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THE GAME COCK INN 1721 SIGN

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Reproduction The Game Cock Inn 1721 sign. Verso has label from Virginia Metalcrafters Victorius and reads: Pub signs, tavern signs, and inn signs date back to the 1400's when every innkeeper was his own brewmaster. The law required a prominent signboard be so displayed that the king's ale taster could find and identify each tavern to check its quality of product and to assess the tax. 35 7/8" x 34 3/8" w/ frame.

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THE GAME COCK INN 1721 SIGN

Estimate $300 - $500May 5, 2018