Hand-painted sign on a wall revealed after demolition of adjacent building.

Multi-business ghostsign revealed in St. Petersburg, Texas

Fantastic reveal from┬áSt. 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 three ways. It has been dated to 1929 and some …

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