Antique NJ 1949 Auto License Plates Set of 2 - Put them on your 1949 Antique Car
Antique NJ License Plates 1949 Set - Harry Truman is Pres., Al Driscoll is Governor!
Good, Cared-For Condition! Put them on your 1949 Vehicle! Check with NJ-DMV
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ITEM CONDITIONS & DESCRIPTION:
New Jersey NUMBER: FJ 523 COLORS: Straw on Black
YEAR: 1949 SIZE: 6½”x10¾” TYPE: Steel Good Condition. Heavy - nearly 2 pounds together!
Right now I’m offering our extensive collection of Auto License Plates, at least one or every year – some states had more than one type or size. The display started with the earliest – except for ‘do-it-yourself’ plates made of leather, wire grids, or wood to display the state-directed numbers. Those rare Owner-Made tags were extremely hard to find four decades ago, and more so today – even then we were unable to find one for each of those years. All such plates are extremely valuable, and we were honored that many owners loaned them to us for display. Needless to say, we returned those at the end of the Bicentennial period!
We show our NJ licenses just for identification. Not for sale at this time, but we thought they would be of interest you.
Physical shapes ~Excellent and Good Condition. The better one is nearly perfect, save rust along the bottom because that"s where raindrops collect. Otherwise like New! The other is not much lesser shape - save for a slight bend at bottom-left mounting corner which can be bent back easily with care.
The top letter F means they were issued in Essex County.
These 2 license plates were for a car registered in 1949. Harry Truman as President, Alfred Driscoll Governor. The two plates are standard NJ size and colors for that year – Buff (then, now Straw) imprinting on Black backing then called Buff, now Straw - just the opposite of the longtime and current 6” by 12” NJ licenses since the US standards set in the mid 1950s. We show our personalized NJ licenses just for information. Not for sale at this time, but we thought they would be of interest to you!
I have been an ardent collector most of my lifetime, in many fields: Recorded Sound, Motion Pictures, Radio, Television, Stage, Antique Automobiles and License Plates, Mechanical Music, Thomas Edison, and San Francisco. Now Charlotte and I are selling collectables from all.
It was not easy to accumulate a complete run of New Jersey automobile licenses from their onset up to the new national 6x12” standard in the 1950s and beyond. My collection was displayed on the walls of Yesteryear Museum outside Morristown, along with a different group of sample plates for the Bicentennial Year 1976 - at least those from states which issued such, and didn’t charge a fortune – most states proudly sent theirs proudly and gratis!
When we moved to Florida, the plates were in several heavy movers’ boxes, which were mixed in with scores of others for the move. It wasn’t until after we had changed from one storage place to another that we discovered that the movers brought only one box to us – infuriating, but too late to do anything about it! We have dozens of plates and will be offering many more plates from the start into the mid 1950s, when the new national standards set in. Keep watching! ----Lee Munsick
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Sale Price: US $99.49