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    MISSOURI

     

    Highest 1907-11 pre-state plate known:  #28153

     

    Numbering began at 1 each year.  Truck began 1922.

    Replacement ("R" instead of hyphen) earliest known 1931.

     

    1911    16148         1924   494-892*        1937       696-725

    1912    24241         1925   549-344*        1938       714-137*

    1913    35684*        1926   594-190*        1939       730-767

    1914    50366         1927   606-009         1940       767-010

    1915    72211         1928   630-108         1941       820-301

    1916   103014         1929   661-368         1942       864-938

    1917   150544*        1930   698-698*        1943 TAB   720-675

    1918   184108         1931   658-544*        1944       695-329*

    1919   242982         1932   656-460*        1945       696-795

    1920   308-533*       1933   597-545*        1946       773-287

    1921   349-390*       1934   626-640         1947       827-894

    1922   354-638*       1935   654-574*        1948       870-422

    1923   430-893*       1936   677-413  

     

    1949-55 BASE

    Jan.49                1 - 905-000 (75,000 assigned per month,

                                       except 80,000 for DEC)

    8/17/49          A-1001 - Z99-999 (A,B,C,E,H,K,M,P,S,X,Y,Z used)

     

     

    1956-61 BASE

    Jan.55                1 - 999-999 (JAN 75,000, FEB-NOV 85,000

                                       each, DEC 74,999)

    Jan.55           A1-001 - Z99-999 (Same letters as 1949-55 used)

    Jun.59 "MAY 60" AA0-001 - ZZ9-999 (No D used)

     

     

    1962-69, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1979      AA0-001 - ZZ9-999

       1970, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1978            A1A-001 - Z9Z-999

    RESERVED 1962-79 (Not issued 1978 but #5 seen)   1 -   9-999

     

    No D,I,O,Q,U,V used.  Numbers always progress before letters.

    D listed 1970-71, seen JAN-FEB 1978.  Q seen JAN-FEB 1978.

    V listed 1967-71, seen JUL-NOV 1967 and JAN-FEB 1978.

     

     

    1980-97 SHOW-ME STATE BASE

    Jan.79  "JAN 80"         AAA 001 - ZZZ 999         (9,477,515 P)

    Mar.86  "FEB 87"         A1A 001 - Y9Z 999         (2,661,638 P)

    Sep.95  "AUG 96"         0J0 01A - 9P9 99Z           (128,627 P)

                                                (TOTAL 12,267,780 P)

     

    No D,I,O,Q,U,V used.  D,Q,U,V added in 1st position only.

    Numbers always progress before letters, regardless of position.

    (Verify H suffix, V3G 552)

    Replaced during 1997.

     

    (Numbers known by month 1949-97, and totals by base - Misc. #1)

     

     

    1998-2009 RIVER BASE                       No D,I,O,Q,U,V used.*

    11-16-96 "JAN 98" Type 1     001 AAA - 248 XLA     (7,372,868 P)

                      Type 2     999 XLP - 335 XRJ        (74,262 P)

     5-12-04 "MAR 06" Type 3     100 XSZ - 999 ZZZ       (900,000 P)

     3- 5-06 "JAN 07" Type 3a    0AA 01A - 0DG 18G     (1,324,692 P)

                                                 (TOTAL 9,716,292 P)

     

    Description of Types:

    Type 1 - No debossed center sticker box, 2 corner boxes

    Type 2 - Debossed center sticker box, 2 corner boxes (XSB rep.)

    Type 3 - Debossed center sticker box, no corner boxes (XSC rep.)

     

    Series not coded by month for this base only.

    001 AAA - 999 ZZZ = 8,391,600

    Numbers always progress before letters, regardless of position.

    *D used in 1st alpha position only. (ZDF reported; not counted)

    *#000 USA seen.

    Some plates in YZA-YZZ series are steel.

    Starting 10/1/2002, sticker location switched from corners to

    center, with month placed sideways; 599 SKR earliest seen.

     

    2009-17 BLUEBIRD BASE                            No I,O,Q used.

    6-16-08 "MAY 09"             AA0 A1A - ZZ9 Z9Z

     

     

    Series coded by month (see Misc. #1).

    Numbers progress before letters, regardless of position.