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Antique French Enamel Book Shop Sign, Vintage Publishing Advertising, C. 1920S

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  • £420.00
  • €491 Euro
  • $533 US Dollar

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Enamel advertising sign. An art deco stepped shape with a vibrant canary yellow background and three books in different colours are illustrated on the central panel with embossed decoration.

The black and yellow script reads ‘Nelson Libraries, Best for Tourists, C. Layer Agent. ’

A sign made in France to appeal to English-speaking tourists. Probably for the Nelson publishing house being sold through C. Layer. Bookshop.

At the bottom left, some smaller script reads ‘En Vente Ici’ which translates as ‘On Sale Here’.

Signed in the bottom right ‘Email, Ed. Jean’ which translates as ‘Enamel Ed. Jean. which denotes it was made in France by the Edmond Jean Enamelworks, Aubervilliers, Paris.

Dating from the 1920s/1930s period.

It is in good vintage condition, there is some wear which we think adds to its overall charm. please see the photos.

Measuring 65cm wide x 60cm high.

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Seller Location

Bristol, Somerset

Item Dimensions

H: 60cm W: 65cm D: 2cm



Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Location

Bristol, Somerset

Item Location

United Kingdom

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