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    FLORIDA

    Highest 1905-17 prestate plate known:  #14191
    #16049 highest issued 10/20/1917.

    Truck began 1918.

    H.P.            1918           H.P.      1919      1920      1921
     1-25   1-B - 32986-B           1-22   38396-B*  B-37877   50935-B
    26-40   1-C -  7275-C          23-27   14169-C*  C-11849*  17678-C
    41-60   1-D -   367-D          28-35    3528-D    D-5679    7072-D
    61+    (1-E - ? none issued)   36+      1483-E*    E-507     747-E
    (TOTAL)      (40,628)                 (57,576*)  (55,912)  (76,432)


    1922   C-1 - C-93404
    1923   1-C - 122-675-C
    1924   1-C - 155-476-C
    1925   1-C - 249-269-C*
    1926   1-C - 491-054-C*
    1927   1-C - 408-843-C*
    1928   1-C - 391-050-C*
    1929   C-1 - C-320-177*
    1930     1 -   323-194*
    1931     1 -   312-950*

    Issuance by agencies began on a trial basis 1924, with 17 offices.
    Full agency issue began 1926.  County assignments unknown 1926-37.
    In 1927, 9 counties had 2 agencies, Duval had 3, Dade had 4.


    WEIGHT LBS.           1932        1933
       1-3000       1 - 287-871*    235-014*   (1933 T suffix = Truck)
    3001+         D 1 - D74-894*     57-759D*
      (TOTAL)          (362,765*)  (292,773*)

    WEIGHT LBS.           1934        1935        1936        1937
       1-2050     T 1 - T34-645*    T14-144     T27-483*    12-811T
    2051-3050       1 - 203-553*    233-200*    248-504*    266-127*
    3051-4050     D 1 - D48-389*    D49-383*    D62-532*    73-450D*
    4051+         W 1 - W 8-181     W11-822*    W11-033*     8-736W
      (TOTAL)          (294,768*)  (308,549*)  (349,552*)  (361,124*)

    High blocks seen (not included in above totals):
    1930  400-632
    1934  400-400
    1936  300-686
    1937  301-055, 100365D, 50-103W  (Replacement series?)


    WEIGHT LBS.     1938 FORMATS     1939-41 FORMATS
       1-2050     T1-1 - T9-9-999     1T-1 -  9T-999    (1T-1000+ added
                 T10-1 - T68-999     10T-1 - 68T-999     1939 only)
    2051-3050      1-1 - 9-99-999      1-1 - 9-99999
                  10-1 - 68-9-999     10-1 - 68-9999
    3051-4050     D1-1 - D9-99-999    1D-1 - 9D-9999, 1D10000 - 9D99999
                 D10-1 - D68-9-999   10D-1 - 68D-999, 10D1000 - 68D9999
    4051+         W1-1 - W9-9-999     1W-1 - 9W-9999
                 W10-1 - W68-999     10W-1 - 68W-999

    1938-75:  County codes on County Code page.


    WEIGHT LBS.  1942-47 FORMATS
       1-2000     1T-1 - 9T-999
                 10T-1 - 68T-99                   (10T-100+ added 1947)
    2001-2500      1-1 - 9-9999
                  10-1 - 68-999
    2501-3500     1D-1 - 9D-9999, 1D10000 - 9D99999     (D/10 10000+
                 10D-1 - 68D-999, 10D1000 - 68D9999      added 1945-47)
    3501-4500     1W-1 - 9W-9999, 1W10000 - 9W99999
                 10W-1 - 68W-999, 10W1000 - 68W9999
    4501+        1WW-1 - 9WW-999
                10WW-1 - 68WW-99                  (10WW100+ added 1947)

    1943:  Tab is county and weight coded.  Branham's Automobile Book
           for 1943 states "A Red and Yellow sticker must also be
           affixed to the rear view window of the vehicle."


    WEIGHT LBS.  1948-55 FORMATS
       1-2000     1T-1 - 9T-9999
                 10T-1 - 68T-999
    2001-2500     1D-1 - 9D-9999
                 10D-1 - 68D-999        (10D1000+ added 1953)
    2501-3500      1-1 - 9-99999        (1-1A - 1-9999C added 1948-50)
                                        (1-100000+ added 1951-55)
                  10-1 - 68-9999        (10/10000+ added 1948)
                                        (10-1A - 10-999M added 1949-50)
                                        (10-10000+ added 1951-55)
    3501-4500     1W-1 - 9W-9999, 1W10000 - 9W99999
                 10W-1 - 68W-999, 10W1000 - 68W9999
                                        (10W10000+ added 1951-55)
    4501+        1WW-1 - 9WW-999        (1WW1000+ added 1948-49 only)
                10WW-1 - 68WW-99, 10WW100 - 68WW999

    OVERFLOW FORMATS
    1948      10/10000 - 10/19999
    1949-50   1-1A - 1-9999A, 10-1A - 10-999A         (No D,I,K-Z seen)
    1951-55   Extra-long plates 1-100000+, 10-10000+, 10W10000+

    HIGHEST NUMBER EXPECTED PER REGISTRATION FIGURES (assuming all
    letters A-M used)(*or observed number if higher):

    COUNTY       1945         1946         1947
    BROWARD   D/10 10362   10/D 13341   D/10 16328

    COUNTY       1948         1949         1950
    DADE        1-3082A     1-3722B      1-7404C
    BROWARD    10/17853     10-672J*     10-380M
    ALACHUA                              11-783A

    COUNTY       1951       1952       1953       1954       1955
    DADE       1-138964   1-144151   1-158630   1-172018   1-199892*
    BROWARD    10-26340   10-29468   10-33747   10-37657   10-45235
    BROWARD-W  10W11435   10W14478   10W18090   10W22188   10W29555
    ALACHUA    11-11034   11-10906   11-11772   11-12364   11-14030
    LAKE                             12-10268   12-10843   12-11773*
    MANATEE               15-10114   15-10866   15-11335   15-12170
    SARASOTA              16-10183   16-11970*  16-11739   16-13038
    BREVARD                                     19-10077   19-11618
    BAY                   23-10294*  23-10749*  23-11179*  23-12807

    TOTALS OF OVERFLOW FORMATS
    1945      363              1951    57,777    7%
    1946    3,342              1952    69,601    7%
    1947    6,329              1953    96,045    9%
    1948   10,936   2%         1954   119,409   10%
    1949   23,384   3%         1955   170,127   13%
    1950   40,553   5%


    WEIGHT LBS.   1956-61 FORMATS
       1-2000     1T-1 - 9T-9999              (1T-10000+ added 1958)
                 10T-1 - 68T-999              (10T-1000+ added 1957)
    2001-2500     1D-1 - 9D-9999              (1D-10000+ added 1960)
                 10D-1 - 68D-9999             (10D10000+ added 1961)
    2501-3500      1-1 - 9-999999
                  10-1 - 68-99999
    3501-4500     1W-1 - 9W-99999, 1W100000 - 9W999999
                 10W-1 - 68W-9999, 10W10000 - 68W99999
    4501+        1WW-1 - 9WW-9999             (1WW10000+ added 1959)
                10WW-1 - 68WW-999, 10WW1000 - 68WW9999
                                              (10W/W-10000+ added 1961)

    WEIGHT LBS.   1962-75 FORMATS
       1-2500     1D-1 - 9D-99999            (1D100000+ added 1972)
                 10D-1 - 68D-9999, 10D10000 - 68D99999
    2501-3500      1-1 - 9-999999
                  10-1 - 68-99999            (10-100000+ added 1967/68)
    3501-4500     1W-1 - 9W-99999, 1W100000 - 9W999999    (10/W-100000+
                 10W-1 - 68W-9999, 10W10000 - 68W99999     added 1966)
    4501+        1WW-1 - 9WW-9999, 1WW10000 - 9WW99999
                10WW-1 - 68WW-999, 10WW1000 - 68WW9999, 10W/W-10000+

    OVERFLOW FORMATS

             HIGHEST NUMBER EXPECTED          HIGHEST NUMBER OBSERVED
             PER REGISTRATION FIGURES           IF HIGHER THAN REGS.
    BROWARD  SMALL 10   10/W   10 W/W         SMALL 10   10/W   10 W/W
    1961         -        -      9851             -        -     10357*
    1962         -        -     11609             -        -     11712*
    1963         -        -     13199             -        -
    1964         -        -     15133             -        -
    1965         -      99283   17337             -
    1966       90720   102644   19192                   103154*
    1967/68   101771   111448   21815
    1968/69   111541   121634   24537          113366*  123046*
    1969/70   121824   137360   28022          128238*  139537*  28400*
    1970/71   125453   148369   31411          127137*  153505*
    1972      129265   164200   38255                   167045*
    1973      132106   180565   45927          133866*  180931*  46277*
    1974      130951   184682   52065                   187978*
    1975      146553   209675   62646          347536*  224522*  67101*

    OTHER HIGHS AND POSSIBLE EXPECTED OVERFLOW FORMATS

                    REGISTERED    OBSERVED      EXPECTED
    1974 Sarasota   16W/W10936
         Brevard    19W/W10159
    1975 Dade       1-249089      1-509160
                    1W328168      1W397115
                    1WW74494                    1W/W100000+?
         Broward    10D81555      10D88550      10/D-100000+?
         Sarasota   16W/W12403    16W/W16041
         Lee        18WW9826                    18W/W10000+
         Brevard    19-43557      19-90642     (19-100000+ reported)
                    19W/W11634    19W/W12420

    1975-80 BASE
    7-1-74     "75"             (1962-75 formats listed above)
     
    Plate-to-owner system began 7/1/74; previously was plate-to-vehicle.
    Last natural seen "MAR 78".
    Replaced July 1979 to June 1980.


    1977-80 NON-MAP BASE                                 No I,O,Q used.
    Apr.77   "AUG 77"                AAA 001 - FBN 549    (2,677,869 S)

    Issued to new registrations only.
    County stickers added January 1978, expire "APR 78".
    Month stickers added January 1979, expire "APR 79".
    FBN 554 reported to be final number.  Last natural seen "JAN 80".
    Replaced February 1986 to January 1987.


    1979-87 ORANGE MAP BASE                             No I,O,Q used*.
    Feb.79  "JUN 79"  Type 1         FBP 511 - YZZ 999    (8,308,273 S)
    Dec.82  "MAR 83"  Type 1a        AIA 001 - YQZ 999    (2,113,884 S)
    Feb.84  "JUN 84"  Type 1b/2/3    001 AAA - 032 KTG    (5,129,897 S)
                                                   (TOTAL 15,552,054 S)

    Description of Types:
    Feb.79  "JUN 79"  Type 1 - Aluminum, no hologram (050 GRK seen)
    May 85  "SEP 85"  Type 2 - Steel, no hologram
                              (no exact break, 448 DLG - 948 FVM seen)
    Jun.86  "OCT 86"  Type 3 - Aluminum, "85" or "86" hologram
                              (no exact break, 682 HHR - 032 KTG seen)

    *Type 1a:  I and Q used in 1st and 2nd positions only.
    Non-Passenger Prefixes:  HAA-HEV 899, MAA-MZZ, ZAA-ZZZ (not
                             included in total; HAK 412 plain,
                             HBP 312 map seen)
    Non-Passenger Suffixes:  YAA-ZZZ
    Replaced February 1986 to 1992 upon 5 years of use.


    1986-92 GREEN MAP BASE                                   No O used.
    6-1-86  "AUG 86"                 AAA 00A - JUR 49D, KCM 90Q,
                                     KCN 37V, KCS 43V - KGW 36X
                                                   (TOTAL 15,550,546 S)

    Description of Types:
    6-1-86  "AUG 86"  Type 1 - Light green map
                              (no exact break, up to CTQ 13J seen)
    Dec.86  "MAR 87"  Type 2 - Dark green map
                              (no exact break, CHS 99Z on seen)
    1988    "    88"  Type 3 - As Type 2, but small "FLORIDA"
                              (no exact break, CWA 13J - DAC 00V seen)

    Sequence:  AAA 00A, AAA 01A - 99A, AAA 00B - 99Z, AAB 00A, etc.
    1st County allottment is alphabetical:  AAA 00A (Alachua) - AGU 68T
    (Washington)(424,369 S), followed by AGU 03Z (Alachua).
    Non-Passenger Prefixes:  MAA-MZZ, YAA-YZZ, any 3rd "letter" 0.
    Some Type 1 and Type 2 have small county name dies.
    Replaced 1992 to 1996 upon 5 years of use.


    1992-98 NEW ORANGE MAP BASE                              No O used.
    Nov.91  "FEB 92"    JUR 58Z - KCM 23Q, KCN 54A - KCN 40T,
                        KCN 53V - KCS 99H, KGX 33A - XBK 42Q (Brevard),
                                  (Orange) XCP 19N - XDI 21H
                                                   (TOTAL 17,393,013 S)

    Non-Passenger Prefixes:  MAA-MZZ, YAA-ZZZ (Lease high ZAV 00D)

    (Detailed changes from Green Map to Orange Map (JUR-KGX) - see
     Misc. 2)

    "RESTRICTED":      NPI 99Z  (Dade NPI 64Z, NPJ 36G)
    Last "DADE" seen:  RJR 02S  (Indian River RJT 71L)
    Last "DMV" seen:   KCR 67F

    "SUNSHINE STATE" slogan issued 11/11/94, "MAR 95", in Dade County
    and DMV office only;  known series in Misc. 3. (1,408,174 S)
    Earliest slogan seen:  RWW 83A (Dade), TAG 90P (DMV)
    Replaced 1997 to 2002 upon 5 years of use.


    1997-2004 ONE ORANGE BASE                                No O used.
    Jul.97  "DEC 97"    (Citrus) XBR 60W - XCN 41X (Okeechobee)
                       (Osceola) XDN 23E - XZZ 99Z        (1,397,159 S)
    Feb.98  "JUN 98" Type 1a     I17 83V - L47 42Y          (782,960 S)
    Feb.98  "DEC 98" Type 1b     CY3 99X - IZ5 65N        (3,766,167 S)
    Feb.99  "APR 00" Type 1c     A00 AAA - I49 YXW       (13,994,650 S)
    2000    "DEC 00" Type 1d     T00 AAA - X29 FTJ        (6,608,430 S)
                                                   (TOTAL 26,549,366 S)

    Numbers progress before letters, regardless of position.
    Type 1a sequence:  J00 00A - J99 99A, J00 00B etc.
    Type 1b sequence:  DA0 00A - DA9 99A, DA0 00B - DA9 99Z, DB0 00A
    Type 1c sequence:  A00 AAA - A99 AAA, A00 AAB - A99 ZZZ, B00 AAA

    Embossed "SUNSHINE STATE" slogan issued interchangably with county
    name in multiple counties as an option up to B91 FWB (D reported).
    Separate exclusively-slogan series began 2000 as Type 1d.
    E22 ABC has UL sticker box with "MONTH"
    F88 EET has UL sticker box, no "MONTH", "06-02"
    F49 GKA has UL sticker box, unknown "MONTH"
    U74 TQS has no UL sticker box, unknown "MONTH"
    F52 QEJ, V08 KFB have no UL sticker box or "MONTH", "06-03"
    Additional numbers seen:  I62 ZDY, I52 ZIR, J24-32 ACP, J04 AXN,
                           X40 HHC, X67 HTA, X67 IIT, X85 ZGB, X58 ZGF.
    Replaced 2002 to 2008 upon 6 years of use.

    (Non-pass. highs on Green Map Base:  I38 07T, CY4 26K)


    2004-18 TWO ORANGES COUNTY NAME BASE                     No O used.
    1-27-04 "10-04"  Type 1      I99 ZAU - K87 AAR        (1,624,689 S)
    8-15-04 "10-04"  Type 1a     A00 0AA - G86 3KH        (4,007,864 S)
    9- 5-06          Type 2      G18 9KI - N13 1GR        (4,282,943 S)
    2009             Type 3      N80 5LZ - N99 9ZZ          (325,195 S)
    2010    "03-10"  Type 3a     000 MAA - 999 RZZ        (3,125,000 S)
    2016    "04-18"  Type 3b     Y00 AAA - Y99 USB        (1,252,700 S)
                                                   (TOTAL 14,752,389 S)

     
     
    2004-18 TWO ORANGES SUNSHINE STATE BASE                  No O used.
    1-27-04 "10-04"  Type 1      X99 FTN - X99 ZZZ        (1,203,601 S)
    8-15-04 "10-04"  Type 1a     P00 0AA - W42 3CN        (4,438,424 S)
    2006?            Type 2      W45 4DD - X99 9ZZ        (1,171,546 S)
    1-28-07 "05-07"  Type 2a     000 HAA - 999 LZZ        (3,125,000 S)
    7- 8-08 "02-10"  Type 2b     000 VAA - 748 WZI        (1,233,749 S)
    2009    "02-10"  Type 3      219 XAB - 999 YZZ        (1,248,781 S)
    2009             Type 3a     000 TAA - 999 TZZ          (625,000 S)
    2010    "07-10"  Type 3b     AAA A00 - HSA G01       (12,000,602 S)
                                                   (TOTAL 25,046,703 S)

    Description of Two Oranges Types:  Type 1 - Thin dies
                                       Type 2 - Wide dies, brown stem
                                       Type 3 - Wide dies, green stem
     
    Effective 9/1/2009, replaced upon 10 years of use. 
     
    2009-18 TWO ORANGES IN GOD WE TRUST BASE                 No O used.
    1/17/09 "01-10"                812 9GC - 863 8JU        (930,510 S)
     
    Law effective 10/1/2008.

     
    1987-95 OPTIONAL EXTRA-COST BASES:
     
    Description of Types:  (All are Type 1 unless noted)
    Type 1 - Thin dies, 2 sticker boxes
    Type 2 - Thin dies, 1 sticker box
    Type 3 - Wide dies, 1 sticker box

    CHALLENGER   Green & Light Blue/White & Orange       No I,O,Q used.
    1-2-87  "APR 87"  Type 1       AAA 001 - AGY 795        (159,636 S)
    Dec.87  "MAR 88"  Type 2       AHA 195 - BDJ 803        (445,164 S)
    Jan.88  "APR 88"  Type 3      (AHG 908 - AKY 007)           (mixed)
                      Type 1a      BDL 518 - BDZ 420         (11,891 S)
                      Type 2a      BEC 350 - BFU 385         (37,998 S)
                                                      (TOTAL 660,724 S)

    Initial alphabetical county assignment AAA 001 - ACM 928,
    ADX 973 - AGZ 208 (128,036 S) on file.
    AMF = Astronauts Memorial Foundation, issued in 1987, Type 1.
    KSC = Kennedy Space Center, issued in 1987, Type 1 (not counted),
    issued only at Titusville office.

    Description of Challenger Types:
    Type 1 - Sticker boxes at top           (171,527)
    Type 2 - Sticker boxes at bottom        (483,162)
    Type 3 - As Type 2, but small "FLORIDA" (mixed with Type 2)

    VETERANS DESIGN I   Dark Blue & Red/White            No I,O,Q used.
    10-1-89   "JAN 90"             DAA 001 - DEH 872         (99,773 S)
     
    VETERANS DESIGN II   Dark Blue & Red/White               No O used.
    2001      "12-01"    Type 1      SAA0A - SBY2V           (12,203 S)
                         Type 2      SDF6J - SHV7G           (28,722 S)
                         Type 3      SIV2K - SlX1Z           (19,390 S)
                                                       (TOTAL 74,492 S)

    SUPERBOWL   Dark Blue & Red/White                    No I,O,Q used.
    10-1-89   "JAN 90"             TMM 123 - TPT 116         (50,943 S)
     
    Replaced 1994.

    MANATEE DESIGN I   Red/White,Green,Light Blue,Gray & Black
    10-1-89   "JAN 90"   Type 1    HAA 001 - HXX 011        (479,531 S)
                         Type 2    HYB 347 - IBG 676         (80,250 S)
    1-27-07              Type 3    IBK 364 - IBQ 152          (4,784 S)
                                                      (TOTAL 572,579 S)
    No I,O,Q used, but I,Q added by HYI.

    MANATEE DESIGN II                                        No O used.
    12-20-07  "03-09"    Type 3    IBY 303 - IDB 158         (27,828 S)

    PANTHER DESIGN I   Black/White, Tan & Light Green    No I,O,Q used.
     7-1-90   "OCT 90"             LAA 001 - LEE 575         (96,479 S)

    PANTHER DESIGN II   Black, Green, Tan & Gray/White & Gold
    5-11-93   "NOV 93"   Type 1    LEF 129 - LUL 813        (306,379 S)
                         Type 2    LUN 197 - LYV 642        (107,339 S)
    5- 4-07   "05-08"    Type 3    LYW 007 - MAS 137         (46,085 S)
                                                      (TOTAL 461,547 S)
    No I,O,Q used, but I,Q added by LTQ.

    COLUMBUS   Dark Blue, Red & Light Blue/White         No I,O,Q used.
     1-1-91   "APR 91"             PAA 001 - PAK 019          (9,010 S)

    Replaced 1994.

    OLYMPICS   Blue, Red, Green, Yellow & Black/White        No O used.
    10-1-92   "JAN 93"   Type 1      G0000 - G9999           (10,000 S)
                         Type 1a     G000A - G999Z           (25,000 S)
                         Type 1b     G00AA - G05UZ           (49,906 S)
                         Type 2      G15WG - G38YQ            (5,924 S)
              "03-09"    Type 3      G1ABZ - G9AEM              (638 S)
                                                       (TOTAL 98,630 S)

    SPECIAL OLYMPICS
     1-1-94   "APR 94"   Type 1    SAA 001 - SBP 296         (36,260 S)
                         Type 2    SBS 241 -
                         Type 3    SBT 571 -
                                                       (TOTAL 40,531 S)
    No I,O,Q used, but SBQ reported 8/20/2007.

    EDUCATION                                            No I,O,Q used.
    10-1-94   "JAN 95"   Type 1    001 ABC - 772 AEY         (88,684 S)
                         Type 2    855 AFF - 527 AGN         (30,642 S)
                         Type 3    385 AHA - 948 AHC          (2,562 S)
                                                      (TOTAL 140,808 S)
    No I,O,Q used, but I,Q added by AGI.

    FINE ARTS                                            No I,O,Q used.
     2-1-95   "MAY 95"   Type 1    FAA 001 - FDM 460         (80,380 S)
                         Type 2    FDR 512 - FEM 873         (20,342 S)
                         Type 3    FES 317 - FFA 449          (8,125 S)
                                                      (TOTAL 115,334 S)

    INDIAN RIVER LAGOON                                      No O used.
    2-15-95   "MAY 95"   Type 1      R0000 - R9999           (10,000 S)
                         Type 1a     R000A - R999Z           (25,000 S)
                         Type 1b     R00AA - R50KT           (26,851 S)
              "12-03"    Type 2      R64LH - R86VV           (23,323 S)
                         Type 3      R77XU - R99ZZ            (5,523 S)
                         Type 3a     R0AAA - R9AGH            (1,580 S)
                                                       (TOTAL 99,080 S)

    INVEST IN CHILDREN                                   No I,O,Q used.
     5-1-95   "AUG 95"   Type 1    001 CAA - 098 CCG         (52,046 S)
              "09-02"    Type 1a   414 DJL - 079 DJW          (9,656 S)
              "11-02"    Type 2    189 DJZ - 490 DKR         (17,285 S)
                         Type 3    353 DLG -
                                                       (TOTAL 96,941 S)
    No I,O,Q, but I,Q added by DJQ.