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    NEVADA
    Highest 1913-15 prestate plate known:  #1910

    1916 is undated.  Numbers overlap 1920/21 and 1922/23.
    Highest assigned:  1916 #6655, 1917 #16725, 1918 #28152.
    Numbering began at 00-001 1924-28, and at 1 1929-53.
    Truck began 1925.  County issuance began 1926.
    County assignments known for all years except 1929-31, 1938, 1943 tab.
    Supplemental assignments also known for 1937 #32-001 - 34-000.
    #1 - 45-000 allocated 1944.

    1916    2001  -  6653                 1921   50-001 - 60-820
    1917   10001  - 16613                 1922   70-001 - 82-741*
    1918   20001  - 28332*                1923   80-001 - 95-699
    1919   30001  - 39305                 1924   00-001 - 18-327
    1920   40001  - 50464                 1925   00-001 - 17-529

          HIGHEST    HIGHEST                       HIGHEST    HIGHEST
          ASSIGNED   OBSERVED                      ASSIGNED   OBSERVED
    1926   19-500*    20-744*             1940      35-650*    37-434*
    1927   20-000     20-919*             1941      36-900     39-309*
    1928   20-900     21-608              1942      40-975     44-370
    1929     ?        24-615              1943 TAB    ?        41007*
    1930     ?        24-202*             1944      44-200*    43-425*
    1931     ?        24-044              1945      40-400     41-081*
    1932   26-900*    27-753*             1946      41-225*    43-719*
    1933   25-900*    25-410*             1947      43-730     45-719*
    1934   24-700     25-738              1948      49-750*    52-384*
    1935   26-600     27-943              1949      53-600*    54-187*
    1936   28-550     31-042*             1950      55-450     56-320
    1937   32-000     34-069*             1951      60-200     66-400*
    1938     ?        33-919*             1952      66-450     73-597*
    1939   32-900     34-047*             1953      73-400     81-154*


    1954-56 FORMATS             A 1 -   X9-999        County codes on
                              B/A 1 - W/B9-999        County Code page.
    No hyphen 1956.
    Non-Pass. Prefixes:  D, E, M, T, A/T, B/T, C/T, etc.

    1956/57 - 68 FORMATS         C1 - W99999          County codes on
                                CH1 - WP9999          County Code page.

    1963-64   CA0001 - CK9999 added (CG-CI omitted)
    1965-68      CA1 - CS9999 added (CG-CI,CO-CQ omitted)
    1964, 1967-68   N/Y10000 - N/Y19999, etc., added

    1954-55
    Type 1:  5 3/4" x 11 1/2", 4 corner holes, hyphen        (93,864 S)
    Type 2:  6" x 12", no corner holes, no hyphen             (3,656 S)
                                                      (TOTAL 102,598 S)
    6/30/56
    Type 1:  "NEVADA 6 30 56" at bottom, 1954 dies           (94,183 S)
    Type 2:  "JAN56 NEVADA JUN56" at top, 1958 dies           (3,235 S)
                                                       (TOTAL 98,164 S)

    1964 STRIP   596743 - 890557

    1965-68 BASE
    1965 Type 1 - Dark Blue/Silver, aluminum                (281,397 P)
    1967 Type 2 - Blue/Reflective White, aluminum           (123,049 P)
    1968 Type 3 - Blue/Reflective White, steel (1,000 P rep.)   (169 P)
                                                      (TOTAL 422,117 P)

    (Highest seen by county (or expected per registration figures)
     1954-68 - see Misc. #1)


    1969-85 DEBOSSED BASE
    12-1-68   "69"    Type 1  County system - see Misc.#2   (301,110 P)
    6-1-70  "JUN 71"  Type 2  County system - see Misc.#2   (389,610 P)
    Apr.74   "4-75"   Type 3  County system - see Misc.#2 (1,089,795 P)
    Oct.83  "10-84"   Type 4    AAA-AAD, AAJ, AAN-AAS         (8,991 P)
    1-1-82   "6-83"   Type 5    AAE-AAH, AAL-AAM, AAT-on   (Verify AAK)
    1-1-82   "6-83"   Types 4-5      001AAA - 807ANR        (290,517 P)
                                                    (TOTAL 2,090,887 P)

    Description of Types:
    Type 1 - Round dies, "69 NEVADA", no sticker box
    Type 2 - Round dies, "NEV", with sticker box
    Type 3 - Square dies, "NEVADA" at left, with sticker box
    Type 4 - Square dies, "NEVADA" centered, no sticker box
    Type 5 - Square dies, "NEVADA slightly left, with sticker box

    No I,Q used.  No O used in 3rd or 6th position.
    3-letter codes began August 1970, "AUG 71".
    Omitted prefixes:  CHT, CT, DST, ELT, ORT.  123ABC = Sample.
    Type 2:  No leading zeroes ORB78, ORE58, ORF42, ORG56, WAL34,
             leading zeroes ORD025, ORD031, ORH078 on, WAR022 on.
    CCR000 (Type 2), CXJ000 and WNM000 (Type 3) seen but not counted.
    Remakes available since January 2001.
    Currently revalidated.

    (1969-83 breakdown by county and type - see Misc. #2)


    1985-2002 SILVER STATE BASE  No I,Q used.  No O in 6th position.
    2-1-84   "4-85"  Type 1      900-BAC - 949-BGA       (136,050 P)
    Oct.84  "10-85"  Type 2      527-BGC - 698-BKT        (83,172 P)
    Jun.85   "6-86"  Type 3      186-BKU - 321-LDE     (4,817,136 P)
                                                 (TOTAL 5,038,422 P)

    Description of Types:
    Type 1 - Sheep under "NEVADA", close spacing between characters
    Type 2 - Sheep under "NEVADA", wide spacing between characters
    Type 3 - Sheep in UL corner, wide spacing between characters

    All series start at 000.  Replaced during 2001-02.


    1990-97 125 YEARS BASE                Optional extra-cost issue.
    11-1-89  "11-90"              00001N - 24050N         (24,050 P)

    Extra cost $35 initially, renewal $10 annually.
    Discontinued 11/1/1990, replaced 11/1/1996 to 11/1/1997.


    2002-17 SUNSET BASE                               No I,O,Q used.
    1-24-01   "1-02"  Type 1     000-MAA - 445-TUU     (3,053,446 P)
    12-15-06 "08-07"  Type 2     403-TUV - 999-YZZ     (2,764,597 P)
    2013     "07 14"  Type 2a    645-LDS - 999-LZZ       (444,355 P)
    2014     "08 15"  Type 2b    067-ANT - 999-AZZ       (236,933 P)
    2015     "06 16"  Type 2c    00A-001 - 51B-582       (151,565 P)
    2015     "05 16"  Type 3     59B-634 - 86F-189       (426,552 P)
                                                 (TOTAL 7,086,472 P)

    Description of Types:  Type 1 - Embossed, dash
                           Type 2 - Flat
                           Type 3 - Embossed, map hyphen
     
    ZAA-ZZZ series only issued to dealers' customers who don't opt to
    transfer their previous plates (000-ZAA - 791-ZAN Type 2,
                                    693-ZBK - 284-ZCH Type 3).