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Posted 5 years ago


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Sadly, alot of the times that i get a package in the mail from n e-bay seller, im not as happy, (i guess thats the feeling) as i should be. After being disapointed several times, it just takes that "Santa Claus" feeling, & turns it into a lump of coal. Not this time!! Funny thing is, this sign isnt even "branded", not even sure its a service station attendant, its not even porcelain, theres something missing it originally came with (see pict.#4). I DONT EVEN CARE!!!~!!! Tin embossed with only a few minor scratchs. 24" W. X 22" T. If you do have some info. about this piece, (and it doesnt take away my "kid-in-a-candy-store feeling"),then please let me know. Just dont be the Grinch! Also, doesnt he (kinda) look like my C.W. user icon???

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  1. stefdesign stefdesign, 5 years ago
    Wow, pretty awesome! It looks like a gas station attendant to me- I can't think of anything else...
    It will look wonderful wherever you put it. And he kinda does look like your avatar. What is that, by the way?
  2. Manikin Manikin, 5 years ago
    Sorry Milie on close inspection he has a cavity in back molar :-)
    Awesome sign I remember seeing him as a youngster . Like all aboard or a crossing guard ? Awesome sign . Good for you to get what you hoped for on ebay . We have all been disappointed at times in what we get .But we have all had that wow moment it arrives much better than we thought I love that ! Good buy !
  3. Manikin Manikin, 5 years ago
    LOL did I call you Millie oh my that is my sisters name . I mean Mikie sorry
  4. stefdesign stefdesign, 5 years ago
    Mani, Millie, Mikie.... so confusing! LOL! That bow tie is what makes me think he's a gas station guy... but I could be wrong!
  5. Manikin Manikin, 5 years ago
    This guy looks a lot like yours . I think so too Stef I was just coming up with a few other options . He has no emblem on hat and that throws me off ?
  6. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 5 years ago
    Thank you Sean , fifties , packrat & Michael , glad u guys liked! Mikie
  7. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 5 years ago
    well stefdesigns, acordind to the 5 yr. old were raising, its either a young man who can control air or, a TALL greenish beings that live in a giant tree? I dont know, i dont get out much! LOL Thqank you for your nice comment!
  8. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 5 years ago
    Well SIS ! LOL Thank you Mani, Ill take that as a compliment! Havent had time yet to go to that site you posted (thank you) But i will!!!!
  9. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 5 years ago
    he kind of reminds me of a grown-up soda jerk.
  10. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 5 years ago
    U are right ho, u 2 fifties, but you would think a major oil corp. wouldnt spend a cent without an adv. tax write-off? Im sure the answer is in the "missing piece" , the two slots in the hat!
  11. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 5 years ago
    Thank you packrat , Michael , chevelle , EJW , leighannrn , egreeley , PhillDavis & AntiqueToys for your interest! Mikie
  12. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 5 years ago
    thanks Tom
  13. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 5 years ago
    thank you Chrissylovescats for the luvin!
  14. Signaholic Signaholic, 5 years ago
    Dang, how did I miss this?? Great sign Mike!
  15. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 5 years ago
    sign, thank you. your comment made me shine with pride!! REALLY.
  16. vetraio50 vetraio50, 4 years ago
  17. gildermechanic, 3 years ago
    I know it's an old feed, but this is actually the top part of a Walker Mufflers sign from the 1950s. I have the entire sign in my collection. Very fun piece and harder to come by.
  18. antiquerose antiquerose, 3 years ago
    ....Also know asadvertising *Standee*
  19. antiquerose antiquerose, 3 years ago
    I mean ........Also know as advertising *Standee*

    Delete comment above for typing mistake.....LOL

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