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Nostalgia,Collectibles & Reproduction Pine Furniture


We often get asked if we buy old signs..Yes of course we do... BUT..we have to see pictures of what you have because the condition issue makes a world of difference in price. This is an example of the value placed on condition: 1939 Coca-Cola green version thermometers. One on the left has many chips around outside edges and some on face ..VALUE:$200-$250...The identical thermometer on the right has two tiny edge chips and ..VALUE is:$2200.00

Yes We Can Ship Large Signs

These images reflect the great care we put into crating large signs for shipment. T​his was a Rexall Drugs sign that measured 8' X 3' and took several man hours to crate securely and arrived safely.


5683 BANK ST, HWY 31.


The Governess Diamond Dye Cabinet

DIAMOND DYES CABINET "THE GOVERNESS". Made in 1906 by The Wells and Richardson Co. United States and Canada. Measures 30" in height X 23" in width X 10" in depth. Beautiful embossed tin sign of a Governess playing with children. Cabinet has been refinished at some point. It has all it's interior dividers which is rare on these cabinets that were used to dispense different colors of dyes in the old general stores. Some minor scratching and wear but overall in excellent condition.

PRICE:$1295.00    (KOHX)

The Balloon Diamond Dye Cabinet

DIAMOND DYES CABINET. "The Balloon". Made in 1912 by the Wells and Richardson Co. United States and Canada. Measures 24 1/2" in height X 15 1/4" in width X 9" in depth. Beautiful embossed tin sign of children playing with a balloon. Original finish on wood cabinet. Panel on back door is missing and replaced with glass. These cabinets were used in general stores to dispense different color packs of cloth dyes. Colors on this one are strong and bright. Very minor wear.

PRICE:$895.00      (KECE)

Buckingham Cigarettes Porcelain Advertising Sign

BUCKINGHAM CIGARETTES THROAT EASY 1930'S PORCELAIN ADVERTISING SIGN. Measures 5' in length X 13" in width. Made by P&M Orillia. Some minor scattered chips. Strong bright colors.

PRICE:$950.00    (KYEN)

Drink Crawford's Cherry Fizz Soda Fountain Syrup Dispenser

DRINK CRAWFORD'S CHERRY-FIZZ IT'S JAKE-A LOO PORCELAIN SODA FOUNTAIN SYRUP DISPENSER. Circa 1900. Measures 10 1/2" in height. Missing the syrup pump and there is a 3/4" hairline crack on the top rim. There are no chips or other damage. Some of the gold paint around base is worn off. Very desirable syrup dispenser in real nice overall condition.

Sold  (KCAN)

Crown Diamond Paints Porcelain 2 Sided Advertising Sign

CROWN DIAMOND PAINTS PORCELAIN 2 SIDED ADVERTISING SIGN. Measures 48" in diameter. This sign is in it's original aluminum ring and hanging bracket. Five color sign made by P & M Orillia. Strong bright colors. Sign was painted over at one time and stripped. Very minor chips and wear. Displays great.

STOLEN   (KOHX) Ottawa Police report #21-277868  call Police  if you see this sign  offered for sale anywhere..Thanks

Players Navy Cut Cigarettes Tin Advertising Sign

LARGE 8' X 5' PLAYERS NAVY CUT CIGARETTES TIN SIGN IN WOODEN FRAME. "IT'S THE TOBACCO THAT COUNTS" C 1940's. Some paint loss and overall wear. Colors are strong and bright. One hole in it. Marked "7141-50 PRINTED IN CANADA" Beautiful sign.

PRICE:$1295.00      (KCHX)

Railway Crossing Sign

RAILWAY CROSSING SIGN. Measures 48" in length X 48" in width with a depth of 8". Painted aluminum showing minor wear. Overall great condition. (Sign 1 of 2 listed).

PRICE:$375.00     (AYE)

Railway Crossing Sign

RAILWAY CROSSING SIGN. Measures 48" in length X 48" in width with an 8" depth. Painted aluminum showing minor paint loss and wear. Displays great. (Sign 2 of 2 listed)

PRICE:$375.00  (UAN)

Goodison Oliver Farming Equipment Advertising Sign

GOODISON OLIVER FARMING EQUIPMENT POWER APPROVED BY GOODISON SIGN. Circa 1940's. The John  Goodison Thresher Co. Ltd. Sarnia. This masonite farm equipment sign measures 48" in length X 36" in width. The green,red,white and black colors are beautiful. The sign came out of a farm equipment repair shop near Trenton Ontario and is in near mint condition. Very possibly one of a kind and you couldn't find a nicer one. Guaranteed original.

PRICE:$3900.00      (KBEH)

Draw-Tite Trailer Hitches Two Sided Advertising Sign With Mounting Bracket

DRAW-TITE TRAILER HITCHES PROFESSIONALLY INSTALLED TWO SIDED SIGN WITH MOUNTING BRACKET. Measures 30" in length X 24" in width not including bracket. Sign is excellent on one side, has a strip of rust across bottom of reverse side that would come off with a bit of cleaning. Sign is aluminum and dates  from the 1970's.

PRICE:$395.00     (KAHX)

Dockash Stove Factory Advertising Match Holder

DOCKASH STOVE FACTORY TIN LITHO MATCHHOLDER/STRIKER. Measures 5" in length X 3 1/2" in width. Has woodgrain litho finish and a lithographed image of the DOCKASH STOVE FACTORY SCRANTON, PA. on it. Excellent overall condition. Circa 1900.

PRICE:$125.00     (KBN)

Silent Glow Oil Burner Embossed Tin Litho Sign

SILENT GLOW OIL BURNER EMBOSSED TIN LITHO ADVERTISING SIGN. Measures 17 3/4" in length X 11 3/4" in width. Sign is in mint condition and has never been hung. "C54" printed on bottom right hand corner, to me that shows this sign is possibly from 1954. Beautiful colors.

PRICE:$250.00      (KAH)

Canada Dry Happy Face Bubble Glass Thermometer

CANADA DRY HAPPY FACE ROUND BUBBLE GLASS THERMOMETER. The original jumbo dial by The Ohio Thermometer Co. Ohio U.S.A. Measures 12" in diameter. Minor fade on red dial. Minor water stain inside glass at bottom. Nothing serious. Glass is perfect.

PRICE:$195.00    (KAHX)

Shoe Store Window Automaton of a Kitten In a Slipper

CIRCA 1950'S (POSSIBLY EARLIER) SHOE STORE WINDOW AUTOMATON OF A KITTEN IN A SLIPPER. Measures 19" in length X 12" in height X 6 1/2" in width. This would of sat in the window of a shoe store to draw customers into the store. Little kitten is adorable. he has glass eyes, his head rocks back and forth and his mouth opens & closes. He has long soft fur and is in perfect working order. There is a trap door on back to access inner workings. Automatons were made to lure customers into your store and are quite rare. Kittens tiny nose is missing.

PRICE:$595.00    (KAEN)

Red Jacket Chewing Gum Wrappers

RED JACKET CHEWING GUM WRAPPERS. Circa 1920's. No gum. From Canadian Chewing Gum Co. Limited Toronto, Canada. Total 7 wrappers. Each one measures 4 1/4" in length X 7/8" in width. Most are in excellent  condition, a couple have minor tears. Sold as a lot only.

PRICE:$95.00 for lot  (KBN)

Jiffy Pipe Reamer Counter Top Display

JIFFY PIPE REAMER EASELBACK COUNTER TOP PIPE DISPLAY.C. 1950's. Measures 14" in height X7 1/4" in width. Distributed by Namton Sales Toronto Ont. "Carry on eon your key ring and always enjoy a clean, cool smoke 15 cents" Crease across the top. Still has 15 of the 18 original reamers on the card. Sat on a counter in a smoke shop.

PRICE:$48.00     (KEX)

Pure Spring Tin Advertising Sign

PURE SPRING TIN SIGN WITH WOOD FRAME BACKING. Circa 1960's. Measures 4' in length X 3' in width. Pure Spring was a local bottling company here in Ottawa Canada. Minor wear, strong colors.

PRICE:$350.00    (KENX)

Robin Hood Supersweet Formula Feeds Sign

ROBIN HOOD SUPERSWEET FORMULA FEEDS SIGN. Painted steel sign measures 36" in length X 24" in width. Great image of pig. Minor paint loss on outside edges and a couple spots on face of the sign. Still decent overall condition.

PRICE:$395.00       (KUHX) 

Robin Hood Supersweet Formula Feeds Sign

ROBIN HOOD SUPERSWEET FORMULA FEEDS SIGN. Painted steel sign measures 36" in length X 24" in width. Great image of a Holstein cow head .Looks like red spots of paint dabbed on it and a few minor scratches. Strong bright colors.

PRICE:$495.00     (KUEN)

Williams & Wilson Porcelain Machinery Sign

WILLIAMS & WILSON LIMITED PORCELAIN SIGN. Circa 1930's. Measures 24" in length X 12" in width. Beautiful thick layered orange & black porcelain. Made by General Steel Wares. Shiny bright porcelain with just a couple tiny chips around outside edges.

PRICE:$395.00    (KAUX)

Simonds Circular Saw Blades Display Rack

SIMONDS CIRCULAR SAW BLADES DISPLAY RACK. Circa 1960's. Measures 19" in height X 16" in width with a 8 1/2" depth. Tin sign on wire frame. Pocket on back of sign would of held brochures. Simonds Canada Saw Division Wallace-Murray Canada Limited Granby Que., Toronto, Vancouver, Saint John N.B and Winnipeg. Excellent condition with just very minor scratches.

PRICE:$165.00     (KCE)

Ferrania Photography Porcelain Advertising Sign

FERRANIA PHOTOGRAPHY FILM PORCELAIN ADVERTISING THERMOMETER. Circa 1940's. Measures 38 1/2" in length X 12" in width. Ferrania Roll Film Prodotii Fotografici. Missing 24" tube. Porcelain is shiny and bright. Excellent condition with only a couple tiny nicks. Beautiful deep cobalt blue.

PRICE:$695.00      (KENX)

Stores Porcelain Advertising Sign

STORES PORCELAIN SIGN. Measures 76" in length X 18" in width with a 1" wide flanged border all around. Red and white sign is in mint condition. Not sure what store it is from but possibly Red & White store? Shiny bright colors. No touch up, all original.

Price:$650.00  (KBEN)

Coleman's Mustard Heavy Porcelain Advertising sign

COLEMAN'S D.S.F. MUSTARD HEAVY PORCELAIN ADVERTISING SIGN. Circa 1920's. Measures 36" in length X 24" in width. Porcelain is shiny and bright but as you can see there are some chips. Sign is marked "8-29 OWNERS COLM...". Great kitchen sign. PRICE:$495.00    (KUEN)

De Laval Cream Separators Tin Litho Tip Tray

DE LAVAL CREAM SEPARATORS TIN LITHO TIP TRAY. The Worlds Standard. Measures 4 1/4" in diameter. Copyright 1906 litho'd on tray. The De Laval Separator Co. New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Fransisco, Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg Branches and agencies everywhere. Beautiful image of a lady in kitchen using a De Laval cream separator. Colors are bright and strong.Tray does have some minor dings on the face of the tray. Decent overall condition.

PRICE:$225.00     (KABN)

National Paint Advertising Sign

NATIONAL PAINT PNP PAINTED STEEL ADVERTISING SIGN. Circa 1930's. Measures 24 1/4" in length X 18 1/4" in width. Made by Art Signs. Great image of a painter and house. Excellent condition. The brownish stains are old residue from the paper they used to put between new signs when they were first manufactured. Great colors and condition. French loosely   translates to "Demand the national paint in varied colors invariable quality"

Sold  (KCE)

RCA Whirlpool Bubble Glass Thermometer

RCA WHIRLPOOL HOME APPLIANCES AUTHORIZED DEALER THERMOMETER. This C. 1960's bubble glass thermometer measures 12" in diameter. Working and in excellent condition. The Canadian Neon Ray Clock Co. Ltd. Montreal, Que. Canada.


Bacchus Le Roi Des Aperitifs Tin Advertising Sign


(Bacchus the King of aperitifs with old Burgundy wine established by adrien sarrazin) This is a self framed tin litho sign C. 1900. Measures 17" in length X 13 1/2" in width. Highly detailed and colorful with wonderful graphics. Condition is excellent with minor scattered nicks and wear.

Sold  (KEH)

Porcelain Paint Sign A=M O-P-W

A=M O-P-W PEINTURES LARGE PORCELAIN ADVERTISING PAINT SIGN. Circa 1930's. This diecut sign measures 4' in length X 4' in width. There are a few small chips and some rust stains in the yellow that would probably come out. We have 2 available both are pictured.

PRICE:$375.00 each   (KAUE)

Canadian Restaurant Association Porcelain Sign

CANADIAN RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION OVAL PORCELAIN SIGN. Measures 22" in length X 15" in width. "MEMBER C R A YOUR GOOD FOOD HOST FROM COAST TO COAST. CANADIAN RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION. Sign was made by P&M Orillia 56 indicating it was made in 1956. P&M was Porcelain & Metal Products company in Orillia , On. Sign is in excellent condition with tiny flea bite nicks in white border around outside edge. These truly are insignificant. Sign is two sided. Great forest green color. PRICE:$375.00 (KAUX)

Islamic Republic Anti-American Propaganda Poster

ISLAMIC REPUBLIC CIRCA 1970'S ANTI-AMERICAN PROPAGANDA POSTER.Measures 26 1/2" in length X 19 1/2" in width. Translation of poster reads "ISLAMIC REPUBLIC...FIGHT WITH GOD AGAINST THE INFIDELS, GOD WILL TORTURE THEM IN HELL AND LEAD US TO VICTORY". Poster is artist signed "H. HOSSEINE". An internet search of this artist only shows 1 other example (also anti-American) of his work dated 1979. Interesting image of an arm growing out of the oil fields, with the hand wrapped around an Americans snake head. Poster was folded at one time so there are light creases in it. Nice colors and excellent overall condition. Currently shrink wrapped.

PRICE:$395.00 (KARN)

Planters Peanuts 1950's Coloring Book

PLANTERS PEANUTS AROUND THE WORLD WITH MR. PEANUT BOOK NO.3 COLORING BOOK. Circa 1950's book is in mint-unused condition. Distributed by the Planters Nut & Chocolate Co. Ltd. Toronto , Canada. Book cover shows all different Planters products from that time. MINT-UNUSED. Measures 10 3/4" in length X 7 1/4" in width and 27 pages.


John Collins Fit For A King Cardboard Advertising Sign

JOHN COLLINS FIT FOR A KING CARDBOARD DIE-CUT ADVERTISING SIGN. Circa 1950's. Image of a very content gentleman lying back enjoying his bottle of John Collins. Nice image of bottle cap. Sign is in mint-unused condition. It is designed to fold on the 1 1/2" grey border that goes all around to give it a picture frame effect. It also has an easel back fold on back that has never been folded. Like I said MINT-UNUSED. Super die-cut advertising sign in fabulous condition.


Grapette Soda 1957 Calendar

Grapette Soda original 1957 calendar with complete date pad. Measures 33" in length X 16" in width. "ENJOY FLAVOR ENRICHED GRAPETTE SODA" with a pretty girl. It is artist signed. I believe it is signed "FRUSH". Pearl Frush is considered one of the top 3 American women pin-up artists.Poster is in excellent condition.

PRICE:$325.00        (KACE)

Canadian Pacific Travel Poster 

CANADIAN PACIFIC TRAVEL POSTER. Circa 1960. Measures 36" in length X 24" in width. "re-discover the fun of train travel-on The Canadian" Travel city to city - or across Canada with Canadian Pacific Trains,Trucks,Ships,Planes, Hotels,Telecommunication. Poster is in excellent (not mint) condition. Poster printed in Canada.

PRICE:$350.00       (KAUE)

Porcelain Street Signs

PORCELAIN STREET SIGNS. FAIROAK DR./SINGLETON DR./BREEWOOD RD. AND ESSINGTON RD. Porcelain signs are circa 1930's-40's and are heavy thick porcelain enamel black on white. They measure 30" in length X 6" in width. All are in excellent condition.

PRICE:$85.00 each     (KUE)


Porcelain Street Sign

PORCELAIN STREET SIGN. W. FRANKFORT DR. Porcelain sign is circa 1930's/40's and is embossed heavy porcelain enamel black on white. Measures 36" in length X 6" in width. Excellent condition with only a couple very minor chips in porcelain.

PRICE:$85.00     (KUE)

Porcelain Street Signs

PORCELAIN STREET SIGNS. BAYNE ST./LOWELL ST./MOHICAN RD. AND SUDBURY RD. Porcelain signs are circa 1930's-40's and are heavy thick porcelain enamel black on white. They measure 24" in length X 6" in width. All are in excellent condition.

PRICE:$85.00 each

Sudbury Rd SOLD

Lowell St SOLD  (KUE)

Players Navy Cut Gold Leaf Tin Advertising Sign

LARGE PLAYERS NAVY CUT GOLD LEAF TIN TOBACCO ADVERTISING SIGN WITH WOOD FRAME. Measures 6' in height X 59" in width. Pictures a package of Players Gold Leaf Cigarettes. Painted tin sign has strong colors. Some flaking across center and along top edge.

PRICE:$795.00    (KUUN)

Spruce Vine Jersey Farm Agricultural Advertising Sign


The Dingwalls

Berwick, Ontario

Floyd, Richard, Harold

Measures 5' in length X 2' in width. Sign is painted on masonite and we are estimating circa 1940's. We have a 1879 atlas for Stormont-Dundas Counties and this family is listed then in the Finch area. Nice agricultural sign in very decent condition.

PRICE:$850.00    (KBCE)

Ocean Liner Print S.S. Metagama

S.S. METAGAMA CANADIAN PACIFIC TRANS ATLANTIC -TRANS CANADA -TRANS PACIFIC LARGE LITHOGRAPHED OCEAN LINER PRINT.C 1920's. Print was used in either a travel agency or shipping offices. Print measures 35" in length X 23 1/2" in width. Mahogany frame measures 40 1/4" in length X 29" in width. It is artist signed by Norman Wilkinson. Original frame has a few very tiny nicks in it.

Nice overall condition.

PRICE:$650.00               (KBOE)

Yardley Lavender Advertising Plaster Statue

YARDLEY LAVENDER PLASTER STORE ADVERTISING BACK BAR STATUE. Measures 11 3/4" in height X 7" in width X 4" in depth. Excellent condition with just a couple very minor chips. Made in France. 100% original paint.

PRICE:$125.00   (KUEX)

Diet Pepsi Tin Embossed Advertising Chalkboard

DIET PEPSI TIN EMBOSSED CHALKBOARD.Measures 27 1/4" in length X 19 1/4" in width. "DIET PEPSI" is embossed. Marked Printed in Canada-Barker-67. We never see much Diet Pepsi advertising. Chalkboard has minor creases on edges and light overall wear. "BUVEZ DIET PEPSI" Fairly scarce piece.

PRICE:$195.00   (KAUX)

DEVILBISS Systems Porcelain Advertising Sign

DEVILBISS SYSTEMS (CANADA) LIMITED BARRIE, ONTARIO PORCELAIN ADVERTISING SIGN. Measures 11" in length X 5" in width. Sign has a beveled edge all way around. Tiny flake on bottom right hole and a larger one on the bottom left hole. Porcelain glossy bright.

PRICE:$375.00   (KUH)

Railway Express Agency Porcelain Sign

RAILWAY EXPRESS AGENCY PORCELAIN SIGN. Measures 24" square. Has two small holes drilled in center of sign that we don't believe to be original. Porcelain has a couple of chips to top right of "X". Porcelain is shiny and bright.

PRICE:$375.00    (KEEX)

American Airlines Advertising Sign

AMERICAN AIRLINES ADVERTISING SIGN. Measures 14" in diameter. Plastic & masonite with 4 small factory holes indicating that it possibly is off a rack of some sort. Airplane looks like a DC-3. Sign is somewhat faded so it may have been used outdoors. Neat piece. Has age cracking and minor chipping.

PRICE:$325.00   (KAUE)

Van Camp's Pork and Beans Celluloid Advertising Pocket Mirror

VAN CAMP'S PORK AND BEANS CELLULOID POCKET ADVERTISING MIRROR. Circa 1910. Great image of Van Camp's Dutch kids with an over sized can of Pork & Beans. Measures 2 1/8" in diameter. Mirror is perfect. These pocket mirrors were given away back in the day to remind people about their products..great little advertising item.

PRICE:$150.00   (KEN)

Jewel Stoves and Furnaces Match Holder Scratcher

JEWEL STOVES AND FURNACES TIN MATCH HOLDER/SCRATCHER. Measures 5 1/2" in length X 4 1/4" in width. Sold by Burrow,Stewart & Milne Co. Ltd. Hamilton, Canada. Bill hook was made by T.J. Parsons Toronto, a company I have never seen previously on tin litho advertising. Very minor nicks and wear. Recently acquired from an old collection of over 40 years.. Circa 1910 match hold pictures a lady cooking on her Jewel stove.

PRICE:$395.00  (KUEN)

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