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San Jose Signs Index 

Firato's Ravioli
28 E. Santa Clara St.
Blade Sign
Delis Diners & Drive-Ins

The bright red Firato Ravioli sign is one of the oldest extant signs in the city of San Jose. For over half a century, it marked the home of Carlo Firato & Sons Delicatessen – a family run business known far and wide for its authentic Italians foods and homemade cheese raviolis. The sign was erected in the mid-1920s, when U.S. sign companies were aggressively marketing opal glass signs. The salamis in the store window are long gone, but the sign stands as a reminder of the significant contributions of the Italian community in San Jose. 

--Heather David

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