WOOD TRADE SIGN  WITH PAINTED EYES REPAIR
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 WOOD TRADE SIGN WITH PAINTED EYES REPAIR



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A. HOUTENBRINK EYES,NERVES BROKEN GLASSES REPLACED TRADE SIGN, BOSTON. C.1917 THE SIGN WITH GILT LETTERING AND IMAGE OF AN EYE ON A BLACK BACKGROUND, BREADBOARD ENDS.18 INCHES X 24 INCHES. IN ORIGINAL PAINT AND CONDITION. NOTE: A COURT CASE WAS BROUGHT AGAINST ANTHONY HOUTENBRINK IN 1920 ALLEGING THAT HE REFERRED TO HIMSELF AS A DOCTOR OF OPHTHALMOLOGY AND USED THE PHRASE NERVOUS SYSTEMS MEASURED AND ANALYZED HE WAS ILLEGALLY PRACTICING MEDICINE IN BOSTON. HE WAS FOUND IN VIOLATION OF THE LAW.AS A RESULT IT APPEARS THAT HE PAINTED OVER THE WORD NERVES ON HIS SIGN. A COPY OF THE COURT ORDER, 8 PAGES, COMES WITH THE SIGN.    

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