These plates are issued to owners of vehicles OVER 25 years in age

They have been issued since at least 1952

In 1945-1946, a Veteran Motor Car (VMC prefix) plate was issued, numbers VMC-001 to 100

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YEAR NUMBER COLORS PHOTO
1945-1946 VMC-001 to 100 Black/Cream NEED
Circa 1947-1954

Type #1 -  10X00 - 18X99

17X21 Yellow/Dark Blue 17x21.jpg (58183 bytes)
Circa 1955

Type #2 - 19X00 - 22X00

    NEED
Circa 1956

Type #3 - 22X01 - 24X00

    NEED
Circa 1957

Type #4 - 24X01 - 29X99

    NEED
Circa 1958

Type #5 - 30X00 - 61X99

36X27 Yellow/Dark Blue Extended "Historic Vehicle" on bottom
Circa 1959-1962

Type #6 - 62X00- 76X00

68X09 Yellow/Dark Blue
Circa 1963

Type #7 - 76X01- 99X99

78X22 Yellow/Dark Blue
Issued August 1969

Type #7

90X85 Yellow/Dark Blue
Circa Early 1970's

Type #8 - 100X00- 236X99

124X18 Reflective Yellow on Dark Blue
January 1974

Type #8

127X60 Reflective Yellow on Dark Blue
Circa Mid-1970's

Type #8

137X17 Reflective Yellow on Dark Blue
Circa Mid/Late 1970's

Type #8

219X86 Reflective Yellow on Dark Blue
Circa Mid/Late 1970's

Type #8

229X48 Reflective Yellow on Dark Blue
Circa Late 1970's/Early 1980's

Type #8

298X37 Reflective Yellow on Dark Blue
Issued 1986

Type #9

006249 Reflective Yellow on Dark Blue
Issued 2003

Type #10 -  006000 & Up

055876 Reflective Yellow on Dark Blue 2013-Historic-066876-01-50.jpg (9410 bytes)

NOTE:  Michigan license plates did not have reflective paint on the alpha/mumeric characters until the 1971/1972 issue, so any Historic Plates with reflective paint on them are no earlier than 1971/1972

 

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