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Chevrolet Service Neon Sign: Rare Original Survivor Automobilia – NS6491

This One-Of-A-Kind, Vintage Chevrolet Service Dealership Sign From The 1940’s, Is In Unrestored “Survivor Condition” Including All Original Working Neon, And Is A Centerpiece Type Item For Even The Most Serious Chevy Collector

This Extra Large, Double Sided, Porcelain Enamel Sign Is 100% Original, The Only Exception Being The Solid Wrought Iron Hanger Which Was Custom Hand Forged By Our In-House Master Blacksmiths


Chevrolet Service Neon Sign: Rare Original Survivor Automobilia

This original Chevrolet Service neon sign is just one of hundreds of collectible automobilia and petroliana collectibles currently for sale from This large, double sided, 2 piece, rectangular shaped, porcelain enamel sign, and it measures 69 inches wide by 49 inches tall (total), and is 13 inches deep including the heavy metal housing can. It is an original Chevy dealership, showroom advertisement from the 1940's. The top piece of the sign has a navy blue background and the word "Chevrolet" in white lettering with a black border. It lights up in blue neon around the border of the lettering, as pictured, and there is an art deco style, curved yellow neon accent at one end of the sign, as pictured. These types of art deco elements were extremely popular in this era. The bottom piece of the sign has a red background, and reads "Service" in white lettering with a black outline. The lettering lights up in white neon around the outer border.

Like all of our collectible signs, this vintage Chevrolet Service 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. Often times, the only exception will be a 101 point, museum quality neon and electrical restoration, which is done under the supervision of award winning artist H.J. Nick. However, once in awhile we are able to find a sign such as this Chevrolet Service neon sign that is in what is called "SURVIVOR CONDITION", meaning fully original, including original working neon and electrical. These "SURVIVOR CONDITION" items are by far the rarest, most valuable, and most highly collector coveted. In other words, this Chevrolet Service neon sign is a truly rare find in this condition, and to top it all off, is a one-of-a-kind item that was displayed in a west coast Chevy dealership for many years, beginning in the 1940's.

Chevrolet Service Neon Sign Specifications

  • Type: Two Piece Genuine Vintage Porcelain Enamel Hanging Sign With Neon
  • Style: A Pair Of Stacked, Horizontally Oriented Rectangular Signs With Electrical Components Housed Inside
  • Sides: Double Sided
  • Company: Chevrolet
  • Product: Service
  • Era: 1940's
  • Place Of Manufacture: U.S.A.
  • Color: Blue/White/Red/Black
  • Neon Color: White (Around Border Of Lettering Of Word "Service")
  • Dimensions: 49 Inches (4 Feet 1 Inch) Tall (Total Height Including Both Signs And Hanger) By 69 Inches (5 Feet 9 Inches) Long (13 Inches Deep Heavy Metal Housing Can)
  • Condition: Original Genuine Porcelain Enamel 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 Custom Made, Blacksmith Hand Forged Wrought Iron Hanger So The Sign Can Easily By Hung And Displayed
  • 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 Service Neon Sign Additional Details

The porcelain enamel on this Chevrolet Service neon sign is in Excellent/Very Good Plus (Exl/VG+) condition overall, and is an extremely clean example of this now over 75-year-old sign, with only a few small chips to the porcelain on the sign face. Most of these blemishes, which are few to begin with are extremely minor, and there are no large dings from wind blown objects as is commonly seen. This Chevrolet Service neon sign is certified, and signed by award winning artist H.J. Nick as an authentic piece, and as meeting all world class fine art 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. The only part of this sign that is not original is the solid wrought iron hanger. This hanger was custom made by our in house master blacksmiths, and forged with hammer and anvil over a coal fired forge. In other words, we built it not only to make your sign easy to display and hang, but also built the hanger to last forever.

This vintage Chevrolet Service 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 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. & 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.

Investment Quality Collectible Automobilia From

This rare vintage Chevrolet Service 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 Service neon sign or any of our collectible Americana, antique signs, old gas pumps, and classic collectibles at 1-800-292-0008.

Chevrolet Dealership Service History

Vintage 1949 Chevy Sales Service Neon Sign

In the early years of Chevrolet, service and repairs were typically handled by local garages and mechanics. As Chevrolet's popularity soared, dealerships began to emerge, offering sales, service, and parts under one roof.

The history of Chevrolet dealership service traces back to the early days of Chevrolet itself. When Chevrolet was founded in 1911 by Louis Chevrolet and William C. Durant, it quickly grew into one of America's leading automotive brands. As Chevrolet vehicles became more widespread, the need for reliable service and maintenance became evident. Here's a brief overview of the evolution of Chevrolet dealership service:

  1. Early Years (1910s-1920s): In the early years of Chevrolet, service and repairs were typically handled by local garages and mechanics. As Chevrolet's popularity soared, dealerships began to emerge, offering sales, service, and parts under one roof.
  2. Expansion and Standardization (1930s-1940s): During the 1930s and 1940s, Chevrolet dealerships became more standardized in their service offerings. With the rise of mass production techniques, Chevrolet could produce vehicles in greater numbers, necessitating a more organized approach to service and maintenance. Dealerships began to offer comprehensive service departments staffed with trained technicians.
  3. Post-War Boom (1950s-1960s): The post-World War II era saw a tremendous boom in car ownership, and Chevrolet dealerships played a crucial role in providing service to the growing number of Chevrolet owners. This period saw advancements in automotive technology, prompting dealerships to invest in training programs for their service technicians to keep pace with evolving vehicle designs.
  4. Modernization and Specialization (1970s-Present): As technology continued to advance, Chevrolet dealerships embraced modern diagnostic tools and equipment to service increasingly complex vehicles. The 1970s and beyond saw a trend towards specialization within dealership service departments, with technicians trained to handle specific systems such as engines, transmissions, and electronics.
  5. Customer Service Focus: In recent decades, Chevrolet dealerships have placed greater emphasis on customer service and satisfaction. This includes offering amenities such as comfortable waiting areas, shuttle services, and loaner vehicles, as well as implementing quality assurance programs to ensure that customers receive reliable and efficient service.
  6. Online Services and Digitalization: With the advent of the internet and digital technology, Chevrolet dealerships have expanded their service offerings to include online appointment scheduling, virtual diagnostics, and remote vehicle monitoring. This allows customers greater convenience and flexibility when it comes to servicing their vehicles.

Chevrolet Service Neon Sign Info

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