Tony Morgovich, Signs by Tony Morgovich, Charleroi, Pennsylvania
Duncan Wilkie, ComSign Architectural Signage, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Will McLear, Ocean Graphics, East Hampton, New York
Larry Elliott, Elliott Design, McLemoresville, Tennessee
Jim Hartner, Jim the Painter, Telford, Pennsylvania
“Being in the sign business for most of my life and also a Iowa Hawkeye fan,” says Denny Holton, Holton Custom Signs, Cherokee, Iowa, “I thought it only appropriate to combine the two!”
“This is on my 1954 Chevy pickup,” says Darren Maurer, Maurer Signs & Design, Sioux City, Iowa, “which I drive daily. It is always the topic of conversation!”
Wade Barton, Sign City, Hawthorne, Nevada
Erik Dickson, Erik Designs, Rumsford, Maine
“I used the GOLDLF plate for many years,” says Louie Pascuzzi, Economy Sign Co., Danbury, Connecticut, “and it did bring in the occasional job by making people ask me what it meant. After the explanation, I would tell them that I was a sign painter.”
“I’ve only had the WALLDOG plate for a few months, but I love it.”
“I’ve never got an order from my custom plate that I remember—just questions from my peers wondering how I got it,” says Eric Snodgrass, Snodgrass Signs, Fayetteville, Arkansas.
“I applied for it in 1991 and got it. It was on my VW shop van first with its purple numerals done with 1 Shot enamel. On my black pickup, painted the standard blue numerals black. Arkansas’s new plate [previous] uses black copy on light blue and white plate. ”
“I’ve used this plate on three different trucks,” says Dan Menta, Menta Grafx & Fine Art, Bronx, New York. “It always starts a conversation and that has led to many jobs. Before I put the black reflective, digitally-printed graphics on the tailgate I even got pulled out of line at a traffic stop just so the cop could ask what the plate wording meant. “
Design by Jay Allen, Shawcraft Sign Co., Machesney Park, Illinois
Design by Mike Bromley, Signs from Above, Wolfe Island, Ontario, Canada
Design by David Johnson, Steel City Signs, Mount Barker, Western Australia
Design by Anant Ronen, Houston, Texas


By signcraft

Posted on Friday, February 28th, 2020

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