76 expiration tab issued in 1975 and 1977 expiration tab
issued in 1976.
U.S. Forces in Germany motorcycle plate used from June 1976
to May 1977
1976 tab used on 1974 Clark Air Base plate in the Philippine
Islands is shown on the left.
On the right, is the 1976 Clark Air Base plate issued to new registrants for
US Forces in Turkey plate utilized from the mid 60's
through the 70's
Allied Forces in Italy plates first issued in 1968 and used
through the 70's and beyond.
White plates were for the first car and black for the second.
The C prefix on the white plate would indicate it was issued for Catania, while
the N prefix on the black plate would indicate it was issued for Napoli (Naples).
Allied Forces in Italy plate used at Udine.
Allied Forces in Italy motorcycle plate issued for Napoli.
As above, this style was first issued in 1968.
Allied Forces in Greece plates used in the 70s and 80s.
The I stands for idiomas on the right plate. Greek for private
This Allied Forces in Central/Northern Europe is from what
one web site has called the 1967-73 series.
The ALPCA archive notes its beginning date as 1967, also
The type has been reported in use into the early 80's, primarily by Allied Forces
in the Netherlands
Style of license plate issued to U. S. Forces personnel in
Japan from 1967 to 1998.
The one on the left was issued in Tama, which is a suburb of Tokyo.
The plate on the right was issued to U.S. Forces personnel in Okinawa in the 70's. Type was used 1972 to 1987.
The 55 is the code for the type of vehicle, and represents a private 4-wheeled
car from 500-2000cc in engine displacement.
The 55 was first introduced in the
The Y prefix indicates either the tax was already paid, or it means
issued to military personnel.
The E prefix would indicate that it was tax exempt
United States Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay license plate of the type used during
1961 United States Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay plate with, purportedly, December,
1976 stickers reported by Europlate.
The ALPCA archive says it may be 1986.
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1970's type Guantanamo Bay motorcycle license plate.
U.S. Forces license plate used in the Azores during the 1970's.
United States Forces in Korea plate of the type used in the
70's and 80's on Non-Appropriated Fund vehicles
United States Forces in Iceland license plate of the type
used during the 70's.
J prefix = Icelandic civil staff
JO prefix = U.S. civil staff
VL prefix = U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force
VLE prefix = U.S. service personnel
United States Army plate purportedly used during the 70's
1976 89th Military Airlift Wing booster plate
1976 United States Army and Air Force booster plates
1976 United States Naval Base Philadelphia booster plate
Plates I am looking for from U.S. Forces overseas:
- Any US Forces plates used during 1976 not shown above
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