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HISTORIC PAINTED WOOD TRADE SIGN FROM BOSTON
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  • Title: HISTORIC PAINTED WOOD TRADE SIGN FROM BOSTON
  • Description: A HOUTENBRINK EYES, NERVES BROKEN GLASSES REPLACED TRADE SIGN, BOSTON. C.1917 THE SIGN WITH GILT LETTERING AND IMAGE OF AN EYE ON A BLACK BACKGROUND, BREADBOARD ENDS.18 INCHES X 24 INCHES. IN ORIGINAL PAINT AND CONDITION. NOTE: A COURT CASE WAS BROUGHT AGAINST ANTHONY HOUTENBRINK IN 1920 ALLEGING THAT HE REFERRED TO HIMSELF AS A DOCTOR OF OPHTHALMOLOGY AND USED THE PHRASE NERVOUS SYSTEMS MEASURED AND ANALYZED HE WAS ILLEGALLY PRACTICING MEDICINE IN BOSTON. HE WAS FOUND IN VIOLATION OF THE LAW. AS A RESULT IT APPEARS THAT HE PAINTED OVER THE WORD NERVES ON HIS SIGN. A COPY OF THE COURT ORDER, 8 PAGES, COMES WITH THE SIGN.

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    HISTORIC PAINTED WOOD TRADE SIGN FROM BOSTON

    Estimate $3,000 - $3,500
    Mar 25, 2021
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    0181: HISTORIC PAINTED WOOD TRADE SIGN FROM BOSTON

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    Est. $3,000 - $3,500Starting Price $50
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  • Title: HISTORIC PAINTED WOOD TRADE SIGN FROM BOSTON
  • Description: A HOUTENBRINK EYES, NERVES BROKEN GLASSES REPLACED TRADE SIGN, BOSTON. C.1917 THE SIGN WITH GILT LETTERING AND IMAGE OF AN EYE ON A BLACK BACKGROUND, BREADBOARD ENDS.18 INCHES X 24 INCHES. IN ORIGINAL PAINT AND CONDITION. NOTE: A COURT CASE WAS BROUGHT AGAINST ANTHONY HOUTENBRINK IN 1920 ALLEGING THAT HE REFERRED TO HIMSELF AS A DOCTOR OF OPHTHALMOLOGY AND USED THE PHRASE NERVOUS SYSTEMS MEASURED AND ANALYZED HE WAS ILLEGALLY PRACTICING MEDICINE IN BOSTON. HE WAS FOUND IN VIOLATION OF THE LAW. AS A RESULT IT APPEARS THAT HE PAINTED OVER THE WORD NERVES ON HIS SIGN. A COPY OF THE COURT ORDER, 8 PAGES, COMES WITH THE SIGN.

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  • Location: This item ships from Pennsylvania

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