Vintage Neon Shell Sign: Original Porcelain, Fully Restored Neon – NS6431
This Extremely Rare, Extra Large Sign Measures 4 Feet Wide By 4 Feet Tall, And Is An Original, Die Cut, Embossed Porcelain, Shell Gas Station, Roadside Sign With A 101 Point Neon And Electrical Restoration, A True Centerpiece Item For The Serious Petroliana Collector
Our Restoration Process Features All New Electrical Components, Wiring, All Solid State Transformers, With Neon Hand Blown By Our In House Glass Blowers, And Has Received Award Winning Artist H.J. Nick’s Brass Tag Signature Certification, As A World Class Fine Art, Museum And Investment Quality Piece
Vintage Neon Shell Sign: Original Porcelain, Fully Restored Neon
This is an original vintage Shell neon sign that was displayed as roadside advertising in the 1940's. This is an extra large sign measuring 48 inches tall by 47 inches wide, and is 5 inches deep including the housing can, and is the type of large sign that is often used as a collection centerpiece. This authentic gasoline advertisement for Shell gas stations is just one of hundreds of original, collectible petroliana signs currently available from ArtFactory.com. It is a genuine, single sided, "RAISED EMBOSSED" porcelain enamel sign. The die cut, shell shaped sign has a yellow background with a red details and lettering, and a red outline around the border of the sign. It reads "Shell" in raised embossed, red lettering. The neon lights up in yellow neon around the edges of the sign, and to highlight the detail areas of the Shell graphic, and lights up in white neon around the lettering of the word "SHELL", as pictured.
Like all of our collectible signs, this vintage Shell 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. 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 Shell Neon Sign Specifications
- Type: Single Sided Genuine Vintage Raised Embossed Porcelain Enamel Sign
- Style: Die Cut Full Half Sea Shell With Embossed Letters And Accents
- Company: Shell
- Product: Gasoline
- Date Of Manufacture: 1940's
- Place Of Manufacture: U.S.A.
- Color: Yellow/Red
- Neon Color: Yellow (Sign Border And Graphic Details)/White ("SHELL" Lettering)
- Dimensions: 48 Inches (4 Feet) At Tallest Point By 47 Inches At Widest Point (5 Inches Deep Heavy Metal Can)
- Condition: Original Genuine Porcelain 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
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Vintage Shell Neon Sign Additional Details
This vintage Shell 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.
Investment Quality Collectible Petroliana From ArtFactory.com
This rare vintage Shell 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 Shell 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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Vintage Shell Neon Sign Info
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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