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Hood Tires Service Sign: Rare Original Vintage Neon Automobilia – VS6354

This Rare, Original Hood Tires Sign Featuring “The Red Man Mascot” Has Had A 101 Point Neon And Electrical Restoration, Including Neon Blown By Our In House Master Glass Blowers Using Historically Correct Techniques, With All New Wiring, Electrical Components And Solid State Transformers

Furthermore, We Completely Rebuilt, New, Custom Made, Heavy Metal Housing Can For Indoor Or Out Door Use, Signed And Certified, By Award Winning Artist H.J. Nick, This Certification Is Recognized By All Major Insurance Companies And Experienced Investors Worldwide


Hood Tires Service Sign: Rare Original Vintage Neon Automobilia

This original vintage Hood Tires service sign is just one of hundreds of collectible automobilia and petroliana collectibles currently for sale from This large, double sided, 2 part, rectangular shaped, porcelain enamel sign measures 48 inches tall, by 36 3/4 inches wide, and is 8 inches deep including the heavy metal housing can. It is an original authorized Hood Tires Service Sign Tire and Tube dealer advertisement from the 1940's, and features the iconic Hood Tires, Red Man Mascot saluting. This sign has a black background with a white arrow in the center that reads "HOOD" in red lettering over the arrow. Below it reads "TIRES" in white lettering. The graphic of the Red Man is above the arrow. Th sign lights up in white neon around the border, and also has a white neon arrow that goes through the center of the larger arrow graphic horizontally. The word "HOOD" lights up in light blue neon, as does the word "TIRES". The upper section of the sign has a yellow neon arrow that lights up and points in both directions, with the word "SERVICE" in the center of the arrow written in light blue neon.

Like all of our collectible signs, this vintage Hood Tires service 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. This sign certainly shows its age, and both sides of the sign have a fair share of dings and dents throughout the sign face. This sign was almost certainly displayed outdoors for many years as there appears to be evidence of damage from the sign being struck by wind blown objects. The graphics and lettering on the sign all remain clean and readable, making it a great example of this now over 80-year-old item. This vintage Hood Tires service sign grades in Very Good/Good (VG/G) condition overall.  The only exception to this rule is the 101 point, museum quality neon, and electrical 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.

Vintage Hood Tires Service Sign Specifications

  • Type: Double Sided Genuine Vintage Heavy Metal Porcelain Enamel Sign
  • Style: Vertically Oriented Rectangular Shaped, Two Part Sign With Neon And Electrical Components Housed Inside Of The Sign
  • Company: Hood Tires
  • Product: Tires And Service
  • Character: The Red Man
  • Date Of Manufacture: 1940's
  • Place Of Manufacture: U.S.A.
  • Color: Black/Red/White
  • Neon Color: White (Around Border Of Sign/Arrow)/Light Blue ("Service"/"Tires" Lettering)/Red ("Hood" Lettering)/Yellow (Upper Arrow Border)
  • Dimensions: 48 Inches Tall By 36 3/4 Inches Wide (8 Inch Deep Heavy Metal Housing Can)
  • Weight: 130 Pounds
  • 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.
  • Features: Solid State Flasher For Flashing Word "Heartbeat"
  • 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

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 (and solid state flasher) have been replaced. The neon features a separate on/off toggle pull cord as pictured.

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Hood Tires Service Sign Additional Details

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

Hood Rubber Company History

USMC outsole presser located at end of delivery conveyor. Frederic and Arthur Hood, trained under their father and after the U.S. Rubber Co. failed in Franklin and Chelsea, MA, founded a factory in 1896 in East Watertown. During the early years, Hood hired many immigrant Armenians and was mainly responsible for the development of East Watertown into an Armenian neighborhood. Hood had its own auxiliary fire department and alarm system. It took half an hour to cover hood's 88 acres. By 1920, the company employed ten thousand men and women.

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When we use the terms "Museum Quality" and "Historically Correct," we are indicating our world-class process. We absolutely preserve all original signs, badges, glass with anomalies, natural aged patinas, and everything that makes a vintage item collectible. Maintaining non-structural damage, all age, wear, and tear is proudly displayed to showcase each item's unique charm.

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