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Online Catalogue > Enamel Signs


Enamel House Numbers HN33
Enamel House Numbers HN33
Original, quality 1920's rectangular shaped continental brown enamelled plaques decorated with off white borders and a variety of numbers. Each plaque has a countersunk screw hole to each corner and also mounting slots to the reverse if required. All in superb condition with the odd minor chip. Only the numbers in the picture are available. Complete and in good order. Numbers 1 x 15, 2 x 17, 1 x 29 & 1 x 35.

8.75" x 5.5" x 0.5".

Price is for each.

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Price: 45.00


No Entry Enamel Plaque NP401
Original, quality pre-war enamelled plaque with "No Entry" in black text on a white background with two flanges with screw holes for mounting. Complete and in good order.

5" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 65.00


No Entry Enamel Plaque NP401



Thames Conservancy Enamel Plaque NP15
Thames Conservancy Enamel Plaque NP15
Original, quality, oval shaped white enamel boat registration plate's for use on the River Thames. Each one is detailed in black type on white "Thames Conservancy available until 31st December" and detailed "- 160/13 to 1944. In reasonable condition with some rubbing to the outer edges. The reverse of each has been cleaned and lacquered.

4" x 3".

 
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Price: 45.00


L & SWR Enamel No 4 R63
Original, quality 1920's / 30's square enamel plaque detailing "4" in cream on green. This very clean plaque has four countersunk screw holes for mounting and was used on the London & South Western Railway as a marker for parking an engine pulling four cars. Complete and in good order.

8" x 9".

 
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Price: 135.00


L & SWR Enamel No 4 R63



Puritan Soap Enamel Sign S399
Puritan Soap Enamel Sign S399
Original, quality 1920's rectangular shaped enamel advertising sign with "Puritan Soap No Other" in red text on yellow background. This example is bright with good colours but it does have surface damage to the enamel, otherwise complete and in good order.

48.5" x 18.25" x 10".

 
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Price: 300.00


Lyons Cakes Enamel Sign S397
Original, quality 1920's / 30's double sided enamel sign with a side flange to use when wall mounting "Bus Stop" fashion. This shaped example has blue text detailing "Lyons Cakes" on a yellow background with extreme fading to the text on both sided but with no damage otherwise.

17.5" x 15.5".

2" flange.

 
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Price: 150.00


Lyons Cakes Enamel Sign S397



Humber Motor Cycles Enamel Sign S396
Humber Motor Cycles Enamel Sign S396
Original, quality 1920's / 30's rectangular shaped enamel sign in poor condition. This tired-looking example has dark blue script detailing "Humber Motor Cycles", it has the left hand edge short of 4" or so and lots of enamel damage overall and four holes in the metal. In poor condition but worth restoring a little because it's an early motorcycle advert.

42" x 23".

 
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Price: 250.00


Pullars Dye Works Hanging Enamel Sign S394
Original, quality circa 1900, double sided very clean enamel sign in the original wall hanging wooden frame. This example is detailed to one side "Agent for Pullars Dye Works Perth" in blue and black shadowed letters and to the other "Agent for Pullar's Cleaners & Dyers Perth". Both sides are also detailed in small type with the registration number for the year "1903" and for the maker of the sign "Patent Enamel Co Ltd B'Ham ( for Birmingham ). A couple of very minor chips to the enamel sign, otherwise in mint condition.

Visible sign 18" x 12.5".

Max frame 25" tall to point x 18" wide.

1.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 750.00


Pullars Dye Works Hanging Enamel Sign S394



Gascoigne Milker Enamel Sign S392
Gascoigne Milker Enamel Sign S392
Original, quality 1920's small rectangular enamel sign advertising "The Gascoigne Milker" with an illustration of the farmer looking pleased, above "Milking Troubles, No Sir ! I Milk The Gascoigne Way". A clean sign in black and yellow on white with some minor chipping to the bolt-hole areas, otherwise complete and in good order.

10.5" x 5.5".

 
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Price: 135.00


Borwick's Baking Powder Enamel Sign S390
Original, quality 1920's enamel advertising sign with white text on a Royal Blue background detailing "Borwick's Baking Powder, The Best For Every Home". Some damage to the enamel at each end, otherwise all is clean and bright.

36" x 18".

 
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Price: 300.00


Borwick's Baking Powder Enamel Sign S390



Lyons Tea Enamel Sign S389
Lyons Tea Enamel Sign S389
Original, quality late 19th century cushion shaped enamel advertising sign detailing "Lyons Tea" in clean bright colours with white upper cased text with orange edges to the letter on a Royal Blue background and again an orange border. Some damage to the enamel mainly to the corners with some loss to the metal at two corners. Otherwise complete and in good order.

29" x 19.5" x 2.5".

 
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Price: 450.00


Thorleys Ovum Enamel Sign S385
Original, quality 1920's very clean enamel sign detailing black text on a bright yellow background with a red border. This example, the first we have seen details "Ovum Thorley's Poultry Spice Secures Healthy Poultry Abundance Of Eggs" and "Joseph Thorley Ltd Kings Cross London N." also to the lower right hand corner. "Patent Enamel Co B'Ham" for the sign manufacturer. Complete and in good order.

27" x 32".

 
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Price: 650.00


Thorleys Ovum Enamel Sign S385



Nut Brown Tobacco Enamel Sign S377
Nut Brown Tobacco Enamel Sign S377
Original, quality 1920's / 30's vertical, rectangular shaped enamel sign detailing "Smoke Adkins Nut Brown Tobacco for pipe or Cigarettes" in blue and white on a red background. Some chips to the edges and several small areas of enamel missing to the detail, otherwise a clean, bright sign.

36" x 24" x 8".

 
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Price: 300.00


Queen Insurance Co. Enamel Sign S365
Original, quality late 19th century small rectangular shaped enamel sign with brown text on the cream coloured background detailing "Agent to the Queen Insurance Company Fire & Life". This early and very clean example has four screw holes for mounting, an unknown sign maker's logo and some chipping to the screw holes, otherwise complete and in good order.

12" x 8"

 
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Price: 350.00


Queen Insurance Co. Enamel Sign S365



Electricity Board Enamel Sign S207
Electricity Board Enamel Sign S207
Original, quality pre-war, small rectangular shaped enamel plaque, with black text in upper case on white detailing "The Property of The North Eastern Electricity Board". A very clean plaque with four screw holes for mounting.

5.25" x 3".

 
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Price: 45.00

Online Catalogue > Enamel Signs