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We present you our wonderful collection of Neon Signs, these illuminated signs They were a very useful element to attract attention in the middle of the 50th century, or what are emblematic of the 60's and XNUMX's.
It used to be common (even today) to place them at the entrance of the business be it Bar, Restaurant ( Retro American Diner ), Cafeteria or Barber Shop, indicating if it was open or closed with the mythical Neon Sign open.
Between the neon light signs available in our catalog include the Neon Cocktails With Glass, that appears in the legendary film Cocktail starring by Tom Cruise.
know the Origin of the neon sign??
The glassmaker and physical Heinrivh Geissler of German origin, he created glass tubes sealed with two electrodes. Low pressure gas was placed inside these tubes and by applying an electrical voltage it was found that the tube glowed with great intensity. In 1898 British scientists Sir William Ramsay y Morris Travers they decomposed the air to isolate their different parts, one of them was called neon.
The word Neon It comes from the Greek "neos" which means "new" and whose meaning would be "new gas". He neon It is a noble gas, colorless, practically inert, present in traces in the air in a proportion of 0,001%, but very abundant in the universe, and it provides a reddish tone in the light of the fluorescent lamps in which it is used.
The first time the neon tube was used, (also called spout), as an advertising element (and this would be the Origin of the neon sign), was at the Paris motor show or "Great Salon de Paris" in 1910. This first application was made by Andre and Georges Claude through his company Claude Neón. The first to acquire this new advertising sign format was the car dealership Packard in Los Angeles, who acquired two ads for ... (Read the full article)