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this plate is not a real plate but made up by one of the NPCC members
 
Last update: 22 Feb 2006
In general: 
a full list of shire codes
 
  Picture Date of first issue Date of last issue Type Description Remarks
1 1907 1920 other ARB/19#yr horse drawn vehicle

this is a brass 1913 Horse Drawn plate with the number 8. It is only 7cm long and the RB stands for Road Board. I checked with a WA expert and he said that several shires used N
2 y         horse drawn vehicle
Gordon
3     other AB 123 horse drawn vehicle
4 Jan 1920 Sept 1956 car 12345
(1-18888)
 
5     car 12345
(1874-83403)
 
6
    car AB 123 shire
2 sizes
a y     mc AB 123 shire
motorcycle
Gordon
7     car AB 123 town
8     other 12345 commercial carriers
which is truck, bus, taxi and hire
      tr AB 123 shire
Gordon
      dlr AB 123 shire
Gordon
      taxi TAXI
additional plate
taxi
Gordon
      other AB 123 commercial carriers
which is truck, bus, taxi and hire
shire Gordon
      other AB 123 commercial carriers
which is truck, bus, taxi and hire
shire Gordon
      other AB 123 commercial carriers
which is truck, bus, taxi and hire
town Gordon
      fire AB 1234 shire
Gordon
b   1934 1961 taxi 12 PT 2 T/B Private Taxi?
c 1934 1962   1234 D T/B Transport Board
other letters D, K, N (within T/B)
Gordon
9 1945?   govt WA/GOV 1234
(965-4224)
Gordon
10     govt WA/GOV 123
(102-759)
trailer
Gordon
11 1955?   govt WAG 1234
(636-5547)
Gordon
12     govt WAG 1234
(1304-1704)
trailer
Gordon
13       govt  WAG motorcycle
14            
15            
16            
17            
18            
19            
20            
21     car   1956 with WA
flat enamel
Gordon
 22     mc   with WA
enamel
Gordon
23     car   4 slots
pressed, old letter type
Gordon
24     mc   motorcycle
pressed, old letter type
Gordon
25     car   4 slots
pressed, new letter type
Gordon
26     car   4 slots
with border
27     car   4 slots
new standard size plate
Gordon
28 Sept 1956 Dec 1968 car UAB 123
(UD-UM)
later, 1967 UAB-UCZ
29 1956 Dec 1968 mc UA 123 Gordon
30
1956 Dec 1968 car AB 123 shire

small dot
Gordon (2nd)

31 1956 Dec 1968 mc AB 123 shire
32 1956 Dec 1968 car AB 123 town
33 1956 Dec 1968 mc AB 123 town
Gordon
34 ?     other   commercial carriers
which is truck, bus, taxi and hire
35
    other AB 1234 commercial carriers shire
which is truck, bus, taxi and hire

Gordon (1st) manufacturer Sheridan with more round corners

 a     other   commercial carriers
which is truck, bus, taxi and hire
town (an early issue) Gordon
36
    fire AB 123 shire

small dot
Gordon

37     fire   town
Gordon
38 ?     dlr U  
a ?     dlr   motorcycle
39     dlr AB 123 shire
Gordon
40 ?     dlr   motorcycle
41     dlr   town
Collins
42 ?     dlr   motorcycle
43     tr UTA 123 T, U?
Gordon
44     tr AB 123  shire
45     tr   town
Gordon
46     hire AB 123 trailer
shire
Gordon
47 ?     hire   trailer
town
48 1960   dlr UZA 123  Gordon
49 ?     dlr   motorcycle
  Jan 1961   taxi taxi 123 Perth
  ? 1961   taxi PT 1234 private taxi
  1962 1968   1234 T T/D Transport Department 
year letters P, T, U?
(within T/D) Gordon
  Nov 1962 Dec 1962 other 123
(085-143)
BE&CG
British and Empire
Commonwealth Games
  1965   farm AB 1234 shire
big dot
      farm AB 1234 shire
small dot
  ?   ? permit 123 Gordon
    1967   test testing 123  
             
             
             
             
             
50

1967   govt UQA 123 government 2nd letter Q
3rd letter B=bus Gordon
3rd letter T, U or W=trailer Gordon
51     govt UQ 123
(222-749)
plate wanted
motorcycle
Rinaldo
a

1968 1979   12345 TC
(7823-35015)
Transport Commission
at leased 3 variations:
a: slots, no WA Gordon
b: slots, with WA
c: no slots, with WA 
52 Dec 1968   car UAA 123  
53     mc UA 123  
54
    car AB 1234 shire

also small dot
Rinaldo (2nd)

55 x

x
    mc AB 1234 shire
3 sizes
56     car AB 1234 town
57     mc A 1234 town
3 sizes
58     farm UAX 123
(051-868)
3rd letter X
Perth
Gordon
59     farm UA 123
(015-019)
Perth
motorcycle
60     farm AB 1234 shire
61     farm AB 1234 shire
motorcycle
3 sizes
62     other UIS 123 2nd and 3rd letter IS
interstate
63     tr UTA 123
(UTP-UWD)
2nd letter T, U or W
64     hire UYA 123 2nd letter Y
Gordon
65 picture wanted     hire LHC 123 luxury hire car
66     dlr UZA 123 2nd letter Z
Gordon
67     dlr UZ 123 motorcycle
later with slots
Corker (2x)
a     dlr AB 1234 shire
Gordon
b     dlr AB 1234 town
Gordon
68 1969 1982? taxi UAA 123 country
69     taxi AB 1234 shire
70     taxi AB 1234 town
71 late 60's
early 70's
    crown Governor
Gordon
72 Jan 1974   car XAA 123  
73 ?    mc XA 123
(XD-XZ)
 
74
1974   govt XQA 123 2nd letter Q
3rd letter B=bus
3rd letter T, U or W=trailer
Rinaldo (2nd)
75     tr XSA 123 2nd letter S, T, U or W
Rinaldo
76     other XST 123 stock transport
Rinaldo
77     farm XXA 123
(073-344)
Gordon
a     farm XWY 123 trailer
Gordon
78     hire XYA 123 2nd letter Y
Gordon
79     dlr XZA 123 2nd letter Z
80     CC CdeC 123
(001-053)
no WA
81     CC CdeC 123
(030-147)
with WA
82  
CC CC 123
(157-193)
Gordon
83 picture wanted     hire hire/car 123 plate wanted
84 ? Feb 1978 mc UA 1234
(UB-UD 1285)
 
85
Jan 1975   pers A 123P
AB 123P
ABC 123P
golden P
86 picture wanted     pers A 123P
AB 123P
plate wanted
motorcycle
golden P
87 1975 1982? govt RTA 123  
88     govt RTA 123
(632-879)
plate wanted
motorcycle
Gordon
89 Jan 1978   car XAB
(XRP- )
(XZN- )
new slogan
state of excitement
90     pers   just an ordinary plate
seen on a Jaguar
-     hire XYF- ) state of excitement
91     car XAB 123
(XYH- )
no slogan
92 Feb 1978   mc UA 1234
(UD 5020-UP)
Perth
93     car   shire
94     car   shire
small dot
95     car   shire
state of excitement
 96
    mc AB 1234 shire
3 sizes
 97     car   town
98 does exist     car   town
state of excitement
99            
100
    mc A 1234 plate wanted
town
3 sizes
Corker (2x)
101     pers ABC 12 motorcycle
102     farm XXA 123
(538-681)
2rd letter X
Corker
103 1979?   other 123 RVA
(720 RVA-
593 RVC)
off road vehicle
(recreational vehicle)
104     other 12/AB
(PA- )
off road vehicle
motorcycle
105 1980?   car 6AA 123 no slogan
106     car 6AB 123
(6BA- )
state of excitement
107     govt 6QA 123 2nd letter Q
3rd letter B=bus
3rd letter T, U or W=trailer
108     other 6IS 123 interstate
2nd and 3rd letter IS
Gordon
109     tr 6AB 123
(6RA- )
no slogan
110     tr 6AB 123
(6UA- )
state of excitement
Corker
111     other 6ST 123 stock transport
<500 truck, >500 trailer
Corker
112 ?     govt 6WA 123 state of excitement
113     farm 6XA 123
(232-495)
Perth
114
earlier?   farm UA 123
UA 1234
(0081-0146)
Perth
motorcycle
Corker (2x)
115     farm AB 1234 shire
116     farm AB 1234 shire
motorcycle
Rinaldo
117     hire 6YA 123  
118     hire 6YA 123 state of excitement
Gordon
119     dlr 6ZA 123
(256-735)
 
120 picture wanted     dlr ? motorcycle
121 picture wanted     dlr   shire
122 picture wanted     dlr   shire
motorcycle
123 picture wanted     dlr   town
124 picture wanted     dlr   town
motorcycle
125 picture wanted Aug 1982?   taxi C/T taxi 123 country
126 picture wanted     taxi restricted/
taxi 123
 
127 1984   car 6AB 123
(6SI-SR)
(6XB-XP)
home of the America's cup
128     car A 1234 shire cup
129 picture wanted     car A 1234 plate wanted
town cup
130     govt 6WA 123 plate wanted
cup
Klotz
131     hire 6YA 123 cup 
132       car X  cup
133     taxi taxi 123
(119-775)
 cup
134       taxi C/T taxi 123 cup slogan without cup
135       taxi restricted/
taxi 123
 
136
    bus TC 1234
(001-854)
(2014-2283)
tourist coach
cup

NPCC (1st)

137 1985   car 7AA 123
(7AA-7AH)
(7AM-7DL)
(7FA-7HZ)
7KN
138     tr 7RA 123 7RP
139     other 7ST 123 stock transport
2nd and 3rd letter ST
Gordon
140     farm 7XA 123
(436)
Gordon
141     hire 7YA 123  
142     car 7AB 123
(7AI-7AL)
cup
(7DM-7EZ)
143     hire 7YA 123  cup
144     pers A 123P
AB 123P
ABC 123P
silver P cup
-       sam WA 1978 sample cup
145
June 1985   pers W/A 1234 historic porcelain
number 1 auctioned for $ 75.000

Gordon (number 1)

146 >gone       no mc historic porcelain
motorcycle
- June 1985   pers W/A 1234 historic porcelain
miniature plate Gordon
147 June 1985   pers Volvo classic (only 60 sets) plastic
Rolls Royce auctioned for $ 26.000
Gordon
148 Nov 1985   pers up to 8 characters
(no numbers)
name series
plastic plate ($ 500
149 1987   other WV 12AB Federal Interstate
W for Western Australia
V for vehicle or prime mover
150     other WT 12AB Federal Interstate
T = trailer
Corker
          Federal Interstate
X= eXtra weight, up to 42 Ton
Gordon
151 1987   car 7AB 123
(7IA- )
(7PS
new slogan
the golden state 
152     car AB 12345 shire
153     car AB 1234 town
154 1987   pers A 123P
AB 123P
ABC 123P
golden P
155     govt 7QA 123 2nd letter Q
3rd letter B=bus
3rd letter T, U or W=trailer
156 earlier?   govt 6WA 123
(075-179)
golden
reissue?
157     govt 7WA 123 nice W
158     taxi taxi 123
(847)
golden
Gordon
a     taxi taxi 1234
(2052)
also with no slogan
Gordon
159 x ?     TC 123
(382-636)
(2 series? also with no slogan
TC 465?)
160     bus TC 1234
(2339-2700)
tourist coach
161       TC 1234
(2701-2702)
motorcycle
Corker
162     bus TC 1234
(3344- )
plate wanted
tourist coach
no slogan
Rinaldo
163 1988?   pers A 123
AB 123
ABC 123
 no P
164
    pers A 123
AB 123
plate wanted
motorcycle
no P
Corker (2x)
165     pers A 123
AB 123
ABC 123
no P
no slogan 
166   later Oct 1991? bus UBA 123  
167   1996 taxi taxi 123
(927-934)
restricted taxi
can operate between 4pm-4am
Lombardo
168   1996 taxi taxi 1234
(1014-1034)
very restricted taxi
can operate from Friday to Sunday between 6pm-6am only Lombardo
169       IT 1234 never issued
interchangeable
for road trains up north Corker
170            Mayer
171 1989   car 8AB 123
(8AA- )
 
172     car 8AB 123 no slogan
173
    govt 8QA 123 plate wanted
2nd letter Q
3rd letter B=bus
3rd letter T, U or W=trailer
Lombardo
Rinaldo (2nd)
174     tr 8RA 123 Rinaldo
175     other 8ST 123 stock transport
2nd and 3rd letter ST
Corker
176
    hire 8YA 123
(YD-)
Rinaldo (1st)

the key is just a sticker on the plate
owner unknown (2nd) (also 7?)

177 1990? 1996? taxi PT 123 Perth or private? taxi, limo?
also cup? so 1984?
golden?
178 x Oct 1991     TP 1234
(TP 1074)
WA government buses in Perth
TransPerth at $100 (500 sets)
179 x       TP 1234
(TP 1029)
no slogan
180
Oct 1991

later?

  other 123
(281-454)
West Coast Eagles
at $100 (500 sets?)
Corker (2nd)
181 Oct 1991

later?

  other 123
(314-1633)
Perth Wild Cats
182     farm 8XA 123 Corker
183     farm 8TZ 123 trailer
Corker
184 1992   dlr 8ZA 123
(055-315)
wrong colour
185 1992?   other 12 West Coast Eagles
under 100
186 1992?   other 92  123 West Coast Eagles
above 100 
Gordon
-   1992?     PF 123
(076-277)
used in the Dingo movie
Poona Flats
187 Nov 1992   pers up to 8 characters custom, plastic Corker
many colours sizes?
188 Nov 1992   pers up to 7 characters custom, plastic Corker
motorcycle
189 1992? 1993?   C 123F
(803F)
Commonwealth
Federal
190 1993?     ZAB 12F Commonwealth
Federal
191








1994   car 123 AB new shire designs

Corker (CH)
Lombardo (DB)
Lazarz (EX)
192     other ?
123 WRC
2x Rally
World Rally Championship (2nd design?)
193       pers   custom, metal
194
    pers   custom, metal
motorcycle
Corker (2x)
195     other 123 RVD off road vehicle
Corker
196         3x football
197       123 WC West Coast Eagles
Gordon
198         2x clubs
Gordon
199   1994        fundraising
200 Nov 1994   car 9AB 123  
201   1996?       peak hour taxi
202           free macon
203 1995?     Hopman 1 Hopman tennis
Corker
204   1996?       Hopman
205 1997   car 1ABC 123  
206
    mc 1AB 123
(AA-AC 802)
(AD 351-)
plate wanted
first with a straight one 
Corker (2x)
207     car AB 12345 shire
208     car ABC 12345 small shire dot
209     mc AB 1234 plate wanted
shire
Corker
210     car A 12345 town
211     mc AB 12345 plate wanted
town
Corker
212     govt 1QAA 123 plate wanted
Lombardo
213     tr 1TAB 123 plate wanted
Corker
214     hire 1YAB 123 plate wanted
Corker
215     dlr 1ZZA 123 Corker
216     farm 1ZYA 123 plate wanted
Corker
217     farm 1YA 123 motorcycle
Corker
218     farm 1ZZD 123 trailer
Corker
219     farm AB 1234 shire
220     farm AB 1234 shire
motorcycle
Corker
221 picture wanted  
 
  taxi taxi 123 plate wanted
222     taxi C/T taxi 123 Corker
223 1998   other 123 RVG off road vehicle
Corker
224 1998 2001 other 12 AB off road vehicle
motorcycle
Corker
225 1999?   pers   plate wanted
corporate
Corker
226
?   pers AB 12 WA Euro
in normal size and slim line
Corker
(the first one of the series)
227       pers AB 12 WA Euro
motorcycle
228 ?   pers   custom slim line
Corker
229
2000   pers UAB 123
XAB 123
retro (wh/bk and bk/wh)
in normal size and slim line
Corker
230       pers UA 123? retro
motorcycle
231 ?   govt ASSET 12 Corker
232 Jan 2001 Mar 2002 car up to 6 digits centenary of federation
233   2002?   CC CC 123?  
234            
235            
236            
  ?     12 REDS Gordon
             
             
             

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