VERY RARE ORIGINAL OLD BELL SIGNALS MINE SHAFT MINERS HOIST ALERTS PORCELAIN 42 SIGN. Original vintage rare heavy enamel Mine sign! Original industrial sign “BELL SIGNALS”. From a private collection, history of this sign points to Copper Country, in the UP of Michigan – MI Upper Penninsula. Sign is heavy and weighs about 14 pounds, it measures 42″ tall x 19″ wide. Many of these great old signs were destroyed and/ or lost to the dumps decades ago when mines closed. It is heavy metal with thick blue enamel (porcelain) finish on front and bold white lettering. Any round whitish area that appears on the sign in the photos is just from the camera flash. The side edges have metal eyelet holes to hang or display. Sign is unmarked as to maker. There are a few round chipped spots on the porcelain (they appear dark brown) as shown in photos. Back side is white enamel and has rust spots as well. There are not holes or cuts in the sign. Photos are the actual item you will receive, I do not use any stock or similar item images. Some photos may be enlarged to show detail. Please mouse over and enlarge the photos to examine details and send any questions, thank you. Please see my other auctions for more great, hard-to-find antique and vintage items. Please review photos to assess condition. Offered exactly as shown (some photos may be enlarged for reference, this item’s size is as listed and photos should not be used to estimate dimensions). Please mouse over pictures to enlarge and examine details. Items are antique and/or vintage and will show varying degrees of wear from use and age- please examine details and photos to assess. Thank you for looking. Most items are vintage and/or antique and show varying degrees of use or wear. If you feel there is any problem with your item or our service, please contact me first and I will make every effort to correct the issue to your satisfaction. Our customers are very important to us! The item “RARE Antique BELL SIGNAL MINE HOIST SIGN Porcelain BIG Vtg Mining Shaft Dynamite” is in sale since Sunday, August 28, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Advertising\Merchandise & Memorabilia\Signs\Original\Pre-1930″. The seller is “jayspridezoea” and is located in Chilton, Wisconsin. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Type of Advertising: Sign
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Size: 42″
- date of Creation: c. 1930