Rare! 1951 BLATZ BEER Skeleton YELLOW TRIANGLE NEON Sign w/ Original TRANSFORMER

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  • Item Category: Alcohol & Smoking
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 02, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House

Rare! 1951 BLATZ BEER Skeleton YELLOW TRIANGLE NEON Sign w/ Original TRANSFORMER HERE INDEED IS A TRUE TREASURE.IT'S A 1951 DATED BLATZ BEER YELLOW TRIANGLE "SKELETON" NEON.THESE RARE OLD NEON'S WHERE INDEED CALLED "SKELETON NEON'S SIMPLY BECAUSE THE TRANSFORMER WOULD HAVE HUNG NOT ATTACHED TO THE NEON,BUT RATHER AWAY FROM IT.THIS IS THE WAY THEY WERE MADE BACK IN THE DAY.THIS NEON MEASURES A LARGE 21 x 25 AND HAS A NICE TRUE THICK YELLOW TUBE FORMING THE TRIANGLE.THEN IN WHITE NEON IT SAYS "BLATZ" DOWN BELOW THERE IS A AREA THAT IS SOMEWHAT BOXED IN WITH PLASTIC AND HAS TUBES RUNNING THROUGH IT THAT LIGHT UP THE WORDS "MILWAUKEE'S FINEST BEER" WHICH IS MADE IN A THREE PIECE TRANSPARENT PLASTIC.THIS OLD BEAUTY EVEN HAS THE ORIGINAL "BLATZ" TRANSFORMER WITH THE WORD BLATZ EMBOSSED INTO IT WITH THE DATE 10-51 THIS CAME FROM A OLD BAR WHERE IT WAS FOUND IN THE BASEMENT.THE TRANSFORMER WAS IN THE AREA OF THE NEON BUT NEEDED A CORD WHICH I ADDED.THE NEON ITSELF IS NOT IN BAD SHAPE,THE YELLOW PART IS MINT,THE WORD "BLATZ" LOOKS LIKE IT MAY HAVE BEEN REPAIRED EONS AGO PROFESSIONALLY,BUT IM NOT SURE.THE PAINT ON THE FRONT IS NICE WITH WEAR ON THE BACK SIDE OF THE TUBES WHICH YOU CANT SEE WHEN IT IS HUNG UP.DONT MISS OUT ON THIS ONE!!! BUYER PAYS 50.00 POSTAGE.THE TRANSFORMER WILL BE SHIPPED SEPARATELY TO INSURE SAFE DELIVERY OF THE NEON,

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