My Sign Collection

It took me a while to realize that collecting signs is simpler than, but every bit as satisfying as, collecting signals.  My favorite signs to collect are old route shields, guidepost signs, markers, and so forth from in and around New Jersey. I also like regulation signs like STOP or KEEP RIGHT that are antiquated or in some way unusual or particular to NJ or NYC.  I have (so far) resisted the urge to go down the “get signs from all 50 states” rabbit hole.

Although I don’t buy signs frequently, and I do not have a “large” collection, I am fortunate to have a decent variety of vintage New Jersey sign types, including cast aluminum and iron, embossed porcelain, and cut out sheet metal.  I have at least one route shield from New Jersey at the US, State, and County level.

Click on any sign below to find out more about it.











Steel New York State Route 439 Shield
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