Rare and original, ca1951 Coca-Cola, Heavy Paperboard Advertising Sign in the original, gold surface, Wood Coke Advertising Sign Display Frame by Kay Displays!!! This outstanding, large size Coke Sign measures approx. 40 1/2" by 24 1/4" including the original, shaped Kay Displays Advertising Frame. The Sign features a bust portrait of a beautiful young Cowgirl at the right hand side.
At the left there is a triangle shaped Western Ra\nch style "Dinner Bell" surrounding a "button" style Coke Sign. From behind the "button" sign a hand emerges holding a classic, 10 ounce shaped bottle of Coca-Cola.
Around the edges of the sign there are various cattle brands that form a border. Although the Sign is not dated, a similar image was used on one of the 1951 Coca-Cola Playing Card Decks. The Sign is framed in an original Kay Displays Coca-Cola Advertising frame with shaped wood stretchers and a large, pressed brass Advertising plaque at the center of the bottom stretcher. The back of the frame is marked "Property of the Coca-Cola Bottling Company" and "Created by Kay Displays / Grand Rapids, Michigan". This type of Kay Display frame allows the inserted Sign to be easily removed and another Sign inserted.
Coke furnished these Display Frames to retail establishments and then simply sent the large, paperboard Signs two to four times a year with instructions to the retailer regarding the use of the Signs in the wooden Frame. This rare and very attractive, ca1951 Coca-Cola Advertising Sign is not a reproduction, reissue or restrike but is an original Sign manufactured and displayed ca1951 and it is unconditionally guaranteed to be as described here. This wonderful and very attractive, Coca-Cola Advertising Sign is in excellent condition. The Sign itself is clean and crisp and very well preserved with no staining, soiling, surface scuffing, physical damage or repairs of any kind.There are some very minor, tiny surface dimples but overall the surface of the Sign is exceptionally well preserved and displays beautifully. The original Kay Wood Display Sign is also in excellent condition with no damage and no significant wear of any kind. The brass affixed plaque is brilliant and beautiful!! A very rare and very attractive, ca1951 Coca-Cola, Heavy Paperboard Advertising Sign in the original, gold surface, Wood Coke Advertising Sign Display Frame by Kay Displays and a fantastic addition to any collection!! The item "ORIGINAL 1951 COCA-COLA LARGE SIZE ADVERTISING SIGN IN WOOD KAY DISPLAY FRAME" is in sale since Friday, November 25, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Advertising\Soda\Coca-Cola\Signs". The seller is "walnutts" and is located in Brewster, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.