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Max Rockatansky

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Re: Sign Collecting
« Reply #525 on: October 14, 2022, 04:25:21 PM »

New acquisition:

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Re: Sign Collecting
« Reply #526 on: November 30, 2022, 08:23:37 PM »

Picked up a CA 269 shield:

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Re: Sign Collecting
« Reply #527 on: December 08, 2022, 10:45:25 PM »

Some new additions:

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Re: Sign Collecting
« Reply #528 on: December 09, 2022, 04:50:32 PM »

I don't know why specifically, but I really like that US 95 shield. Very sharp.
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Re: Sign Collecting
« Reply #529 on: December 09, 2022, 06:32:06 PM »

I don't know why specifically, but I really like that US 95 shield. Very sharp.

My guess is that it's because it's a 1961-spec shield. Looks a lot like the modern (1970) issue, but there are some slight differences in the shield shape that give it that retro feel. (The 1970 spec has the curves bowed outward more so that it can fit two Series D digits; the 1961 could usually only handle Series C.)
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Re: Sign Collecting
« Reply #530 on: December 09, 2022, 06:35:57 PM »

Considering it was 1961 spec I had to have it.  I actually bought it off Alps after he got a pretty big haul recently. The only state I havenít clinched US 95 in is Idaho, lots of nostalgic reasons to get a good sign to represent the highway.
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Re: Sign Collecting
« Reply #531 on: December 09, 2022, 08:30:34 PM »

I donít just have the Route shield, I have the directions as well:

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Re: Sign Collecting
« Reply #532 on: December 09, 2022, 08:32:48 PM »

I donít just have the Route shield, I have the directions as well:


Good lord, did you dig out the pole or what?
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« Reply #533 on: December 09, 2022, 08:38:17 PM »

I donít just have the Route shield, I have the directions as well:


Good lord, did you dig out the pole or what?

Found it lying on the ground, got it and took it home with me. Iím pretty sure the empty pole is still there.
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Re: Sign Collecting
« Reply #534 on: December 09, 2022, 08:43:54 PM »

I donít just have the Route shield, I have the directions as well:


Good lord, did you dig out the pole or what?

Found it lying on the ground, got it and took it home with me. Iím pretty sure the empty pole is still there.

Google Maps, 4 months ago:
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Re: Sign Collecting
« Reply #535 on: December 09, 2022, 09:00:58 PM »

Found it lying on the ground, got it and took it home with me. Iím pretty sure the empty pole is still there.

This reminds me, I got two Maximum 30 km/h signs in separate roadkill instances years apart.
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Re: Sign Collecting
« Reply #536 on: December 10, 2022, 07:04:33 PM »

Considering it was 1961 spec I had to have it.  I actually bought it off Alps after he got a pretty big haul recently. The only state I havenít clinched US 95 in is Idaho, lots of nostalgic reasons to get a good sign to represent the highway.

I have a Nevada US 95 with the state "bar" on Scotchlite. Small version here (along with my BC 395, embossed Maine US 1 and NF 30): http://www.floodgap.com/software/huepl/scene2.jpg
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Re: Sign Collecting
« Reply #537 on: January 17, 2023, 11:04:40 PM »

Fresh delivery in the form of a I-580 shield:

https://flic.kr/p/2oc6xu8
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Re: Sign Collecting
« Reply #538 on: January 17, 2023, 11:25:18 PM »

Fresh delivery in the form of a I-580 shield:

https://flic.kr/p/2oc6xu8

I really hate how the red fades first on these things.
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Re: Sign Collecting
« Reply #539 on: January 18, 2023, 03:08:23 AM »

I donít just have the Route shield, I have the directions as well:


Good lord, did you dig out the pole or what?

Found it lying on the ground, got it and took it home with me. Iím pretty sure the empty pole is still there.

Google Maps, 4 months ago:

Why does that look like the empty pole is at the end of a cul-de-sac?  Anyway, that is the way the entire assembly should look!
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