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Vintage PPG Thermometer Sign: With Paint Thinner/Reducer Gauge – PB788

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Thermometer Signs Were One Of The Most Popular Forms Of Advertising For A Wide Variety Of Companies From The 1920’s Through The 1960’s


Vintage PPG Termometer Sign: With Paint Thinner/Reducer Gauge

This in an original, vintage PPG thermometer sign. It is just one of hundreds of authentic, collectible Americana signs currently available from This round sign is 18 inches in diameter, making it the perfect size to display on the wall of your man cave, game room, or auto shop. The sign has a yellow background with primarily navy blue lettering and accents, and resembles a clock. This sign has additional functionality, as it also includes a gauge that recommends what type of paint thinner/reducer should be used based on the temperature. This is sign is from the 1960's for PPG, then known as Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company, before changing their name to PPG Industries in 1968.

Vintage PPG Termometer Sign Specifications

  • Type: Clock Style Thermometer
  • Sides: Single Sided
  • Company: PPG (Pittsburgh Plate Glass)
  • Product: Paint Thinner And Reducer
  • Era: 1960's
  • Country Of Manufacture: USA
  • Color: Yellow/Blue/Pink
  • Dimensions: 18" Diameter
  • Condition: Original, as-is, see photos for details

Vintage PPG Thermometer Sign Additional Details

vintage PPG thermometer sign

This vintage PPG thermometer sign is just one of dozens of original advertising thermometers for sale from

Advertising thermometers were a popular item between the 1920s and 1960s, and were distributed by a great number of brands. Common antique and vintage thermometers include the round ones resembling a clock face (such as this sign), with a hand pointing to the temperature. The vertical rectangular, or cigar-shaped thermometers with a mercury meter in the middle were also popular. Some advertising thermometers, such as those made by soda companies, were often in the shape of a bottle. Common advertising thermometer Brands including Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Dr. Pepper, Mail Pouch Tobacco, Hills Bros. Coffee, John Deere, Pabst, Sunbeam Bread, Nesbitt's, Exide Batteries, Royal Crown Cola, and Hire's Root Beer all issued thermometer signs at some point.

Like all of our vintage signs, this vintage PPG thermometer sign is in original unrestored condition. We have one of the largest selections of original collectible Americana signs for sale anywhere. In addition to signs, we have vintage vending machines that we have fully restored to working, museum quality condition. 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 investment quality collectibles, guaranteed to be authentic, and backed by over a century in experience. We are a one stop shop when it comes to outfitting your man cave or game room. Call us today at 1-800-292-0008 to ask for pricing on this vintage PPG thermometer sign, or any of our other vintage Americana, automobile, or petroliana signs.


Note: Due to our earned reputation, we have the good fortune to be in high demand by collectors. We always have a waiting list for most items. We suggest if you are looking for a specific collectable, restored to this level, please ask to be placed on our first come, first served list. (Refundable deposit required.) Call 1-800-292-0008

Vintage PPG Termometer 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.

Due to our earned reputation, we have the good fortune to be in high demand by collectors. Because most of our items have a waiting list, if you're looking for a specific collectible, please ask to be put on our first come, first served list (refundable deposit required).

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