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Gas, Oil, and Service Signs1108 of 1306"As You Travel Ask Us" Double sided Lighted SignAge and where this sign may have been located?
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    Posted 7 years ago

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    This is a double sided porcelain flanged sign. It's been in my collection for over 25 years. It says Goodyear Balloon on the tire. I've never seen one like it. Any ideas on age & value?

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    1. solver solver, 7 years ago
      Fabulous sign, gldguy.

      Here is one that recently sold in June 2011 for $2,200 and the next link is the article from "Antique Trader" that discusses the sale of the sign:

      I don't know anything about signs, or Goodyear, and can't date your sign. However, here is a March 28, 1927, newspaper advertisement that shows the "Goodyear Balloon" tire around the globe:

      And this advertisement of February 28, 1927, shows just the "Goodyear Balloon" tire:

      According to Goodyear's website, the "balloon tire" was introduced in 1923:
    2. dublinj, 7 years ago
      What a great logo!

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