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Posted 3 years ago

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electobacco
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Since so many of you like signs and advertisements it seemed to me that some of you would enjoy my recent finds. As far as I know these were used at the old Olympia in Detroit for advertising. Possibly along the boards. They may also be from the 1950's or 60's. I don't know for sure and need to do some more research on them. They seem to be made of a composite cardboard material and are HUGE! It is 98 inches in length and 30 1/2 inches tall. Enjoy! Maybe posting this will help the Wings win tonight against the Sharks... : )

I am not sure where the rest of the sign is. It seems to have been cut off or there may be a second piece to it.

Thank you for looking as always and have a great day and upcoming weekend my friends! Peace.... : )

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  1. electobacco electobacco, 3 years ago
    And yet once again. Thank you Viking !! I hope all is well with you and your family. Over and out....gotta hop....
  2. electobacco electobacco, 3 years ago
    Thanks for showin some love oilman514. Take care and have a great weekend....
  3. electobacco electobacco, 3 years ago
    Thanks for stopping by and the love Hedgewalker! I would hedge my bet on you or the Red Wings anytime! Please have an awesome evening my friend! : )
  4. Hedgewalker Hedgewalker, 3 years ago
    I've always loved the Red Wings...well except for when they are playing my Rangers of course.Goooooo Rangers !!!
  5. electobacco electobacco, 3 years ago
    Messier made an amazing call guaranteeing a victory in the Stanley Cup Playoffs and bringing a cup to NY! Wouldn't it be nice to see the Wings and Rangers in the Stanley Cup Finals with all the history between the two teams. Hockey is awesome and the season is right around the corner....
  6. Hedgewalker Hedgewalker, 3 years ago
    That would be classic.I love it when two of the original six face off ! Can't wait to see what the Rangers are going to do this year.Last year was a roller coaster.From moments of brilliance to "Duh...Was the game scheduled for tonight?"
  7. electobacco electobacco, 3 years ago
    athousanddays and stepback_antiques I appreciate the abundant love you are sending my way for this item! Thank you all for stopping by and please make sure to have a blessed and safe Labor Day weekend with you and your families..... : )
  8. electobacco electobacco, 3 years ago
    Maybe this is the year for a Red Wing and Rangers matchup in the Finals! Let us keep our fingers crossed Hedgewalker.... : )

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