This auction is for an old commercial photo of the Kermans store at 160 North Michigan Avenue in Chicago. I believe this was a clothing store. I got this in a binder of 8" x 10" photos of exterior signs, signage/lettering on buildings and commercial trucks. In the same binder there were a few trade magazine ads for Nelson-Harkins Industries of Chicago. Nelson-Harkins Industries manufactured metal letters for sign companies. Nelson-Harkins also manufactured complete aluminum signs and plaques for interior and exterior use. One of the trade ads showed three of the photos from the binder. I believe the binder was used by the company to show prospective customers the work they could do. Most of the photos of the signs/letters were from Chicago area businesses. Nelson-Harkins probably made the metal letters on the exterior of this building. The photo measures 8" x 10". The photo is in good condition - there is a 2" crease in the lower right border - there is a 1-1/2" semi-circle crease on the left side - there is a 1" crease along the right edge - there are a few other small, light creases on the photo. This is a decades old photo and not a new reprint. This is the only photo I have from Kermans. A NICE PIECE OF KERMANS / CHICAGO HISTORY! Postage is $4.00. Check out my other auctions for several other photos of signs and lettering done by Nelson-Harkins Industries. Combine auction wins to save on postage. If you win more than one photo, wait for me to send you an updated invoice with combined postage.

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