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Description
Sign, Advertising - Thin, rectangular pressed tin advertising sign painted dark blue background with lettering painted cream. Inscription surrounded by thin cream border. The back is painted green.
Classification
CH classification COMMERCE Advertising sign
Measurements
L99 x W505 x H1mm
Media/Materials description
Metal (tin), paint
Signature/Marks
PALING'S \ for RONISCH \ and LIPP PIANOS \ Sold on easy term
History and use
Pressed tin advertising signs such as this one were often displayed on walls of station buildings, fences and gates around station platforms.
Palings Music was a well-known supplier of musical instruments in New South Wales and Queensland. The company opened a store in Toowoomba in 1884 and a second store was opened in Brisbane in 1888.

Uploaded to the Web 27 May 2011.
Registration number
R31

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