|License Plate Terms|
Orginization founded in 1954 for license plate collectors to join and meet other collectors known as the "Automobile License Plate Collectors Assc.
Method used to screen characters on a plate without any stamping required. Makes "Flat" produced plates.
Term used to describe a particular style plate for the plates time of use. (Ex. Lobster Base)
Unproduced license plate that does not have any stamping or paint that are ready to be produced.
Either embossed or debossed outside edges of the plates.
Alpha-numeric characters use to emboss/deboss (stamp) the given characters on the license plate.
Method used to stamp the plates in a lowered form making a inmpressed character. (Vermont Plates)
Common method used to stamp plates in a upper form making raised characters.
Colored screened sheeting plates on metal plates customized by each state to a sepcific design or color.
Reflective circle produced in the Scotchlite showing when sheeting was made and shows the plate is authentic.
Alpha-Numeric Metal plaques on vehicles showing owners of a vehicle and expiration of the registration.
License plate having only one year sticker. Plate that was only used for one year.
Display of plates for each year or any given number of years or states.
Non-valid plates produced my DMV's showing what a plate looks like for a given year.
Reflective sheeting product made by the 3M company used on metal blanks for making night-time readibility of license plates.
Stickers used on plates stating month and or year that the license plate expires.
Another term used for License Plate.
Common format of unique combination of letters and numbers used on plate.