Italy

 

Last update: 10 Aug 2006
In general:
a full list of district codes

 

  Picture Date of
first issue
Date of
last issue
Type Description Remarks
1   1944 1948 car   'disabled man'
2   1944 1948 mc   'disabled man'
3   1949 1951 car   big star
steel
4   1949 1951 mc   big star
steel
5   1951 1963 car   small star
steel
6   1951 1963 mc   small star
steel
7 1959 1963 tr AB R 12/3456 plate wanted
trailer 'repeater' plate
steel
Taverna
8 1959 now temp 12345/A1
provisional
from Bolzano
paper
9 1963 1976 car 123456 AB

district codes

AB 12/3456

front

plastic

rear

10 1963 1986 mc AB 12/3456 plastic
11 1963 1975 trac AB 1/2345 tractor
plastic
12
1963? 1976 temp 12345 EE export

front
?
pair wanted

13 1963 1985 tr rimorchio
12345 AB
trailer plate
14 1963 1976 tr +R plate wanted
trailer 'repeater' plate
plastic
Taverna
15 late 60's 1976 tr +R 'replacement' trailer repeater plate
home made but tolerated
16 1965 1976 car A 12345 BC

district codes

AB C 1/2345

front

Milano started with an extra letter
R=1972 (MI)

rear

17 1975 1985 trac AB 1/2345 plate wanted
tractor
Klotz
18
1976 1985 car AB 123456

district codes

 

 

square wanted
owner unknown(2nd)

19 1976 1985 tr +R plate wanted
trailer 'repeater' plate
Taverna
20   1976 1985 temp E/E 12345 export
21 1984 1995 CD CD 123 AB plate wanted
BV = Norway
Brekke
22
1985 1994 car AB C 12345

district codes

D=1992 (CO)

 

 

square wanted
Brekke

23 1985 now temp EE 123 AB export
slightly different heights
1991 = 11,5cm and 1996 = 11cm
(front and rear same size)
24 1985 1994 tr rimorchio
AB 12345
plate wanted
trailer plate
Brekke
25
1985 1996 tr +R plates wanted (2x)

trailer 'repeater' plate

Brekke (2x)

26 yellow 1985 1994 trac AB 1/2345 tractor
27 1986 1994 mc AB 12/3456  
28 Oct 1993 now mopd 12/3AB
12/AB3
1A/23B
1A/2B3
12/ABC
1A/B2C
1A/BC2
1A/BCD
?

< 50cc

owner unknown

29 1994 1999 car AB 123 CD front

no regional code anymore

rear

30 1994 1999 car ZA/123 BC square rear plate
31 1994 1999 mc AB 1/2345 Brekke
32 1994 1999 car AB 123 CD sometimes an optional sticker is used
33 yellow 1994 ? trac AB 1/2345 tractor
34 1995 now CD CD 1234 AB Gizeta
35 1996 now tr rimorchio
AB 12345
trailer plate
Brekke
36

plus also RM 65709H
(from an older truck)
picture wanted
1996 now tr +R

trailer 'repeater' plate

Taverna (1st)
Z = pulling vehicle has a square rear plate
Brekke (2nd)

37 1997 now CC CC 1234 AB Gizeta
38 1999 now car AB 123 CD  
39 1999 now car ZA/123 BC square rear plate
starting with Z
Brekke
40 1999 now mc AB/12345

Brekke

41 new district codes added ? 2002        
42   Jan 2003   pers AB 123 CD letter combination
within the system

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