Retro neon signs
In this category we present you a variety of Retro neon signs to buy online in Spain, ideal for decorating your Retro American Diner or your business with retro style. These Retro neon signs are an emblematic element of the decades of the 50 and 60 in the United States, a time illuminating the entrance of most American business and Diners, drive-ins, Nightclubs, etc. We could find in any business one Neon Retro basically, even in Barbershops (Barber Shop) Because often they were (and are) used to indicate whether the business is open or closed with the mythical retro neon Open.
The Neons shown here maintain that retro design of the time.
Between the neon 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 its different parts, one of which 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)