1982 New York Prototype License Plate Sample from 3M Rare Unusual

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“Very Good”

This plate design was one of the runners-up to the eventual winner, New York"s Liberty base, which debuted in 1986. The state name in red at the top is the same size and color of the legend on the actual Liberty base. Curiously, the plate included two sticker wells in the upper corners, and a serial number font which is actually more readable than that of the final design. Another odd thing is the small red rectangle under the 3.Taped on the back of the plate is a manufacturing note from 3M, which is somewhat fuzzy, as it was obviously copied from another source. It reads, in part: This sample is provided by the Safety & Security Division, 3M, St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A.Also, hand-written on back is an indication that the plate used Illinois dies.This plate is in Very Good condition, though there is a scuff on the 1.Priority Mail shipping is a low $4.99 in the US.YES, we combine shipping costs! Just go ahead and buy all you like, and we will send you an adjusted invoice, or else we will pay a refund to your PayPal account before shipping the package.For shipping to other countries, please contact us for price.

Sale Price: US $49.99