Hires Rootbeer Bottle cap Tin Litho Sign. Original Condition. A1175

This beautiful Hires Rootbeer Sign is a Great survivor. Circa 1950's.Large and in charge as they say 34.5 x 34.5 in size. Well Marked Made in the USA. Factory marked as well. Very little wear to edges is all. As close to Mint as you may find. Hires Root Beer was created by Philadelphia pharmacist Charles Elmer ...

Vintage Haeberlin-Metzger Tin Box A1208

An extremely charming biscuit tin... well, actually, a gingerbread tin... by one of the most legendary manufacturers of gingerbread in Germany.  The closure has air-rusted but otherwise in excellent condition. 5 3/8" high x 10 3/4" wide x 5 1/2" deep. Price on request. The history of the Nuremberg gingerbread can be traced back to the late ...

Victory-V Lozenges Art Nouveau Store Display Clock A1207

The Victory V brand of lozenges put out a large variety of promotional objects. We have never seen another example of this particular store display clock. A rather magical object, in our estimation. Circa 1900.  And the brand survives to this day. Somebody somewhere in Britain still stocks it. Some rust and age spots, and the ...

American Tin Litho Apollo Candies Store Display A1168

"They're different… Apollo DELICIOUS Hard Candies". Well, they're gone (and we bet they were darn delicious at that) but their terrific metal display endures, and, as an object in its own right, it has achieved the glamor of a piece of found futurist sculpture. A miniature architectural treasure, its lettering and paint set off its ...

Nectar Tea Porcelain Enamel British Railway Station Sign AP599

Excitingly, it comes with a very yellowed fragment of the Instructions to the stationmaster for hanging it up, from WH Smith, the great booksellers and stationers of the age of steam. This is the famous tea cup sign, produced by Patent Enamel Co. Ltd, Birmingham, England, one of the earliest and most renowned enamel sign manufacturers. ...

“Truck ’em to the Stock-Growers” Tin Litho Sign AP598

"For Price - For Fill. Cattle. Hogs. Sheep." Unambiguous. And a design bulls-eye. 8.5" x 11.5". In excellent condition. A stockgrowers association was an organization of cowmen in the Old West of the United States who attempted to restrict entry onto the range by controlling access to limited water supplies. Some of these organizations still exist, although ...

Life Buoy The Health Soap Sign 1930s AP596

Lifebuoy was introduced by Lever Brothers in 1895 in England. Originally a carbolic soap containing phenol, different varieties were later introduced without the medicinal carbolic smell, such as the coral-colored Lifebuoy during the late 1950s and Lifebuoy Minty Refresher in 1966. Lifebuoy was one of the most popular soaps in the United States from approximately 1923 ...

Vintage Utah Road Sign SOLD A1078

Vintage Utah State Route 21 Road Sign, from before the state used the familiar Mormon Beehive. 15w x 14h. True western flavor - it's been shot at, bullet holes included. SR-21 begins at the Nevada state line as a continuation of Nevada State Route 487 and heads southeast through Garrison. It continues southeast past Pruess Lake and continues throughMormon Gap and ...

Vintage White Way Laundry Standing Sign 1930s AP566

You just know how clean they got your laundry. Fonts don't lie. Price on request A White Way History (maybe this sign's parental company) Founded as a laundry company in 1924 by Hamilton Bates and William Watrous in Deep River, Connecticut, White Way soon expanded its business, opening plants in New Haven and Wallingford. By 1948, the company offered ...

Re-Duce-Oids Display Statuette c 1920 A1025

A winner on every count, this delicious figurine in feminine deshabille is actually up to no good. Research on the history of this product and its parent company reveals Federal actions against it for false medical claims. Yet no one should be surprised that Re-duce-oids continued on through the 30s before giving way to more modern ...

El Fantasma Del Camino Mexican Movie Poster 1930s AP530

A wonderful poster for the Mexican release of an American movie serial. Fabulously hallucinatory. The Phantom of the West is a 1931 American Pre-Code Mascot western movie serial and was the second all-talking serial they produced. Tom Tyler stars as Jim Lester, trying to prove that Francisco Cortez (Frank Lanning) is innocent of killing his own father. ...

La Legion Heroica Mexican Movie Poster 1938-9 AP529

This was 1938's The Fighting Devil-Dogs, a Republic Pictures serial that found a release in Mexico. As you can see, every expense was spared, but we bet it entertained the kids really well. One of its two leading man (a former shot-put champion and one of movie land's Tarzans in the the 30s), Herman Brix, broke ...