Original 1914 California Porcelain License Plate Connected to Wood Mount

Original 1914 California Porcelain License Plate Connected to Wood Mount

Original 1914 California Porcelain License Plate Connected to Wood Mount

Original 1914 California Porcelain License Plate Connected to Wood Mount

Original 1914 California Porcelain License Plate Connected to Wood Mount

Original 1914 California Porcelain License Plate Connected to Wood Mount

Original 1914 California Porcelain License Plate Connected to Wood Mount

Original 1914 California Porcelain License Plate Connected to Wood Mount

Original 1914 California Porcelain License Plate Connected to Wood Mount    Original 1914 California Porcelain License Plate Connected to Wood Mount

Original 1914 California Porcelain License Plate. Plate is still connected to a wooden mount. We are not sure if this is an original connection. Beginning in 1914, state legislators opted to issue standardized license plates directly from Sacramento instead of requiring motorists to obtain them independently. Although the first California license plates were manufactured in Pennsylvania in 1914 and 1915, public outcry compelled Sacramento to have them made by an in-state firm for subsequent years.

The contract was awarded to the California Metal Enameling Company (CAMEO) in Los Angeles, which produced them from 1916 through 1919. During this four-year span, California became the first state to permit license plates to be re-used over multiple years by simply requiring that a removable metal tab be changed every year upon renewal. 1914 - Passenger vehicle / Porcelain Enameled Steel. These plates included a small metal dashboard tag similar to those provided by the State in prior years, although for 1914 a new shape was introduced. The item "Original 1914 California Porcelain License Plate Connected to Wood Mount" is in sale since Sunday, June 23, 2019.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Automobilia\License Plates\US\ California". The seller is "hawaiifive0" and is located in Garden Grove, California. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States

Original 1914 California Porcelain License Plate Connected to Wood Mount    Original 1914 California Porcelain License Plate Connected to Wood Mount