Vintage Hood Tires Neon Sign: Original Collectible Automobilia – NS6374
This Rare, Original Hood Tires Sign 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
Vintage Hood Tires Neon Sign: Original Collectible Automobilia
This original vintage Hood Tires neon sign is just one of hundreds of collectible automobilia and petroliana collectibles currently for sale from ArtFactory.com. This large, single sided, round, porcelain enamel sign measures 60 inches wide, by 20 inches tall, and is on a 7 inch deep metal can. It is an original authorized Hood Tire and Tube dealer advertisement from the 1920's. This sign has a black background with a yellow stripe that goes across the sign diagonally, starting in the lower left corner and going up to the upper right corner. In the center of the yellow stripe is a white arrow with a red outline, pointing in both directions, and the word "HOOD" in the middle of the arrow in black lettering, with an arrow going through the word. The word "Tires" is in yellow lettering in the upper, left area of the sign, and "Tubes", also in yellow lettering in the lower right area of the sign. The sign lights up with yellow neon around the words "Tires" and "Tubes" and around the border of the yellow stripe. It lights up in white neon around the border of the arrow, and in red neon, also around the border of the arrow, crossing over the white neon, and the word "Hood" and the arrow through the word also light up in red neon.
Like all of our collectible signs, this vintage Hood Tires 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.
Vintage Hood Tires Neon Sign Specifications
- Type: Single Sided Genuine Vintage Heavy Metal Tin Litho Sign
- Style: Horizontally Oriented Rectangular Sign On Heavy Metal Housing Can
- Company: Hood Rubber Company
- Product: Tires & Tubes
- Era: 1920's
- Place Of Manufacture: U.S.A.
- Color: Black/Yellow/Red/White
- Neon Color: Red (Hood Lettering, Inner Arrow, Outer Arrow Border)/Yellow (Tires & Tubes Lettering/Yellow Stripe Border)/White (Outer Arrow)
- Dimensions: 5 Feet (60 Inches) Wide By 20 Inches Tall (7 Inch Deep Heavy Metal Can)
- Weight: 63 Pounds
- Condition: Original Genuine Tin Litho 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
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.
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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Vintage Hood Tires Neon Sign Additional Details
This vintage Hood Tires 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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This rare vintage Hood Tires 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 vintage Hood Tires neon 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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