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December 3, 2013

Hamm’s Sign

Filed under: Item of the Day — Jason Onerheim @ 9:30 am

Hamm's Sign

“Hamm’s Beer” plastic advertising sign. Sign is made in style of a patio window with slanting roof, chimney and rail fence. Window view is a scene of a tree-lined lake and night sky. A series of holes punched in the metal and backed with small varicolored lights allows a changing night sky: “Hamm’s” appears and then is followed by blinking stars in colors of yellow, blue, pink and red; finally a graded row of 4 beer glasses lights up. circa 1960. To see this sign in action, please watch this youtube video.

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