Author Topic: Kijiji Ad: Rare vintage BELL CANADA roof top 2 sided advertising light  (Read 187 times)

Offline Duffy

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Found this ad on Kijiji.

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-view-details.html?adId=1246133819 

Rare vintage BELL CANADA roof top 2 sided advertising light. $375.00 - Measures approx. 15" x 15" x 4 1/2" wide. In excellent working condition - As with all my finds I don't touch them in any way.
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Re: Kijiji Ad: Rare vintage BELL CANADA roof top 2 sided advertising light
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2017, 08:07:03 AM »
Interesting, but is is it an actual Bell Canada sign or something else?
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Re: Kijiji Ad: Rare vintage BELL CANADA roof top 2 sided advertising light
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2017, 10:40:20 AM »
Myself, I couldn't tell you. But I'm thinking something else. because I don't recall Bell Ad's being red.
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Re: Kijiji Ad: Rare vintage BELL CANADA roof top 2 sided advertising light
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2017, 11:10:23 AM »
Seems a lot of people named "Bell" or decided to use "Bell" to ring in the business have adopted or adapted the bell outline for their businesses.

Here are 2 similar icon uses (top) and two different (that are the same but for two totally different businesses) as examples of the "bell" use I found quickly - there are many other such uses including the Iroquois which Bell sold but without the use of the bell icon.

However, I think that red bell light is great even if not phone related. It's old and probably one of a kind but $375? A bit steep, in my opinion. I'd go $75, maybe.
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