Weathervanes, Whirligigs & Signs

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        AS-0002 Painted tin "crescent moon shape" shop sign; "TREBLE COVE SERVICE STA".  American, Mid-Century.

Size: 18" H x 35 182" W

    AS-0017 Victorian Brass Hat shop sign . English.

Size: 7" H x 14" W

      AS-0024 A large painted (both sides) wooden shop sign in the form of a medal.   French c. 1880.

Size:  55" H x 23" W 


William the Conquer, doubled-sided painted inn sign. English c. 1840.

Size:  44" H x 31" W 

        " Tramp House " ~ carved and painted trade / shop sign .  American, Mid-Century.

Size: 6" H x 15" L

      AS-0034 Pair of painted wooden trade shop signs : Building Contractors and Registered Plumbers. English, Early 1900's.

Size:  6 1/2" H x 25 3/4" L


A painted tin and iron Blacksmith shop sign inserted into a later wooden base (done for display).  German, Late 19th Century.

Size:  19" H x 19 1/2" W 

          AS-0071 Rustic painted copper sheet and wrought iron hanging inn / pub sign . English c. 1860.

Size: 32" H x 24" W

          Carved and painted "North End Dairy A. Birt Chandlers Ford" Sign. English c. 1860.

Size: 5 1/2" H x 24" L

        AS-0090 Carved & painted wood " Fresh Eggs " trade sign. American, Mid-1900's.

Size: 10 1/2" H x 22" W x 1 1/4" D

        American Moon and Stars tin sculpture / weathervane . c.1900.

Size: 17" H x 21" W (vane only)

      AS -0142 Amusing figure of a rabbit painted on cut sheet iron. American, Early 1900's.

Size: 22" H x 22 1/2" L

          AS-0149 " Davis Floral Co " shop sign DOUBLE-SIDED . American, Early 20th Century.

Size: 15 1/2" H X 57" L

          AS-0150 Cast iron sign "Lunt St" possibly from Byfield MA. American, Late 19th Century.
Size: 3" H x 14" L
        AS-0152 Painted small wood shop sign ~ Residential Hotel. English c. 1880.

Size: 17"  H x 24" W x 3" D

      AS-0165 Small horse weathervane (aluminum) with some bullet holes. American, Mid-Century.

Size: 8" H x 19" L (w/stand 12" H)

        AS-0167 American fire mark with the initials FA painted aluminum. American, Mid-Century,
Size: 10 1/2" H x 6 3/4" W
      AS-0168 American painted Aluminum fire mark of four clasped hands and "No 906". American, Mid-Century.
Size: 11" H x 7 1/2" W
  Diminutive iron MERMAID weathervane with directional's and great surface. American c. 1910.

Size: Overall Height = 41" H Diameter - 17" D Mermaid only = 10" H x 16" L

          Gilded wooden letter " P ". American, Early 1900's.

Size: 12 1/2" H x 10" W


Copper galloping horse weathervane with great surface & patina. English, Early 1900's.

Size: 17" H x 31" L

        Wooden Whale Weather Vane with traces of old paint ~ Discovered on Nantucket, Massachusetts. American, Early 20th Century.

Size: 4" H x 17" L (Whale Only), 9 1/2" H (Overall height with stand)

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Painted wood arrow weathervane with great surface on later base. American, 19th Century

Size: 35" H x 41 1/2" L


"Friendship" sign on wooden board possibly cradle footboard with stamped on back with "A. G. Fisher". American, Early 1900's.

Size: 10 3/4" H x 14 1/2" W x 3/4" D


"You scream, I scream, we all scream for Ice Cream!" ~ American 1930's Ice Cream trade sign.

Size: 7" H x 20 1/8" L


Cape Cod "fish" Trade Sign. American, Mid-Century.

Size: 6" H x 13 3/4" L


Mid-Century"No Dancing Please"reversed painting / textured mirror framed sign. American.

Size: 12 5/8" H x 20 1/4" W x 3/4" D


Painted & cut wooddouble-sided tribute to "Time Supply" American thoroughbred race horse. American c. 1930.

Size: 15 1/8 " H x 25" L x 4" D

    Bicycle rider ~ unusual figural whirligig ~ the propellers activate a man riding a bicycle. American, Early 20th Century.

Size: 22 1/2" H x 20" L

  Black Americana figural whirligig of a man dancing (jigger) to the accompaniment of a stomping leg & strumming banjo player.  American, Early 20th Century.

Size: 17" H x 19" L x 10" W

  FA-0287 Indian in a Canoe Whirligig ~ American, early 20th Century. The man with paddle arms wearing a headdress also with glass eye & old surface.

Size: 12" H x 31" L

      Carved & painted small Indian whirligig with paddles sitting inside a canoe. American, Early 1900's.

Size: 13 1/4" H x 12" L

        Double-sided shapely panel carved & painted with birds & leaves, carved and painted swags and a central star etched mirror. American, Early 1900's.

Size: 25" H x 18" W

        FA-0374 Unusual naive carved & painted Whirligig with metal arms / hands propellers.

Size: 8" H

    An interesting whirligig of a black man with paddles shaped and colored as watermelon wedges (found in Mississippi). American, 1930's

Size: 20" H (arms extended 28" H)

      Carved & painted figure of an African American gentleman whirligig. Late 19th Century.

Size: 21" H x 6 1/4" W


"Mr. HAPPY" ~ Carved & painted articulated jigger. American c. 1930.

Size: 18" H

        FO-0224 Rare townscape reverse glass mirror. American c. 1815

Size: 20 1/2" H x 11 1/8" W x 1" D

          PO-0045 Beer Advertising (HB) Sign, "Staatl-Hofbräuhaus - Munchen" (signed ~ Ottler Munchen)/ German c. 1920.

~ Royal Brewery in Munich, Germany. The "Hof" (court) comes from the brewery's history as a royal brewery in the Kingdom of Bavaria.

Size: 16" H x 12" W




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