Perfectly preserved Coca-Cola sign revealed in restaurant renovations


Partially complete hand painted sign for Coca-Cola on a wall

Photo: Steve Earley

This is an amazing reveal inside a restaurant in Suffolk, Virginia, showing a vintage Coca-Cola almost perfectly preserved as it would have looked when first painted. This article offers some evidence that the sign could date from the 1890s, I wonder if they’ll do something with the top portion which is presumably on the second floor wall…

This adds to another indoor specimen from the UK and also this one on Flickr which was repainted after its discovery, also inside a restaurant.

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