The Bel-Aire Sputnik

By |2021-07-01T13:34:47-05:00June 30th, 2021|Categories: Sign Museum|Tags: , , , , |

Circa: 1950 In 1960 Warren Milks the owner of a Louisiana based sign company invented an attention grabbing device called the roto-sphere.  The spherical shape and protruding antennae of the roto-sphere created a space-like feel that resonated with the general public who were absorbed in the current space race, therefore influencing the new nickname “Sputnik”.  [...]