Illinois state Route 53 highway marker 1934 road sign Chicago Lockport 21×14
Illinois Route 53 marker. Up for sale today is this Illinois Route 53 sign. Made to the exact standards as used in 1934 along this historic highway, with the state outline, which no longer appears on Illinois route markers. This particular section of the route runs for 82.02 mi. (132.00 km) from its intersection with Interstate 55 at the southwest end to its junction with State Route 83 in Long Grove at the northeast end, going through the suburbs of Chicago such as Romeoville, Lockport, Lisle, and Elk Grove Village along the way. I can, of course, make this sign with any route or destination of your choice. Signs of this type have long since disappeared from the highways of Illinois. An original is likely to cost you many hundreds or even thousands of dollars on the collector’s market. So here’s your chance to get your hands on a fantastic display piece commemorating all the fun you and your loved ones have had along this lovely route… Without breaking the bank. I can make any destination sign; inquire about your home town! The sign is 21 by 14 inches, and weighs 7 lb. If you would like a different size or route number, please do not hesitate to inquire. This is a high quality, heavy steel sign. Accept no imitations that may be one-third this price, but are one-tenth the quality. No cheap tin to be found here, with the wrong fonts, layouts, size, shape, or any other manner of embarrassing imperfection. This one will make even the most discerning collector stick their nose into the sign, as it looks that good from that close! Please do see my other auctions for quality US and state route markers! Would you like a number not seen here? Or perhaps a different style? I can of course make these signs with any route number of your choice, and not just this style, but older and newer ones, and even the classic mileage, direction, and city limit guide signs from the era. Anything you would like, made with unsurpassed quality right here in the good old US of A. Life doesn’t happen along the interstates. It’s against the law. Please note: The watermark and bear logo in the design preview will not appear on the actual sign. We have begun adding a watermark because we have had problems with other companies copying our artwork to make lesser-quality imitations. You will only get this high level of quality in design and materials from Signs by Jake.