RARE Vintage Coon Chicken Inn Wood Framed Tin Sign Black Americana. Offering this RARE vintage Coon Chicken Inn sign. This wood framed tin sign measures 50.5" wide by 24.5" tall. The first Coon Chicken Inn Restaurant was opened in 1925 in Salt Lake City, a second location was opened in 1929 in Lake City near Seattle Washington, a third location was opened in 1931 in Portland Oregon.
The restaurant chain was popular in their day. The name, trademarks, and entrances of the restaurants were designed to look like a smiling blackface caricature of an African-American porter.
The smiling capped porter head also appeared on menus, dishes, and promotional items. The chain has been closed since the late 1950's. Please examine all photographs, they are part of the description. The item "RARE Vintage Coon Chicken Inn Wood Framed Tin Sign Black Americana" is in sale since Friday, July 12, 2019.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Black Americana\Signs". The seller is "shwelby6" and is located in Las Vegas, Nevada. This item can be shipped to United States.