This is a rare, old, valuable antique Speedway Coils sign. It is an embossed porcelain coated rectangular metal sign with orange as the main background field. It has a thin black border inset inside the main rectangle. At the top left of the picture is a black circle with orange text that reads, “The coil / with the / original / one year / guarantee.” In the middle of the sign is a picture of a Speedway coil and an antique race car. The bottom portion of the sign is a black rectangle with the text overlaid in orange, ” Mapco / Detroit / Speedway Coils / for / Dependable Ignition / And Better / Motor Performance / The Machined Parts, Corpn. Detroit, Mich. U.S.A.

May 17, 2013 Antique Advertising Signs, Antique Transportation Advertisements