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Neonking

North Jersey

Been collecting/repairing neon signs for over 25 years

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Knickerbocker neon - Signsin Signs
Heineken World Globe neon - Signsin Signs
Iroquois Neon - Signsin Signs
Bud Bowl neons - Signsin Signs
Ballantine Brewery neons - Signsin Signs
Anheuser Busch outdoor porcelain neon - Brewerianain Breweriana
Hanley's Bulldog - Signsin Signs
Gibbons Beer - Signsin Signs
Esslinger Premium neon - Signsin Signs
Carlings Red Cap Ale neon - Signsin Signs

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  1. Hi Kate, A-B produced this sign in the 1950's. That is around the time when the circle logo was being used. In the 60's they came out with the bowtie logo. You should try to attach the transformer ...
  2. A-B made a lot of them and they are not a rare sign. They do show up for sale on the internet from time to time.
  3. They all had lights and were never made without them - it's tricky to replace the bulb. You have to remove the screws holding the top and bottom in place. Then remove the bottom lid and replace the ...
  4. Thx - glad to be back!
  5. Thanks for that article Belltown - I learned a few things I did not know - very informative!
  6. Yes Knickerbocker was a beer from NY. There are other variations of the neon as well that say Ruppert Knickerbocker. http://ahistoryofnewyork.com/2009/09/knickerbocker-beer/
  7. Well use your imagination - it's supposed to be a globe - the rest of the world is in the back.
  8. I date the sign to around 2000 or so. It's not rare at all. A-B produced a lot of these - some were light up signs and some were not.
  9. I think it's probably early to mid 80's when it was made. In that timeframe, a lot of the beer companies produced these faux neon signs for their brands. Olympia also made a neon that looked like th...
  10. You are correct - the sign is from the 50's and I think the transformer may be original to the sign as well. The numbers in the Serial field are the date; 450 is April 1950 and dated correctly for th...
  11. Nice sign! I have 2 of these - both being window hangers - i'm going from memory but I believe one is the same as yours and the other says beer instead of On Tap and the colors are different. I'll s...
  12. Thx Trey - glad you like it!
  13. Thanks for all the great comments - I'm glad I could share it with the site.
  14. I'll take a guess of 1950's but I'm sure others on here are more knowledgable on Hamms than I am
  15. They made a lot of these but to find one in this pristine condition is next to impossible - it looks NOS - do you have all the accessories that also came with it? Beautiful - thx for sharing!
  16. Nice job on the restoration - I think the sign is from the late 60's/early 70's.
  17. Michelob used the Bowtie in the 60's - before the bowtie they use the circle - it does not appear though that the Michelob word is original to the sign. The bowties were spelled only with first lette...
  18. I believe it's from 1952 - the date code on the transformer is usually the last 3 digits and it looks like that transformer is still the original one. Nice sign. They made a large and small version ...
  19. Hi Lisa, Generally, these signs are from the late 30's right around the end of Prohibition. The tag however may date it to as late as Nov. 43. The A and Eagle shield has the stars and stripes - ...
  20. Thanks for the positive comments. I didn't actually clean the tubes on this one - this is how I received the sign however I have used steel wool 0000 (really fine) and that usually does it on reall...
  21. The Hamms neon is from the 60's and much rarer than the Miller one The Miller sign is probably from the early 90's and many were produced These newer signs usually have labels on the back with the...
  22. Budweiser made many of these - they are not that rare. The left side could be taken out and replaced with a clock or different brand sign so it could say Busch or Michelob. About 5 feet long and m...
  23. Enhance Neon made this one in mid 2000
  24. I'm almost 99% sure that Universal Sign Co produced this back in the early 70's - I've had both the large version and the smaller version over the years and I distinctly remember the sticker on the b...
  25. Thanks - it was NOS so I got it in the original wooden crate - it was mint when I took it out. There were 2 to a crate - wire tied together. I don't find many NOS signs from the 40's - 50's!
  26. A lot of the vintage neons from the 50s and 60s used pink - some more sparingly than others :)
  27. Thanks - glad you like it
  28. Thanks - no worries :)
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