Burma-Shave streetcar sign

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Titles Burma-Shave streetcar sign
Description Two multicolored signs advertising "Burma-Shave" shaving cream, used by Burma-Vita Company, 1951-1952. These signs are housed in a concave dark wooden support used at the juncture of a wall and ceiling in a streetcar to display advertisements. The signs read, "WHEN SUPER-SHAVED / REMEMBER, PARD, YOU'LL STILL GET SLAPPED / BUT NOT SO HARD!" and "SAID ONE WHISKER TO ANOTHER / CAN'T GET TOUGH WITH THIS STUFF BROTHER."
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 12 1/2 inches height
42 1/2 inches width
6 inches depth (top)
1 1/2 inches depth (bottom)
Nomenclature sign (declatory or advertising artifact)
Materials paper
wood (plant material)
paperboard
ink
Subjects Burma-Vita Company
Burma-Vita Company
Used in: Streetcars and buses
Used in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Trade & Industry. Advertising & Promotions. Advertising
Dates Creation: Exactly 1951
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1990.507.9 (Accession Number)

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