For Sale 1957 Porcelain Double Sided Neon Chrysler Imperial Sign NEVER OPEN - $1111111 (WV)

Non C Body Stuff for Sale

  1. 1970cat

    1970cat Senior Member

    0   0   0

    My Photo Garage
    Messages:
    2,068
    Likes Received:
    749
    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2012
    Location:
    central ny
    Contact Seller
    not mine
    1957 Porcelain Double Sided Neon Chrysler Imperial Sign NEVER OPEN
    00C0C_1uMJs3n5tSQ_600x450.jpg
    00f0f_cgii8zsNvEX_600x450.jpg
    00P0P_7PunUylKvoZ_600x450.jpg
    00s0s_hYQnIAqvFPF_600x450.jpg
    00s0s_h8YYMFYdrqs_600x450.jpg
    NOS Chrysler Imperial Porcelain Neon Dealership sign: Ultra Rare is what the Barrett Jackson auction calls a USED SINGLE SIDED sign like it. very little information on the net. This sign is still mounted inside its original shipping crate ( compare the makers name on the sign to the paper tag pictured on the crate) it had a calendar sheet from 1957 inside along with a burlap sack in the bottom containing some mounting hardware. Both sides of the neon is undamaged, so other than cleaning the 60 years of dust off its beautiful. I have not tried to open or clean, or power up. approx 8-10' in length. Notice how the crate label carries the same name as the sign company (original crate) Buyer must pick up, with CASH only, no other forms accepted. Would possible take a (fixer upper) IH pickup or some other pre-1965 pickup in on trade. SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY
     
    • Like Like x 3
    • Thanks! Thanks! x 2
  2. detmatt

    detmatt Old Man with a Hat

    Rating - 100%
    2   0   0

    My Photo Garage
    Messages:
    18,066
    Likes Received:
    5,719
    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2010
    I want it!
     
    • Agree Agree x 3
  3. livininharrow

    livininharrow Well-Known Member

    0   0   0

    Messages:
    838
    Likes Received:
    199
    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2012
    Location:
    harrow canada
    I really want it.
     
    • Agree Agree x 2
  4. 75LandYacht

    75LandYacht Senior Member

    0   0   0

    My Photo Garage
    Messages:
    1,392
    Likes Received:
    429
    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2015
    Location:
    Westchester NY
    That’s gonna cost ya.. beautiful piece to own though..
     
    • Agree Agree x 3
  5. mrfury68

    mrfury68 Active Member

    0   0   0

    Messages:
    252
    Likes Received:
    69
    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2015
    Location:
    Bethel Park PA
    What a unique piece.
     
  6. commando1

    commando1 Old Man with a Hat

    0   0   0

    Messages:
    23,944
    Likes Received:
    11,656
    Joined:
    Mar 10, 2011
    Location:
    Fumbuck County - Sebring, Florida
    How convenient.

     
  7. Fury Pursuit

    Fury Pursuit Well-Known Member

    Rating - 100%
    1   0   0

    Messages:
    972
    Likes Received:
    759
    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2014
    Location:
    PNW
    I'm not 100% that the sign is MoPar Imperial....

    Thoughts on this are appreciated.
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
  8. cantflip

    cantflip Old Man with a Hat

    Rating - 100%
    1   0   0

    Messages:
    6,328
    Likes Received:
    2,293
    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2015
    Location:
    Orlando, FL
    I had a similar thought, but I still want it... of course I have no idea where I could put it.
     
  9. polara71

    polara71 Old Man with a Hat

    0   0   0

    Messages:
    34,301
    Likes Received:
    5,132
    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2010
    Location:
    New Jersey
    You buy something like that you leave it in the box , so what's the point?
     
  10. detmatt

    detmatt Old Man with a Hat

    Rating - 100%
    2   0   0

    My Photo Garage
    Messages:
    18,066
    Likes Received:
    5,719
    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2010
    I’d hang the sob and store the box.
     
    • Agree Agree x 4
    • Disagree Disagree x 1
  11. polara71

    polara71 Old Man with a Hat

    0   0   0

    Messages:
    34,301
    Likes Received:
    5,132
    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2010
    Location:
    New Jersey
    Then the value drops 10 fold . It's gotta stay in the crate ..
     
  12. detmatt

    detmatt Old Man with a Hat

    Rating - 100%
    2   0   0

    My Photo Garage
    Messages:
    18,066
    Likes Received:
    5,719
    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2010
    I wouldn’t even think twice about it. It’s not at all visually appealing in that old crate compared to how it was meant to be seen.
     
    • Like Like x 2
    • Agree Agree x 1
  13. detmatt

    detmatt Old Man with a Hat

    Rating - 100%
    2   0   0

    My Photo Garage
    Messages:
    18,066
    Likes Received:
    5,719
    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2010
    I’d be the last guy to own it anyway....
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
  14. polara71

    polara71 Old Man with a Hat

    0   0   0

    Messages:
    34,301
    Likes Received:
    5,132
    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2010
    Location:
    New Jersey
    I agree but you'd be willing to pay several thousand knowing once it's opened the value is cut in half?

    Find one without the box
     
  15. 1978 NYB

    1978 NYB Old Man with a Hat

    0   0   0

    My Photo Garage
    Messages:
    31,592
    Likes Received:
    5,467
    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2011
    Location:
    Classified
    I wish I had a garage to mount that sign!
     
    • Like Like x 1
    • Agree Agree x 1
  16. detmatt

    detmatt Old Man with a Hat

    Rating - 100%
    2   0   0

    My Photo Garage
    Messages:
    18,066
    Likes Received:
    5,719
    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2010
    If I had the several thousand available for a purchase such as this I would absolutely open it.
     
    • Agree Agree x 2
  17. Pete Kaczmarski

    Pete Kaczmarski Senior Member

    0   0   0

    Messages:
    1,476
    Likes Received:
    626
    Joined:
    Oct 11, 2012
    Location:
    Waupun WI.
    I suspect he wants 5-10k for the sign and at that price I'm out.
     
    • Agree Agree x 2
  18. Chrome58

    Chrome58 Member

    0   0   0

    Messages:
    75
    Likes Received:
    45
    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2017
    Location:
    Belgium
    Most likely it won't work.
    Neon leakage over 60 years is highly probable, even if it was never used.
     
    • Agree Agree x 3
    • Thanks! Thanks! x 1
  19. ZedR

    ZedR Member

    0   0   0

    Messages:
    138
    Likes Received:
    119
    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2012
    Location:
    Texas Panhandle
    179161_Auto_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
    (Not Mine ^)
     
    • Thanks! Thanks! x 4
    • Like Like x 2
  20. GJS

    GJS Senior Member

    0   0   0

    My Photo Garage
    Messages:
    2,601
    Likes Received:
    1,136
    Joined:
    Aug 10, 2016
    Location:
    Connecticut
    Absolutely. Not even to mention electronics degradation. It's highly unlikely it would work and neon guys ain't exactly in every other brick and mortar.