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    Posted 9 years ago

    Genetta47
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    This was the light that sat on top of my Dad's taxi cab during the 1940's. I cant find out anything about it except that it was made by a company named Neon - Lite Sign Co. in Pennsylvania. It has an electric cord that runs from it so I suppose it connected inside to the dash somewhere.

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    1. Signaholic Signaholic, 7 years ago
      I have the very same taxi sign, it is from the 40s and I had mine re-wired so I could actually use it again. The suction cups have hardened but still a cool piece to own, especially since it was on your dad's cab!
    2. Signaholic Signaholic, 7 years ago
      Here's mine.
      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/95847-1940s-taxi-sign
    3. tom61375, 7 years ago
      I drove a cab in Las Vegas, Nevada for 4 years (2002-2006). Taxis in Vegas have a large triangular plastic topper for advertising purposes. When I was hired, I had to sign a contract to pay $1500.00 if any damage occurred to it. I have always wondered if these old toppers were still around. Love it!
    4. Collectomaniac Collectomaniac, 3 years ago
      It looks well made and classy compared to the cracked plastic piece of cr@p siliconed to the roof of our local cabbies car. I miss back when.

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