Toys


Hand-painted sign on a wall revealed after demolition of adjacent building. 5
Fantastic reveal from St. Petersburg (Texas, not Russia). Three brands once resided in the building: Ermatinger hatters; Hayward’s toy shop; and the Wisteria confectionery company. Given the equal portion of wall space allotted to each business it is likely they split the cost of this sign […]

Multi-business ghostsign revealed in St. Petersburg, Texas


Sylvanian Families Shop Fascia by Nick Garrett 2
Having grown up just round the corner on Queen’s Drive it always intrigued me that such a niche shop as the Sylvanian Families store would have their premises in the Highbury/Finsbury Park back street of Mountgrove Road.  I even remember the ending to their old TV commercials, ‘Sylvanian […]

Sylvanian Families sign repainted in Highbury