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Posted January 24, 2014 - 05:18 PM

This is a tin sign I got a couple years ago in Missouri,while going on vacation,little rusty but still nice to have

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Posted January 24, 2014 - 05:27 PM

Its amazing how many different signs they came up with over the years.

I'd like to find some more of the 50's stuff but seems like not too many dealers bought that kind of stuff unless they had a large operation and heavily dealt with the Bolens Equipment.

 

 

 


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Posted January 24, 2014 - 05:50 PM

This is a tin sign I got a couple years ago in Missouri,while going on vacation,little rusty but still nice to have

Hey Rick,  I got the same sign from the same guy in central Missouri.  They were both in the same shape.  I have replaced the wood back frame and now just wait for a spot big enough o hang it.


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Posted January 24, 2014 - 07:49 PM

Your Garage must look like a dealership!

. That would be a good idea set it up like a old dealership. Do you or anyone else on here have any of those dealer newsletters that bolens published back in the 60's. I have two of them they have pictures of different dealerships store fronts an displays pretty cool looking stuff
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Posted January 24, 2014 - 07:53 PM

This is a tin sign I got a couple years ago in Missouri,while going on vacation,little rusty but still nice to have

. Wow that's cool looking never seen that one before. There will be some signs for sale at Portland there usually is but dang the prices are ridiculous There was a large chainsaw one but it only said bolens chainsaws on it was $300 if it would have said ride-a-matics I would have bought it but not for a chainsaw sign! Lol
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Posted January 24, 2014 - 07:53 PM

I have a few Dealer articles from the 50's and 80's

Are you talking about the Monthly & Yearly Articles they sent out?

 

I have alot of advertising stuff as well but nothing is really set up.

I always wanted to buy an old storefront and set it up as if it were a dealership in the 50's and 60's

You could have all the restored machines and memorabilia setup as if it were on the sales floor :D


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Posted January 24, 2014 - 08:19 PM

I have a few Dealer articles from the 50's and 80's
Are you talking about the Monthly & Yearly Articles they sent out?
 
I have alot of advertising stuff as well but nothing is really set up.
I always wanted to buy an old storefront and set it up as if it were a dealership in the 50's and 60's
You could have all the restored machines and memorabilia setup as if it were on the sales floor :D

. I'm not at home yet but off hand I think it's called progressive dealer or something like that One I have is pretty cool someone traded in a 58 ride-a-matic to a dealer they refurbished it an then sold it has pictures of them painting it an stuff
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Posted January 24, 2014 - 08:24 PM

. I'm not at home yet but off hand I think it's called progressive dealer or something like that One I have is pretty cool someone traded in a 58 ride-a-matic to a dealer they refurbished it an then sold it has pictures of them painting it an stuff

 

Yeah that's what mine are called.

Mine talk about a metal shortage in 1952 and there's a few articles about new Bolens sales reps and the most successful Dealers for that year :D


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Posted January 24, 2014 - 08:32 PM

Yeah that's what mine are called.
Mine talk about a metal shortage in 1952 and there's a few articles about new Bolens sales reps and the most successful Dealers for that year :D

. Oh wow that's cool you got one that old Both mine are from the early 60's

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Posted January 24, 2014 - 08:32 PM

HOw about you guys posting some pics of the signs and stuff you have



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Posted January 24, 2014 - 08:36 PM

Some of My favorites:

 

 

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Posted January 24, 2014 - 08:42 PM

Some of My favorites:

. Sweet are all those yours?

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Posted January 24, 2014 - 08:44 PM

. Sweet are all those yours?

 

yeah

The Zippo is actually a tape measure :D


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Posted January 24, 2014 - 08:50 PM

yeah
The Zippo is actually a tape measure :D

. I really like that old one. I have had the others before an sold them. That clock one was at a show last year guy had $375 on it sure didn't get that much for mine I wish now I would have held onto it. The tape measure is cool I have a generic one that says bolens
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Posted January 24, 2014 - 08:53 PM

. I really like that old one. I have had the others before an sold them. That clock one was at a show last year guy had $375 on it sure didn't get that much for mine I wish now I would have held onto it. The tape measure is cool I have a generic one that says bolens

 

There seems to be alot of those big clocks around, I guess those were a "Best Seller" back in the 60's :D






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