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Posted 2 months ago


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Crazy, this was found by my wife a few weeks ago. The only history I was able to find was that the company was in business in Louisville Ky. In fact there's still an old building on Jackson Street that still has what's left of a painted name on the brick that says American Elevators and Machine Co. I did find a few images of this plate on Google and one did just sell today on LiveAuctioneers for $1,000!
I'm guessing that this comes from the inside of a grain elevator. Probably turn of the 20th century!


  1. Signaholic Signaholic, 2 months ago
    Thank you Mani, vetraio, AnythingObscure and TassieDevil!
  2. Signaholic Signaholic, 2 months ago
    Thank you Dave and Wandlessfairy!
  3. akrodog akrodog, 2 months ago
    Very cool! I like the old ID plates also. Have a few from old carnival rides.
  4. dlpetersen, 2 months ago
    Beautiful Indian logo Americana, love this piece.
  5. Signaholic Signaholic, 2 months ago
    Hey thanks dlpeterson and akrodog! This one is apparently pretty difficult to find.
  6. Signaholic Signaholic, 2 months ago
    Thank you Radegunder, surfdub66, Longings, Bernie, Anik, Oroyoryoroyisthatyourhorse and gargoyle!
  7. Signaholic Signaholic, 18 days ago
    Thank you Trey, LOUMANAL and Lzenglish!
  8. Signaholic Signaholic, 17 days ago
    Thank you Tom!

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