Iran

 
Last update: 14 June 2006

 

Picture

Date of
first issue
Date of
last issue
Type Description Remarks
1 50s?   temp A 123456
(B 605458)
text on the plate is Kerman
a provincial capital
van der Valk
2 1947   truck 1234
(T 7376)
'b' = T = Tehran NPCC
26 means 1326 + 621 = 1947
(the difference between the Persian year and our year is on the 21st of Mar is 621 years: calendar converter)
3 1956   car 1234
(T 4255)
'b' = Tehran
year validation tab
35 means 1335= 1956
Fox
4 1959   truck 1234
(T 9599)
'b' = Tehran
year validation tab
38 means 1338 = 1959
5 1960   car 1234
(T 1827)
'b' = Tehran
year validation tab
39 means 1339 = 1960
PP
6 1961   car 12345
(T 22875)
'b' = Tehran
year validation tab
40 means 1340 = 1961
Gordon
7 1961   truck 12345
(T 77461)
'b' = Tehran
year validation tab
40 means 1340 = 1961
Klotz
8 1963   car 12345
(T 62019)
'b' = Tehran
year validation
42 means 1342 = 1963
Klotz
9 ?   diplo 1234
(9354)
diplomatic
Klotz
10


1964 1972? car 1234
(1231)
(9421)
(6828)
(5844)
 
Tehran
numerals are serial extensions
known 12, 13, 16, 21, 24, 30, 40 (truck), 43 and 44
Francoplaque (3x)
Goodwin (2nd)
11 1964   truck 1234
(2322)
Tehran
numerals are serial extensions
Francoplaque
12 1966   other TH 1234
(TH 1118 - 1562)
for international use
Tehran
Francoplaque
 
13 1972? 1993? car 12345
(J - 94699)
Tehran
letter is a serial extensions (J)
Francoplaque
14     truck 12345
(A - 76175)
Tehran
letter is a serial extensions (A)
also for taxi and bus
van der Valk
15     govt 1234
12345
(34027)
government
Gordon
16 bk/purple     govt 12345 Tehran
local government?
imperial court?
17     diplo 12345
(15769)
non diplomatic embassy staff (service)
no embassy code?
van der Valk
18     diplo 12345
(41629)
Tehran
numerals are a country code
91 = Venezuela
Francoplaque
19 1972? 1998? other TEH 1234
(170-96272)
Tehran
for international use
by 1978 TEH 12345
Francoplaque
20 1993? 1998? car 12345
(14 - 41798)
first a letter and later numerals as a serial extension
Brekke
21
1993? 1998? truck 12345
(14 - 41818)
(14 - 42419)
same color?
Francoplaque (1980)
Brekke (1998)
22       mc 1234
12345
 
23 yellow 1998 now car 12 A 345  
24 1998 now truck 12 A 345
(19 T 497)
Tehran
320x155mm
Elie
25 blue 1998 now govt 12 A 345  
26
1998 now other THR 12345
(THR 35965-75523)
Tehran
for international use
1998 THR 39695
2003 THR 75523
Brekke
Elie
27 2003 now truck AA 12345
(AA 12173 - 43611)
Francoplaque
28 2005? now truck 123456
(18 A 718 - 11)
Euro
Tehran
Elie
29 2006? now other THR 12345 Euro
Tehran
for international use

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