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    NEW HAMPSHIRE
     
    1905-11 UNDATED BASE  (All white back except #1 - 916, 5386 - 7132)

               MARK   SERIAL FONT  OBSERVED PLATES    TOTAL      GAP
    Type 1     "45"           A         1 -  498       (498)      17
    Type 2     "55"           A       516 -  916       (401)     143
             (No mark, dug, faded?   1028)
    Type 3     "66"           B      1060 - 1136        (77)      76
    Type 4     "86"           B      1213 - 1400       (188)       9
    Type 5     "57"           A      1410 - 1707       (298)      40
    Type 6     "67"           A      1748 - 1877       (130)      52
    Type 7     "77"           A      1930 - 1968        (39)     139

    Type 8     "28"           A      2108 - 2695       (588)      35
    Type 9    "108"           A      2731 - 2783        (53)      77
    Type 10   Balt. seal      B      2861 - 5343     (2,483)      42
    Type 11   No mark         C      5386 - 7132     (1,747)

    Number overlaps seen 1914, 1921-22, 1928 (also expected 1919, 1923);
    most likely occurred after Sept. 30 when Non-Residents expired.
    Highest listed in directories:  1912 #5935, 1914 #9925,
    Non-Resident #9929, 1918 #19540 as of 5/18/1918.

    YEAR        PASSENGER         NON-RESIDENT       COMMERCIAL
    1912        1 -   5670          1  -    925     (Began 1913)
    1913     1000 -   7791*      8000  -   9483     0001 - 0655
    1914     1000 -   9645*      8703  -   9885     0001 - 01200*
    1915     1000 -  13482      15001  -  16638     0001 - 0917
    1916        1 -  17574*         1  -   1724    (Discontinued
    1917      100 -  23065*     25001  -  27953       until 1934)
    1918      100 -  24188      30001  -  31700
    1919      100 -  29829      30001  -  31720
    1920      100 -  34710      40001  -  42273
    1921      100 -  42141      40001  -  42267
    1922      100 -  48465      45001  -  47619
    1923      100 -  59.549     60001  -  62108  (63089 Replacement)
    1924      100 -  71-471     75001  -  77875 (71-978 Replacement)
    1925      100 -  80-617     85-001 -  88-024
    1926      100 -  88-737    100-001 - 103-569
    1927      100 -  94-399    100-001 - 101-466
    1928      100 - 102-745    100-001 - 100-723
    1929      100 - 108-743     (Discontinued)
    1930      100 - 110-289
    1931      100 - 111-523
    1932      100 - 106-169*
    1933      100 - 106-868
    1934      100 -  91-040* (Truck began)
    1935      100 -  93-370
    1936      100 -  97-101
    1937      100 - 100-690*
    1938/9    100 -  97-733
    1939/40   100 - 103-271*
    1940/41   100 - 107-200*
    1941/42   100 - 109-805
    1942/43   100 - 104-095  (Singles issued starting at 85-001)
    1943 TAB  K 1 - K 99466*
    1944        1 -  88-798
    1945        1 -  97-216*
    1946        1 - 108800
    1947        1 - 113459
    1948        1 - 119124

    RESERVED NUMBERS
    Began 1922.  Reserved series was 100 - 5000 in 1926-43, and
    1 - 5000 in 1944-45.  In 1945, 5001 - 9999 were reservable
    only by written request.  Reserved series was 1 - 9999 in 1947.
    1941 and 1942 #9806, 1944-48 #10-034, and 1939-48 #18-500 seen.
    All numbers reservable for no extra fee 1950-61.  Starting 1962,
    only plain numbers 1 - 9999, and 1 - 100 in each county prefix,
    were reserved.  In 1979, all county series and XA-XN became
    personalized.

    1949-80 FORMATS                            No Q used.
    Statewide Reserved          1 -    9999
    County Regular Issue     BA 1 -  ZH 999    Letters stacked
    1973 added            H/A1001 - H/A9999    1949-53.
     
    The 1949 county system was created in order to entice owners
    to renew earlier by getting a low number.  It worked!

    (Highest number known by county - see Misc. #1)

    COUNTIES USING MULTIPLE CODES (Year introduced, if after 1949)
    Cheshire      E, Z (1972)
    Hillsborough  H, L, I (1959), J (1968)
    Merrimack     M, N (1966)
    Rockingham    R, K (1955), P (1968, reported 1967)
    Strafford     F, D (1970)

    CUSTOM PREFIXES KNOWN
    1954  MV 1
    1967  CR 1
    1969  BX,CV,GY
    1970  BU,CR,OT,NE,NG 1-10,PS,SV
    1971  BY,CT,OX,GX,JW,NV,PZ,DH,SU

    1976-77 BICENTENNIAL BASE          $5 Souvenir front plate only.
    1976  No sticker required      1 - 9818       Replaced 12/31/77.


    1978-80 INTERIM BASE                                  No I used.
    Dec.77  "APR 78"  Type 1: Red/White      XA1 - XE2227 (Types 1-2
    Mar.78  "JUL 78"  Type 2: Green/Red/W.  XB66 - XF9907  59,902 S)
    Jul.78  "NOV 78"  Type 3: Green/White  XG669 - XN6629 (65,955 S)
                                                   (TOTAL 126,617 S)

    Issued only to new registrations.
    Replaced 1/1/79 to 3/31/80 along with 1975 bases.


    1979-88 PLAIN BASE
    1-2-79  "MAY 79"  Type 1:  Mass.dies      1 - 100000 (100,000 P)
    1-2-79  "MAY 79"  Type 2:  N.H. dies 100001 - 200000 (100,000 P)
    1-2-79  "MAY 79"  Type 1a            200001 - 241461  (41,461 P)
    1-2-79  "MAY 79"  Type 2a            245889 - 999999 (754,111 P)
    Dec.83   "4 84"   Type 2b            10001A - 58906G (588,900 P)
                                                 (TOTAL 1,588,899 P)

    Replaced 1/1/87 to 3/31/88.


    1987-2000 GRAPHIC BASE                              No O,Q used.
    Jan.87   "9 87"  Type 1           1 -  999999        (999,999 P)
    Mar.89   "8 89"  Type 2     AAA-001 - ATY-790        (430,360 P)
    Aug.91  "12 91"  Type 3     AUB-409 - DEX-202      (1,410,382 P)
                                                 (TOTAL 2,843,356 P)

    Description of Types:
    Type 1 - Lower case slogan, small legends, 1" x 1 1/2" sticker boxes
    Type 2 - Upper case slogan, large legends, 1" x 1" sticker boxes
    Type 3 - As Type 2, but has bolt slots rather than holes

    Some have anodized light green back starting 1995.
    DEX-500 reportedly last number made.
    Replaced 1/1/99 to 3/31/2000.


    1999-2017 PANORAMIC BASE
    1- 4-99  "3 99"  Type 1            1 -    99999       (99,999 P)
    1- 4-99  "3 99"  Type 2      100 000 -  999 999      (900,000 P)
    2-28-00  "3 00"  Type 3     100 0000 - 401 1856    (3,011,857 P)
                                                 (TOTAL 4,011,856 P)

    Description of Types:  Type 1 - Old man at right
                           Type 2 - Old man in center
                           Type 3 - Old man left of center

    Currently issued and revalidated.