Dayton Tires Sign AP594

Dayton was a sterling American tire brand, subsequently folded into the Firestone company, that actually had a hand in establishing the new state of Israel’s first tire company, supplying know-how and talent (its president A L Friedlander also helped raise funds for the new company).
18″ x 54″. The rust and wear pictured is consonant with a life out in the sun and rain, but it had a subsequent life as a movie prop owned and rented out by Bennie Martin Enterprises.

$750