1942 base DELAWARE PORCELAIN license plate - ALL ORIGINAL - RUGGED vintage tag!
“Bright, strong color contrast; terrific paint gloss; 100% authentic and highly collectible!”
You are bidding on a RUGGED, vintage 1942 base DELWARE license plate! Heavy enamel-painted porcelain-on-steel tag has a glossy jet-black base with bright white lettering. Appears to be 100% ORIGINAL, with NO TOUCH-UPS, and still has AMAZING paint gloss! Includes the bolt slots for year and month renewal tabs at top. Also contains the seal on back of a company that conserves older Delaware plates for use on current vehicles as allowed by Delaware state law. This issue was produced and used by Delaware between 1942 and 1961 and renewed annually. Shorty tag, about 10 long, but for regular issue on motor vehicles.
Plate is straight and lies nearly completely flat, with absolutely NO BENDS, NO EXTRA HOLES and NO SURFACE RUST. There are, clearly, several chips to original painted porcelain surface, mostly on edges on both front and back. Metal and paint are VERY STRONG. Displays fantastically on your vintage "40s auto or your den, garage, or man-cave wall. In great shape AND at least a full 50 (and possibly up to 70) years old! Plate you see (registration 80-258) is the exact plate you"ll receive. Please, definitely check out the photos for all the close-up details!
Plate is perfect for any Delaware or 1942 license plate collector, First State resident or native, or anyone celebrating a birthday or anniversary from 1942 (or potentially any year through 1961)! A totally authentic, vintage piece of midcentury American auto memorabilia that is sure to please. Makes a great gift, or a terrific addition to your bar or lounge decor!
This auction starts at just $29.99 with absolutely NO RESERVE, so you can bid with confidence!
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* For this plate, we offer 2-day USPS Priority Mail flat-rate envelope shipping, which is $5.75 (plate is so heavy that first-class shipping by weight would be at least as, if not more, expensive).
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Payment by Paypal ONLY. Winning bidder has 3 days to pay for auction or plate will be relisted or offered to next-highest bidder. Bidders assume responsibility for reading entire listing and examining all photos before bidding. Sorry, but we will file complaints with for non-paying winning bidders. We"ll leave positive feedback for you when we receive payment, and hope that you"ll do the same when you receive the tag.
Sale Price: US $29.99