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Old 01-25-2019, 08:20 PM
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Default 1942 ca licence plate.

Found layin along a road...actually it's a 1941 plate that in 1942 they just gave you the top to put over your old plate.

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Old 01-25-2019, 08:21 PM
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Super cool find Tony! Love it.

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Old 01-26-2019, 07:43 AM
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Cool find! That plate wouldn’t last long here in Mich where they salt the roads throughout the winter!
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Old 01-26-2019, 08:56 AM
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WW. It's interesting that the tag is still attached & a full length one at that. Usually you see a corner tab only, that's pretty rare piece, can you say Ebay.

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Old 01-26-2019, 06:05 PM
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Yeah many (most?) states did the tag thing during WW2 to save metal for the war effort. That's in really good shape for finding it in the wild.

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