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Commercial or Business use plates.

Typically used on Business vehicles. Registration fee based on vehicle weight, with annual renewal. (Mostly trucks, but allowed on passenger cars too.)

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Above: 1915 issue, reverse colors of passenger series. (eBay photo)

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1916 porcelain. Coloring is opposite of passenger the plate.

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Above: 1920 commercial has "C" prefix and reverse colors. Off-white on Blue base.

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(Ebay photo)

Above: 1926 Commercial Plate, Reverse Colors from Passenger

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Above: 1931, maroon on off-white. Reverse colors of passenger plates.

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Above: 1932 Commercial Plate, reverse colors from passenger.

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Above: 1936 Commercial Plate.  Yellow/Blue
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(Ebay photo)
Above: 1937 Commercial Plate.

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Above: 1938 Commercial Issue. Silver/Black

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Above: A low number 1939 issue. (eBay photo)

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(Ebay photo)

Above: 1940 Commercial Plate.

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Above: 1941 issue.

1942 Issue.
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eBay photo

Above: 1942 Commercial Plate.

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Above: 1951 issue. (DS collection)

1955 Issue. Note screw-on type year tab.
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eBay photo

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Above: A re-issue of an older series on a 57 base.
Blue on White.

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Above and Below: The White on Blue base began in 59.

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Above: Red on White base began in 67.
(Note unused tab holes) (DS collection)

Red on White, no tab holes. 74 decal.
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DS collection

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Map logo (upper left) started in 1987
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eBay photo

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Above: Current issue. Began January 2000. Previous plates were reissued on this base as well as new Registrations. (DS collection)

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Other Commercial Plates of Interest.

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