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Object ID 001166

Object Name Smithdeal Realty sign

Object Desc Metal sign for Smithdeal Realty & Insurance Co. "Sold" painted at top with red circle below with image of house.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001812

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Signs


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 7

Object Date

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Smithdeal Realty & Insurance,signs,real estate,Scioto Sign Company,

Title Smithdeal Realty advertisement

Description Painted metal sign. Text "Sold" in blue at top. Below there is an embossed red circle with the text "Smithdeal Realty & Insurance Co." painted inside. Graphic of a house in blue and red inside the circle. Back is painted green, but it is wearing off.


Approx Collection Date

Height 13.94

Length 0

Width 9.75

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Scioto Sign Company

Maker Details Located in Kenton Ohio.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1812



Date JAN 9,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes The top left corner is bent backwards. Paint appears to be cracking on the front. The lower right corner is bent. Lower right corner is creased. Two holes punched out at top and bottom center with paint chipped around them. At lower right corner paint is chipped as well obscuring maker's mark. On back, green paint has worn off. Scratches throughout the back. On back at top left corner there is gold paint. At bottom edge there are black marks running horizontally.


Date JAN 16,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 3 from Room 7 - automatic entry by admin

Date JAN 28,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 12 from Room 7, Shelf 3 - automatic entry by admin

Date FEB 27,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 7 from Room 7, Shelf 12 - automatic entry by admin



Date JAN 9,2014

Notes John F. Smithdeal and C.C. Smithdeal founded Smithdeal Realty & Insurance Company sometime during the 1920s. The company was located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. ( The Scioto Sign Company was founded in 1897, and still exists in Kenton, Ohio. (