Mar 25, 2021 - Sale 2562

Sale 2562 - Lot 147

Price Realized: $ 3,900
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
(CIVIL RIGHTS--SEGREGATION.) "Colored Upstairs" sign from a Georgia cinema. White and black paint on metal, 3 x 18 inches; two screw holes, moderate scratching and rust. [Sylvania, GA], circa late 1940s?

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This sign was used at the Dixie Theatre in Sylvania, GA, near the South Carolina border, also known as the Sylvia or Grand Theatre, which was in operation by 1949.