Tag Archives: Die-Cut Signs

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Kelly Tires porcelain sign, $88,450, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Kelly Tires porcelain sign (“Lotta Miles”) sold for $88,450 at a Premier Automobilia and Petroliana Auction held July 23-24 in Denver, Pa. Also, a Polly Gas die-cut sign with iconic parrot image rose to $85,400; an Indian Gasoline OPE gas globe with running […]

Tin Signs

Tin Signs

Collecting with Jeff By Jeff Figler As strange as it may sound, advertising signs actually date back to ancient times. There are ancient paintings on the walls of shops in Pompeii. Later, there were signs that hung outside shops of blacksmiths, shoemakers, and other tradesmen. But it was right around the beginning of the 1800s […]