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Growing Popularity of Foreign and Old USA State License Plates


American auto enthusiasts crave foreign and old state license plates. 

Many Americans immigrated from countries as diverse as Azerbaijan to Uzbekistan install license plates from the “old country” on the front of  their cars. This is a common sight on the roads of Florida where a state issued official front license plate is not required. Driving in hot spots like South Beach  (Miami beach) and Las Olas (Fort Lauderdale), one can spot front license plates from countries like Russia, UAE (Abu Dhabi + Dubai), Colombia, Trinidad & Tobago and many more. Most of these plates rarely come from the “old country” but from Fort Lauderdale, Florida based Nearly all new immigrants to the United States use inexpensive communications like Skype, Facebook, Twitter and the internet in general to stay in touch with family and friends in their former homelands.

Reading the online daily newspaper in Moscow or Taipei is just as easy as reading the Miami Herald, so nostalgic images, including license plates are bring back memories.  The United States also is the leading destination for foreign students pursuing university degrees and these students, intent to identify with their homelands, purchase Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Kuwait, Qatar and China license plates from –customized with special numbers. Another reason auto enthusiasts install unique front license plates on their vehicles is nineteen (19) states do not issue a front license plate. These states are: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia. (more…)

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Winning At Collector Car Shows With Antique Replica License Plates

Fall is approaching and collectors of fine automobiles are getting ready to show their collections. From the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance to Hershey and Carlisle, Pennsylvania shows, restorers and owners are busy putting finishing touches on their antique cars. When the interior is completed and the body is polished to a mirror finish, smart collectors install antique or Year of Manufacture license plates from Europe, Japan and the USA. Year of Manufacture (YOM) or antique replica license platesadd a finishing touch to collector cars. In many cases, the original license plates are not available, and owners count on to manufacture replica antique license plates. Car Show judges usually subtract points for antique cars without the original (YOM) license plates, so in order to improve chances of winning Best in Class or Best in Show, collectors count on to create antique replica license plates for their show cars. (more…)

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How Does Manufacture Its Plates

The license plate manufacturing process has basically remained the same for over one-hundred years.  Although the license plate manufacturing methodology has remained same, new technology and materials have made the process efficient producing license plates with a 7 year lifespan. manufactures license plates using modern technology and implements engineering methods which has been refined over the past 25 years.  The use of Aluminum as a base metal to manufacture license plates was introduced nearly 40 years ago in the United States replacing steel.  Steel was not a great choice for license plate manufacture because  of rusting.  The prison systems manufacturing license plates for the 50 states had to build elaborate etching and wash baths and elaborate paint facilities to prevent steel plates from rusting.  The European license plate manufacturers used Aluminum with the exception of the United Kingdom and Norway which used Acrylic.  The primary material used in license plate manufacturing today is Aluminum as a substrate which was covered with a retro-reflective film (known as sheeting in the industry).  This material was invented by 3M but many other companies have introduced  competing license plate sheeting like Avery Dennison, Nikolite and Orafol. (more…)

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