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porcelain sign manufacturers list #737293
Tue Oct 15 2019 12:51 PM
Tue Oct 15 2019 12:51 PM
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I got this list of porcelain sign makers off this site a number of years ago. I think it came from DB but I don't remember. We used to have some great posters and crazy good discussions on here when I was starting out 20 or so years ago. I thought some would Like to see the list again...



The following is a list of the manufacturers names that are found on the sign in this book. Most of the major company's will be present as they produced high quantities of signs. Street addresses are not listed because some companies did business at more than one location. Many companies listed were manufacturers of very different products such as stove castings building panels kitchen ware & other utilitarian items. Although it is difficult to establish the dates listed will give you an idea as to a particular company's heyday. A (*) designates that limited information is available for the years of production. It is of interest to note that one of the most frequently encountered names found on signs EM Burdick of Chicago,was a distributor not a manufacturer. This is true of other company's as well.

Action Burrows Co Toronto Canada 1900-1920
American Sign Company 1920-1930
American Valve & Enameling Crop. 1928-1970
Baltimore Enamel Baltimore Maryland 1897-1943
Beach Coshocton Ohio 1910-1940
Beatty McMillan Co Detroit Michigan (*)
Billy Newton Company Minnesota 1930-1940
Brilliant Manufacturing Co Philadelphia Pennsylvania 1910-1930
Burdick Chicago Illinois 1895-1950
C Robert Dold Offenburg Germany 1905-1920
Cameo Gilla 1904-1980
Chicago Vitreous Enamel Product Company 1930-1980
Crichton Curl Enamel Co Ellwood City Pennsylvania 1905-1920
Enameled Iron Co Beaver Falls Pennsylvania 1892-1900
Enameled Steel Co Chicago Illinois 1900-1920
E Francis & Sons LTD London SE
FE Marsland NY Hartman Steel Co Ellwood City Pennsylvania 1890-1910
Imperial Enamel Co LTD New York 1890-1910
Industrial Signs Incorporated 1940-1950
Ingram-Richardson Beaver Falls Pennsylvania 1901-1960
LD Nelke Signs New York 1900-1935
Maryland Enamel & Sign Co Baltimore Maryland 1900-1920
MC Math Axilrod Dallas Texas 1930-1965
Mulholland Philadelphia Pennsylvania 1925-1940
National Enameling Co Cincinnati Ohio 1895-1915
Nesco Inc Signs New York & Toledo Ohio (*)
Orme Evens & Co LTD New York 1895-1915
P&M Orilla Ontario Canada 1930-1950
Pennsylvaina Enamel New Castle Pennsylvania (*)
Porcelain Enamel Manufacturing Company 1910-1950
Porcelain Medals Incorporated 1925-1950
Reliance Advertising Co New York 1915-1930
Robert Deto Offenburg Germany
Sales Service Corporation Chicago Illinois 1920-1930
Shank Sign Co New York 1920-1930
Tennessee Enamel Manufacturing Co Nashville Tennessee 1925-1970
Texas Neon Advertising Company 1940-1950
Texlite Dallas Texas 1920-1960
Union Enamel Co LTD Burban
Veribrite Signs Chicago Illinois 1915-1965
WF Vilas Co LTD Cowansville FC 1925-1950
Walker & Company Detroit Michigan 1925-1960
Wolverine Porcelain Detroit Michigan 1925-1945

If you have any more please list them.
Also remember anything made buy AAA Sign Co is a REPRODUCTION.


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Re: porcelain sign manufacturers list [Re: nochevys] #737294
Tue Oct 15 2019 01:39 PM
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A.M.D. sign company - Lynchburg, Va. - 1900 - 1996 .. ... cool


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Re: porcelain sign manufacturers list [Re: nochevys] #737295
Tue Oct 15 2019 01:52 PM
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Re: porcelain sign manufacturers list [Re: nochevys] #737298
Tue Oct 15 2019 02:50 PM
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Hey BC Dave ,


St Thomas made many porcelain signs , including 4 x 8 coca colas and the large V 8 Ford signs that are commanding amazing money these days . GSW made amazing signs including the porcelain Gutta percha vertical dog signs and i would imagine the King cole that is very expensive for the large version with full color . Just an FYI

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Re: porcelain sign manufacturers list [Re: nochevys] #737317
Wed Oct 16 2019 02:35 AM
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While all of you collectors contribute of this information, we all should thank you, but to all of you who are now collecting signs, please take notice to the "from DB" above. Before he is already forgotten, he was one of the greatest contributors of information here on Old Gas. Sadly he left us way too soon. You name it, he could answer any question. I always though I was one of his best friends because he was always emailing me, and he was the one to establish all the values I used in my first two gas pumps books, but this was not true, it seemed he was everyone's friend. I often wondered if he sat up at night answering all the emails he got, he was everyone's friend. As many will tell you, I miss DB.

Jack Sim

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