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Hardware - Rutland, VT

Hardware - Rutland, VT

3 V Cola - Vim, Vigor & Vitality I drank this as a child at Warners gas station in Perrin Mo

3 V Cola - Vim, Vigor & Vitality I drank this as a child at Warners gas station in Perrin Mo

Free Pick-Up Service ghost sign in Jersey City

Free Pick-Up Service Ghost Sign in Jersey City

I spotted this ghost sign in Journal Square in Jersey City. There's a huge area of unintelligible lettering, then "free pick-up service," something more below, with a supergraphic to the right.

Ghost ads of the old garment district can be seen on lots of midtown buildings, like the side of this one off Seventh Avenue. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Classic Advertising at its best very popular in the all the way till the now ghost signs.

Classic Advertising at its best very popular in the 1900s all the way till the 80s now ghost signs.

Classic Advertising at its best very popular in the all the way till the now ghost signs.

Ghost signs: Jersey's commercial history is written large in faded paint on city buildings | NJ.com

Ghost signs: Jersey's commercial history is written large in faded paint on city buildings

From Newark to Camden, Weehawken to Atlantic City, ghost signs -- shadowy, flickering presences -- remain.

Owl Cigar ghost sign, Aurora, NE - I think this burned down last year.

Many thanks to Mick Johnson, childhood chum, who spotted this, recently uncovered by demolition in Aurora, Nebraska.

Pomeroy: NYC

Ok, not really art but advertisement. Were they in as much demand as panty hose at one time?

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