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Item Name: Metal Advertising Sign for a Pay Toilet
Item Code: STC19
Price: $100.00
Dimensions: Approximately 2 1/2X5
Framed Status: Unframed

Back in the 50's, they used to have these in public washrooms.

Each patron needed a nickel and then you would insert the nickel in the slot and pull. If you didn't have a nickel you had to crawl under the door or wait for someone to finish so you could enter without having to pay a nickel. I remember this happened to me once at Riverview Park in Chicago, Illinois and I almost didn't make it to the bathroom in time because my brother wouldn't give me a nickel. Now he wants half of my baseball cards.


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