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How to buy a historic building plaque or CIRCA sign?

Oval shaped CIRCA house sign, date 1800, Swedish Iron finish

CIRCA house sign, hand rubbed Swedish Iron finish.

CIRCA signs are available in many shapes, sizes and colors. A  plaque can be personalized with your building's history, family name, estate name, home address or historic built date.

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Sample designs of historical sign for houses.

    
Historical Arch Plaque $99.00
Click Here for Product Details! 10" x 15.75"
CIRCA, BUILT or EST [ More Information ]
Colonial Plaque $99.00
Click Here for Product Details! 2 Sizes
CIRCA, BUILT or ESTABLISHED [ More Information ]
Historical Oval Plaque $75.00
Click Here for Product Details! 8.5" x 13.75"
CIRCA, BUILT or EST [ More Information ]
Date Plaque $75.00
Click Here for Product Details! 7.5" x 12"
BUILT, CIRCA, ESTABLISHED or FOUNDED [ More Information ]
Lexington Estate Plaque $194.00
Click Here for Product Details! 15" x 24"
1 or 2 lines [ More Information ]
Established Sunshine Plaque $99.00
Click Here for Product Details! 15.5" x 12.25"
Historic Date [ More Information ]
Rectangle Large Plaque $155.00
Click Here for Product Details! 10" x 21"
1 or 2 lines [ More Information ]
New Yorker Estate Plaque $194.00
Click Here for Product Details! 16" x 28 1/2"
Unique Border [ More Information ]
Madison Estate Plaque $194.00
Click Here for Product Details! 16" x 28.5"
Large Plaque [ More Information ]
Square Estate Plaque $194.00
Click Here for Product Details! 18" x 18"
3 lines [ More Information ]
Georgetown Estate Plaque $194.00
Click Here for Product Details! 16.5" x 25.25"
Stylish border [ More Information ]
Princeton Estate Plaque $194.00
Click Here for Product Details! 14.25" x 27"
Large Plaque [ More Information ]
Oval Estate Plaque $194.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1 or 2 lines. [ More Information ]
National Register Simplicity Plaque $216.00
Click Here for Product Details! Oval Plaque [ More Information ]

TYPES OF HISTORIC SIGNS FOR HOMES

Name Sign:
A smaller sized plaque to display family name, date and/or address.
Estate Sign:
Larger size plaque to display estate's name, a historic date and historic home address.
Date Sign:
"BUILT", "CIRCA", "EST" or FOUNDED followed by a
year.

National Register Of Historic Places Plaques:
Bronze plaques for property that has been placed on the

National Register Of Historic Places.

WHAT TO PUT ON A HISTORIC SIGN

 Date Only:
When home's date of construction is known with certainty.
"Built"
Precedes known year of construction, can include builder's name.
"Circa"
Precedes approximate date of construction.
Established /Founded:
"EST." or "Founded" signifies when a business, organization or residences was legally recognized.

MOUNTING YOUR SIGN

Screw Mount:
For mounting plaque to flat surface using pre-drilled holes.


Adhesive Mount:

  • Buy exterior 100% clear silicone caulk and double sided tape.
  • Tape is used to hold sign in place until caulk sets up.
  • Clean both surfaces free of dirt, oils and dust.
  • Adhere tape across top of sign.
  • Keep caulk away from tape and edge of sign.
  • Apply heavy caulk bead around perimeter, filling center with horizontal lines.
  • Holding sign level, tilt top of sign away from you pressing tape firmly on to wall.
  • Hinge sign down and press sign and caulk firmly on to wall.
  • Immediately clean up any excess caulk following instruction on label.

Yard Stake:
When you prefer not to mar the wall of your historic home with holes and adhesives? How to mount yard stakes to your plaque for lawn and garden display.
How to make your plaque theft proof.

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