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"THE OLD OAR HOUSE" Painted Wooden Trade Sign

Auction:
2230
Lot:
368
Sold for:
$2,585$2,200

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Auction:
Sale #2230 - 2230
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 22, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

"THE OLD OAR HOUSE" Painted Wooden Trade Sign, America, c. 1887, the oblong panel with gilt lettering on a dark brown sand textured ground reading "EST. 1887 THE OLD OAR HOUSE/ WE RENT CANOES ROWBOATS PADDLES and OARS/ Hourly and Weekend Rates," ht. 38 5/8, wd. 11 3/8 in.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Canoe, Canoeing, Marine propulsion, Oar, Paddle, Rowing, Sports, Watercraft