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Posted 3 years ago


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I look to have this sign for month, this is one of the rarest tin sign in coca cola, the sign is from 1947 and is self framed, they were used on the side of coca cola truck after WW2 to give coca cola bottles to people

I manage to sold some old sabena counter displays from the 30's to buy it
I'm really happy with it.


  1. coke.trevor.cola coke.trevor.cola, 3 years ago
    You sure this sign is original? i thought it was a 1950's 10" German, reverse glass beveled edge, atleast thats what petrett's coke guide says on pg 275.
  2. coke.trevor.cola coke.trevor.cola, 3 years ago
    sorry never mind was looking at wrong item found yours if you have petrett's 12 edition its on page 223 for 1,500$. 1947 12 3/4" tin embossed edge, coca-cola export. Great find you got there hard to find original spriteboy items.
  3. fifties50s fifties50s, 3 years ago
    Hi, I'm sure it's an original they were used in france on trucks :

    They used the same image for the beveled edge german glass

    by the way, Pettreti's book are great but for me it's incomplete, I saw many signs ( coke and soda signs ) that were not in his books especially european signs
  4. fifties50s fifties50s, 3 years ago
    no problem, for the price, the american market is high for this one, I got this one for 180 € in France
  5. coke.trevor.cola coke.trevor.cola, 3 years ago
    What would that be in canadian or US money?
  6. spriteboy42 spriteboy42, 3 years ago
    Very cool sign! Spriteboy pieces are my favorite!!
  7. fifties50s fifties50s, 3 years ago
    Hi, that's 236 US$ or 235 CAN$
  8. coke.trevor.cola coke.trevor.cola, 3 years ago
    thats a sweet deal.
  9. Daddy_Nobucks Daddy_Nobucks, 3 years ago
    The like item auction on eBay ended at 38,432 JPY or 476 USD.
  10. AussieCola, 3 years ago
    There are 3 versions of this sign from Europe and were distibuted in Germany/France/Belgium and possibly more countries. I have all 3 versions in my collection - there is the Tin sign, the glass sign and a cardboard version. All have exactly the same graphics and are roughly the same size. I guess it just depended on how much you spent with coca-cola at the time as to what version you got given. My favoutite is the glass version as the colours are so bright and vivid, and this is very hard to find (also on Petrittis) as many are chipped and damaged. The Tin version I have is absolutely Mint and even came with original paper wrapper. I have owned 2 cardboard versions too. Let me know if you want me to post photos of any.
  11. fifties50s fifties50s, 3 years ago
    Hi, thanks for all the details about the sign, I saw several times the tin sign and the glass one but never the cardboard sign, could you post pictures those

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