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Advertising store sign

Description

Double-sided, hexagonal-shape metal sign with rectangular piece added to bottom; enameled with burgundy ground and whitish hexagonal border around "It's Hood's"; thinner rectangular outline around "Ice Cream"; two holes at top; bolted, hinged attachments hang from triangular galvanized(?) metal bracket; four holes on side for attachment to wall

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 [both sides]
Material
enameling
metal
Object type
Advertising Medium
Places
Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
Enameled
enameling
metal
promotional materials
SIGN, TRADE
signs (declatory or advertising artifacts)
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
40.5 x 36.625 x 1.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.214
Credit Line
Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose
GUSN
10052

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