Rare 1915 City Issued Manchester New Hampshire Porcelain Garbage Truck Plate

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Offered Here For Your Consideration is this exceedingly rare 1915 G-86 Manchester, New Hampshire Garbage Truck Porcelain License Plate. For 10 years (1923-1923) The City of Manchester issued Plates for their Garbage Trucks, despite the fact that the state of New Hampshire was already issuing license plates at that time. These plates are designated with a G- followed by a two digit number although a few in the low hundreds are known. There is no other marking on these plates to designate where they were used.  The plate goes exhibit some rust, scratches, and enamel loss. Retains the grommets in the lower two mounting holes. Still Rare to Find in Any Condition. Measures 10 long and 4.6 tall. The following is an excerpt from porcelainplates.net. :
A major metropolitan and commercial center for Northern New England, Manchester is 
situated in Hillsborough County on the banks of the Merrimack River.  In the early 19th 
century, the city became an important industrial center, soon producing great 
quantities of textiles, shoes, cigars, paper and numerous other products.  At 
mid-century, Manchester became home to the largest cotton mill in the world and 
emerged as a significant manufacturing sector fueled by immigrant labor - many of them 
French Canadians.  At the dawn of the 20th century, the population had surpassed 
50,000 and climbed to about 75,000 when the city"s first known porcelain license plates 
were issued in 1913.  These nondescript plates bear no city or state designation, but 
are known to have been issued to the city"s garbage trucks.  Prefixed with a G, these 
porcelain plates were issued for 10 years and are quite rare.  Numbers are consistently 
low, with only a couple plates known with numbers over #100.
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Sale Price: US $19.99