Lot 11). Primitive Wooden Country Sign

$2,000.00
(Final Bid)

Primitive Wooden Country Sign: 68.25 x 14″ (w/ frame) 12.5 x 66.5″ (sign only) very early, large, wooden jewelry store trade sign from E.G. Blake, Farmington, ME (His store was establish in 1855) as seller of fine gold jewelry, silverware, pocket knives and razors (See photo for Company information). Sign has a beautiful, deep, rich patina to its all original, great dry paint surface (a strong C. 8/+), w/ just the right amount of minor wear, giving it a wonderful folk art look. Note: frame is not original, but is extremely well done, w/ great look (appears old, looks natural and has appearance of being original to the piece).¬†Addendum Note: We just discovered a 3″ x 1″ well done repair at the bottom right edge of the sign which was not noted in the previous description. Min. bid $150.

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Description

Primitive Wooden Country Sign: 68.25 x 14″ (w/ frame) 12.5 x 66.5″ (sign only) very early, large, wooden country general store sign for E.G. Blake, seller of pocket knives and razors. Sign has a beautiful, deep, rich patina to its all original, great dry paint surface (a strong C. 8/+), w/ just the right amount of minor wear, giving it a wonderful folk art look. Note: frame is not original, but is extremely well done, w/ great look (appears old, looks natural and has appearance of being original to the piece). Addendum Note: We just discovered a 3″ x 1″ very well done repair at the bottom edge of the sign that was not noted in the previous description. Min. bid $150.