ANTIQUE BRASS COAL SIGN.AROUND 75 YEARS OLD

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  • Sold Date: Jun 24, 2012
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ANTIQUE COAL SIGN MADE OF BRASS.I FOUND THIS WHILE I WAS CLEANING OUT THE BASEMENT OF MY FATHERS OLD TAVERN.DAD BOUGHT HIS TAVERN IN 1947.IT ORIGINALY HAD A COAL STOVE. I THINK THIS SIGN HAS SOMETHING TO DO ABOUT THE COAL HE BURNED IN IT.THE SIGN SAYS DONT LET THIS BIN BECOME EMPTY.PHONE US FOR MORE.OLD COMPANYS LEHIGH ANTHRACITE.ROBERT L CLINE.430 WEST 3RD STREET PLAINFIELS NJ.TELEPHONE 93.WE SELL ONLY OLD COMPANYS LEHIGH.THIS SIGN WAS MADE BY ETCHING CO OF AMERICA CHICAGO ILL.THIS SIGN IS MADE OF BRASS AND IS IN NEAR PERFECT CONDITION.THE SIGN WAS WRAPPED IN WAX PAPER AND WAS IN A OLD WORLD WAR TWO OLIVE GREEN METAL BOX.THE SIGN WAS KEPT WARM AND DRY AND HAS NEVER BEEN MOUNTED TO A WALL OR ANYTHING ELSE IN ITS LIFE OF ABOUT 75 YEARS OLD.THIS SIGN MAY HAVE SOME CONNECTION TO ALL THE RAILROAD LINES AND COAL HOPPERS THAT WERE IN NEW JERSEY AND PA MANY YEARS AGO..I HAVE ONLY A FEW LEFT FROM THE ORIGINAL HAND FULL I FOUND.