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Details about  Vintage Lightup Clock & Sign Borden's Elsie The Cow Tel A Sign

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Vintage Lightup Clock & Sign Borden's Elsie The Cow Tel A Sign
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Jul 31, 2012 17:49:08 PDT
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Onamia, Minnesota, United States


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This no-reserve auction offers a vintage lightup clock and sign which advertises Borden’s, with Elsie the Cow, manufactured by Tel-A-Sign Inc., Chicago, IL, USA.  We believe this piece is from the 1950s or possibly the early 60s.

The clock runs and keeps time, the sign lights up.  The plastic has some condition issues, which is why we are starting this auction with a low opening bid amount.  The plastic cover is cracked in the right corner and the plastic clock face is cracked.  The blue anodised metal case is in good condition and still has the stickers on it.  The condition can be seen in the photos.

Despite the cracks, this piece still looks nice and displays well.  Of course, everyone knows the the logo on this sign…the iconic Borden’s logo, a smiling Elsie the Cow!  This would be a great entry level item for a Borden’s collector.

I am listing this for a private collector who is liquidating his estate.  Please see my other listings for once-in-a-lifetime finds from my friend’s private collection.  This item is one of possibly hundreds more that may be listed in the coming months.  We will also be listing antique, deco, and mid-century radios, lamps, advertising items, telephones, and other cool stuff.  Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or if you would like additional pictures.  I will attempt to answer all questions as quickly and as accurately as possible.  May the highest bidder win!

The clock measures about 18-1/2 inches wide, 3-1/2 inches deep and 12-1/4 inches high.

Please let me know if you have any questions.  Please checkout pictures for item condition.  I will combine items to save on shipping.  I will ship worldwide!  The shipping cost does NOT include insurance or any other added shipping features.  Insurance is based on the final item value and cannot be accurately calculated until the auction is complete.  Please contact me after the auction is complete if you would like to add insurance or any other features and I will send a revised invoice.  Note: Some shipping companies may limit the amount that an item can be insured for.  Please hold payment until you receive a revised invoice with the accurate shipping cost.  Please contact me with your zip code for a quote.  Shipping via Parcel Post Mail.  Please note, Ebay no longer allows sellers to offer other forms of payment in their listings.  However, Ebay states in an Ebay FAQ response, that “A seller can accept chek and m o payment from a buyer if (and only if) the buyer requests it.”  We support Ebay’s position on this matter and agree to work with our customers accordingly.

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