Antique Auto License Plates

 

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South Carolina    (SC)

Gold on black Antique Auto (Type 1)

First issued around 1966.

Gold on black Antique Auto (Type 2)

Higher numbered plates have different spacing of "South Carolina".

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Black on gold Antique Auto (Type 1)

The color change occurred around number 2000.  (Number 2043 is also confirmed on the black-on-gold base.)

Black on gold Antique Auto (Type 2)

Again with this base, higher numbered plates have different spacing of "South Carolina".

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Black on gold Antique Auto (Type 3)

This flat plate is the latest style.

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USAGE

Antique plates are for automobiles that are at least 25 years old and used in club activities, exhibits, tours, parades and similar events, but not for general transportation.

LINKS

South Carolina DMV page describing specialty plates (including Antique)

South Carolina statutes concerning motor vehicle registration (see Article 23)

Online ALPCA Archives - South Carolina [requires member password]

 

                       Site last updated 1-Dec-2016