United States Express Fast Trains Sign: Scarce, very early pressed copper sign from the United States Express Co. Has nicely detailed embossed background pattern w/ beautifully raised painted lettering against gilt background finish. As found, all original and untouched, w/ a rich, nicely worn surface giving it a great folk art look (some expected non-offensive darkening and light creasing w/ some edge wear and tack holes at outside border area (note: Co. operated from 1854-1914). Framed (pictured w/ out frame).
Size: 14.25 x 20.25
Date of Sale: 10/31/14
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