A 1948 Illinois license plate #435-641, not perfect but very displayable as pictured. This is an orange license plate with black numbers. This license plate was made of soybean fiberboard due to a shortage of metal during WWII. Looking for more? Don't miss our other awesome license plates! ShopLicensePlates is your online virtual warehouse for old, vintage and antique license plates for sale. All of our license plates are real, used and expired.