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Last updated:  30 Sep. 2014

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apollinaris.jpg  P 33394  APOLLINARIS MINERAL WATER.  CELLULOID OVER TIN ADVERTISING SIGN, 5" TALL, 13" WIDE.  CARDBOARD BACK WITH STRING HANGER.  DATED 1952.  BRIGHT COLORFUL.  $38.00

prohibited sign  P 33454  CHEWING GUM SIGN "THE USE OF CHEWING GUM IS PROHIBITED ON THIS BUILDING", 18" X 6" BAKELITE WITH CUTOUT LETTERING.  FOUND IN A RECREATION BUILDING IN YORKSHIRE ENGLAND.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $95.00

Brass sign  P 32251  ENGLISH BRASS SIGN, "FOR CIGARETTE ENDS", 6" X 2".  HEAVY SOLID BRASS, 4 MOUNTING HOLES.  FROM A RAILWAY STATION OR PUBLIC BUILDING.  PRE-WWII VINTAGE.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $27.00

  P 23686  VINTAGE ENTRANCE SIGN, SOLID BRASS, ABOUT 8" X 1".  MARKED "ENTRANCE TO ACCOMM".  UNUSUAL, EXCELLENT CONDITION.  PROBABLY PRE WWII VINTAGE.  $28.00

   P 23921  VINTAGE BRASS "GENTLEMEN" DOOR SIGN, 8" X 2", OFF WHITE ENAMELED LETTERING.  EXCELLENT, USED CONDITION.  $65.00

p41439ladies.jpg  P 41439  LADIES SOLID BRASS SIGN, 5 1/2" X 1 1/2".  NICE VINTAGE PIECE, PRE-WWII.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $48.00

   P   22365  VINTAGE "NO ADMITTANCE" SIGN, IRON, BROWN WITH WHITE LETTERING, 1 1/2" HIGH, 6" LONG.  TWO MOUNTING HOLES WITH BRASS GROMMETS.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $22.00

   A 27081  SOLID BRASS DOOR PUSH, 3" WIDE, 11 3/4" TALL, MOUNTING HOLES IN THE CORNERS.  NICE SOLID PIECE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, CIRCA 1900.  $27.00

brass sign registered office  P 41230  "REGISTERED OFFICE", SOLID BRASS SIGN, 11 1/2" X 1 1/2".  MOUNTING HOLES AT ENDS, RECESS CUT LETTERING.  VERY NICELY MADE, CIRCA PRE WWII.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $68.00

p42598ladies.jpg  P 42598  LADIES SIGN, BRONZE WITH WHITE ENAMEL , 6" X 1 1/2", TWO MOUNTING HOLES.  PRE-WWII VINTAGE.  UNUSED CONDITION.  $58.00

brass sign  P 33323  WESTERN LADY SOLID BRASS SIGN.  RAISED LETTERING AND BORDER, 9" X 1".  POSSIBLY A RAILROAD  STEAM LOCOMOTIVE NAME PLAQUE.  INTERESTING, EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $65.00

Burdall's Gravy Salt tin sign  P 33246  BURDALL'S GRAVY SALT, METAL ADVERTISING SIGN.  FULL COLOR, 6" X 9".  ENGLISH ORIGIN.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $68.00

p32702tin.jpg  P 32702  HARTFORD FIRE INSURANCE CO., SELF FRAMED TIN ADVERTISING SIGN, 20" X 24".  GORGEOUS FULL COLOR IMAGE, BULL ELK IN A MOUNTAIN SETTING IN A RECESSED OVAL.  EXCELLENT, ORIGINAL CONDITION WITH ONLY MINOR SCUFFS AND DINGS.  PRE-WWII VINTAGE.  $650.00

Market Porter arm badge  P 32646  MARKET PORTER PORCELAIN ENAMEL ARM BADGE WITH LEATHER STRAP, 2 1/2" X 4" OVAL SHAPE.  BLACK AND WHITE NO. 1532.  WELL USED CONDITION.  LONDON MARKER CIRCA PRE-WWII.  $78.00

market porter arm badge  P 33357  PORCELAIN MARKET PORTER ARM BADGE, 5" X 2 1/2" OVAL ENAMEL PLAQUE, NUMBER 461.  ISSUED AT THE BILLINGSGATE MARKET LONDON.  LEATHER STRAP AND BRASS BUCKLE.  CIRCA 1900-1920'S.  $78.00

porcelain market porter arm badge  P 36894  MARKET PORTER PORCELAIN ENAMEL ARM BADGE WITH LEATHER STRAP, 2 1/2" X 4" OVAL SHAPE.  WHITE WITH READ LETTERING, NO. 502.  WELL USED CONDITION.  LONDON MARKER CIRCA PRE-WWII.  $78.00

market porter arm badge  P 32644  MARKET PORTER PORCELAIN ENAMEL ARM BADGE WITH LEATHER STRAP, 2 1/2" X 4" OVAL SHAPE.  GREEN AND WHITE NO. 550.  WELL USED CONDITION.  LONDON MARKER CIRCA PRE-WWII.  $78.00

   P   27169  PORCELAIN ENAMEL SIGN, NUMBER "15".  IVORY WITH BROWN NUMERALS, 3 1/2" X 1 1/2".  EXCELLENT CONDITION, PRE WW2 VINTAGE.  $22.00

Porcelain Wine Bin enamel sign  P     WINE BIN PORCELAIN NUMBER ENAMEL SIGN, WHITE 6 1/4" x 3 1/4" OVAL WITH BLUE NUMERAL AND ACCENT.  VERY THICK HEAVY PORCELAIN FINISH, BRIGHT LUSTER, CIRCA 1900.  EXCELLENT, ORIGINAL CONDITION.  $32.00 (other numbers also (#52, #64, #66 flip over to #99, #70) available, please email for photo).

   P   27466  PORCELAIN AGRICULTURAL ENGINEER ENAMEL SIGN, 2 1/2" X 5", "B. G. YOUNG AGRICULTURAL ENGINEER WATFORD".  THICK PORCELAIN FINISH, SUPERB ORIGINAL CONDITION.  $65.00

   AF 26690 PORCELAIN BINNY FABRICS ENAMEL ADVERTISING SIGN, 30" WIDE, 20" TALL, RED AND WHITE ON BLUE BACKGROUND, 4 SEPARATE GRAPHIC VIGNETTES - A 15TH CENTURY SHIP ATOP THE GLOBE, LION WITH THE MADRAS LOGO, SHEEP LOGO OF THE "BANGALORE WOOLEN, COTTON AND SILK MILLS COMPANY LTD", ALSO CROSSED SCEPTERS AND TORCHES.  ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE, ORIGINAL CONDITION.  FANTASTIC HIGH LUSTER SURFACE, NO CHIPS OR BLEMISHES ON THE FACE OF THE SIGN, 10 MOUNTING HOLES.  NEARLY 10 POUNDS.  A GREAT ADDITION TO ANY VINTAGE FABRIC OR CLOTHING SHOP PRIVATE COLLECTION.  CIRCA PRE-WWII, OUTSTANDING PIECE.  $475.00 Sale $385.00

porcelain warning enamel sign  P 32616  PORCELAIN ENAMEL SIGN, "CAUTION DOOR OPENS OUTWARDS", 9" X 3 3/4"  HIGH LUSTER, RAISED LETTERING.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $38.00

Porcelain fire main enamel sign  P 36678  PORCELAIN ENAMEL SIGN, "FIRE MAIN STOP VALVE".  BRIGHT RED, WHITE LETTERING, HIGH LUSTER FINISH, 9" X 4 1/4".  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $68.00

porcelain caution enamel sign  P 32617  PORCELAIN ENAMEL SIGN, "CAUTION HOT WATER, 9" X 3 3/4".  HIGH LUSTER WITH RAISED LETTERING.  APPEARS UNUSED.  $38.00

porcelain mind the step enamel sign  P 32618  PORCELAIN ENAMEL SIGN, "CAUTION MIND THE STEP".  ENGLISH ORIGIN, 9" X 3 3/4".  BRIGHT LUSTER, EXCELLENT, UNUSED CONDITION.  $95.00

  P 31645 USS "CYCLONE FENCE" ENAMEL SIGN, 13 1/2" X 4 1/2".  LOGO FROM "CYCLONE FENCE DEPT. - American Steel & Wire Div * UNITED STATES STEEL * DETROIT".  VERY GOOD CONDITION, CHIP AT MOUNTING HOLE DOES NOT EFFECT THE LOGO.  A WELL WEATHERED ORIGINAL AMERICAN PORCELAIN SIGN.  $48.00

p42688Adanger.jpgp42688Adanger.jpg  P 42688  PORCELAIN DANGER ENAMEL SIGN.  CURVED TO FIT ON POWER POLE, 6" X 10".   "DANGER OF DEATH KEEP OFF", NORTHERN IRELAND ELECTRICITY.  INSTRUCTION LABEL ON REVERSE.  SUPERB, ORIGINAL CONDITION.  $85.00

porcelain danger enamel sign  P 40136  PORCELAIN "DANGER" ENAMEL SIGN, 4" X 9 1/2".  CONVEX SHAPE TO CONFORM TO A POLE.  SOME STAINING AND MINOR EDGE CHIPS.  CIRCA PRE WWII.  $85.00

   P   26623  LARGE ENAMEL WARNING SIGN, "DANGER MEN WORKING NOT TOUCH", RED LETTERING ON WHITE PORCELAIN BACKGROUND.  VERY GOOD CONDITION.   20.5 CM X 15.5 CM.  $95.00

porcelain dormitory enamel sign  P 32775  Porcelain "DORMITORY" enamel sign, 14" x 3".  Nice lustrous finish.  Typical edge corrosion.  Displays nicely.  Came from a police station in Brockley England, southeast of London.  Built in 1883 and closed in 1965.  Two page letter with history included.  Nice original condition.  $285.00

porcelain danger enamel sign  P 33503  PORCELAIN DANGER ENAMEL SIGN.  EARLY ELECTRICAL DEVICE WARNING.  FOUND AT A CLOSED SHOE FACTORY, 5" X 7".  BRIGHT LUSTER, SUPERB CONDITION.  CIRCA PRE WWII.  $65.00

fire door sign  P 41140  FIRE DOOR PORCELAIN ENAMEL SIGN, DIAMOND SHAPE, 4" TALL.  BRIGHT, THICK PORCELAIN, HIGH LUSTER.   EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $45.00

  P 31717  PORCELAIN "FIREMAN'S SWITCH" ENAMEL SIGN, 6" X 4".  WHITE WITH BRIGHT RED LETTERING.  EXCELLENT, ORIGINAL CONDITION.  $65.00

p40166gascock.jpg  P 40166  PORCELAIN "GAS MAIN COCK" ENAMEL SIGN, 6" X 3".  BRIGHT LUSTER, MINOR EDGE DINGS.  WWII ERA.  $95.00

Porcelain gentlemen enamel sign  P 40155  PORCELAIN "GENTLEMEN" ENAMEL SIGN.  BLUE LETTERING AND BORDER, WHITE BACKGROUND, 10" X 2 1/2".  EXCELLENT CONDITION, CIRCA 1900-1930'S.  $95.00

Porcelain petroleum enamel sign  P 32354   PORCELAIN PETROLEUM INFLAMMABLE ENAMEL SIGN, 12" X 8".  BRIGHT LUSTER, HEAVY PORCELAIN FINISH.  MINOR EDGE CORROSION.  BRASS GROMMETS STILL IN THE 4 MOUNTING HOLES.  ATTRACTIVE MOTORING MEMORABILIA PIECE IN VERY GOOD, ORIGINAL CONDITION.  CIRCA PRE-WWII.  $95.00

insurance porcelain sign  P 40514  PORCELAIN ROAD TRANSPORT INSURANCE ENAMEL ADVERTISING SIGN, 14" X 7 1/2".  THICK, HEAVY PORCELAIN, HIGH LUSTER FINISH.  MINOR EDGE DINGS, OTHERWISE EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $275.00

john bull  P 11449  John Bull Tyres (tires), Porcelain Advertising Sign, 12" square in the form of a cross.  Bright orange with black and white lettering.  Promotes PRAM OR BABY CARRIAGE TIRES.  Nearly perfect condition.  A museum quality piece.  Extremely rare.  $525.00

porcelain ladies cloak room enamel sign  P 27059  VINTAGE ENAMEL SIGN, "LADIES' CLOAK ROOM" IN GREEN OVER WHITE BACKGROUND, 20" X 5".  BRIGHT LUSTER, EXCELLENT PORCELAIN FINISH WITH ONLY USUAL CHIPS AT MOUNTING HOLES AND EDGE OUTSIDE THE BORDER.  A NICE EARLY PIECE, CIRCA 1900.  $175.00

p41372ladies.jpg  P 41372  PORCELAIN "LADIES" ENAMEL SIGN, 6" X 2".  HIGH LUSTER, THICK PORCELAIN FINISH.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $48.00

   P   26894  PORCELAIN LENNARDS BOOTS & SHOES, ENAMEL ADVERTISING SIGN, 13 1/2" WIDE, 19 1/2" TALL.  GRAPHIC IMAGE OF THE TRADE MARK LOGO DEPICTING THE GLOBE OPPOSITE THE AMERICA'S.  HEAVY PORCELAIN SURFACE, BRIGHT LUSTER, NO BLEMISHES ON THE FACE OF THE SIGN.  ONLY MINOR EDGE RUST AND CHIPS, 100% ORIGINAL.  CIRCA 1900-1910.  GREAT ADDITION TO AN ADVERTISING COLLECTION OR DISPLAY.  $375.00

Danger enamel sign  P 32316  PORCELAIN LONDON ELECTRIC BOARD, "DANGER" ENAMEL SIGN, 12" X 5".  GOOD LUSTER, THICK FINISH.  ONE CHIP ON FACE, MINOR EDGE STAINING.  ORIGINAL, UNCLEANED CONDITION.  $85.00

  P 22796  VINTAGE ORIGINAL "MACNAB THE DYERS" PORCELAIN ADVERTISING SIGN, DOUBLE SIDED, 23" X 14" WITH 2" FLANGE.  BRILLIANT ENAMEL SURFACE WITH DEEP SHELVING.  TYPICAL NICKS AND DINGS BUT OVERALL VERY NICE ORIGINAL USED CONDITION.  DISPLAYS BEAUTIFULLY.  $195.00

p42608porter224.jpg  P 42608  PORCELAIN MARKET PORTER ENAMEL ARM BADGE WITH LEATHER STRAP.  YELLOW WITH BLACK MARKINGS, NO. 224.  THESE WERE USED AT SPITALFIELDS MARKET IN LONDON'S EAST END.  INTERESTING PIECE OF SOCIAL HISTORY.  PRE-WWII VINTAGE, VERY GOOD, ORIGINAL CONDITION.  $68.00

P42607porter633.jpg  P 42607  PORCELAIN MARKET PORTER ENAMEL ARM BADGE WITH LEATHER STRAP.  WHITE WITH BLACK MARKINGS, NO. 633.  THESE WERE USED AT SPITALFIELDS MARKET IN LONDON'S EAST END.  INTERESTING PIECE OF SOCIAL HISTORY.  PRE-WWII VINTAGE, VERY GOOD, ORIGINAL CONDITION.  $68.00

p42597MG.jpg  AA 42597  PORCELAIN "MG" ENAMEL SIGN,  6 SIDED, 8" WIDE.  WONDERFUL HIGH LUSTER SURFACE, TWO MOUNTING HOLES, SUPERB, ORIGINAL CONDITION.  $95.00

porcelain enamel sign  P 40221  PORCELAIN "NOTICE" SAND BARREL SHOVEL WARNING ENAMEL SIGN, 12" X 8".  RAISED LETTERING, BRIGHT LUSTER WITH SURFACE STAINING.  UNUSUAL ITEM.  $145.00

p36686pacific.jpg  P 36686  PORCELAIN "PACIFIC FENCE" ENAMEL SIGN, 12" X 5".  HIGH LUSTER, RAISED LETTERING.  EDGE WEAR, OTHERWISE EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $85.00

porcelain pepsi enamel sign  P 30224  PORCELAIN PEPSI ENAMEL SIGN, 13 1/4" X 13 1/4".  FULL COLOR RAISED OR EMBOSSED IMAGE OF THE PEPSI BOTTLE CAP.  FOUND IN THE NEATHERLANDS.  MADE JUST AFTER WWII, CIRCA 1946.  THICK HEAVY FINISH, GREAT LUSTER.  SOME SCRATCHES.  SCARCE PIECE.  $450.00

  P 22532  VINTAGE PHEASANT PORCELAIN ENAMEL SIGN, 10" TALL, 15 1/2" WIDE.  MOUNTING HOLES IN CORNERS, FULL COLOR CHINESE ROOSTER PHEASANT WITH "LES FAISANS" IN BOLD BLUE LETTERING.  THIS IS A FRENCH HOUSE OR ESTATE SIGN MEANING PHEASANT HOUSE.  PROBABLY 1950'S 1960'S VINTAGE.   WONDERFUL 100% ORIGINAL CONDITION.  $350.00

porcelain precautions enamel sign  P 33193  PORCELAIN "PRECAUTIONS AGAINST FIRE" ENAMEL SIGN, 7 3/4" WIDE, 5 1/4" TALL.  THICK PORCELAIN FINISH WITH GOOD LUSTER.  CHIPS AT THE MOUNTING HOLES.  $68.00

p41147privatecycles.jpg  P 41147  PORCELAIN PRIVATE CYCLES ENAMEL SIGN, 18" LONG, 2 1/2" HIGH.  THICK PORCELAIN FINISH, GOOD LUSTER, 6 MOUNTING HOLES.  TYPICAL EDGE DINGS, CIRCA PRE WWII.  $125.00

  P   26892  MAIL BOX PORCELAIN ENAMEL SIGN, 9 1/2" x 4".  PROBABLY FROM AN ENGLISH POST OFFICE.  INTERESTING, UNUSUAL ITEM.  CIRCA 1900-1930.  $38.00

porcelain Safety first enamel sign  P 33501  PORCELAIN, SAFETY FIRST DANGER ENAMEL SIGN, 7" X 5".  FROM SHOE FACTORY, CIRCA 1900.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $95.00

  P 21892  VINTAGE SIMPLEX PORCELAIN ON IRON ENAMEL ADVERTISING SIGN, 6" TALL, 14 1/2" WIDE.  THICK HEAVY PORCELAIN FINISH WITH BRIGHT LUSTER.  MARKED" SIMPLEX OF CAMBRIDGE" WITH AN IMAGE OF A SQUIRREL.  SIMPLEX MADE DAIRY MILKING MACHINES.  EXCELLENT, 100% ORIGINAL CONDITION.  $95.00

p40565thames.jpg  P 40565  THAMES RIVER BOAT LICENSE PLATE, PORCELAIN, 3" X 4 1/4" OVAL SHAPE ENAMEL SIGN.  DATED 1931.  VERY NICE ORIGINAL CONDITION.  $85.00

  P 30893 PORCELAIN ENGLISH TOURIST BOARD ENAMEL SIGN, 10 1/2" WIDE, 5" TALL.  ONE STAR CLASSIFICATION.  BRIGHT LUSTER, NO CHIPS OR DEFECTS.  GREAT ADDITION TO THE CABIN OR HUNTING SHACK.  PROBABLY 1950-1960 VINTAGE.  $75.00

warning sign  P 41458  PORCELAIN WARNING ENAMEL SIGN, 6" X 3 1/2", 4 MOUNTING HOLES.  WELDING GAS TANK SAFETY SIGN.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $32.00

P 20255 VINTAGE PORCELAIN ON IRON ENAMEL SIGN, 3" IN DIAMETER.  BRIGHT RED WITH WHITE LETTERING MARKED - "WORKMAN - DISCONNECTED".  HEAVY WIRE HOOK ON BACK.  POSSIBLY USED BY RAILWAY SIGNAL REPAIRMEN.  PROBABLY PRE-WWII VINTAGE.  EXCELLENT ORIGINAL CONDITION.  $55.00

p41006airraidwarden.jpg  P 41006  AIR RAID WARDEN METAL SIGN, RAISED LETTERING AND BORDER, 9" X 1 1/4" X 1/8" THICK.  WWII GREAT BRITAIN A.R.P. MEMORABILIA ITEM.  GREAT CONDITION, SCARCE PIECE.  $95.00

p32652acdosign.jpg  P 32652  ACDO WASHING SOAP TIN ADVERTISING SIGN, 9 1/2" X 6".  BRIGHT COLORS.  BACK MARKED "SHOULD THIS BECOME SOILED RUB LIGHTLY WITH A CLEAN MOIST LEATHER".  $42.00

P 12095  Angloco Candles, tin advertising sign, 12" long, 2" high with a back flange.  Made to sit on edge of a shelf.  Bright yellow with white and black lettering.  An attractive pressed tin sign.  Probably pre-WWI vintage.  $45.00

   P 24418  CURRANT FARMERS COMPETITION CELLULOID-TIN SIGN CENTRAL CURRANT OFFICE LONDON, AWARD FOR CURRANT CAKE.  CELLULOID OVER TIN WITH CARDBOARD BACKING, 14 1/2" WIDE, 19 1/2" TALL.  FULL COLOR, DATED 1929.  VERY UNUSUAL BAKING, COOKING, FARMING RELATED MEMORABILIA IN VERY GOOD ORIGINAL CONDITION.  HOW MANY OF THESE HAVE YOU SEEN?  $95.00

  P 23201 VINTAGE EGGS, CHICKEN TIN ADVERTISING SIGN, 9 1/2" X 14", FULL COLOR.  FRENCH, DATED 1958, EXCELLENT CONDITION, CUTE.  $58.00

Fertilizer tin counter sign  P 32384  FISON FERTILIZER ADVERTISING SIGN, PRESSED TIN, 9" X 6" WITH FOLD OUT BACK STAND.  COLORFUL, GRAPHIC IMAGE.  VERY GOOD CONDITION.  $38.00

p42610vicecaptain (1).jpg  P 42610  "VICE CAPTAIN" BADGE OR PIN.  GREEN ENAMEL WITH GOLD LETTERING.  SHIELD SHAPE, 1 1/8" X 1 1/4", PINBACK.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $27.00


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