Two (2) painted advertising items, including Oak Ridge, TN license topper. 1st item: Painted metal "Oak Ridge Home of the Atomic Bomb" license plate topper featuring red, blue, and yellow images of laboratory apparatus, smoke, and the American flag, with red tail light. 9 1/2" H x 12 1/4" W x 4 1/2" D. Second quarter of the 20th century. 2nd item: Painted wood rectangular Talbott Bank, Talbott, TN, thermometer with black lettering against a gilt gold background. Drilled hole top center for hanging. 11 3/4" H x 3 1/8" W x 3/4" D. Early 20th century. Provenance: Private Southeast Tennessee collection. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition with areas of paint loss, largest 1/2", surface grime. Tail light not tested for functionality. 2nd item: Overall good condition with areas of loss, largest 1/2". Not tested for functionality.
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