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    ALASKA

    1921    212 -  323      1927   142 - 1217      1933    316 - 2974
    1922    105 -  506      1928   178 - 1350      1934    133 - 3169
    1923    132 -  850      1929   177 - 1600      1935    153 - 3019
    1924    203 -  999      1930   121 - 1800      1936   1039 - 4294
    1925   0005 - 1197      1931     3 - 1289      1937   1073 - 5917
    1926    345 -  982      1932   316 - 3046      1938   1118 - 5082

                PASSENGER             FOR HIRE
    1939         1 -  4749          5089 -  5500
    1940       103 -  5197          6161 -  6800
    1941       162 -  5796,         6042 -  6460
              7040 -  7837
    1942       111 -  7889         10108 - 10940
    1943       163 -  7721         10063 - 10888
    1944 TAB   157 -  6691  (like Minnesota 1943)
    1945        17 -  7796         10347 - 10664
    1946         1 -  8250         10089 - 10632
    1947        50 - 10437,        10091 - 10814
             11271 - 11296
    1948        22 - 14888           (to F/H)        Truck began 1948.
    1949        13 - 20039
    1950         2 - 26187
    1951         4 - 34751
    1952         5 - 35058  (C-TR. 50074 - 64650)


    1953-55 BASE
    1953 Type 1:  Dated                      2 - 49941       (49,940 P)
    1954 Type 2:  Undated                50125 - 59902        (9,778 P)
    1955 Type 2a                         95098 - 95790          (693 P)
                                                       (TOTAL 60,594 P)
    C-TR. 60219 - 90948

    1954 TAB   P18826 - P40049, WT67965 - WT71642
    1955 TAB   P  529 - P54594, WT75215 -


    BASEPLATES                               TABS
    1956-57   2 - 62657                      1957   P 003138 - P 052369
    1958-59   2 - 73362                      1959     P05239 - P53025
    1960-61   5 - 92862                      1961     P00001 - P63780
    1962-65   1 - 93726, A-1000 - E-3105     1963       9937 -  65143
    1966-67   4 - 99909
    1968-69   1 - 99910,  B1022 - B7226
     

    1970-75 BASE                                             No Q used.
    1970 Type 1                        1 - 99643             (99,643 P)
    1971 Type 1a                     A23 - A5109              (5,087 P)
    1971 Type 2                      B 1 - E1030             (31,027 P)
    1972 Type 3                      G 1 - G9999              (9,999 P)
    1972 Type 3a                    K 57 - M9990             (29,932 P)
    1974 Type 4                   AA 100 - DB 699            (60,900 P)
    1975 Type 5                   DB 700 - ED 999            (23,700 P)
                                                      (TOTAL 260,288 P)

    Description of Types:
    Type 1 - Dated "70" (no space after letter)
    Type 2 - Dated "71-70" (space after letter)
    Type 3 - Dated "71-72", unpainted back
    Type 4 - Dated "74"
    Type 5 - Dated "75"

    Prefixes not seen:  AS,BM,BN,BO,BS,CI,CT,CW,DA,DT.

    1973-dated plates AAA-100 - AAD-999 were trial run, never issued.


    1976-82 BEAR BASE                           No I,O,Q, ANA-ANZ used.
    1976                          AAA 100 - ASZ 999         (299,700 P)
     
    Prefixes not seen: AAS,ABM,ADA,AGC,AGG,APE,APU,ARS,ASB,ASE,ASS,AST.
    AXA 263, invert AXA 622 also seen; not counted.
    Replaced May 1981 to April 1982.


    1982-98 SCREENED FLAG BASE                           No I,O,Q used.
    5-1-81  "MAY 82"  Type 1      BAA 100 - BTH 647         (329,048 P)
    May 84  "MAY 85"  Type 2      BTJ 109 - CBY 976         (128,668 P)
    Jun.88  "JUN 89"  Type 1a     CBZ 128 - DJX 999         (490,472 P)
                                                      (TOTAL 948,600 P)
    Description of Types:  Type 1 - Irwin-Hodson dies
                           Type 2 - Polyvend dies

    See omitted prefixes.  Currently revalidated.


    1999-2006 GOLD RUSH CENTENNIAL BASE                 No I,O,Q used.*
    Jan.98  "MAY 98" Type 1       DJY 100 - EMP 982         (512,083 P)
    2004    "JAN 05" Type 2       EMR 105 - ERT 999          (64,795 P)
                                                      (TOTAL 576,900 P)
    Description of Types:  Type 1 - 2 sticker boxes
                           Type 2 - No sticker boxes

    DMV, DUA-DUZ omitted.  *EAQ mistakenly ordered and issued.
    Issued only to new registrations, now including trucks.
    Currently revalidated.


    2005-15 EMBOSSED FLAG BASE                          No I,O,Q* used.
    10-28-04 "OCT 05" Type 1      ERU 100 - ERV 479           (1,280 P)
    10-28-04 "OCT 05" Type 2      ERV 490 - EUB 717          (47,028 P)
    Jul.05   "JUL 07" Type 3      EUC 101 - FGE 999         (233,099 P)
    2010     "    11" Type 3a     GAA 100 - GYW 380         (451,181 P)
                                                      (TOTAL 732,881 P)

    Description of Types:
    Type 1 - Screened, same as 1982-98 Flag Base but no sticker boxes
    Type 2 - All embossed, small stars in flag
    Type 3 - All embossed, large stars in flag

    No EXG-EXZ seen.  FAA, FAG, FCK, GAY omitted.  FUZ series ordered
    mistakenly and issued; FUZ 119 seen but not counted.
    *GQA 263 seen but not counted.
    Issued only to new registrations,

    including trucks.

    Additional design change from pointed to pentagonal stars reported
    between ESU and ESW series.


    2009-10 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF STATEHOOD BASE           No I,O,Q* used.
    1-2-08   "FEB 09"              FGF100 - FUW999          (220,500 P)

    FKA-FKZ, FUC, FUK omitted.  FPQ, FRQ ordered mistakenly and issued.
     
     
    2015-18 NEW BEAR BASE                              No I,O,Q used.
    2015    "NOV 15"           JAA 100 - JFF 987          (108,888 P)
     
     
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