Honest Ed's Show Card Sale

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Toronto's favourite department store, Honest Ed's, will be having a sale of it show cards and advertisements on Monday, March 10, with proceeds going to charity. From the press release:

More than 1,000 of Honest Ed’s previous advertisements and (hand painted show card signs) will be sold (on a first come, first served basis). 

From 50 cents and up!

Since the announcement that honest ed’s will eventually close, many of the public have asked to purchase the colourful show card signs that are produced in the store. Some are now being offered.

Honest Ed’s has been using the method of show card writing since Honest Ed Mirvish founded the store in 1948. Show card writing is now considered a lost art.

Each item sold will be stamped with a “stamp of authenticity” and signed by Ed’s celebrity show card signwriters, or long time managers who will be in attendance at various times during the hours of the sale which will be held monday march 10th from 11 a.m. To 6 p.m. All monies received for the advertisements/show cards will be donated to a charitable cause.

 

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