could be that they aren't actually smaltz, but rather the sand paint type. I probably used the term smaltz a little too loosely... as I havent actually held a light to it to see if its reflective or contains glass.
but what I was trying to say, is that they have either a smaltz paint or sand type of paint, both of which are seen on early signs and usually not found on any repos that I have seen.
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