Arizona License Plates

Arizona License Plate
This is the Arizona License plate that we keep, This looks best embossed with green foiled letters. We No longer apply the Dark green border around the edge, this makes the plate look even better and brighter. These Arizona Number Plates cost 36.00 a Pair.  Click Here to order or call us on 08707 667 657.



We also keep in stock the Arizona Flag Sticker and the Arizona Oval Bumber Sticker.

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Facts
Capital:
Phoenix 
Slogan:
Grand Canyon State 
Map:
Arizona map
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Flag:
Arizona flag 
History

1956-58
 
1959-60
 
1961-63
         

1964-65
 
1966-68
 
1969-72
         

1973-80
 
1980-97
 
1997-present


Thank You to Gary in Arizona (AZ PLATES.com), for letting us use these images. His site contains all the information you will ever need to know on Arizona License Plates

  • 1912 -- First year Arizona residents were required to register their vehicles.
  • 1914 -- First state-issued plates.
  • 1915 -- First plates marked Dealer.
  • 1916 -- First passenger plates to come in different lengths. 1916 thru 1922 varied in size according to how many digits were present. Most of these years had just 2 sizes but the 1922 plates came in 5 sizes with the 6-digit being the longest at 16.15".
  • 1917 -- First graphic, the steerhead. Some consider this the first graphic ever to appear on any plate in America although Pennsylvania had a keystone graphic in 1916. It certainly is one of the first.
  • 1922 -- First year of county-coding.
  • 1929 -- First year vehicle registrations surpassed 100,000.
  • 1929 -- First commercial plates. Commercial vehicles from previous years used regular passenger plates.
  • 1932 -- First year of the copper plates. Arizona is the only state to ever use this material.
  • 1939 -- First person ever honored on any license plate in America, Marcos de Niza (of all people).
  • 1940 -- First time the slogan Grand Canyon State appeared. Except for 1945, it still remains.
  • 1943 -- First year passenger plates were not produced. Windshield stickers used for the '42 base. Windshield stickers also used in 1944 and 1946 since passenger plates were also not made in those years.
  • 1947 -- First prison-made plates. Plates are currently made at the Florence, Az. prison.
  • 1947 -- First aluminum plates.
  • 1952 -- First year pairs were not issued. Pairs also not issued in '66-'68 and '89 to the-present.
  • 1956 -- First plates standardized in size. All current passenger plates must be 6"x 12" for all states.
  • 1957 -- First renewal sticker  to appear on a plate.
  • 1966 -- First fully reflectorized plates.
  • 1973 -- First year vehicle registrations surpassed 1,000,000.
  • 1975 -- First year of handicapped plates.
  • 1980 -- First undated passenger plates. The maroon cactus base only has stickers that are dated.

    Population: 5,581,000 (2003)
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