Cincinnati, OH / Lima, OH
The Ohio Advertising Display Co. was a sign manufacturer from the 1930’s to the 1970’s. The Ohio Advertising Display Company made signs such as neon lighted signs, lighted signs, motion signs, spinner signs, and clocks. They had designers with a styles that of the art-deco influence from the 1930’s era of sign design. Many of their signs had art-deco style accents through the graphics as well as the metal case that held them together. They also did collaborate with Telechron on the advertisement clock signs for breweries, soda, ice cream, watches, appliances, and other industries.
They also made illuminated art deco style liquor signs with revere-painted glass graphics. Those signs were made to promote Nips, Bourbon, Vodka, Cordials, Brandy, Scotch, Rum, Vermouth, Gin, and Whiskey.
The Ohio Advertising Display Co. made various beer spinner and motion signs for breweries like Goebel, Latrobe (Rolling Rock), Reading, Gretz, Latrobe, Esslinger, Schmidt, National Bohemian, and Hanley’s just to name a few.
Below are a few examples of Ohio Advertising Display Co. Signs: