Retro neon signs
We present our Retro neon signs, ideal for decorating Any type of business.
These neons They are an emblematic element of the 50's and 60'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 retro open neon.
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 German origin, created a sealed glass tubes with two electrodes. Inside these tubes was placed low pressure gas and applying an electric voltage was found that the tube shone 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 comes from the Greek "neos" which means "new" and whose meaning would be "new gas". The neon It is a noble, colorless, practically inert gas, present in traces in the air in a proportion of 0,001%, but very abundant in the universe, and provides a reddish hue 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), it was at the Paris Motor Show or "Gran Salon de Paris" in the 1910 year. 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)