Beautiful ! I'll bet that that sign hung over their main office door wherever that was. It's very possible that a search may show it in a photograph. Rob is correct that it's always a good idea to watch out for forgeries. I can't see any signs of that here. The wooden edge is typical of signs of the correct era. One thing that I've noticed regarding forgeries that I don't see here is that from what I've seen, forgerers like to "age" sections of a sign, medallion, etc. on areas of the item that don't detract from clearly understood lettering or obscure it's "identity" in any way. Often, you will see "aging" on corners as a result. I don't see that here. Best tests for it being a fake, Rob are that it shouldn't smell like paint - that should have been gone 100 years ago, looking for old construction and material, and up close and personal with a magnifying glass, looking for fresh rub marks. This is a valuable sign at I'm sure was gotten for a hefty price, so we have every right to look at it with a critical eye. Looks ok to me by photo. Congratulations, Seashore. That will look great in the Visitor's Center ! (Jack - Keep your Pabst can off the sign !)
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