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Advertising the key to sale’s success

18 July 2012Written by ATG Reporter

This Eglentine Metal sign has never come to the open market before but is on offer among about 250 lots of advertising including showcards, packaging, mirrors and over 300-400 enamel signs to be sold at The Chippenham Auction Rooms on July 21.

Enamel sign-making all really started in Wolverhampton in the 1850s. A recently closed factory in the area, that was still making signs for the pub industry, the AA and other national companies, is one of the sources of a lot of the signs in this auction.

The Eglentine sign is estimated at £3000-4000.

Contact: 01249 444544.

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