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Advertising store sign

Description

Double-sided, hexagonal-shape metal sign with rectangular piece added to bottom; enameled off-white thick hexagonal border around "It's Hood's"; thinner rectangular outline around "Ice Cream" on burgundy ground; 2 hanging holes at top with black rubber(?) disc reinforcements; small bright orange price tag on one side, upper left

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1991
Inscriptions
Painted or transferred 1) body 2) top centre 1) It's Hood's/ Ice Cream 2) M.H. Phila/ Local [?] 1159 [between parallel lines]/ 505 55.00 DA [on label in ink]
Material
enameling
metal
rubber (material)
Object type
Advertising Medium
Places
Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
Enameled
enameling
metal
promotional materials
Rubber
rubber (material)
SIGN, TRADE
signs (declatory or advertising artifacts)
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
23.875 x 28 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.213
Credit Line
Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose
GUSN
10050

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