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Thirsty Just Whistle Sign: Vintage 1940’s Embossed Tin Litho – VS6342

This Unique, Extra Large, Collectible Sign Is An Extremely Rare, Original Advertisement From The 1940’s, A Great Conversation Piece, And A Must Have For Any Serious Soda Collector

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Thirsty Just Whistle Sign: Vintage 1940's Embossed Tin Litho

This vintage embossed tin, Thirsty Just Whistle sign is an original advertisement used at soda shops and gas stations in the 1940's-1950's. At we have one of the largest selections of original, vintage collectible signs for sale anywhere, guaranteed authentic, and backed by over a century of experience. The genuine, original embossed tin litho sign is a single sided, rectangular advertisement is extra large, and measures 55 inches wide by 19 inches tall. It is perfect for display in any man cave or game room, and a must have item for any serious vintage soda memorabilia collector. This vintage Thirsty Just Whistle sign is the perfect companion to hang over your vintage root beer vending machine, or as a stand alone piece of wall art, which features an eye catching design. The sign has a white background with a blue border, and an orange pinstripe between the border and the main background.

Thirsty Just Whistle Sign Specifications

  • Type: Raised Embossed Tin Litho
  • Sides: Single Sided
  • Shape: Horizontally Oriented Rectangular
  • Company: Vess
  • Product:  Whistle Orange Soda
  • Serial Number: T.W.-CO-MI-2
  • Place Of Manufacturer: St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A.
  • Date Of Manufacturer: 1948
  • Color: White/Orange/Blue/Green
  • Dimensions: 55 Inches Wide By 19 Inches Tall
  • Condition: Original, Unrestored Condition, Sold As-Pictured, See Photos For Details

The artwork features 3 gnomes whistling while they work), with 2 of them carrying a large orange sign (the 3rd carrying a hammer) that says "WHISTLE" in blue lettering, with a banner above it that has a white background and blue lettering that reads "Thirsty Just". Per the maker's mark, this sign was manufactured by the Stout Sign Company of St. Louis Missouri in 1948, and is marked with what looks to be a serial number of "T.W.-CO-Mi-2".

Thirsty Just Whistle Sign Additional Details

Like all of our vintage collectible signs, this vintage Thirsty Just Whistle sign is sold in original unrestored condition, as pictured, because we believe that every ding, dent, and blemish is part of the history of the item. This sign has one major defect (as pictured) as it appears to have been cut at some point in its history (apparently for display or hanging purposes), but is otherwise in excellent condition overall. The sign does have some light scratches and fading as is common with items of this age, but overall clean graphics (except for one small rust spot near the center) on the front. The back is clean overall with some light rusting in on the left side. We sell rare, collectible items from dozens of soft drink companies, including not only Whistle, but also Coca-Cola, Pepsi, 7 Up, Dr. Pepper, Royal Crown Cola, Nesbitt's, and more. Like all of our vintage collectible signage, this single sided vintage embossed tin Thirsty Just Whistle sign is an original, investment quality item. We are a one stop shop when it comes to outfitting your man cave or game room. We can can outfit an entire 1950's style soda shop for you, or help you find that one special item that has been missing from your collection. We are a one stop shop for vintage soda collectibles, in addition to signs, and also have fully restored original vending machines. These machines are restored to working, museum quality condition and include original, period correct signage, logos, and paint schemes. Our vending machine restorations are the best in the business because nobody has been doing it longer, or pays as much attention to detail.

We specialize in original collectible advertising from America's most iconic brands. Don't be duped by fakes, or settle for low quality reproductions that will never have any long term appreciable value. At, we only deal in fine are quality collectibles with appreciable value that are guaranteed to be authentic, and backed by over a century in experience. Call us today at 1-800-292-0008 to ask for pricing on this rare, porcelain, vintage embossed tin, Thirsty Just Whistle sign, or any of our other vintage soda shop and drug store signs.

About Stout Sign Company And History (Excerpted From

Stout Sign Company LLC ™ was established in 1886 by the Stout family of St. Louis, Missouri. The family was intent on capitalizing on the increase in automobile traffic on the nation’s highway system. This traffic brought an exciting opportunity for roadside advertising. Set on making their mark, the Stout family began producing signs that utilized the highest-quality processes and materials possible, resulting in some of the most durable signs ever made. This attention to quality and durability quickly caught the attention of brands like Burma Shave, Baby Ruth, Michelin Tire, Pepsi Cola and others.

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