Share your favorites on Show & Tell

1932 Coca Cola Porcelain sign, one sided 4' x 8' before and after....

In Coca-Cola > Coke Signs > Show & Tell and Signs > Porcelain Signs > Show & Tell.
EJW-54's loves1048 of 8905Vintage 1972 Shell service stationPrairie 5 string banjo
28
Love it
4
Like it

CokeKid-04CokeKid-04 loves this.
bhamredlinesbhamredlines loves this.
mtg75mtg75 loves this.
northwestrelicsnorthwestrelics loves this.
oldpeepoldpeep loves this.
ElisabethanElisabethan loves this.
pickrknowspickrknows loves this.
AntigueToysAntigueToys loves this.
DesignerDesigner likes this.
Lady_PickerLady_Picker likes this.
BradinnBradinn loves this.
leighannrnleighannrn loves this.
sugargirlsugargirl likes this.
vintagegirl66vintagegirl66 likes this.
DaveSierraDaveSierra loves this.
CrazyboutoldstuffCrazyboutoldstuff loves this.
Vynil33rpmVynil33rpm loves this.
sanhardinsanhardin loves this.
rustyboltzrustyboltz loves this.
trukn20trukn20 loves this.
shughsshughs loves this.
EJW-54EJW-54 loves this.
bobby725bobby725 loves this.
officialfuelofficialfuel loves this.
RknightRknight loves this.
usedcarladyusedcarlady loves this.
Daddy_NobucksDaddy_Nobucks loves this.
purvispurvis loves this.
Beachbum58Beachbum58 loves this.
ManikinManikin loves this.
blunderbuss2blunderbuss2 loves this.
fortapachefortapache loves this.
See 30 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 1 year ago

    Rknight
    (17 items)

    About 6 weeks ago I was contacted by someone here in San Diego who saw this very large and heavy faded porcelain sign on the inside of their friend's rented home's garage. He wanted a "finder's fee" or broker fee to help me buy it from the owner so it took some time and negotiating to get the sign at the right price. It took a few weeks to do my conservation methods to bring this sign and color back to life. There was no story or background on where this sign started or who had it but it was abused to say the least. The faded color and shotgun wounds give this sign a lot of character and it was obvious to me that it has a long story to tell. This is why I really wanted to save it. I'm so happy that the color was able to come back. No touch-ups or paint was used on this sign. Just my conservation and preservation methods helped to bring back the luster and bring some life back into this sign. I'm happy with the outcome...what do you think?....

    logo
    Coke Signs
    See all
    ANTIQUE COCA COLA 1926 SODA FOUNTAIN COKE TRAY TIN LITHO SIGN GOLFER FRED MIZEN
    ANTIQUE COCA COLA 1926 SODA FOUNTAI...
    $285
    VINTAGE Serve COCA COLA At Home BUTTON sign ORIGINAL
    VINTAGE Serve COCA COLA At Home BUT...
    $1,250
    Rare 1920's Coca-Cola Paper Soda Fountain Sign
    Rare 1920's Coca-Cola Paper Sod...
    $255
    Vintage 1950's Coca Cola Soda Pop 12 Bottle Carrier Metal Caddy Sign W/Bottle
    Vintage 1950's Coca Cola Soda P...
    $93
    logo
    ANTIQUE COCA COLA 1926 SODA FOUNTAIN COKE TRAY TIN LITHO SIGN GOLFER FRED MIZEN
    ANTIQUE COCA COLA 1926 SODA FOUNTAI...
    $285
    See all

    Comments

    1. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
      Cool sign ! nice find
    2. purvis purvis, 1 year ago
      Great resto job . Hard to believe that is the same sign . You made it worth a lot more .
    3. Crazyboutoldstuff Crazyboutoldstuff, 1 year ago
      Love it! Do you mind telling how you brought the sign back to life?
    4. Rknight Rknight, 1 year ago
      Crazyboutoldstuff: can't give away the "secret sauce" recipe.... been working on it for almost 40 years. :-) I'll give you a hint: I started restoring old paint on cars back int he 1970's and learned a lot about porcelain, paint, and finishes in general over the years.

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.