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Excellent websites for World plates  from : Plates Portal  PP 
  
worldlicenseplates.com/
: The famous website by Michael Kustermann 
dna.nl : the Dutch Numberplates Archives by Herman Hallo 
alpca.org : The ALPCA Association  (Archives for members only)
RPW Online :
  Europlate Archives  by Neil Parker, Newsletters 
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lavsplates.com :Photos by Olav Arne Brekke (Norway)
http://licenseplatemania.com/ : Photos by Jeroen Coninx(Belgium) 

worldplates.blogspot.com
 made of a selection of Flickr pictures

europlates.eu/ : €uroplates by Sander Elie (Netherlands)
platepie.com/ : Plates seen by Indrek Raidlo (Estonia)
everyoneweb.com/worldplates/ : a spotter site by Victor Sastre (Spain)


Other prefered sites :
http://licenceplatespics.wifeo.com/ : a spotter site by Raphael, from France
http://matriculasdelmundo.com by Carlos, from Spain
http://sabinesnubbing.co.uk/ : An excellent set of Fake / Sample plates too often sold on ebay
www.plateshed.com : an Australian website to trade, discuss, with a Francoplaque section in french, thanks to Maurice 
users.aol.com/ede/plates.htm : The Ed English site, a popular American site
targheitaliane.it : The great Michele Berionne site about plates in Rome (Italy)
saar-nostalgie.de/OE-Kennzeichen.htm : The extraordinary historical website about Saarland before 1956, by Rainer Freyer  
worldpl8s.adahost.com ) : The Stephen Cioffi site about French, German and other world plates
http://www.ausplates.info/ : The Australian site of Dion Rinaldi, a good reference on plates of this country
ex users.exis.net/~moore/us.htm : The Billy Moore site, about US and Swiss plates
http://www3.sympatico.ca/upton/backbump/ : The Back Bumper site, by Jon Upton
http://users.pandora.be/ulrik.de.neve1/plates/u_main.htm  : The site of Ulrik de Neve 

( ex dcplates.free.fr : The Jean-Marc Collin site dedicated to Washington DC plates 
http://www.plate-planet.com/homepage.htm : The Hans Stedehouder site and his worldwide interesting collection
platehut.com : The site of Andy, a friend of us who selles US plates and speaks an excellent french and spanish too

For those who speak French .... :
stni.free.fr : by Jean-François Zuraw : more details and photos about french numbers, SIV,  about 1901/1928  and 1928/1950 french registrations
and http://perso.wanadoo.fr/docimmat/index.html about french official documents.
http://fdpi.eu/forum/ : The french spotter's forum, replacing the SFPI, with many recent pictures
http://pagesperso-orange.fr/licenseplates/ : The excellent website of Pascal Laisey about the US plates 
www.vici.fgov.be/fr/ROUTE/route.htm : The Belgian "DMV"
http://licenceplate.be/pictures : the nice License Plate Belgium website in which you can submit your pictures
http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/french/dandv/vehicle/index.html : Ontario (You may switch to English, of course)
ex www.public.netc.net/pepina/plaque.htm : Quebec, by Alain Pépin
www.chez.com/plaques/ : French numbers by Jean-Marie Amitrano (inactive link)
http://patesteve.free.fr : Patrice Estève site on real NASCAR plates 
http://perso.orange.fr/mondiaplaques/ : Hadrien Bourgué site, by a young Francoplaque member and spotter
http://www.joel-marssy.com/ : Joel Marssy is specialized in Bas-Rhin french plates

A few sites about other countries :
http://www.plates.ch/ : The Daniel Hedigers site about US plates
http://www.czechplates.cz/club.htm
:  Czech Republic
, history, by the Czech Registration Plates Friend Club  
ex www.cwi.nl/~dik/english/reg/ ): Information about European countries by Dick de Winter
www.ralphplates.de : The American environmental plates of Ralph Öckinghaus, interesting links
http://perso.wanadoo.es/vfs/ : The Vincenç Figueras site on Spain and Andorra
www.tigerdude.com/japan/license : The adventures of Joe Sallmen in Japan
www.oawhome.de/kfz/ : Germany, by Olaf Walther
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liste_der_deutschen_KFZ-Kennzeichen
: Germany, by Wikipedia
http://www.kennzeichen-guide.de/start.htm
: anothern complete guide in german or by Silvan : www.kfz-nummern.de
www.patentesargentinas.com.ar : Argentina Plate Museum, by Daniel Rubinger 
 
www.kennzeichen.org/ : Germany, by Claudius Schmidt
ex www.gmd.de/People/Thorsten.Hennings : German, Austrian and Swiss codes
http://www.ozplates.info/ : Australia, by Charles Lombardo (inactive link ?)

www.canplates.com : Canada by John Sallmen
http://www.ake.fi/index_e.asp : Finland

ireland.iol.ie/~discover/county.htm : Irish Counties codes
ex http://www.tigerdude.com/japan/index.html : Joe Sallmen in Japan
stp.ling.uu.se/~erikt/plates/rules.html : The Netherlands, by Erik T
www.sci.kun.nl/hfml/lijnis/plates/ : The Netherlands, .. by Lijnis Nelemans
bjb.w.interia.pl : Poland by Boguslaw Bossowski, in polish or in english 
http://shout.webring.com/people/ja/alpca7395/2.html : Slovenia, by Simon Nemanic
www.newyork.webb.be : New York, by Yvan Odeurs
home.t-online.de/home/hegis.oyten/page1.htm : United Nations, Germany plates by Ralf Hegewald
http://www.sme-matriculas.es/ : An excellent site about Spain plate numbers by David Urios Mondéjar 
http://licenseplatemania.com/ : Excellent site with many photos by Jeroen Coninx
http://swissplates.free.fr/ as well as http://www.morger.net/Autoschilder.htm by Peter Morger on Switzerland
www.europlates.eu : Plates seen in the Netherlands and other countries by Sander Elie
 
http://platepie.com/ : Plates seen in Estonia by Indrek Raidlo 

Even Plates Manufacturer are on the Web :
www.fabricauto.com  and http://www.faab.fr : French manufacturers on the Web : Fabricauto and FAAB, subsidiary of 3M (former Europe Production brand)
http://www.mvls.com/gallery.html : MVLS shows some of his prototypes 
www.utsch.com/ : German manufacturer, interesting site for his machines and ... his truck !
www.samart.com/samart/automocion_placas.htm : Spanish manufacturer
www.toennjes.de : German manufacturer

Our preferred North American DMV's ("Department of Motor Vehicle") :
cache.cow.net/~friedman/ : Josh Friedmann provides the address of the American DMV's (you may order Samples from most of states)
http://www.dmv.ca.gov/vr/plates.htm : California
www.hsmv.state.fl.us/html/titlinf.html : Florida
www.sos.state.il.us/depts/vehicles/pltguide.html : Illinois
www.state.ok.us/~osi/tags.htm : University plates of Oklahoma
http://www.dot.state.tx.us/vtr/spplates/allplates.htm : Texas
wydotweb.state.wy.us/ : West Virginia

The best sites to buy, sell or trade on-line :
listings.ebay.com/aw/listings/list/category421/index.html : Ebay auctions, of course...
but if you plan to buy international plates,...
visit before : http://sabinesnubbing.co.uk/ for Fake / Sample plates 
www.plateshed.com : an Australian website to trade, discuss, etc...