1 of 6 images

Very Early X-Ray Building Sign


This is one of the best signs I've ever had. It's 10 feet 8 inches long by 19 inches by 5 inches thick. The letters are painted in the negative, just like an X-ray. The letters are "white" and the background is black, but all very faded together, with a green border. The thin metal of the sign was painted on the reverse of another much larger sign and mounted on a old wooden frame. The sign came from a business in La Crescenta, California. The ends of the sign are rounded. We are not sure if they were advertising a very early use of medical X-Rays or the X-Ray Lighting Company. The subject is unique, the look is just right and the sign is very early.


  • Dimensions

    H 19 in. x W 128 in. x D 5 in.

    H 48.26 cm x W 325.12 cm x D 12.7 cm

  • Seller location
    Peekskill, NY
  • Reference number

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About the Seller

Top Seller
1stdibs seller since 2009
Typical response time: 2 hrs
Located in Peekskill, NY
You may also contact the seller by phoneCall seller through 1stdibs
More From This Seller
Early European Double Sided Neon Pretzel Sign
Danish Signs
When we first found this neon sign our restorer was excited to work on it. He believes that the sign was a hand-made and one-off being produced by a skilled metal fabricator. It was ...

Jeweled Leaded Glass Apothecary Trade Sign

Jeweled Leaded Glass Apothecary Trade Sign
Ross Johnson Drug Co
American Signs
The Ross Johnson Drug Co Est.1924… This impressive mortar and pestle leaded glass sign is almost four foot tall with a two foot diameter. The red curved glass panels are reverse pain...
Large Impressive Quoddy Moccasin Store Display
American Signs
This 3 foot long Indian brave store display is made of hard rubber and wood. I'm guessing it dates to the 1940s. There is a lot of original paint and areas that had older professiona...
Very Large Ophtalmotrope
French Scientific Instruments
What is an an ophthalmotrope? An ophthalmotrope is an Apparatus for demonstrating the movements of the eye and the action of the different muscles which produce them, consisting esse...
You May Also Like
Early Original Blue Painted Beauty Shop Trade Sign
American Signs
This fantastic original painted trade sign was found in the mid-west. The blue lettering is on a grey painted ground and double blue trimmed border. The backing is in a old dirty whi...
Early 20th Century New York City Train Destinat...
American Signs
Early 20th century New York City train schedule sign with original metal frame.
Early 20th C Coca Cola Bottling Company Sign
American Signs
This sign originally hung on a Coca Cola Bottling Company building in Longview, Texas. It was made in the first half of the 20th century, circa 1910. This sign contains seven differe...
Early Clock Sign
American Signs
Iron, Tin
Clock sign with pair of Father Time figures in cast iron with tin clock faces.
Drink Coca Cola 1960's ***Three Color Neon Sign
American Signs
A great Drink Coca Cola 1960's three color neon sign, done in white, red and green Neon. The neon sign has been professionally restored, new ballast, and recharged neon gas. The sign...
1947 Porcelain Sign Unica Brussels
Belgian Signs
Vintage enamel sign for workshop Unica Brussels, Jette (Belgium) This square enameled metal sign from 1947 has a beautiful design and use of letters and is made by the Company Fore...
Vintage Czech Shop Sign, 1960s
Czech Signs
This set of shop sign letters is made of steel sheet and spells out the Czech words "Smisene Zbozi" in upper case which is Czech for grocery store. Restored thick steel sheet with ve...
1950s Industrial Weatherill Hydraulic Loader Ba...
British Signs
Old Industrial badge for Fred Weatherill Hydraulic loading Shovel Machine, circa 1950. This Art Deco sign, badge is made of cast iron and still in perfect condition. The sign - log...

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries