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antique arts and crafts black and gold wooden trade sign for sale

Art-O-Craft Studio Wooden Trade Sign »

Circa 1895-1925: The Arts and Crafts movement was extremely popular in America from the mid 1890s through the first quarter of the 20th century, and the nation was ablaze with a myriad of businesses selling craftsman furniture, lamps, pottery, metalwork, and other products.

For Sale: $2,895

antique wooden painted trade sign for tools and saws sharpened in white black and green stripe

Tools & Saws Sharpened Figural Trade Sign »

Circa 2nd Quarter 20th Century: This snazzy double sided wooden trade sign has fantastic visual appeal with its figural cut out, black lettering on a white ground, and thin green pinstriped border that mimics the popular neon signs of the era.

For Sale: $1,995

antique wooden boot and shoes trade sign c.w. clarke

Petite Boots and Shoes Trade Sign »

Circa 1870: This lovely 29.75" x 7.75" C.W. Clarke Boots and Shoes wooden trade sign in original black smalt paint and gold lettering on a single thin poplar board has a simple 1/2 inch deep frame and is constructed with square nails and has a penciled 1868 dated on the reverse.

For Sale: $1,950

antique painted wooden trade sign steamship agent

Steamship Agent & Foreign Money Orders Sign »

Circa 1880: This 37" x 8" 19th century double sided Steamship Agent & Foreign Money Orders trade sign in original red, black, and gray weathered paint decoration has breadboard ends attached with hand cut nails.

For Sale: $1,250

Shafer Insurance Agency 1920s painted double sided trade sign for sale

Shafer Insurance Agency Double Sided Trade Sign »

Circa 1920s: This wonderful oval double sided Shafer Insurance Agency trade sign in blue and white paint measures approximately 43"L x 21"H including its original hangers.

For Sale: $1,250

1940s Rare Single Sided Porcelain Castillion V.O. Congnac Sign

Castillon V.O. Cognac Porcelain Sign »

Circa Late 1940s: Porcelain liquor signs are scarce, and this 30" x 17" Castillion Cognac sign in red, white, and blue is exceptionally hard to find.

For Sale: $1150

antique country store painted wooden trade sign no smoking black and white painted framed wood

Country Store Wooden Painted No Smoking Trade Sign »

Circa 1900-1925: Smoking was much more prevalent and socially acceptable 100 years ago than it is today, and this NO SMOKING / ALLOWED IN HERE sign (in different fonts no less) , which most probably was nailed over a shop's doorway and certainly cast its stern proclamation to all who entered, seems dryly humorous when viewing it from a 21st century perspective.

For Sale: $995

antique black and gold office wooden trade sign with gold pointing fingered hand on black with frame

Office Trade Sign with Pointing Hand

Circa 1890-1920: Because of their graphic and whimsical nature, pointing hand signs are always popular, and this petite example with original gold gilding on black smalt painted ground will look great anywhere.

For Sale: $975

antique tin hats shoes phone number early trade sign

Kirksville Hat & Shoe Works Tin Trade Sign »

Circa 1920: Measuring approximately 34"L x 21"H, this stencil decorated tin trade sign advertises a hat and shoe repair business run by two young Greek immigrants, brothers Paul and George Johnson, who found their way to St. Louis in 1909.

For Sale: $950

the delaware insurance company of philadelphia founded 1835 tin sign

The Delaware Insurance Company of Philadelphia Sign »

Circa 1890-1910: Measuring approximately 24"L x 18"H, this handsome black and gold single sided tin sign was manufactured by New York's Sentenne & Green.

For Sale: $795

1820s historical staffordshire blue transferware plater united states by clews

Paint Decorated Orchard Real Eastate Sign

Circa 1920s-1930s: Measuring 11.5"H x 20"W, this eye catching real estate sign in original black and white paint advertises an entire fruit orchard for sale for "only $9750.00." Such a deal!

For Sale: $650

antique wooden painted saws filed trade sign with breadboard ends

Saws File 3 Color Wooden Trade Sign

Circa 1920s-1930s: Antique signs that advertise services for tools are always popular to trade sign collectors and this small black, white, and gray Saws Filed sign freatures outlined letters and a pinstriped border with a cut corner design.

For Sale: $585

original antique enamel no smoking gas station sign for sale

Early No Smoking Filling Station Porcelain Sign »

Circa 1920s: This 24"L x 9"H porcelain No Smoking sign is signed by Chicago, Illinois' Enameled Sign Company and would have hung by the pumps in an old gas station.

For Sale: $575

antique painted wooden racehorse sign for easter bonnet

Wooden Painted Easter Bonnet Racehorse Sign

Circa 1930s: People in the equestrian community have a long traditional of giving their horses colorful and endearing names, and this charming and petite wooden sign would have been used at the track where Easter Bonnet was racing or at her barn stall.

Sale Pending

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