Mounds Candy Sign Advertisement - VS033

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Vintage Signs - Peter Paul's Chocolate Cocoanut Mounds

An original Mounds candy sign from 1929 for the Peter Paul's Chocolate Cocoanut Candy bar. The vintage sign advertisement is a single sided metal embossed NOS tin litho featuring a yellow background with blue outline with the word "MOUNDS" in the same blue, with "Chocolate" and "Cocoanut" in red above the word Mounds. At the top center of the Mounds sign is a wrapped candy bar with the wording "Peter Paul's Chocolate Cocoanut Mounds 5¢ Trade Mark" in blue on a gray and white wrapper. This sign was NOS found with the paper still intact, near mint condition with light edge wear and paper marks as shown. The sign manufacturer is labeled in blue as "The Donaldson Art Sign Co., Covington, KY." on the bottom right corner of the vintage candy sign.

Condition - as is, see photos - not restored, and not a reproduction
Dimensions - 6 3/4" T x 19 1/2" W

Vintage sign advertisement for Mounds candy, by the Peter Paul Company founded in 1919 by Peter Paul Halajian, featuring a single candy bar - the double piece candy bar wasn't in use until 1932. Included in the Peter Paul candy lineup was Mounds (1920), Almond Joy (1946), and the York Peppermint Pattie (1940). The companies first candy produced was the "Konabar" - a chocolate, nuts, fruits, and coconut blend. The Mounds candy bar was originally called Knights Knifty Knibbles, but Halajian purchased the rights from owner Anita Grace Knight in 1920. They gained the rights of the York Peppermint Pattie by acquiring the York Cone Company in 1972. The company merged with Cadbury Schweppes in 1978, and was subsequently purchased from Cadbury Schweppes in 1988 by Hersey.

All antique signs and collectables offered are genuine memorabilia and appreciable assets, not fake reproductions. All items are fine collectable art at the highest world class collector level. Contact us to order vintage Americana, antique signs, old gas pumps, and classic collectables at 1-800-292-0008.

Vintage Advertisement Sign Specifications:

  • Type: Single sided embossed tin litho NOS
  • Company: Peter Paul Company
  • Product: Mounds Chocolate Cocoanut Candy
  • Era: 1929
  • Color: Yellow, blue, gray, white and red
  • Dimensions: 6.75" Tall x 19.5" Wide
  • Manufacturer: Donaldson Art Sign Co., Covington, KY
  • Condition: Original, as-is, see photos for details

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