REGISTRATION PLATES OF THE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (USA)
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MICHIGAN

2LH J15 Optional passenger series since 2007. 2007 base (Spectacular Peninsulas).

2LH J15 Close-up of the above.

3LH J89 Same type as the above.

3LH J89 Close-up of the above.

R761W Motorcycle series since around 2005. 2007 base.

QPP 570 Passenger series 1990-2004. 1982-2006 base.

JCH 407 Passenger series 1990-2004. 1982-2006 base. The driver of this car was obviously worried that his plate would be stolen and placed it inside the rear window.

JCH 407 Close-up of the above.

1CK V62 Optional passenger series since 1997. 1997-2006 base (Great Lakes Splendor).


MINNESOTA

786 PMB Passenger series 1987-97. 1993-2008 base.

CEY 143 Passenger series 1997-2008. 1993-2008 base.

LUCKEE Personalized. 1978-87 base. This base plate is no longer valid.

E04-936 Small trailer series since 1981. A = Trailer under 1500 pounds.
UTIL TR = Utility trailer. This is a motorcycle trailer.


MISSOURI

0P3 43A Passenger series 1995-97. 1979-97 base. P = Expires in August.

880 BEE Passenger series 1997-2006. 1997-2008 base. No coding.


MONTANA

4·E102 Motorcycle series. 4 = Missoula county.

4·E102 Close-up of the above.

4·E103 Motorcycle series. 4 = Missoula county.

4·E103 Close-up of the above.

5C 88126 Passenger series 2006-09. 2006-09 base, still available as an option.
County coded since 1933. 5 = Lewis and Clark county.

5C 88126 Close-up of the above.

4C 7234B Passenger series 2006-09. 2006-09 base, still available as an option.
County coded since 1933. 4 = Missoula county.

4C 7234B Close-up of the above.


NEBRASKA

1-PL428 Passenger series. 1976-84 base. County coded since 1922. 1 = Douglas county.
This base plate is no longer valid.

1-PL428 Close-up of the above.

9-C3507 Passenger series. 1990-93 base. County coded since 1922. Serial letter since 1966.
Serial letter and 4 numerals since 1972 base. 9 = Buffalo county.
This base plate is no longer valid.

2-L3164 Passenger series. 1999-2001 base. County coded since 1922. Serial letter since 1966.
Serial letter and 4 numerals since 1972 base. 2 = Lancaster county.
This base plate is no longer valid.

AAGAARD Personalized. 1999-2001 base. This base plate is no longer valid.


NEVADA

791-JTZ Passenger series 1982/83-2015. 1985-2000 base. No coding.
This base plate was valid until 2002.

343-GGD Passenger series 1982/83-2015. 1985-2000 base. No coding.
This base plate was valid until 2002.

14H00 Former motorcycle series. Former base plate.


NEW HAMPSHIRE

564 849 Passenger series 1999-2000. 1999 base. No coding.

8452G Former motorcycle series. Base from around 1990. No coding.

8386G Former motorcycle series. Base from around 1990. No coding.


NEW JERSEY

CC70 4132 Unknown series in 1979-93 plate style. American visitors have told me this is a fake
(or "booster") plate. The front plate was identical. The driver had no objections to me taking the picture, which is strange if the plates were not valid.

BP 560X Passenger series 1993-98. 1993-2007 base. No coding.

LBT 68A Passenger series 1985-93 and 1998-2010. 1993-2007 base. No coding.

T46 J1U Trailer series 1998-mid 2000s. 1993-2007 base. T = Trailer.

BABA007 Personalized. 2007-14 base.

BABA007 Close-up of the above.


NEW MEXICO

P20646 Current motorcycle series. Five numerals since the late 1960s. 1982 base.
The rider told me this was a copy of the original plate, since he was afraid it would be stolen.


NEW YORK

420-DXE Passenger series 1973-82. 1973-86 base. No coding.
This base plate was valid until 1988.

420-DXE Close-up of the above.

H74 3ZD Passenger series 1993-99. 1986-2000 base. No coding.
This base plate was valid until the end of 2002.

CZJ 2532 Passenger series since 2001. 2001-10 base. No coding.

CZJ 2532 Close-up of the above.

ACV 1748 Passenger series since 2001. No coding. This is a privately made replacement plate.


NORTH CAROLINA

KNW-4655 Passenger series since 1985. 1982-2007 and 2009 onwards base. No coding.

1913 WC Special series "Wildlife Conservation" since 1994. 1994-2007 and 2009 onwards base.
WC = Wildlife Conservation.

1913 WC Close-up of the above.


OHIO

987 XUW Historical vehicle series.
No coding in the registration, but the sticker 18 = CUYAHOGA county.

987 XUW Close-up of the above.

ALD 7695 Passenger series 1996-2001 and 2004 onwards. 1996-97 base. LORAIN county.
No coding.

ALD 7695 Close-up of the above.

CVV 2136 Passenger series 1996-2001 and 2004 onwards. 1997-2001 base. CUYAHOGA county.
No coding.

CVV 2136 Close-up of the above.

T815HR Trailer series 1993-96. 1991-96 base. T = Trailer.
This base plate was valid until the end of 2002.

TLC 2932 Commercial trailer series since 1996. 1996-97 base.

TMK 6995 Commercial trailer series since 1996. 2001-04 base.

TIR 2047 Apportioned series since 1996. 1996-97 base.
80 (sticker lower left) = Weight class sticker.

53 AOQ Motorcycle series 1996-2001 and 2004 onwards. 1996-97 base.
No coding in the registration, but the sticker 47 = Lorain county.


OREGON

258 EDD Passenger series since 2004. 1990 base. No coding.

258 EDD Close-up of the above.

QSA 818 Passenger series 1964-2004. 1990 base. No coding since 1988.

QSA 818 Close-up of the above.

SJQ 857 Passenger series 1964-2004. 1990 base. No coding since 1988.

UXC 765 Passenger series 1964-2004. 1990 base. No coding since 1988.


PENNSYLVANIA

GRZ-9724 Passenger series since 1991. No coding. This is a privately made replacement plate on what appears to be the same car that was New York ACV 1748 ten years earlier.

GRZ-9724 Close-up of the above.

BFX-2104 Passenger series since 1991. 1987-2000 base. No coding. "T" sticker = Temporary. This base plate was valid until the end of 2002.

AMS-7336 Passenger series since 1991. 1987-2000 base. No coding. Colours are yellow on blue. This base plate was valid until the end of 2002.


SOUTH CAROLINA

123 8CV Optional passenger series since 2003. 2003 base. No coding.

546 RUW Passenger series 1998-2008. 1998-2007 base. No coding.
This base plate was valid until 2009.

546 RUW Close-up of the above.

608 BHS Passenger series 1998-2008. 1998-2007 base. No coding.
This base plate was valid until 2009.

GPS 491 Passenger series since 2008. 2008-16 base. No coding.

GPS 491 Close-up of the above.


SOUTH DAKOTA

2A63562 Passenger series 1995-2000. 1995-2000 base. The first 2 = Pennington county.
This base plate was valid until 2000.

FOSSE Personalized. 1995-2000 base. This base plate was valid until 2000.
Note: This plate was on the same car as the above.

1WG 011 Passenger series since 2000. 2006-15 base. The first 1 = Minnehaha county.

1WG 011 Close-up of the above.


TENNESSEE

991 NGK Passenger series 2006-11. 2006-11 base. No coding. Cannon county.

991 NGK Close-up of the above.


TEXAS

HEXBUGS Personalized. Texas Tough base.

HEXBUGS Close-up of the above.

U54 092 Private bus series since 1973. 1991 base. Starts with the letter U.

32H0483 Temporary tag. Expires 06-08-2015.

32H0483 Close-up of the above.

008 UZH Passenger series 1982-88. 1986-88 base. No coding. This base plate is no longer valid.

GHN 38R Passenger series 1988-97/98. 1989-92 base (no slogan). No coding.

KFJ 32X Passenger series 1988-97/98. 1992-95 and 1996-97 base (The Lone Star State).
No coding.

JRH 46T Passenger series 1988-97/98. 1992-95 and 1996-97 base (The Lone Star State).
No coding.

WHM 81F Passenger series 1988-97/98. 1995-96 base (150 Years of Statehood). No coding.

WHM 81F Close-up of the above.

C25 FTJ Passenger series 1997/98-2004. 1998-99 base (The Lone Star State). No coding.

C87 HVF Passenger series 1997/98-2004. 1998-99 base (The Lone Star State). No coding.

C87 HVF Passenger series 1997/98-2004. 1998-99 base (The Lone Star State). No coding.
The same plate as the above ten years later on a new car.

C87 HVF Close-up of the above.

462 CSS Passenger series 2004-07. 1999-2005 base. No coding.

462 CSS Close-up of the above.

JD8WT Optional passenger issue STATE OF THE ARTS since 1995. Former style and format.
No coding.

CN1 113 Truck series 1992-97. 1986-99 base. No coding.

329 L4B Motorcycle series 1990-2005(?). 1991-2015(?) base. No coding.

329 L4B Close-up of the above. The sticker shows it was issued in Harris county.

170 A3R Motorcycle series 1990-2005(?). 1991-2015(?) base. No coding.

688 U3T Motorcycle series 1990-2005(?). 1991-2015(?) base. No coding.

35T TSV Trailer series 1991-2004(?). 1991-2004(?) base. No coding.


UTAH

690 CTB Passenger series 1985-2007. 1985-2007 base.
No coding in the registration, but the sticker SL = Salt Lake county.

067 ZRH Optional CENTENNIAL passenger series 1992-2007.
No coding in the registration, but the sticker GR = Grand county.

111H4 Optional OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES 2002 passenger series 1998-2002.
No coding in the registration, but the sticker SL = Salt Lake county.

111H4 Close-up of the above.


VERMONT

BFE 455 Passenger series since 1990. 1985 base.


VIRGINIA

ACT-7156 Optional passenger series Blue Ridge Mountains since 1992.

4 MNM 2 Personalized registration on 1993(?) red cardinal optional base.

4 MNM 2 Close-up of the above.

CT 382-129 Trailer series. 1994 base. CT = Trailer for hire.

BSD-557 Passenger series 1972-93. 1979-93 base.

XJJ-5753 Passenger series since 1993. 1993-2002 and 2008-14 base.

XJJ-5753 Close-up of the above.

YMV-2073 Passenger series since 1993. 1993-2002 and 2008-14 base.

YML-1031 Passenger series since 1993. 1993-2002 and 2008-14 base.

RUPOOR 2 Personalized. 2006-08 base.


WASHINGTON

WTDRGN Personalized motorcycle. 1998 base.

WTDRGN Personalized motorcycle trailer. 1998 base.
The trailer to the above showing that WTDRGN means White Dragon.

548-EJI Passenger series 1987-2010. 1991-98 base. No coding.
This base plate is no longer valid.

200-HTI Passenger series 1987-2010. 1991-98 base. No coding. This base plate is no longer valid.

548-KGZ Passenger series 1987-2010. 1998 base (Evergreen State). No coding.

776-JVU Passenger series 1987-2010. 1998 base (Evergreen State). No coding.

537543 Motorcycle series 1977-2010(?). 1988-98 base. No coding.
This base plate is no longer valid.

465832 Motorcycle series 1977-2010(?). 1988-98 base. No coding.
This base plate is no longer valid.


WISCONSIN

SLC-918 Passenger series 1986-2000. 1987-2000 base. 1995 onwards dies. No coding.

STA-968 Passenger series 1986-2000. 1987-2000 base. 1995 onwards dies. No coding.
The plate frame hides both state name and slogan.


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