We have a vintage 1945 - 1955 metal porcelain sign. Designed and manufactured for Royal Ice Cream Co. Made in the United States. The sign measures 36" x 24". This rare Ice Cream sign is double sided.The artwork is of a young boy in a knit collared top and wool woven shorts skipping along with his Royal Ice Cream cone, underarm. The font and circular design date this sign to post WWII to the early 1950's. There is minimal rust on some of the edging and the manufacture holes for screw and bolt fixture. There are two holes on the sides, and two holes on the bottom corners. The black heavy metal, solid bottom (but hollow inside), stand is optional. The stand and sign together measure 24.5 x 42.5 x 16 inches.
For three generations, the'Orfitelli' family has taken great pride in producing the absolute finest, wholesome ice cream products, using true European Italian recipes. Today, all of Royals ice cream products are delivered through partnered distributors and food service companies nation-wide. Royal Ice Cream is a company that was part of the "Royal Ice Cream Sit-in" of 1957. Defied the white only seating law. This act was proceeded by other large and successful protests for ethnic equality.This sign is a piece of American history, and could be perceived as a symbol of a revolution for acceptance, and. Egalitarianism, that took all of North America. This sign is rich in color, and all damage, wear, and marks are visible in all the photos. A truly wonderful find, rare, and so far one-of-a-kind, according to our online searching.
The photos are most of the description unless unseen damage needs to be mentioned. The item "Vintage 1950's It's Royal Ice Cream Large Metal Porcelain Double Side Sign RARE" is in sale since Thursday, November 7, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Advertising\Merchandise & Memorabilia\Signs\Original\1930-69". The seller is "hespelervintage8" and is located in Cambridge, Ontario.
This item can be shipped worldwide.