60 in HIGH x 75 in WIDE x 15 in DEEP
(152.40 cm HIGH x 190.50 cm WIDE x 38.10 cm DEEP)
Gift of Federal Sign and Signal Corporation

Neon sign. Description: Neon sign, double sided sheet metal sign with attached neon tubing spelling "Herb". Sign is in the form of a dismond-in-a-square with neon tubing running along edge of diamond. Sign says "Trade Mark", Prof. Wong Yeen", "Herb", "Preparations Reg. U.S. Pat. Office", "Aug. 23, 1930", "S. No. 304-987", in white letters against a blue background. Both sides identical. Condition: poor, neon broken in several points on both sides; paint peeling profusely from sheet metal on both sides. Dimensions: H: 5'; W: 75"; D: 15". Remarks: Oakland Museum received the sign from Federal Sign & Signal after latter had removed it from its original Oakland Chinatown location.

(PRowland 8.2004) The store was located at 826 - 828 Harrison st. Phone #: Glencourt 8502

Used: Chinatown | Chinese American | Chinese medicinal herb | Chinatown and Central | Store

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