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Battle of the bulge malmedy enamel road sign

Article about: I hope this is the correct location for this, but if not, Adrian will fix it for me. I came across this looking on eBay, its a sign from BATTLE OF THE BULGE, its an MALMEDY ENAMELED ROAD SIG

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    Default Battle of the bulge malmedy enamel road sign

    I hope this is the correct location for this, but if not, Adrian will fix it for me.

    I came across this looking on eBay, its a sign from BATTLE OF THE BULGE, its an MALMEDY ENAMELED ROAD SIGN.

    Really cool sign for some one that collects these items.


    I know there is usually nothing but garbage on eBay, but sometimes you can find a nice item.


    I uploaded a pic from the eBay link, for faster viewing for all.


    Brian



    ebay link;

    X-RARE BATTLE OF THE BULGE MALMEDY ENAMEL ROAD SIGN - eBay (item 220590086906 end time Apr-25-10 08:53:08 PDT)
    Click to enlarge the picture Click to enlarge the picture zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.jpg  

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    I wonder just how old it actually is ?




    Regards, Steve.

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    The age and rust on it seems to be ok, and not aged to fool someone.

    Brian

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    Quote by blackheart0866 View Post
    The age and rust on it seems to be ok, and not aged to fool someone.

    Brian
    I just wondered what era it may have come from; 10's - 20's? The 50's or 60's?

    The place is still on the map today, and I don't think street signs wear out all
    that often, unless there is a beautification program happening in town.
    I mean, where ever it came from, it's still going to be 11Km to Malmedy.

    Still, I suppose it could have actually been on a building sometime,
    somewhere, during WWII.





    Regards, Steve.

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    Quote by Walkwolf View Post
    I just wondered what era it may have come from; 10's - 20's? The 50's or 60's?

    The place is still on the map today, and I don't think street signs wear out all
    that often, unless there is a beautification program happening in town.
    I mean, where ever it came from, it's still going to be 11Km to Malmedy.

    Still, I suppose it could have actually been on a building sometime,
    somewhere, during WWII.





    Regards, Steve.
    Exact Steve, thise is just a signe that survived the battle , it just happened to be on the right place at the wrong momment!!
    Nothing to do with WWII ,execept a serious battle had been fought in the neigbourhood.
    Thise signe seems to be a 1910 / 1920 periode to me, enamel road sign's and street names have been made up to the 50 'ties. And they are starting to show up again in touristic areas.
    Always looking for Belgian Congo stuff!
    cheers
    |<ris

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    Yeah, I know absolutely nothing about these type of items, and i thought i would post the info here, in case some one in here does.

    I thought it would look good on a wall behind an Waffen SS Tunic, for display purposes.

    Brian

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    Quote by blackheart0866 View Post
    Yeah, I know absolutely nothing about these type of items, and i thought i would post the info here, in case some one in here does.

    I thought it would look good on a wall behind an Waffen SS Tunic, for display purposes.

    Brian
    Yes, it would look really great !
    Now I wonder how high the price will go !




    Regards, Steve.

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    Normaly that kind of signs fetch like 10 to 20 €... exept when the buyer as a special bound with the name signe. Wich may happen in thise case. As blackheart0866 staten, it may look good on a display.
    Always looking for Belgian Congo stuff!
    cheers
    |<ris

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    I must say I don't think this is authentic. These things are so easy to 'fake', especially if the faker chooses the right name. Has he got 'Bastogne' and 'St Vith' for sale as well ? I suspect he probably has !

    Also.....why has the sign rusted on EVERYTHING but the letters? Seems a little convenient really.

    I agree it may well make a nice talking point/display piece but as to it being authentic ........ I have serious doubts and don't think you will ever truly know.

    Cheers

    Steve T

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    Hi,
    IMO the sign is not authentic i only say this because if you look at the letters they are not right. It is supposed to be an enameled sign
    made by a company, the letter A, the centre line is wrong also the aging on the E,D,Y I think is faulse. and as you say he has other sighns for sale, unless he has been around collecting these which i
    dont think he has they would be rare signs.
    Great conversation piece though.
    dave.

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