Original United States Consulate Sign, circa early 1900's. Setting up consulates and embassies worldwide around this time, and this sign commemorates the country's beginning attempts at foreign diplomacy.. The Circular signs reads: Consulate / United States of America and depicts the bald eagle holding an olive branch and arrows in his talons, with E Pluribus Unum ribbon in his beak. There is also a 13 star emblem over the eagles head unknown to me..
The sign was made Ing-Rich.. Sign makers in Beaver Falls, Pa. In the United States, sign is made of steel and enamel, is quite heavy measures 24 diameter. Includes 4 original punched holes from the sign maker for hanging.
There is wear and some missing enamel around the edges. Pitting all over on the back of sign. Colors are much better in person. This a great piece of Americana. Look at pictures as this is part of the description..Remember this sign is almost 100 years old and in great condition.. The item "1920s Consulate United States Of America Porcelain Enamel Advertising Sign Rare" is in sale since Sunday, January 6, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Advertising\Gas & Oil\Merchandise & Memorabilia\Signs". The seller is "antiquesplus-us" and is located in Hazel Park, Michigan.
This item can be shipped to United States.