Case Eagle Neon Sign: Rare Vintage Farm Machinery Advertising – NS6345
This Is An Extremely Rare, 1930’s Era, Die Cut Porcelain Enamel Sign, With Fully Rebuilt Neon, And Is An Original Case Farm Machinery Corporation Advertisement, Featuring The Famous “Abe The Eagle” Mascot, Based On Wisconsin’s 8th Infantry Logo
A World Class Fine Art Petroliana Collectible, With 101 Point Museum And Investment Quality Neon And Electrical Restoration, Including All New Electrical Parts, Wiring, And Solid State Transformers, Signed And Certified By Award Winning Artist H.J. Nick
Case Eagle Neon Sign: Rare Vintage Farm Machinery Advertising
This original vintage Case Eagle neon sign is just one of hundreds of collectible automobilia and petroliana collectibles currently for sale from ArtFactory.com. This single sided, die cut sign measures 80 inches at its tallest point, by 35 inches at its widest point, and is on a 6 inch deep heavy metal housing can. The sign features Case's iconic Abe the Eagle logo (based on Wisconsin's 8th infantry), perched on top of the earth, and is a full color, genuine porcelain enamel sign. Furthermore, this sign has neon, that has been fully rebuilt by our experts. All neon is restored by our in house glass blowers, who have blown new glass using the same techniques and materials that were used for the original neon. This is detailed neon work that includes yellow on the body and feathers of the eagle, orange on the feet and beak, white on the head and neck area. The word Case across the globe also lights up in orange neon, and the border of the globe lights up in light blue neon. It is an authentic advertisement that was originally displayed at authorized Case dealerships, in the early 1900's.
Like all of our collectible signs, this rare vintage Case Eagle neon sign is sold in original, unrestored condition as pictured. We do not believe in restoring old signs because it is our belief that every ding, dent, and blemish is part of the story and history of the item. The only exception being the 101 point, museum quality neon restoration, which is done under the supervision of, certified, and signed by award winning artist H.J. Nick as meeting all world class fine are qualifications. This certification means each item bearing his signature is backed by over 100 years of manufacturing world class fine art handmade furnishings, and restoring America's finest collectibles to original, museum quality condition. Also, any electrical parts including wiring and solid state transformers have been replaced. The neon features a separate on/off toggle pull cord as pictured.
Case Eagle Neon Sign Specifications
- Type: Single Sided Genuine Vintage Porcelain Enamel Sign
- Style: Die Cut Eagle Perched On Globe Shaped Sign On Heavy Metal Housing Can
- Company: Case Corporation
- Product: Farm Machinery
- Era: Early 1900's
- Place Of Manufacture: U.S.A.
- Color: Yellow/Blue/Orange/Black/White
- Neon Color: Yellow (Eagle Body And Feathers)/Orange (Eagle Feet And Beak/"CASE" Lettering)/White (Eagle Head)/Light Blue (Globe Border)
- Dimensions: 80 Inches At Tallest Point By 35 Inches At Widest Point (6 Inch Deep Heavy Metal Can)
- Weight: 108 Pounds
- Condition: Original Genuine Porcelain Sign Not Restored Or Doctored (As-Pictured, See Photos For Details)
- Neon Details: All Neon And Solid State Transformers, Wiring, Mounts, Switches, And Wires Have Been Replaced.
- Comes With H.J. Nick Exclusive “Fast Hanger Bar” Allowing A Simple And Easy Way To Hang Straight And True Every Time.
- Neon Has Separate Toggle Pull Chord As Pictured So That The Sign Can Easily Be Switched On And Off Without Unplugging.
- Certification: Brass Tag Signed By Award Winning Artist H.J. Nick
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ArtFactory.com & Award Winning Artist H.J. Nick Brass Tag Certification Details
The H.J. Nick Brass Tag Certification ensures each piece to be the genuine article. Backed by our over a century of experience, with our word is our bond reputation and guaranteeing or your money back “forever". The H.J. Nick Brass Tag Certification makes this item one of the highest appreciating, collectible investments that you can make. These items can be insured at stated value, usually on your home owners policy, for little added premium. Thus, making this a safer investment than even those insured by the FDIC, is much more fun to own, and puts you in control instead of the bank.
Case Eagle Neon Sign Additional Details
This vintage Case Eagle neon sign is original memorabilia from one of America's most iconic brands. We are a one stop shop when it comes to outfitting your man cave or game room. We can can outfit an entire gas station or automotive themed room for you, or help you find that one special item that has been missing from your collection. In addition to signs, we have vintage visible gas pumps, oil pumps, lubesters, and more that we have fully restored to working, museum quality condition. Our petroliana restorations are the best in the business because nobody has been doing it longer, or pays as much attention to detail.
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Case Corporation History (Founded As J. I. Case Threshing Machine Company In 1842)
The Case Corporation was a manufacturer of agricultural machinery and construction equipment. Founded, in 1842, by Jerome Increase Case as the J. I. Case Threshing Machine Company, it operated under that name for most of a century. For another 66 years it was the J. I. Case Company, and was often called simply Case. In the late 19th century, Case was one of America's largest builders of steam engines, producing self-propelled portable engines, traction engines and steam tractors. It was a major producer of threshing machines and other harvesting equipment. The company also produced various machinery for the U.S. military (combat engineer equipment for the USMC, full-tracked tractors and scoop loaders for the U.S. Army, etc.). In the 20th century, Case was among the ten largest builders of farm tractors for many years. In the 1950s its construction equipment line became its primary focus, with agricultural business second.
J. I. Case introduced an eagle logo for the first time in 1865 based on Old Abe, a Wisconsin Civil War Regiment's mascot. Case constructed his first portable steam engine in 1869, an engine used to power wheat threshers. This engine is in the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, D.C. Case won first place at the 1878 Paris Exposition in France for his thresher. This was the first thresher sent abroad by the Case company and was the first of thousands which would later be exported internationally. It is at this time that Case created his first self-propelled traction engine, with a drive mechanism on one of his portable engines.
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Case Corporation Historical Timeline
- 1842 - Company is founded by Jerome I. Case of Williamstown, NY.
- 1843 - Case moved company to Racine, Wisconsin for better access to water and power.
- 1863 - As the company grew, Case partnered with his top 3 employees Massena Erskine, Robert Baker and Stephen Bull.
- 1865 - Case introduces Abe the Eagle logo, based on Wisconsin’s 8th Infantry Division mascot.
- 1869 - Case constructed his first portable steam engine in 1869, an engine used to power wheat threshers.
- 1878 - Case won first place at the 1878 Paris Exposition in France for his thresher.
- 1890 - In 1890, the Case Company expanded to South America, opening a factory in Argentina.
- 1891 - Company founder J.I. Case passes away.
- 1895 - The Case Company had begun to produce gasoline engines.
- 1899 - The Case Company entered the Russian market.
- 1900 - By the start of the 20th century, Case was the most prolific North American builder of engines.
- 1902 - Five other major competing tractor manufactures merged, creating the International Harvester Company, thus creating their first major competition.
- 1904 - Case introduced the first all-steel thresher machine, and sold their first gasoline tractor.
- 1912 - During World War I Case began production of the 30-60 oil engine.
- 1919 - Competition heated up as John Deer entered the harvester business, International Harvester's purchased P&O Plowing of Canton, Illinois, and the Chattanooga Plowing company of Tennessee. Henry Ford also entered the tractor business with his Fordson Tractor.
- 1923 - The 100,000th thresher machine produced by Case made its way out of the assembly line.
- 1927 - Switched from steam engines to gas powered tractors. Case had built over 36,000 steam engines up until this time.
- 1929 - Case expanded to Australia, Mexico, Sweden, and other countries, and produced its first crawler tractor.
- 1940 - S and V tractors were introduced.
- 1941 - Became involved in the manufacturing of shells for the United States and allied forces military, as well as airplane parts for the B-26s, bombs, and doors for the Sherman Tank.
- 1942 - Opened three new plants, produced its first self-propelled combine, and released the company's first cotton picker.
- 1957 - Bought out the American Tractor Corporation, producer of small tractors and the most popular models of backhoe.
- 1964 - Acquired Colt Garden Tractors, the first garden tractor powered by 'Hy-Drive", a form of hydraulic propulsion that allowed for various heavy duty attachments and eliminated the need for transaxle drive belts. The Kern County Land Company, using oil money, bought the Case Company. In turn Kern County sold Case to Tenneco Company of Texas.
- 1983 - During purchase of International Harvester assets, Case sold its garden tractor division to Ingersoll Power Equipment. Ingersoll tractors would continue to carry the Case brand name until 1987.
- 1984 - Case parent Tenneco bought selected assets of the International Harvester agriculture division and merged it with J. I. Case. All agriculture products are first labeled Case International and later Case IH.
- 1999 - Case Corporation joined with New Holland N.V. to become CNH (Case-New Holland), now CNH Global, in November 1999. Because of the merger, CNH was forced to release its production plants in Doncaster, England and Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The Doncaster site was bought by the ARGO-group, owner of tractor builder Landini, and brought back the McCormick brand. The plant in Winnipeg was taken over by the Buhler family to start Buhler Tractors. Thus marking the end of the original J.I. Case Corporation.
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