In 1976 Florida issued the above tab to go on 1975 plates.
1976 Florida license plate issued in St. Johns County as
noted by 20 prefix
1976 Florida license plate issued in Hamilton County as noted by 56 prefix
Through 1975 base plates, Florida still classified
passenger cars by weight class.
- 2,001 to 2,500 lbs, a D letter follows the county code number.
The one beginning with 10 above was issued in Broward County
- 2,501 to 3,500 lbs used no letters and was purely numerical, The one beginning with
18 above was issued in Lee County
- 3,501 to 4,500 used a W. The one beginning with 7 above
was issued in Orange County.
- 4,501 and above used a WW (both stacked and side by
side). The one with the 10 was issued in Broward County.
Most 75 Florida passenger bases are made on aluminum
This small 10 variety of the Florida passenger car plate was issued in Broward
County and is made on steel, rather than aluminum.
My guess is it was precipitated by the need for extra plates when a supply
Why the small 10, I am not sure, other than to save space with the longer
numbers in counties with larger populations.
Staggered registrations began in Florida in 1976.
1975 plates were updated with white on blue 77 expiration stickers with the
month of expiration showing.
The plate on the left was issued in Palm Beach County
The one beginning with 4 is from Pinellas County
(October 1977 expirations)
April 1977 expiration on 75 Florida plate issued in Indian
May 1977 expiration on 75 Florida, steel version, plate issued
in Pinellas County
This tab was good for the months of 11/76 through 2/77.
Florida passenger car plates with special magenta tab that
was good from November 76 through February 77.
The plate with the 1 and D at the left is from Dade County, and is in the 2,501
to 3,500 lbs weight class.
The 8 to the left on the plate shown above at right indicates this was issued
in Volusia County.
The W would indicate it is in the 3,501 to 4,500 lbs weight class.
December 1976 magenta sticker expiration on Florida plate
issued in Escambia County in 4,501 lbs and above weight class.
November 1976 magenta expiration sticker on Florida plate issued in Hillsborough
County in the up to 2,500 lbs weight class
Sample versions of the 1975 Florida plate used during 1976
1975 Florida sample plate with 76 expiration sticker
1976 Florida private use trailer license plate.
1975 through 1980 used Florida commercial vehicle plate
1976 Florida disabled veteran license plate.
1976 Florida limousine or bus for hire license plate
as noted by the E prefix. The plate was issued in Escambia County.
1975 truck base with 76 tab. The plate was issued in Orange
1975 Florida handicapped person's license plate used through
1976 to 1980, as noted by the HP prefix.
The K on this 75 Florida plate, updated with a 76 tab, would
indicate that this was used as an ambulance plate.
It has also been reported used on hearses. It was issued in Broward County.
1976 Florida semi-trailer license plate as noted by the L
in the serial number.
The 1 on the left indicates it was issued in Dade County.
1975 Florida mobile home license plate sporting stickers
from a 12/31/75 expiration through a January 1978 expiration.
The MI on this indicates that this is a 75 Florida dealer plate
updated with a 76 tab.
The 4 to the left indiates that this was issued in Pinellas County.
1976 Florida rental trailer plate issued in Broward County.
An N or NN prefix indicates a rental trailer.
1975 Florida antique vehicle license plate, as noted by the
Q following the county code number, updated with 76 expiration sticker.
This plate was issued in Hillsborough County.
1976 Florida recreational vehicle plate.
The 8 to the left would indicate that this plate was issued in Volusia County.
Florida bus for hire license plate in use until June of 1977
1976 Florida truck tractor plates as noted by the TD after
the 7 and the TE after the 3 in the prefix area.
The plates came with a TA through TE configuration in the serial number.
The 7 to the left would indicate that this plate was issued in Orange County.
The 3 to the left of the plate on the right would indicate Hillsborough County.
This plate was issued for a private trailer less than 500
lbs in weight as noted by the V after the county code number.
The plate was issued in St. Lucie County.
1975 Florida State Senator plate.
These were validated in 1976 with regular passenger stickers.
1976 Florida amateur radio operator plate.
1975 Florida citizen's band radio plate used during 1976. (Stickers were peeled.)
1975 Florida vanity license plate updated with 1976 expiration
sticker is on the left and below
On the right, is a 75 Florida vanity with both a 76 sticker and a magenta November
76 expiration sticker, along with stickers for expiration up to November of
Florida Highway Patrol license plate of the type used
This style of Florida Horseless Carriage plate was used throughout
This plate was originally issued on September 14, 1976 to Richard F. Gall of
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida for his 1927 Model T Ford.
A remittance of $9.55 was required for the registration back then.
Florida real property license plate used during the 70's
Florida county government plate of type used during the 70's
1976-78 Florida press photographer plate
Florida 20 day temporary tag exping on January 29, 1976
The 28 on the motorcycle plate on the left indicates
it was issued in Pasco County.
The 3 to the left of the motorcycle plate on the right
indicates it was issued in Hillsborough County.
1975-76 Tampa, Florida taxi license plate.
1976-77 Broward County, Florida taxi license plate.
Click on plate for larger image
1975-76 Orlando, Florida peddler license plate
1976 Miami, Florida Rickenbacker Causeway toll permit plate
Osceola County front booster plate issue for 1976. I am not
sure if this is a private issue or something the county had made for interested
St. Augustine, Florida 1976 booster license plate.
1976 Crystal River, Florida booster plate
1976 Miami, Florida booster plate
1976 Sarasota, Florida booster plate
1976 Riverview, Florida booster plate
1976 Kenneth City, Florida booster plate
1976 Tarpon Springs, Florida booster plate
1976 Palatka, Florida booster plate
1976 Pensacola, Floridia booster plate
These privately issued bicentennial booster plates which
have been made by the same manufacturer on heavy plastic using metallic paints.
Three of them appear to be Shriner related.
American Revolution Bicentennial booster plates from Florida
cities and counties
1976 Lake City, Florida American Legion booster plate
1976 Orlando, Florida Edgewater High School AAA Basketball Champions booster
1976 Maitland Florida Fire Department booster plate
1976 Florida A & M University Booster License Plate
Spirit of 78 Florida Booster License Plate
Plates I am looking for from the Florida:
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23 and 24 Florida in vg or better
Any 76 non passenger plate not shown above
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