "Enjoy That R...
1955 European Coca Cola Store Display Sign
Coca Cola Bottling Co.
Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Signs
Paper
Elegant midcentury large Coca Cola Store Display Cardboard Affiche - Sign. Original 1955 Advertising Sign - Tax Stamp at the back. Couple in love having a date and drinking a gla...
Vintage General Store Hardware Sign
Antique Early 1900s American Folk Art Signs
Wood
General store HARDWARE department sign. Made and signed by professional sign maker. Excellent red and black hand lettering. Simple and graphic, circa 1900.
Vintage Heavy Sheet Iron Orange Coyote Dog Folk...
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Signs
Iron, Sheet Metal
Great pair of very heavy sheet iron vintage coyote targets. Perhaps a subtle "scarecrow" for coyotes raiding the henhouse. Handmade by a rancher in Southwest Nebraska. Fantastic orig...
1950s Oval Italian Vintage Enamel Tobacco Sign ...
Vintage 1950s Italian Industrial Signs
Metal
This vintage enamel tobacco sign was used by small shops in Italy selling state-monopoly products such as tobacco and cigarettes but also salt and stamps. This ‘Sali e Tabacchi’ ova...
Nelson Carpentry Sign
Early 20th Century Rustic Signs
Wood
This fantastic early 20th century hand-painted wooden sign has heart and soul. The sign is composed of two 128? wooden planks, which have been framed and reinforced, you would expect...
"Robart Farm Registered Herefords" a Monumental...
Early 20th Century American Signs
"Robart Farm Registered Herefords" a monumental cattle farm trade sign, oil on board painting of a well endowed bull; highly unusual that it is signed lower right. Robart Farm was ou...
Folk Art Giant Metal Scissors Industrial Store ...
Mid-20th Century French Folk Art Signs
Chrome
Curious French Folk Art Industrial metal store display sign. Featuring a gigantic scissors, probably a barber or hair salon ad. Sign or maybe used as a trade sign for a tailor shop o...
Vintage Dutch Counter Top Advertising Sign for Gin
Mid-20th Century Dutch Mid-Century Modern Signs
Tin
Vintage Dutch advertising display sign for Gin. 1950-1960 modern sign. Dry Gin De Kuyper Holland. Bartender - Barman with cocktailshaker. Tin sign mounted on cardboard. Display ...
1960s Red Enamel Metal Vintage Italian Bitter C...
Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Signs
Metal
This large and bold enamel metal sign of Bitter Campari was produced in the 1960s in Italy. There are minor losses of red and white enamel. The sign was profiled with a wood fr...
1960s French Signage "Capouillez" Painted Steel...
Vintage 1960s French Signs
Metal
1960s French Capouillez painted metal sign in beige with red lettering and a distressed surface from age and use. This can be seen at our 400 Gilligan St location in Scranton, PA.
1970s Distressed French "Charcuterie" or "Delic...
Vintage 1970s French Signs
Metal
1970s distressed French white and red double-sided charcuterie metal sign. Delicatessen in French. Shows wear from age and use. This can be seen at our 302 Bowery location in Manhattan.
1960s Italian Vintage Rectangular Metal Enamel ...
Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Signs
Metal
Vintage rectangular metal enamel mineral water Crodo sign produced for advertising purposes by Smalterie Lombarde in Italy in the 1960s. Yellow, White and Red Crodo logo on blue bac...
1950s Vintage Enamel Metal Belgian Advertising ...
Vintage 1950s Belgian Mid-Century Modern Signs
Metal
This rare enamel metal sign of Martini was produced in the 1950s in Belgium for advertising purposes. In this sign the Martini logo is placed on white background and accompanied by ...
1970s Belgium Blue and White Arrow Direction Ro...
Vintage 1970s Belgian Industrial Signs
Metal
1970s Belgium blue road direction sign with a white arrow. Shows wear from age and use. This can be seen at our 400 Gilligan St location in Scranton, PA.
Antique "Store" Sign
Early 20th Century American Signs
Large antique sign, two sided with store, meats and groceries. The pictures speak for themselves. Unique in size and condition this sign is really special and quite rare. The frame i...
1950s Orange Metal Vintage French Capital Lette...
Vintage 1950s French Industrial Signs
Metal
Metal vintage orange capital letter G sign made in France in the 1950s.  
Giant Scissors Trade Sign Aluminum Painted 1970...
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Mounted Objects
Aluminum
Giant Scissors Trade Sign Aluminum Painted 1970's USA. Huge trade sign scissors with distressed paint on handles and polished aluminum shears. Scissors rest safely from the handles o...
Men Working Utility Workman Sign
20th Century American Signs
Steel
This saw-horse style utility sign reads "Men Working" on either side and was likely used for temporary street utility projects to caution drivers to slow down when passing. Found in ...
Folk Art Canoe Guide Sign
Vintage 1930s North American Signs
Wonderful handmade Folk Art sign for family run guide service made out of old canoe and paddle. Original wrought metal bracket holds the sign.
Antique Optometrist Trade Sign with Wall Bracke...
Early 20th Century French Art Nouveau Signs
Iron, Zinc
Antique advertising sign for an opticians/optometrist, circa 1900-1930. Double sided big cast zinc glasses with four hand-painted eyes. The eyes hang on the original adjusta...
Self Framed Tin Advertising "Frazer Axle Grease...
The American Art Works
Antique Early 1900s American Folk Art Signs
Tin
Rare piece of Americana; an advertising item that would have been hanging in a general store in rural America at the turn of the century, singing the praises and virtues of using Fra...
1940s French Vernissage Amand Advertising Sign
Vintage 1940s French Signs
Wood
1940s French "Vernissage Amand" advertising sign on tan wood or composite sign with blue lettering. Shows wear from age and use. Vernissage in French literally means ‘varnishing,’ or...
1940s Vintage Double-Sided Triangular French Me...
Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Signs
Metal
This very beautiful double-sided triangular multi-colore metal enamel Kodaks sign was produced in France, circa1940s by Japy. The Kodaks logo is placed on a white and red background...
1950s Italian Vintage Enamel Blue and Yellow La...
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Signs
Metal
1950s enamel blue and yellow La Stampa sign. Produced by U.B.S. Torino, Italy. Signed "abb al Bollo". Collector's note: La Stampa (meaning The Press in English) is an Italia...
1960s Rare Vintage Yellow Wührer Beer Button Si...
Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Signs
Metal
Rare vintage yellow "Birra Wührer Qualità!" (Beer Wührer. Quality!) button sign made in Italy in the 1960s. Collector's note: The Wührer is the oldest Italian brewery. It was f...
1960s Italian Vintage Metal Enamel Bevete Coca-...
Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Signs
Metal
Early 1960s vintage metal enamel Coca-Cola button sign produced in Italy. White "Bevete Coca Cola" (Drink Coca Cola) logo on red background.
Vintage Singer Sewing Sign with Tailor and Sing...
Mid-20th Century Belgian Signs
Tin
Awesome 1950s Advertising Sign for Singer Sewing Machines. This Advertising Display has an image of a Tailor behind his Singer Sewing Machine , making a Men's Suit. This Sign is n...
1920s Van Melle's Toffees Tin - Antique Candy B...
Early 20th Century Dutch Art Nouveau Decorative Boxes
Tin
Exceptional large lithographic Candy Tin - Toffee Tin - Candy Box for Van Melle's Toffees Holland. This 1920s Antique Tin made by Wed. J. Bekkers and Son - Holland was made in the...
1936 Les Portos Gibson Sign
Mid-20th Century European Art Deco Signs
Tin
Beautiful Les Portos Gibson Tin sign from 1936. Made by the Company Jofico Brussels. Four white Gibsons's port: Carte Noir, Ambassador, Royal and Imperial. The letters and bottles...
Mid-20th Century "Tasty Eating Rabbits" Bugs Bu...
Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Signs
A mid-20th century folky trade sign that is very much to the point! With a painted - Tasty Eating Rabbits: Fresh Dressed or Frozen - and a stylized Bugs Bunny character pointing. ...
American Antique Metal Two Side Store Sign
Vintage 1920s American Arts and Crafts Signs
Antique American sign for the shoe store. Double sided ,wrought iron base and hand painted bout sides all in original condition .
Vintage Hand-Painted Folk Art Beauty Salon Blue...
Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Signs
Wood
Late 1940s-1950 beauty salon sign. Graphic blue and white paint surface. Painted by the hand of a professional sign maker. Old vintage metal fasteners on each joined corner.
Shoemaker's Singer Machines Vintage Advertising...
Mid-20th Century Belgian Signs
Tin
Awesome 1940s advertising sign for singer Shoemaker's machine table - singer machines - singer sewing machines. Industrial sewing machine for Shoemaker - cobbler - leather - heavy ...
French Sign "Rigaudon"
20th Century French Signs
Rigaudon plated sign which means lively dance. Comes from the French, 17th century Baroque folk dance.
Vintage Nestle's Advertising Sign
20th Century British Signs
Metal
Very large vintage metal enameled Nestle's Swiss Milk sign of an oval shape in super condition.
1930s Porcelain Double-Side Groceries Sign
Vintage 1930s American Signs
Enamel
1930s porcelain double-sided Groceries sign with original hanger.
1920s-1930s Mobiloil Gargoyle D.S. Porcelain Lu...
Vintage 1930s American Historical Memorabilia
Porcelain
This sign was used on oil bottles or Lubester carts, last photo is shown how they were used. This sign was used to advertise and label which Ford model T's oil they would use. This i...
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