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Pair of Enormous Primitive Corbels I C1920s
Pair of Enormous Primitive Corbels I C1920s

$3,200.00

Made from solid fir, these enormous, primitive corbels are as commanding and sturdy as the mighty tree they came from. While they originally held up the roof of a huge early-century ship repair dry dock warehouse here in Portland, we like to picture them in a mead-filled hall, the likes of which ...

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Pair of Enormous Primitive Corbels II C1920s
Pair of Enormous Primitive Corbels II C1920s

$3,200.00

Made from solid fir, these enormous, primitive corbels are as commanding and sturdy as the mighty tree they came from. While they originally held up the roof of a huge early-century ship repair dry dock warehouse here in Portland, we like to picture them in a mead-filled hall, the likes of which ...

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Pair of Enormous Primitive Corbels III C1920s
Pair of Enormous Primitive Corbels III C1920s

$3,200.00

Made from solid fir, these enormous, primitive corbels are as commanding and sturdy as the mighty tree they came from. While they originally held up the roof of a huge early-century ship repair dry dock warehouse here in Portland, we like to picture them in a mead-filled hall, the likes of which ...

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Antique Converted Kick Drum Light C1920s
Antique Converted Kick Drum Light C1920s

$1,100.00

We love surprises, but when we decided to convert this 1920's jazz band kickdrum into a light, we had no idea what we were in for. With the worn paint and perfectly aged wood already catching our fancy, we installed a light socket, period appropriate cloth-covered cord and handy switch toggle. Th...

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Fully Restored Red and White Arrow Marquee Sign C1950s
Fully Restored Red and White Arrow Marquee Sign C1950s

28" W x 53-1/2" H

$4,000.00

This brightly colored arrow marquee sign has been fully restored (that includes a fresh coat of paint and a new flasher). With 27 flashing light bulbs on either side, this vision of red and white is sure to grab anyone's attention, just as it did 60 years ago. Comes with new 6 foot black plastic ...

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Double-Sided Neon Drug Store Sign C1955
Double-Sided Neon Drug Store Sign C1955

84" W x 15" H

$6,500.00

It's easy to imagine this double-sided beauty mounted at the entrance to a busy city drug store. The heavy-duty steel arms make it easy to mount this to a beam or directly to the ceiling, but we think it makes quite a statement perched on a counter or mantle, as well. The original paint and con...

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Black Double Sided Neon Office Sign C1940s
Black Double Sided Neon Office Sign C1940s

42" W x 14" H

$2,249.99

Point the way with this incredible double sided neon sign. The original paint and construction are all in place, but we've restored the neon to full glory so that it will glow for many more years to come. Perch this arrow on your desk or mount it from the ceiling with the handy built-in steel str...

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 Magnificent Double-Sided Neon Boot Repair Sign C1940
Magnificent Double-Sided Neon Boot Repair Sign C1940

65" H x 38" W

$7,500.00

What's not to love about this magnificent five and half foot tall Boot Repair sign? It features hand-painted lettering and shadowing, a fantastic boot shape, complete with heel and rounded toe, and boasts fully restored, bright red double-sided neon. Comes ready to hang with two top brackets and ...

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Astonioshing Federal Electric Co Enamel Clothing Sign C1903
Astonioshing Federal Electric Co Enamel Clothing Sign C1903

103" W x 20" H

$9,750.00

We took special care in restoring this incredible early-century Clothing sign. Having never before seen anything like it, we are fascinated by the ornate blue and white enamel frame and the 18" tall pressed enamel letters, each of which is adorned by a set of light bulbs so that this sign glows f...

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Double-Sided Glass Cat's Eye DRUGS Sign C1900
Double-Sided Glass Cat's Eye DRUGS Sign C1900

$6,500.00

Made from sheets of beautifully patinaed zinc, this early-century Drugs sign has so many stunning attributes: the 2" diameter cat's eyes that comprise the glowing letters, the faded lettering and the appliqu├ęd flowers on each corner. One side of the sign features a complete set of cat's eyes and ...

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Double Sided Blue and White Flashing Arrow Sign C1960s
Double Sided Blue and White Flashing Arrow Sign C1960s

$3,750.00

Bask in the warm and wonderful glow of this six and a half foot tall salvaged carnival sign. This incredible piece features 150 flashing lights (75 on either side) and has been outfitted with an updated flasher, which pulses the bulbs a a dazzling speed. Even though we completely restored the w...

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Enormous Worn Red Marquee Arrow C1950s
Enormous Worn Red Marquee Arrow C1950s

120" W x 19" H x 10" D

$6,500.00

Without question, this is one of the biggest, flashiest signs in our collection. Plug it in and stand back: the thrill and fun of each twinkling light will point your guests to wherever the action is taking place. Did we mention it is two sided? Even though this sign boasts a total of 78 sockets...

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Fully Restored Best Western Crown Sign C1962
Fully Restored Best Western Crown Sign C1962

$15,000.00

While a stylized crown is still part of the Best Western Hotel chain's emblem today, the original interpretation was much more literal. At 5' tall, this incredible lighted crown sign has been fully restored by our team of expert craftsmen. The red and gold painted steel panels shine brightly and ...

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Double-Sided Cobblers Neon Sign c1930s
Double-Sided Cobblers Neon Sign c1930s

56" W x 22" H

$4,500.00

Once in a blue moon we come across a neon sign with unique, hand-crafted character and we get very excited. This holy grail of vintage signs would have once hung outside of a cobbler's shop, and traces of the owner's name can be seen in the old weathered tin. We decided to leave the faces of thi...

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 Double Sided Deco Red Neon Liquors Sign C1945
Double Sided Deco Red Neon Liquors Sign C1945

60" W x 20" H

$3,600.00

This remarkable neon sign features a great Deco stepped shape, a yellow and black painted background and some of the brightest neon we've seen. The original paint and construction are all in place, but we've restored the neon to full glory so that it will glow for many more years to come. Two arm...

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Mid-Century Double-Sided Neon Take Out Sign C1960
Mid-Century Double-Sided Neon Take Out Sign C1960

30" W x 25-1/2" H

$3,500.00

Imagine sitting by the warm glow of this bright red neon Take Out sign, waiting for your food to come off the grill. We are tantalized by this fully restored sign, which features neon on both sides, seen here in crisp red and white. The sign boasts its original canister and finish, as well as the...

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Red, White & Blue Double-Sided Neon Star Sign c1940
Red, White & Blue Double-Sided Neon Star Sign c1940

40" W x 38" H

$6,800.00

This incredible neon star sign has it all: a unique shape, a fantastically worn galvanized metal canister, and three layers of multi-colored tubing (red, white and blue, of course). Found in the fields of Texas (the Lone Star State), this sign is all original but for the tubes - finish and constr...

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Double-Sided Neon Liquor Sign w/ Porcelain Faceplates c1940
Double-Sided Neon Liquor Sign w/ Porcelain Faceplates c1940

64" W x 16" H

$5,500.00

Once in a blue moon we come across a neon sign with porcelain enamel face plates and we get very excited. This holy grail of vintage signs proudly advertises LIQUOR for the no-nonsense blue-collar joe, instantly evoking an entire vanished era of delis and corner stores in that one brief word. T...

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Hand-Carved Illuminated Peacock Statue c1910
Hand-Carved Illuminated Peacock Statue c1910

$8,500.00

A rare bird, if their ever was one. Completely unique and one of the most unexpected finds we've ever come across, we believe this piece to have been the focal point to a carousel in its day. Hand-carved from wood and outfitted with 28 bulbs (included), the peacock is ornamented with its original...

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Neon and Bulbed Drive-In Entrance Sign c1950s
Neon and Bulbed Drive-In Entrance Sign c1950s

78" W x 32" H

$6,800.00

Once in a blue moon we come across a neon sign with porcelain enamel face plates and we get very excited. Compounded with the maroon enamel face plate is the fact that this is a combination neon and bulbed sign: the rare, one-two punch of antique signage! This holy grail of vintage signs proudly...

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Lighted Swooping Silver Arrow Marquee Sign C1940
Lighted Swooping Silver Arrow Marquee Sign C1940

$5,500.00

Reliably rusty, this vintage light up marquee sign features 32 flashing lights on either side, pointing the way to your destination. Perfect for a commercial, retail or restaurant space. Hangs from two flanges at the top and bottom of the arrow. Can be mounted vertically (as shown), or horizonta...

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Giant Double-Sided Purple Arrow Marquee Sign c1940
Giant Double-Sided Purple Arrow Marquee Sign c1940

$7,200.00

In an exuberant tone of lavender purple, this vintage light up marquee sign features 70 flashing lights on either side, pointing the way to your destination. Perfect for a commercial, retail or restaurant space. Hangs from two flanges on the top of the arrow. Can be mounted horizontally (as sho...

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Double-Sided Neon Coffee Shop Sign C1950
Double-Sided Neon Coffee Shop Sign C1950

80" W x 12" H

$5,500.00

Once in a blue moon we come across a neon sign with porcelain enamel face plates and we get very excited. This holy grail of vintage signs proudly advertises Coffee Shop for the no-nonsense blue-collar joe, instantly evoking visions of a bustling mid-century diner or cafe. This sign is all origin...

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Mid-Century Double-Sided Neon Cafe Sign C1960
Mid-Century Double-Sided Neon Cafe Sign C1960

72" W x 29-1/2" H

$6,000.00

Imagine passing under the warm glow of this bright red and white neon Cafe sign, knowing that in a few moments you'll have a hot cup of coffee and a piece of pie. We are tantalized by this fully restored sign, which features neon on both sides, seen here in crisp red and white. The sign boasts it...

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Rare Double-Sided Federal Electric Company DRUGS Sign C1903
Rare Double-Sided Federal Electric Company DRUGS Sign C1903

86" W x 24" H

$9,750.00

We took special care in restoring this incredible early-century pharmacy DRUGS sign. Always fans of porcelain enamel, we are fascinated by the ornate blue and white frame and the 18" tall pressed enamel letters, each of which is adorned by a set of light bulbs so that this sign glows from afar. M...

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Double-Sided Neon Eat Sign c1930s
Double-Sided Neon Eat Sign c1930s

46" W x 26" H

$7,000.00

Once in a blue moon we come across a neon sign with unique, streamline character and we get very excited. This holy grail of vintage signs proudly advertises EAT for the no-nonsense blue-collar joe, instantly evoking an entire vanished era in that one brief word. This sign is all original but fo...

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Giant Lighted Flashing Star Sign C1955
Giant Lighted Flashing Star Sign C1955

$4,200.00

Your house will be the brightest on the block when adorned with this classic 4-foot tall lighted star. Originally, it would have decorated the entrance to a carnival or park ground, but we can easily imagine it on the roof of Clark Griswold's well-lit holiday home. In addition to the heart-warm...

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Double-Sided Neon Eagle Sign c1940s
Double-Sided Neon Eagle Sign c1940s

$11,500.00

The Eagle has landed. While this is likely the most majestic neon creation that has ever entered our shop, it is also certainly the most intricate. Each side of this two-faced masterpiece has incredibly complicated bends, switch-backs and swoops in the tubing, which was re-done by a local neon do...

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Monumental Terra Cotta Steer Head Medallion c1920
Monumental Terra Cotta Steer Head Medallion c1920

$6,000.00

Salvaged from the front of a meat packing plant in Buffalo, NY, this astonishing bull's head is an incredible relic from the heyday of agricultural-industrial dominance. Weighing nearly 80 pounds, the terra cotta proves to be a very durable, yet gentle medium. Note the phenomenal care that was pu...

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