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ShopLicensePlates is your trusted source for rare, old, vintage, antique license plates since 2003.  We have collector quality used and expired old license plates available from the U.S.A., Canada, Mexico, Island Nations, Other Countries and in bulk for crafts.  All of our license plates are real, genuine and classic.  Authentic collectible license plates can be used on your automobile, truck, motorcycle where allowed by using YOM or Year of Manufacture laws if allowed by your State.  This section is dedicated to showing how old license plates from ShopLicensePlates are used and in action every day.  Do you want to share a picture with us to include here?  Contact us.  You can also see answers to some frequently asked questions.


 
Doc in Florida with his 1937 Rolls Royce Phantom II sporting 
Vintage 1937 California license plates.  This car was the winner
of the 2016 Concours d'Elegance at Amelia Island, FL and was
featured on Discovery Channel's Competition Ready

Auto Enthusiast Doc in Florida talking with Comedian
Jay Leno in his garage with some of his vintage automobiles.
You can see Jay Leno's Garage on YouTube or on NBC or CNBC.

ALPCA Member # 8359 Ed Burr's winning display of  
palindrome license plates from the Rochester
New York Convention in 2014, Part 1.

ALPCA Member # 8359 Ed Burr's winning display of  
palindrome license plates from the Rochester
New York Convention in 2014, Part 2.

Greg Gang hails from Missouri and runs Year of Manufacture
YOM vintage old license plates from Missouri on his 1966 
Chevy C10 Truck.

Victor Easley and his dog KC, enjoy displaying license plates
in their back yard in Nevada.  KC is a Caucasian Ovcharka, a
Russian Shepherd Dog, who also enjoys a good back scratch!

Hollywood Producers use real old license plates for movies.
Pictured is Actor Josh Hutcherson who used collectible license
plates from ShopLicensePlates.  He is featured in our Blog.

Alan Singer's 1972 Yamaha R5 motorcycle.  He has
a Year of Manufacture or YOM 1972 Florida license plate.
It was featured in MotoEuro and in Vintage Japanese
Motorcycle Magazine.  

ALPCA Member # 12279, Brian Hansel, is in Pennsylvania.
He absolutely loves sports teams.  Can you tell?
Old license plates are a great conversation starter. This is part 1.


This is an extremely rare 1921 McFarlan sporting vintage 1921
New York license plates.  It is owned by auto enthusiast Doc
in Florida and it was part of the Indianapolis 500 Centennial
Run.  A McFarlan was one of the 24 cars on the track in 1911.


Jolinda Lampo's handmade birdhouses using old license plates
from ShopLicensePlates benefit the Retrievers & Friends of
 Southern California.  She is featured in our Blog.

ALPCA Member # 12279, Brian Hansel, is in Pennsylvania.
He absolutely loves sports teams.  Can you tell? 
His license plates are authentic, used and expired. This is part 2.

Auto enthusiast and collector Doc in Florida enjoys driving his
1914 Cadillac.  Here it is sporting a vintage old 1914 license
plate from Massachusetts.

Kevin Splichal in Kansas displays a variety of real, used and
expired license plates in his garage, along with his gas pumps!

Nigel Mitchell in Ontario has a 1954 British James J5 Cadet
122 cc Cycle.  He is using a Year of Manufacture or YOM vintage
1954 Ontario license plate. He enjoys taking it to bike shows.


and collectible license plates to create art of all kinds.  His
exceptional work is featured in our Blog.

Dean Roberts owns this beautiful 1970 Plymouth Roadrunner.
Notice the 1970 Vintage New York license plates!

Aldo del Bosque in Utah uses real, collectible old license plates
to create arts and crafts of all kinds, including this table.

Auto enthusiast and collector Doc in Florida enjoys displaying
vintage old 1926 Massachusetts license plates on his beautiful
1926 Rolls Royce.

Dan Kellenberger in Kansas makes hand made crafts like this
map of the United States using real genuine old license plates.

Crafter Kevin Dealy in Pennsylvania makes creative lighting
and lamps from used and expired license plates.

Stuart Sutherland in California is working on collecting real
old license plates and his goal is to show every State and Country
that he has visited.

Ricky Shull in Texas enjoys driving his 1970 Ford Truck. 
He uses vintage 1970 Texas Truck license plates in accordance
with the YOM or Year of Manufacture laws.


Herbert Hummer in Ohio shared this great and eclectic display
of both vintage old license plates and the front grill from a 1941
Chevy Pick-up Truck.  This is in his garage. 

Auto enthusiast and collector Doc in Florida displays vintage
license plates from Texas on his 1966 Pontiac GTO.

Lynn Do in California shows her "team birdhouses".  Her
daughter's boyfriend is from Wisconsin, a Packers fan.  They
are from California and are Chargers fans. The project definitely
called for real used and expired license plates!


CocoVail Beer Hall in Barcelona, Spain displays American
license plates.  The partners prefer real, used and expired old
license plates for their authentic touch.  Featured in our Blog.

Aldo del Bosque in Utah uses used and expired license plates
to create arts and crafts of all kinds, including this vase.

Robert Eldi in New York enjoys driving his 1953 Corvette
replica.  Bob ordered a vanity license plate from New York
that says "53 VETT".

This selection of vintage Kansas license plates spans 1913 to
1944 and are from Republic County. They belong to Kevin 
Splichal now and they were  passed on to him by his 
great uncle John Sterba of Munden, Kansas. This is Part 1.

This selection of vintage Kansas license plates spans 1945 to
1988 and are from Republic County. They belong to Kevin 
Splichal now and they were  passed on to him by his 
great uncle John Sterba of Munden, Kansas. This is Part 2.

Gary Radice runs his vintage 1947 California license plates
on his 1947 Chevy Truck using YOM or Year of Manufacture
laws.  It is awesome!

Auto enthusiast and collector Doc in Florida loves to tool
around town in his 1956 Chevy Bel Air.  He has vintage old
1956 California license plates that add that finishing touch!

Shawn Wreath from S and G Racing in Oklahoma shared a
picture of their shop.  The walls are adorned with a variety of
collectible and colorful old license plates from across the USA.

Shawn Wreath of S and G Racing in Oklahoma shared a pic
of a 1972 Chevy Chevelle.  It is running with old vintage 1972
Oklahoma Dealer license plates.  It looks like it is fast!

Crafter Kevin Dealy in Pennsylvania makes creative lighting
and lamps from real and authentic license plates.


John McKagan displays real, authentic and collectible specialty
license plates on his office wall in Minnesota.  Awesome!

Jamey Skaggs in Kentucky shared this display using a vintage
old 1938 Kentucky license plate.  It shows Jamey's mom and
her dad superimposed which is the year and State of her birth.

Auto enthusiast and collector Doc in Florida runs a classic 
old 1961 Florida license plate from St Johns County on his
1961 Impala SS.  It is one of just 453 of this model built in 1961.

ALPCA Member # 12279, Brian Hansel, is in Pennsylvania.
He absolutely loves sports teams.  Can you tell?
  This is part 3.  He displays only real, authentic old license plates.

Tony Graham uses old craft license plates to make artistic and
utilitarian things like this birdhouse from recycled materials.

Sonny Copeland in Illinois enjoyed personalizing his 1968
Chevy Chevelle SS.  The front license plate says 1 NASTY SS.

Mark Melbye enjoys displaying real, old and collectible
license plates in his garage.  He also has some vanity plates.

Bob Eldi in New York shared this picture from his garage.  He
has a run of 50 real and expired old license plates in alphabetical
order from each of the 50 United States, plus a few of his own!

Frank Sutera in Missouri shows off his awesome run of vintage
and genuine Missouri license plates from 1911 to present.
These are hanging in his garage and are real, old and expired.


Richard Rzepka in Pennsylvania proudly displays
his vintage Pennsylvania Dealer license plates


Mike LaPlant in Texas spins around in his 1957 Chevy.
He uses Year of Manufacture or YOM 1957 Texas license plates.

Mike LaPlant displaying a run of old Kansas license 
plates.  Quite a few are from Harper County, Kansas.


Craig Risk in Colorado uses vintage and collectible license
plates for arts & crafts.  "Plate fish" is displayed on his barn.