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Re: License plates
- Subject: Re: License plates
- From: email@example.com (Doug Bassett)
- Date: Mon, 14 Jul 1997 17:05:58 -0400 (EDT)
>> From: Scott D Fybush <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> As several denizens of this list know, my car bore the 990 WBZ plates
>> for the last month that I was a Massachusetts resident, thanks to
>> the thoughtful assistance of some friends at the Registry.
>> I will leave it as a trivia contest for the group to see who can be
>> the first to tell me why the 990 is significant :-)
>Before NARBA in 1941?, 'BZ was at 990.
>Only here would I find others who think as I (I do this "radio station"
>check frequently while driving)
>I have seen 680-KRO (close, but no cigar)
>I saw 980-WOR on 93 North the other day.
>Now that those plates are used up, Massachusetts is using a 4number-2letter
>combo (1234 AB) for plates
>Unfortunately, in NH the plates are assigned alphabetically (other than
>vanity plates, which at $25 extra a pop, abound) and we're only up to CSN
>(the latest I've seen). I'm BHX-300 (no known signifigance)
>PS: I used to see NH Plate "969-BCS" in Derry driving around, but not since
>I wonder why?????????? ;-)
>...and NO, I have yet to see "969-KLB" driving by.
Vermont started assigning plates alpabetically several years ago also. I was
driving around northern Vermont several years ago (near Morrisville, if
memory serves) and saw the plate "AAF 107" on a very rusty Subaru station
West Brattleboro, Vt.