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How about this beautiful, original 6-cylinder Powerglide 1950 Chevrolet!…Tim Edwards of Union, OH recently pulled it out of storage, where it had been kept since 1960!…he christened it ‘Kitty’ and installed the pair of Ohio tags supplied by Great American Plates…what a jewel. read more
Great American Plates is fortunate to be able to provide the ‘cherry on the sundae’ many times for our good friends and clients by providing that special license plate for a restored classic car…especially after all the hard work and financial investment put into a project…witness the masterpiece of Vance and Robin Young from Columbia, […] read more
Steve Crow of Woodbridge, Virginia is the proud owner of this 1965 Ford Mustang…he recently had GAP supply a very nice pair of appropriate number plates which he immediately cleared through the Virginia DMV and mounted on his pride and joy…Santa’s sleigh can’t hold a candle to it, Steve…congrats! read more
When you give a license plate, you don’t just give a piece of tin or metal you help complete something important to someone else. Whether its completing the restoration of a classic car or that perfect collection. As seen here loyal customers of Daddy O’s in Oxford, Maine, Joel and Rose wanted to help the […] read more
GAP recently supplied John McCaddin with a very nice pair of 1975 NY license plates for his pride and joy, a beautiful Chrysler New Yorker…John mentioned he gets almost as many compliments about the plates as he does his car!…YOM plates are an inexpensive way to complete a restoration or highlight an original-condition ride…thanks for […] read more
While you might not see it on the Grand Concours at Pebble Beach, this 1955 Packard is still near and dear to Phillip Turton…Great American Plates recently found a nice 1955 Pennsylvania plate for him, and as we tell our wives, beauty is in the eye of the beholder! read more
Satisfying the YOM plates desires of our classic car customers has always been a special source of pride for Great American Plates. Recently Travis Wafstet asked us to locate a pair of 1957 Montana plates for his Chevrolet Bel Air…we did, and he’s shared a few pictures of the results. The beautiful Mission Mountains in […] read more
A few months ago RB and Elizabeth LaGrone asked us to help find a nice pair of 1937 Alabama tags for their pride and joy Chevy Classic…we did find them, but they wanted them to be ‘perfect’, so we recommended them to the Tag Doctor, Rod Pearman…he did his magic, and we know you’ll also […] read more
A few months ago we received a request from Chris Houghtlin, who had decided to decorate her family’s mountain home in Boone, NC with a collection of license plates representing each one of the members of the Houghtlin family…by birth state, year, month, and county, whenever available!! To make the assignment just a little more […] read more
Dave Arnold of Somers, CT was the frustrated owner of a 1946 Willys Jeep, anxious to land a year-tag for his pride and joy… Dave had a “naked” Connecticut base plate, but he loved the “46” tag… which we happened to have on another plate on the GAP site… so we helped put him out […] read more
Several GAP clients have used our Plate Concierge service to source specific year, state, or style plates, yet one of our favorite projects was assigned to us by Wanda Corn of Springfield, Illinois… born in Kentucky with a twin sister in 1948 and now living apart, Wanda wanted to surprise her sister with a special […] read more
Davenport West of Annapolis, Maryland initially contacted GAP offering to sell his father’s collection of early porcelain plates…during the exchange of emails, he mentioned he was also looking for a 1932 Maryland plate to mount on his 1932 Chevrolet “woody”…in both instances, GAP was only too happy to oblige…we found a super pair of repainted […] read more