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Double-sided Rotating Drugstore Coca-Cola Sign

Auction:
3093M
Lot:
723
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3093M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 20, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Double-sided Rotating Drugstore Coca-Cola Sign, c. 1951, Underwriters' Laboratories Inc., Form 5, no. C 640675, the 16-in. lighted convex rotating disc reading on one side "Shop Refreshed Drink Coca-Cola In Bottles" with a white ground, the other side with red ground reading "Drink Coca-Cola Sign of Good Taste," mounted to yellow enameled steel base reading in green "Shop Refreshed," ht. 21 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

excellent condition, very little wear, no cracks, enameling in very good condition, takes several seconds after plugged in for the fluorescents to light.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Underwriters' Laboratories Inc., Coca, Coca-Cola, Cola, Food and drink, Kosher food, Patent medicines, The Coca-Cola Company