Gameboards and Trade Signs
Unusual reverse painted on chess game board. Floral checkers with geometric script. Presented to Edwin L. Brown in 1878. Detailed gold gilt border with original painted frame.
Mahogany and maple game board with pullout compartment for checker pieces. 19th century. 20 1/2” by 14”.
Painted wood barber pole trade sign. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It comes with certificate of owner. 1920-30’s.
Painted wood barber shop trade sign. Cutout barber shop pole. Later 19th – early 20th century.
Painted wood Hiohela Farms trade sign. Early 20th century. Possibly Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
Trade sign or store display. Oversized brush. Early 20th century.
Inlayed game board with various woods in folky geometric designs. Probably Pennsylvania. 19th century. 21” square.
Folky figural painted wood fish sign with hanging hooks. 1940-50’s.
Unusual game board with polychrome paint and horse head sections. Late 19th – early 20th century. 19” square.
Painted double sided game board with side trays. Late 19th century. 27” by 19”.
Painted wood double sided game board. Early 20th century. 19” square.
Painted wood game board, yellow grain with black. Late 19th – early 20th century. 30” by 18”.
Paint decorated Parcheesi game board with original polychrome pain. Unusual geometric designs. Turn of early 20th century.
Folky figure of Uncle Sam. A mailbox stand, painted wood. Early 20th century.
Unusual painted slate game board. Carved having animals in corners.
Pennsylvania painted and decoupage slate game board. Dogs and wild fowl decoration. Late 19th turn of the century. Exceptional condition.
Pennsylvania colorful paint decorated slate checker game board. Late 19th – early 20th century.
Boot maker trade sign, double sided, painted metal with original surface. In fine condition.
Butcher shop trade sign. Carved and painted wood bull’s head. Philadelphia origin. 19th century.
Zinc double sided pocket watch trade sign. Inscribed S. Raffel, 1850-1875.
American wrought iron trade sign of a boot maker repair shop.
Fully carved and painted wood sign. Creating a raised relief. Sign and House Painting. Original surface. Lemoyne, Pennsylvania. 1910.
Trade sign pocket watch form. Cast iron and zinc painted surface. Mid to later 19th century.
Exceptional, graphic inlayed board game with various mixed woods and dovetailed case. Pennsylvania. 1880-90’s. 18” square.
Double sided trade sign, painted wood in great condition. Circa 1900.