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Title Metal wall sign: R. Neumann & Co. 9" high x 36" long x 3/4" thick. Black painted metal with white lettering. No date, ca. 1920-30.
Object Name Sign
Catalog Number 2003.010.0001
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Gift of Manhattan Neon Company.
Description Metal wall sign: R. Neumann & Co. 9" high x 36" long x 3/4" thick. Black painted metal with white lettering. Ca. 10 guage sheet metal, formed beveled edge, hollow back. No date, ca. 1920.

The company has been at 300 Observer Highway for at least 75 years.
The lettering on the front is a routed-out serif face, in painted in white enamel, worn. The sign is formed from a single sheet with 3/4" wide 45-degree beveled edges soldered at the corners. One hole, ca. 1/2" diameter, on the flat surface near each corner for mounting use.
Date 1920-1930
Year Range from 1920.0
Year Range to 1930.0
Search Terms R. Neumann & Company
Imagefile 019\20030100001.TIF
Notes Sign was in the 2002 HHM exhibit, Signs & Traces, on loan from the donor. Item was returned to the donor after the exhibition.
Classification Business & Commerce
Signs
Exteriors