Owl Cigars


Earlier this month I went on my first ever trip to the USA. This was to attend ‘Mazeppa Mardi Gras’, a meeting of the Letterheads in sub-zero Minnesota. It was a fantastic week of sign making and painting and you can read a full blown […]

Ghostsigns of Minnesota and the Mid-West


Corner of building showing portion of hand painted sign for Owl Cigars 2
Kasey Smith of the Perception Filter blog has just posted this fascinating piece of investigative research into the origins of the Owl Cigars ghostsign on Meacham Place, San Francisco. Can you think of any other theories that would explain its unlikely position given the evidence […]

Owl Cigars ghostsign mystery in San Francisco