07-27-2011 07-28-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2556M Marlborough
July 27, 2011 02:00 PMCalender

Painted Vaudeville Trade Sign Panel

Auction: Discovery - 2556M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: July 28, 2011 10:00AM


Painted Vaudeville Trade Sign Panel, America, late 19th century, shaped plywood panel centered with inscription "TONY PASTORS" over a red, white, and blue shield with 1885 painted over 1897 flanked by cherubs, (paint losses), 24 x 54 3/4 in.

Note: This sign likely was hung at a late 19th century vaudeville performance theater. Tony Pastor (May 28, 1837–Aug. 26, 1908) was an American impresario, variety performer, and theatre owner in New York City.
Estimate $500-700


New York City, Tony Pastor