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Newaygo Portland Cement sign
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Details

Object ID 001270

Object Name Newaygo Portland Cement sign

Object Desc Blue, porcelain sign with white letters "Newago Portland Cement". Holes punched out on sides for hanging.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001841

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Advertising/Promo

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 7, Shelf 9

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Newaygo Portland Cement,signs,Veribrite Signs,advertising,cement,


Title Newaygo Portland Cement sign

Description Embossed, enameled sign with metal. Blue background with white border and accents. "Newaygo / Portland / Cement" Holes with grommets at corners and at center edge. Holes punched out at left center edge and at center near edge and at lower edge to right. Maker's mark lower right edge near corner. Back is unfinished, silver metal.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 12

Length 0

Width 24

Depth 0.06

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Veribrite Signs

Maker Details Chicago, Illinois

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY1841

Description

Conditions

Date JAN 21,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Light scraches on front. Evidence of touch-up work where signs of enamel loss on edges - painted white on edges. Hole at upper right edge with loss of porcelain and metal is rusted. Lower edge to right has enamel loss with rust. Hole above center near edge is dented with rust. Hole at left edge near center. Accretion by "E" in cement. At left edge near "P" in Portland there is loss of enamel. Gromments on edges are worn and have rust. Lower right corner is bent backword. On back, metal is worn. Patches of rust across entire back. Scratches throughout. Dust and dirt on back. On lower left near bottom edge there is blue enamel from front. Edges are worn and rusted.


Events

Date JAN 21,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7 from Room 7, Shelf 5 - automatic entry by admin


Date JAN 21,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 5 from Room 7 - automatic entry by admin


Date JAN 28,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 10 from Room 7, Shelf 5 - automatic entry by admin


Date FEB 27,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 9 from Room 7, Shelf 10 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes

Date JAN 21,2014

Notes Newaygo Portland Cement Company was located near Grand Rapids, Michigan. Company was around in the 1900s.