Collect, Sell, Buy & Trade Old Antique Collectible Vintage Porcelain Signs
Porcelain Vintage Signs
Antique Porcelain Signs…Old Porcelain vintage signs are some of the most collectible of all signage and come in many different size, shapes varieties & brands. The oldest are the best and many are lithographed or stenciled.some of these are going up in value by the day, mostly Porcelain Gas and Oil signs, Automotive and other rare signs. The more colors the more they are worth We have many Antique Porcelain Signs and will try and get photos soon….I buy, sell and trade all types of these signs.
Few Examples Of Antique Porcelain Signs
Vintage Porcelain Signs & Old Antique Signs Are Collectible
In the 1880’s porcelain signs were introduced in Europe , then USA started making them in the late 1800;s. Different colors of Powdered glass was stenciled then fused by baking to rolled steel , then in later times the powder was silk screened to the steel. In conclusion these made a very durable sign that has even lasted into modern times. Finally porcelain sign were phased out because of high production cost. Less durable Tin signs were also popular until the 1920’s however they also fell out of favor. These types of signs were usually painted , lithographed , screen printed or stamped and were much less durable.
Neon Signs……Vintage Neon Porcelain Signs
Neon Signs moved to America in the late 1920’s and became very popular. The 1st neon sign was introduced in 1912 to a Paris Barber. Because these signs were also expensive to make as these glass tubes were hand blown & bent to form the letters or graphics. Then they were then filled with inert gases or neon, processed and then hooked to a high voltage transformer to get the desired effect. As a result these tubes were very fragile and often times they broke. Later in the 1940’s & 50’s these custom made signs were made in smaller quantities for business’s like Auto Dealerships, Clubs, Bars , Restaurants, etc. .. Mass produced modern neon signs have also become popular with collectors. Most of all these brands are Soda, Beer, Candy, Tobacco and other up coming events.