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    Fairwind Road Vintage Street Sign, Circa Early 1970s. A Houston road that intersects Space Center Boulevard between Bay Area Blvd and El Dorado Blvd, not far from NASA's Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center. This heavyweight metal sign measures 30" x 6" with white on blue lettering, the same on both sides. In nautical terms, a fair wind is one that blows in the direction the sailor wants to go. The phrase "Fair winds and following seas and long may your big jib draw" is a traditional Naval blessing. This sign has been in a private collection since the early 1970s. It had been removed and replaced with a newer sign and a shrewd individual "rescued" it for his collection before its disposal. Quite dirty, a bit rusty, and with some scuffs from exposure to the weather, about good.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2017
    19th Friday
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