Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Chez le serrurier

Even if you couldn't read, you'd still know
that this is the locksmith's shop.  That was
precisely the point many years ago, but I think
these signs are still useful—and charming.
I found this one in Paris.

[It's Ruby Tuesday. To see more, go here.
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  1. I love these medieval signs, originals or not. Yes, there's no mistaking what's sold here.

  2. Fabulous just the sort of photo I would take myself. :)

  3. I agree, it is eye catching and a great way to advertise a shop.

  4. Great shot. It's good to see these sorts of signs - makes a change from the mass market shopping of today.

  5. I love that red key! And pray tell why can't I ever remember Ruby Tuesday? I"d love to join. Maybe I'll tie a red string around my finger!

  6. Our locksmith drives around town in a van. You call, and he comes to your place to make keys. Or you can go to his house and he has a small shop out back. I just love living in a small town. - Margy

  7. I love old signs above shops but this has a very modern twist to it with the vibrant red.

  8. Mon grand-père était serrurier. Cela me rappelle de très bons souvenirs. Je sais qu'il pensait toujours que Breault fait un bon travail.


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