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Expert ruling in on the Mystery Sign: Cash Dept. Store
However, Mike Watson confirms evidence of Brother Jim's eagle eye picking up faintest remnants of similar sign on the other side of the buildingMike Watson writes:
Upon visual examination of the Russell Building sign, it certainly appears to say "Cash Dept Store" only. At some time - either before or after the Cash Dept Story sign - there has been another painted sign and the letters of it mesh far too completely with the CDS one.
Brother Jim's eagle eye picked up the faintest remnants of a similar sign on the other side of the front of the building. I could not make out any letters, but there has been a sign painted there at one time.
There were also painted bands, perhaps lettered signs, between the second and third floors, beneath the windows, but I can't make out any wording.
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