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    Posted 10 months ago

    AnythingOb…
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    Technically not mine yet, just newly "requisitioned" today from a very gracious friend's garage, now on its way to more proper display on a wall somewhere in my house instead. ;-) :-) Only time will ultimately tell how long it ends up residing here...? (but I won't be in any hurry for it to depart again? <lol>)

    There are already several other similar signs posted here, this is just one more example for the Show & Tell archives. Measuring 1' x 2', it is made of rather heavy steel with porcelain enamel finish on both sides, now showing relatively minor damage at a few spots mostly around its edges. The others who've already shown theirs mostly attribute a 1920's-30's age range to it, also like those there are no maker's marks on it to narrow its origin any further. I don't have any reason to think it is any more or less "original" than anybody else's. :-) :-) :-)

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    1. AnythingObscure AnythingObscure, 10 months ago
      THANKS VERY MUCH to SO MANY of my CW friends for tapping your <love it> buttons for this fun old sign!! bobby725, officialfuel, Newfld, fortapache, trukn20, farmlady, shughs, rustyboltz, valentino97, blunderbuss2, purvis, jscott0363, Anik, Manikin, Longings, & leighannrn -- I'm SO happy y'all also enjoy seeing it, even if it isn't the completely most unique thing in the world?!! :-) :-) :-) :-) :-)

      I've just swapped out one of yesterday's pics to show the wall in my little kitchen I chose to hang it on, at least for the moment. Being mostly yellow, it fits right into the kitchen decor rather perfectly, methinks...? ;-) That 'crate looking' thing beside/under it, BTW, is simply a panel made up from actual 'crate lumber' intended to hold pans on steel hooks...it's just sitting there on the floor for the moment (until I move an electrical outlet for the 2nd time <rolleyes> and mount it to the wall itself, where it will then be a few inches further up which will make the STAR sign slightly more 'centered' in its spot.
    2. AnythingObscure AnythingObscure, 10 months ago
      More THANKS due to Brunswick, sanhardin, elanski, sugargirl, Designer, & usedcarlady for stopping by and leaving your <love it>s for my 'new kitchen wall art'?! :-) :-) :-) :-) :-)

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