Chevrolet Dealership Neon Sign: Original 1948, One-Of-A-Kind – NS6500
This Chevrolet Dealership, Heavy Metal Tin Storefront Sign Hung On The Side Of The Chevrolet Dealership In Wilmington, North Carolina From 1948 Until 2022, And Has Been Fully Restored By Our Experts To It’s Original Working Glory
This Sign Was Found Hanging Off The Abandoned Dealership Building In Disrepair, And Has Received A 101 Point Restoration, Including All New Neon And Electrical Components, Including All Solid State Transformers, Furthermore, It Has Received Award Winning Artist H.J. Nick’s Brass Tag Signature Certification As A World Class Fine Art Piece
Chevrolet Dealership Neon Sign: Original 1948, One-Of-A-Kind
This original Chevrolet dealership neon sign is a One-Of-A-Kind item, and was originally displayed on the front of the Chevrolet Dealership in Wilmington, North Carolina. This sign was manufactured in 1948, and hung on the dealership building from then, all the way up until 2022, at which point it was removed from the then abandoned old building. It was found in non-working, and in disrepair condition at the point when it was removed from the building. However, our in-house restoration experts have brought this sign back to all of its original, working glory, with a 101 point restoration to world class fine art, and museum quality collectible condition. In other words, this sign was been restored to the exact condition and specifications, as it would have shipped from Walker & Company in 1948. We have based this restoration on photos of this actual sign, as displayed on the dealership building in 1955 (see photos above). This extra large, double sided sign, is a 3-dimensional rectangular pylon shape that sits on a shelf, and is heavy metal (tin) measuring 13 feet tall by 40 inches at its widest point, and is 18 inches thick with electrical components and transformers housed inside. This sign is navy blue with white lettering and the shelf and back bracket areas are black. The word "CHEVROLET" lights up in white neon, and the shelf area and behind the sign light up in yellow neon.
This vintage Chevrolet Dealership neon sign is just one of hundreds of collectible automobilia and petroliana collectibles currently for sale from ArtFactory.com. We do not believe in restoring (repainting) 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. All neon 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. 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.
Vintage Chevrolet Dealership Neon Sign Specifications
- Type: Heavy Metal Tin Dealership Storefront Neon Sign
- Style: Vertically Oriented 3-Dimensional Pylon Shaped Sign With Shelf Bottom
- Sides: Double Sided (4 Sided Sign With Advertising On Two Sides)
- Company: General Motors (Chevrolet)
- Product: Chevrolet Dealership Signage Wilmington, North Carolina
- Manufacture: Walker& Company
- Date Of Manufacture: 1948
- Place Of Manufacture: U.S.A.
- Color: Navy Blue/White
- Neon Color: White (CHEVROLET Lettering), Yellow (Inner Border And Shelf Base)
- Dimensions: 13 Feet Tall By 40 Inches Wide By 18 Inches Deep (Electrical Components And Transformers Housed In Sign)
- Condition: Original Genuine Tin Litho Sign Not Restored, Repainted 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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Chevrolet Dealership Neon Sign Additional Details
This vintage Chevrolet Dealership 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.
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.
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This rare vintage Chevrolet Dealership neon sign is the perfect conversation piece that will wow your friends and clients alike. Like all of our vintage collectible signs, it is guaranteed authentic, investment quality memorabilia. We specialize in those hard to find signs that serious collectors are looking for. All antique collectables offered are genuine memorabilia and appreciable assets, not fake reproductions. All items are fine collectable art at the highest world class collector level. Contact us today for pricing on this collectible Chevrolet Dealership neon sign or any of our collectible Americana, antique signs, old gas pumps, and classic collectibles at 1-800-292-0008.
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