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IS PLATE  VANITY ELIGIBLE? (Cost $)

Dealer (1910 to present)

FORMAT 1: H00-000H to J37-999J

On www base with dash separator

I00-000I series was not used.  High plate observed on www base: J37-633J

 

 

 

 

 

No

 

 

FORMAT 2: J38-000J to current high

On visitPA base with keystone separator

 

Vehicle Code Reference

from Jim Moini

 

from Bill Cerevola

 

 

from Ryan Battin

 

 

Yes as configured in Format 3 below ($100)

 

FORMAT 3: Personalized, up to 7 characters

Posted 12/27/15

 

from Jeff Lawson

from Brendan Sherry

from Nick Tsilakis

 

 

 

Dealer - Farm Equipment (1991 to present)

Link to Dealer-Farm Equipment Plate History

FORMAT 1: FE1000D to current high

 

Vehicle Code Reference

from Tom Perri & Jordan Irazabal

 

from Tom Perri & Jordan Irazabal

 

 

 

Yes as configured in Format 2 below ($100)

FORMAT 2: Personalized, up to 4 characters with FE prefix and D suffix

 

       

 

Dealer - Multi Purpose (1991 to present) 

Link to Dealer - Multi Purpose Plate History

FORMAT 1: MP3000D to current high

 

Vehicle Code Reference

 

 

 

from Tom Perri

 

 

 

Yes as configured in Format 2 below ($100)

FORMAT 2: Personalized, up to 4 characters with MP prefix and D suffix

 

       

 

Fleet Transporter (1993 to present) 

Link to Fleet Transporter Plate History

FORMAT 1: FL1000T to current high

On www base with no dash separator.

Vehicle Code Reference

 

 

from Tom Perri

   

Yes as configured in Format 2 below ($100)

FORMAT 2: Personalized, up to 4 characters with FL prefix and T suffix

 

       

 

Moped Dealer (1977 or 78 to present)

Link to Moped Dealer Plate History

FORMAT 1 :

4000
MPD

to

current high

On www base.  MPD on bottom is a prefix.  Plate measures 4x7.

 

 

 

partial credit for above images to Jordan Irazabal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes as configured in Format 2 below ($100)

FORMAT 2: Personalized, up to 4 characters with MPD

 

       

 

Motorcycle Dealer (1914 to present)

Link to Motorcycle Dealer Plate History

FORMAT 1:

7000
MCD

to

9999
MCD

On www base.  MCD on bottom is a prefix.  Plate measures 4x7.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes as configured in Format 3 below ($100)

FORMAT 2:

000A
MCD

to

current high

On the visitPA base.  MCD on bottom.  First seen 6/06.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FORMAT 3: Personalized, up to 4 characters with MCD

 

     

 

Repair Towing (1984 to present) 

Link to Repair Towing Plate History

FORMAT 1: RT-20000 to RT-46999

On www base with dash separator, narrow legend.

 

 

 

 

Yes as configured in Format 4 below ($100)

 

 

FORMAT 2: RT-47000 to RT-48999

Same as FORMAT 1 but with wider tag legend.

 

 

 

 

 

FORMAT 3: RT-49000 to current high

On visitPA base with keystone separator and wider legend.  Plate RT-48915spotted on the www base which suggests that the changeover started at RT-49000.

 

Vehicle Code Reference

 

 

from Jordan Irazabal

 

 

from Steve Ondik

from Steve Ondik

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FORMAT 4: Personalized, up to 5 characters with RT and keystone prefix

 

from Jim McDevitt

 

 

 

Repossessor (1984 to present)

Link to Repossessor Plate History

FORMAT 1: RE-05000 to current high

Vehicle Code Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes as configured in Format 2 below ($100)

FORMAT 2: Personalized, up to 5 characters with RE prefix

 

       

 

Salvage Yard (1984 to present)

Link to Salvage Yard Plate History

FORMAT 1: WL-15000 to WL-22999

On www base with dash separator.

 

 

unknown source

 

 

 

 

 

Yes as configured in Format 4 below ($100)

 

 

FORMAT 2: WL-23000 to approx.

WL-23449

On visitPA base with dash separator.

 

 

from Tom Perri

 

 

 

FORMAT 3: From approx. WL-23450 to current high. On visitPA base with keystone separator.  Spotted 3/23/08.

 

Vehicle Code Reference

 

 

 

 

 

from Jordan Irazabal

 

 

 

FORMAT 4: Personalized, up to 5 characters with WL prefix

 

     

 

Trailer Dealer (1995 to present)

Link to Trailer Dealer Plate History

FORMAT 1: TD1000D to current high

No separator used

See narrative description of the history of Utility Trailer Dealer plates from Plate History Section 2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes as configured in Format 2 below ($100)

FORMAT 2: Personalized, up to 4 characters with TD prefix and D suffix

 

       

 

Transporter (1984 to present)

Link to Transporter Plate History

FORMAT 1: DT-05000 to DT-09499

On www base with dash separator

 

 

 

 

 

Yes as configured in Format 5 below ($100)

 

 

 

FORMAT 2: DT-09500 to probably

DT-10274.  On visitPA base with keystone separator.  Spotted 11/13/07

 

 

from Jim Moini

 

 

FORMAT 3: Probably from DT-10275 to DT-10749 or DT-10999.  On visitPA base with unexpected dash separator in place of the keystone separator.

 

 

 

from Nick Tsilakis

 

 

FORMAT 4: Probably from DT-10750 or DT-11000 to current high On visitPA base with the keystone separator again. Format variation added 4/17/11.

Vehicle Code Reference

from Tom Perri

from Tom Perri

from Jaska Börner

 

 

FORMAT 5: Personalized, up to 5 characters with DT prefix

 

     

 

Watercraft Trailer / Dealer (1995 to present)

Link to Watercraft Trailer / Dealer Plate History

FORMAT 1: WD00500 to current high

No separator used

Vehicle Code Reference

 

 

from Tom Perri

 

 

 

 

Yes as configured in Format 2 below ($100)

FORMAT 2: Personalized, up to 5 characters with WD prefix

 

       

 

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