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Title Sign, painted ring life preserver, from Kelly's Pub, 1314 Washington St., Hoboken, removed October 2007.
Object Name Sign
Catalog Number 2007.072.0002
Collection Hoboken Bar & Restaurant Memorabilia Collection
Credit Gift of Robert Pino.
Description Interior sign, painted ring life preserver, from Kelly's Pub, 1314 Washington St., Hoboken, removed October 2007. Initial installation not established, circa 1980s. Molded marine polyurethane foam, 30" diameter, 6-1/2" wide x 3" thick ring; synthetic black rope. Front side has orange painted background with lettering, "KELLY'S PUB" and "HOBOKEN, N.J." in green with yellow shadowing; two green shamrocks.

Back is original orange paint (different from the front) with black stenciled lettering: C.G. [Coast Guard] Support Center, New York.

This bar was once called Kelly's Tavern. This is one of two painted life rings from this bar; see 2007.072.0003 for the other one which is slightly different.
Date 1975-2007
Year Range from 1975
Year Range to 2007
Search Terms 1314 Washington St.
Kelly's Pub
Caption front
Imagefile 062\20070720002.JPG
Classification Signs
Business & Commerce
Bars / Saloons