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Vintage Bus Signs

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Vintage Bus Signs

Where is the best place to find old vintage bus roll signs in London?

We will also be in the Cotswolds.

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1. Re: Vintage Bus Signs

Alfie's Antiques in Church Street might have bus blinds, but for the most part I've seen them only at eBay.

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2. Re: Vintage Bus Signs

londontransportoriginalsigns.co.uk/home.html

This is online, not sure if the guy has an actual location you can visit.

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3. Re: Vintage Bus Signs

Might be a chance the transport museum at Covent Garden has something?

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4. Re: Vintage Bus Signs

If you want to see them rather than buy them the Oxford Bus Museum at Hanborough (near Blenheim) will probably have a few on display

Covent Garden certainly has them on show - not for sale afaik

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5. Re: Vintage Bus Signs

Very specialised, the only place I can think of is the London Transport Museum, which is in the piazza at Covent Garden.

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6. Re: Vintage Bus Signs

There is a stall in Greenwich Market that sells the old bus signs:

shopgreenwich.co.uk/greenwich-market/liz-lov…

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7. Re: Vintage Bus Signs

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8. Re: Vintage Bus Signs

Despite the heading, the poster is talking about bus rolls rather than vintage signs.

The last time I saw these on sale was during a bus garage open day at Fulwell, southwest London a few months ago. The people who were selling them were a commercial organisation, or it may have been the bus company.

www.visitrichmond.co.uk/thedms.asp…

Perhaps some of these dealers can assist you, or at least suggest other people to contact.

http://www.tobaz.co.uk/dealer.htm

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9. Re: Vintage Bus Signs

See the link below; these are the LT Museum shop ‘bus blinds ‘poster collection.

I also saw actual bus blinds being sold at a Fulwell depot event last year, same as Glyn1

London Transport Museum Depot in Acton, West London also has behind scenes events and open weekends; there is a large collection on display of all LT period signs at the depot, these can be seen if you visit on an open event.

ltmuseumshop.co.uk/posters/…bus-blinds.html

ltmuseum.co.uk/whats-on/…events-calendar

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10. Re: Vintage Bus Signs

You can usually buy tham at the various vintage bus events which are held around the country during the Spring / Summer / Autumn - when is your visit ?

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