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Unusual Chevrolet sign... New Discovery?
#198215 Mon Aug 09 2010 11:25 AM
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Just picked up this sign. It was built into the wall of an old wooden house...



Has anyone seen a sign with this slogan ("a six for the price of a four") before?

Google tells me that Chevrolet used this in their advertising in 1929. The sign has relective, sandpaper type paint on the Chevrolet logo and the letters in the banner.

Its a little weathered (and still dirty) but I wonder if it's the only survivor out there...?


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Re: Unusual Chevrolet sign... New Discovery?
DCpate #198217 Mon Aug 09 2010 12:17 PM
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That is very nice. Very unique. That "sandpaper" paint I was told is called diamond something or another.....It was made to reflect the headlights off of a car. So, it was either on the outside of a building low to the ground or on a highway. Just my two-cents. Congrats.


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Re: Unusual Chevrolet sign... New Discovery?
Alex #198219 Mon Aug 09 2010 12:24 PM
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I have owned one of these signs & the sand paint is called "smaltz"..........

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roadrelics #198234 Mon Aug 09 2010 02:24 PM
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Cool sign! I love chevy stuff and that is a different one!


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LOWright #198243 Mon Aug 09 2010 03:15 PM
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Very cool!! Great find there!
I do have room to store it if you need? LOL!

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JOSBORN #198249 Mon Aug 09 2010 04:01 PM
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I have the same sign and mine has a wood frame on it

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Hud Oil #198253 Mon Aug 09 2010 04:26 PM
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Very cool sign & find. The slogan could be when they came out with the 6 cylinder. Looks like it will clean up nicely. I would put a wood frame around it again smile


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gasoildude #198274 Mon Aug 09 2010 05:21 PM
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IF YOU DO FRAME IT, CONSIDER WHAT I DID WITH THAT ESSO AVIATION PRODUCTS SIGN LAST MONTH.


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THE AMERICAN GARAGE #198330 Tue Aug 10 2010 12:19 AM
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Chevrolet in 1928 was a 4 and in 1929 they came out as 6's. I remmember it well. LOL Mitch

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I love your sign! Not the typical run of the mill stuff, lucky you.


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