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Old Posted Dec 2, 2009, 10:26 AM
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Some more interesting road signs from the 1930s-'40s.

Here's one of the Auto Club So. Cal. stop signs from the 1930s with the spherical glass marble reflectors. I set out to steal one of these back when I was a teenager, but I failed - quite spectacularly, actually. That story is here. (That post also has a good close-up photo of the reflective marbles.)

Here's a Auto Club So. Cal. stop sign from the 1940s, with the more-familiar plastic reflectors:

An Auto Club milage sign. Still quite common in and around L.A. when I was young.

A sign like this was shown in a previous photo of Wilshire Blvd. in this thread. I'm too tired to look it up right now, though...

These porcelain enamel reflectorized RR XING signs were ubiquitous when I was little, too...

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