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IS PLATE  VANITY ELIGIBLE?

Dealer (1910 to present)

Plate History

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 K46-499K.  On visitPA base with keystone separator

 

from Jim Moini



from Bill Cerevola


top pix from Bruce Bufalini

bottom image my editing




from Jordan Irazabal


from Jordan Irazabal

 

 

Yes as configured in Format 3 & 4 below

FORMAT 3: Personalized, up to 7 characters.  Posted 12/27/15

 

from Jeff Lawson


from Brendan Sherry


from Nick Tsilakis

     

FORMAT 4: Personalized, up to 7 characters, with map outline.  Posted 10/8/17

 

 


from Bruce Bufalini

 

 

 

FORMAT 5: K46-500K to K51-499K.  On visitPA base with keystone separator.  No sticker well.

 

 

from Bruce Bufalini



from Bruce Bufalini

 

 

 

FORMAT 4A: K51-500K to current high.  On visitPA base, with map outline.

from Jordan Irazabal


from Bruce Bufalini

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dealer - Farm Equipment (1991 to present)

Plate History

FORMAT 1: FE1000D to current high. On www base with  no dash separator.

from Tom Perri

& Jordan Irazabal



from Tom Perri

& Jordan Irazabal


from Bruce Bufalini

 

  Yes as configured in Format 2 below

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

 

 

   

 

Dealer - Multi Purpose (1991 to present) 

Plate History

FORMAT 1: MP3000D to current high. On www base with  no dash separator.




from Tom Perri



 

 

 

Yes as configured in Format 2 below

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

 

 

 

 

 

Fleet Transporter (1993 to present) 

Plate History

FORMAT 1: FL1000T to current high. On www base with no dash separator.

 



from Tom Perri

 

  Yes as configured in Format 2 below

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

 

 

   

 

 

Moped Dealer (1977 or 78 to present)

Plate History

FORMAT 1:

4000
MPD

to

current high

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

 



credit for above images

to Jordan Irazabal

& John McDevitt

 

  Yes as configured in Format 2 below
FORMAT 2: Personalized, up to 4 characters with MPD

 

 

   

 

Motorcycle Dealer (1914 to present)

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

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) 

Plate History

FORMAT 1: RT-20000 to RT-46999

On www base with dash separator, narrow legend.

  


from Steve Ondik



 

 

  Yes as configured in Format 4 below

FORMAT 2: RT-47000 to RT-48999

Same as FORMAT 1 but with wider tag legend. 


 

 

   

FORMAT 3: RT-49000 to RT-70899.  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.

  


from Jordan Irazabal




from Jordan Irazabal


from Steve Ondik


 

 

 

 

   

FORMAT 3A: Personalized, up to 5 characters with RT and keystone prefix

  

from Jim McDevitt


from Bill Ceravola

 

   

FORMAT 4: RT-70900 to RT-71899, without sticker well, and without map outline.



 

 

 

 

FORMAT 5: RT-71900 to current high, without sticker well, and with map outline.

 

from Kat Keegan



 

 

 

 

 

Repossessor (1984 to present)

Plate History

FORMAT 1: RE-05000 to current high




from Bruce Bufalini


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image added

6/23

  Yes as configured in Format 2 below

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

       

 

Salvage Yard (1984 to present)

Plate History

FORMAT 1: WL-15000 to WL-22999

On www base with dash separator. 


unknown source

 

  Yes as configured in Format 4 below

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.





from Jordan Irazabal



from Bruce Bufalini

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

   

 

Trailer Dealer (1995 to present)

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

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

       

 

Transporter (1984 to present)

Plate History

FORMAT 1: DT-05000 to DT-09499

On www base with dash separator 


 

 

  Yes as configured in Format 5 below

FORMAT 2: DT-09500 to likely   DT-10274.  On visitPA base with keystone separator.  Spotted 11/13/07 


from Jim Moini

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


from Nick Tsilakis

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

from Heather Embee


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)

Plate History

FORMAT 1: WD00500 to current high.  No separator used

 


from Tom Perri


 

 

  Yes as configured in Format 2 below
FORMAT 2: Personalized, up to 5 characters with WD prefix        

 

 

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