I'd Buy That For A Dollar

Anyone who knows me knows my unhealthy fascination with Googie signage. You know the stuff — midcentury "futuristic" designs advertising motels and bowling alleys.

Well, it's just come to my attention that someone's got a somewhat Googie-style sign up on Ebay that's set to go by Tuesday. It's reminiscent of the 1964-65 New York World's Fair Unisphere (which still stands in Queens) and appears to be 20-25 feet tall, not including the spire. The current bid? One dollar!

From the lettering that bands its equator, which appears to read "Wings of Healing," it's presumably from a defunct church of some kind. Of course, you can always repaint it once it's in your living room.

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