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Re: Sign Collecting
« Reply #300 on: March 26, 2019, 12:50:57 PM »

Speaking of Minnesota there was a US 59 shield up recently in eBay.  I missed out on buying it before the listing disappeared, would have liked to have that one given the National Park connection.

What's the connection?
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« Reply #301 on: March 26, 2019, 12:51:17 PM »

Speaking of Minnesota there was a US 59 shield up recently in eBay.  I missed out on buying it before the listing disappeared, would have liked to have that one given the National Park connection. 

I missed seeing it. I did get a 71 shield a couple weeks ago.

If I recall correctly it was that bulk scrapper out Texas that has a ton of signs for sale.

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Re: Sign Collecting
« Reply #302 on: March 26, 2019, 12:53:13 PM »

Speaking of Minnesota there was a US 59 shield up recently in eBay.  I missed out on buying it before the listing disappeared, would have liked to have that one given the National Park connection.

What's the connection?

Apparently nothing because I confused with US 53 for some reason. 

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Re: Sign Collecting
« Reply #303 on: March 26, 2019, 12:54:28 PM »

Speaking of Minnesota there was a US 59 shield up recently in eBay.  I missed out on buying it before the listing disappeared, would have liked to have that one given the National Park connection. 

I missed seeing it. I did get a 71 shield a couple weeks ago.

If I recall correctly it was that bulk scrapper out Texas that has a ton of signs for sale.

He's not on e-bay, but there's a guy in Sarcoxie, MO with a lot of signs. A few highway signs, but mostly warning signs, speed limit, and county routes. Last time I was there, he had 3-4 US 166's and a couple Kansas sunflowers.
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« Reply #304 on: March 26, 2019, 12:58:32 PM »

Speaking of Minnesota there was a US 59 shield up recently in eBay.  I missed out on buying it before the listing disappeared, would have liked to have that one given the National Park connection. 

I missed seeing it. I did get a 71 shield a couple weeks ago.

If I recall correctly it was that bulk scrapper out Texas that has a ton of signs for sale.

He's not on e-bay, but there's a guy in Sarcoxie, MO with a lot of signs. A few highway signs, but mostly warning signs, speed limit, and county routes. Last time I was there, he had 3-4 US 166's and a couple Kansas sunflowers.

Found the listing the seller has a ton of other signs:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Old-Retired-Texas-Route-59-Shield-Highway-Sign-Lloyd-Bentsen-Hw-24x24-/323721496476?nav=SEARCH

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« Reply #305 on: March 26, 2019, 01:05:04 PM »


Found the listing the seller has a ton of other signs:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Old-Retired-Texas-Route-59-Shield-Highway-Sign-Lloyd-Bentsen-Hw-24x24-/323721496476?nav=SEARCH

Nothing that wows me at the moment, but I'll save him so I know when he has more stuff.
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« Reply #306 on: March 26, 2019, 01:07:47 PM »


Found the listing the seller has a ton of other signs:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Old-Retired-Texas-Route-59-Shield-Highway-Sign-Lloyd-Bentsen-Hw-24x24-/323721496476?nav=SEARCH

Nothing that wows me at the moment, but I'll save him so I know when he has more stuff.

Filled out my roster of western Texas stuff largely off him.  The prices were okay but a lot of the signs are very beat up.  The US 380 is one I want but Iím waiting on seeing if I win on another sign. 

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« Reply #307 on: March 30, 2019, 11:40:32 PM »

Haley's Antiques in Jefferson, TX has 3 18-inch Texas SH signs, $40-something each
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Re: Sign Collecting
« Reply #308 on: March 31, 2019, 09:03:41 AM »

Dear Crossing north of Hardy, AR has some older MoDOT signs.

Cimarron Collectibles I and II at Sarcoxie, MO have an assortment of old signs, but few route signs.
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« Reply #309 on: May 09, 2019, 11:07:58 PM »

Picked up an unused Stanislaus County Route shield:

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Re: Sign Collecting
« Reply #310 on: May 09, 2019, 11:08:35 PM »

Is it actually black, or is that your camera?
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« Reply #311 on: May 09, 2019, 11:12:53 PM »

Is it actually black, or is that your camera?

Extremely dark Navy Blue.  It appears black in dim lighting.

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Re: Sign Collecting
« Reply #312 on: May 10, 2019, 07:46:45 AM »


Oddball STOP sign from Iowa



Old square font STOP. I didn't realize until after I got it, that it was a repaint.
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Re: Sign Collecting
« Reply #313 on: May 16, 2019, 11:03:54 PM »

I-5 button-copy off a dismantled BGS.  Part of the BGS is still attached, I'm debating on removing it or leaving as is.

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Re: Sign Collecting
« Reply #314 on: May 20, 2019, 06:11:30 PM »

I-5 button-copy off a dismantled BGS.  Part of the BGS is still attached, I'm debating on removing it or leaving as is.

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I would leave it just to reduce risk of any further damage. Did you cut it off the BGS or did you get it that way?
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Re: Sign Collecting
« Reply #315 on: May 20, 2019, 07:07:20 PM »

^^^

Came that way when I bought it. 

 


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