Ghost Sign Results!

Thanks to everyone who entered – we had a great time looking at all of the glimpses into yesteryear….

Grand Prize Winner Sam Roberts will be receiving a Pulse of the Planet t-shirt and CD for his entry. We especially liked this fountain pen ad, a writing utensil whose time has passed. Fountain Pen Sign
Runners Up Lawrence O’Toole and Ben Hoare will each receive a Pulse of the Planet CD.
We loved Lawrence’s photo of an old movie house advertising its “Talkies”

Movie House “Talkies”

Ben Hoare’s entry was a veritable palimpsest of signage. (Check out this Pulse of the Planet program for a definition of palimpsest!) We have to think that lead would not receive such a high billing today!

Hackney Ghost Sign

To see all of the entries and links to more ghost signs, visit the original post

Keep an eye on the blog – we’ll post another Listener Challenge soon!

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One Response to “Ghost Sign Results!”

  1. Sam Roberts Says:

    Hey, this is great, thanks for my t-shirt which I’m now proudly wearing.
    If you’re interested in these signs do visit my own site where I write about them, mainly from the UK but also USA and beyond. The address is

    Thanks again!