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Can I put classic number plates on my car?

Can I put classic number plates on my car?

Classic cars that become tax exempt when they reach 40-years-old will no longer automatically be allowed to display retro black and silver number plates. The new rule, which came into force from January 1, means only models built before January 1, 1980 can continue to use the classic plate designs.

Are old style number plates legal?

Only vehicles registered before the 1st of January 1980 are allowed to display a black and silver number plate, providing they have applied to the DVLA and are registered with the ‘historic vehicles’ tax class.

Are old number plates worth anything?

As a rule of thumb, the older number plates are more valuable than the newer styles. Here’s an example of some initials on a suffix number plate. Dateless number plates are generally worth the most, because they don’t have an age identifier, and were issued only up until 1963.

Where can I get vintage number plates made?

Proudly handmade in Sheffield, we offer the largest range of vintage and classic number plates in the country. Due to a machinery breakdown, our lead times are currently longer than usual at 5-10 days.

How big is a classic motorcycle number plate?

Classic motorcycle number plates are made with either a 2.1/2″ or 1.3/4″ digit. For more information on our vintage and classic number plate range, please contact our Customer Care team.

When did framptonsportal start making car number plates?

White or silver digits are visible through a sprayed black acrylic. Ideal for racing vehicles. Established in 1975 we make vintage, classic and modern number plates for cars, vans, lorries, trucks, tippers, tractors, jeeps, buses, caravans, trailers, quad bikes, tricycles, motorcycles, mopeds, mobility scooters.

How old is a vintage car registration plate?

Vintage Registration Plates- A vintage registration plate is a “period-issued” registration plate from 1906 to 1976 to be displayed on an antique or classic vehicle with the same corresponding model year.