Title: 
Roby's Nite Club art deco neon sign
Type: 
signs/displays
Decade: 
1930 - 1939
Object Description: 

Art deco porcelain enamel neon has cage around it so as to keep neon from being broken.  Sign has original brackets and horizontal pole with pointed tip.

Condition: 

Porcelain has some pop and edges of porcelain are somewhat rusted.  About half of the neon is in good repair. Two sections of ruby red are broken on one side and the neon on the bull noses and top and bottom o fthe sign are missing.

Restoration Description: 

3-25-2017: re-wiring at a cost of $22.00
4-2-2017: re-wring and repair of glass at a cost of $82.50
6-17-2017: neon repair at a cost of $242.00

Object Height: 
47 in. (sign cabinet); 55 in. (with brackets and pole)
Object Width: 
72 in.(sign); 88 in. (incl. pole)
Object Depth: 
12-1/2 in. (without neon)
Object Weight: 
350 lbs. (est.)
Signature: 
Ross Sign Service
Signature Location: 
bottom center of both porcelain sign faces
Object Received Date: 
3-19-2017
Status: 
Storage
Status Location: 
Museum annex
City of Origin: 
Toledo
State of Origin: 
Ohio