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    ALBERTA
     
    Highest 1906-12 pre-provincial plate known:  #1273
     
    Numbers assigned in regional blocks 1925-51.  Truck began 1930.

    1912     166 -   2345                    1932      222 -  82-973*
    1913       7 -   3453                    1933      222 -  76-047*
    1914     234 -   5000*                   1934       13 -  74-801*
    1915     270 -   5722                    1935       13 -  74-715
    1916     290 -   9962                    1936      222 -  76-951
    1917      74 -  21943*                   3/31/38    13 -  84-159*
    1918     125 -  34982*                   3/31/39    13 -  84-971*
    1919      73 -  35606*                   3/31/40   222 -  89-609*
    1920    1169 -  37721                    3/31/41   222 -  93-911*
    1921     150 -  39-319                   3/31/42    13 -  92-946
    1922     281 -  42-387*                  3/31/43    13 -  91-562
    1923     850 -  40-920                   3/31/44   222 -  95-435*
    1924     278 -  43-048                   3/31/46   222 -  94-179*
    1925   1-287 -  51-471                   3/31/47    13 -  97-679*
    1926     372 -  64-343                   3/31/48    13 - 100-476
    1927      86 -  68-453                   3/31/49   222 - 114-792
    1928     392 -  83-611                   3/31/50    13 - 129-768
    1929     492 - 100-335*                  3/31/51     1 - 152-461*
    1930     252 -  92-156*                  3/31/52   154 - 162-859
    1931     222 -  87-706*


    1952-53 BASE                            No I,O,Q,Z used initially.
    1952 Type 1: Full-size letter 10A10 - 99Z99 (186,300 P)
    1953?Type 2: Smaller letter   99I99, 99O99,  (16,200 P) No Q seen.
    1953 Type 2a                  1B100 - 9F692  (40,193 P) No A used.
                                          (TOTAL 242,693 P)
    1953 TAB   21028 - 174422


    1954-55 FORMAT         AB 101 - ZZ 950         (Capacity 448,800)
    1956-59 FORMAT         AB 001 - ZZ 950         (Capacity 501,600)
     
    No I,O,Q used.  Hyphen in 1955 only.  AA = Government 1954-74.
    For prefixes seen by year, see Misc. 1.
     
           LETTERS NOT SEEN BY POSITION               KNOWN ASSIGNMENTS
           1st position          2nd position         LETHBRIDGE     ALBERTA MOTOR ASSOC.
    1954   ABCD       UV         ABCDPUV
    1955   A CD     P U WXY      A CDPU              (LB)
    1956   ABCDE     SU WXY           U  Y
    1957     CD HJKMPS V                              NA-NJ          LV-LZ
    1958     C      PSU WXY          PU               FM-FZ
    1959           MPSU W            PU               RA-RK

    1960-63 FORMAT         BA 0001 - ZZ 9000                  No I,M,O,P,Q,S,U,W,Y used.
                                                              2nd letters not used
    1960    (B,C,D)        BA 0001 - DZ 1829    (370,829*P)     F,G,    V
    1961    (F,H,J,G)      FA 0001 - JZ 9000,                   F,G,K,  V
                           GA 0001 - GB 1513    (361,513*P)
    1962    (K,L,N,R)      KA 0001 - RD 3561    (381,561*P)     F,G,K,  V
    1963    (T,V,X,Z)      TA 0001 - ZH 8308    (395,308*P)   D,F,G,  T

    1964-74 FORMAT        BA-00-01 - ZZ-90-00*                No F,I,M,O,P,Q,U,W,Y used.
                                                              2nd letters not used
    1964    (B,C,E,H)     BA-00-01 - HL-61-90   (420,190*P)     G,H,S,V
    1965    (J,K,L,N)     JA-00-01 - NK-83-11   (440,311*P)     G,H,  V
    1966    (R,T,X,Z)     RA-00-01 - ZL-75-55   (439,555 P)   B,G,H
    1967    (B,C,E,H)     BA-00-01 - HR-94-60   (477,460*P)     G,  S,V
    1968    (J,K,L,N)     JA-00-01 - NZ-36-00   (498,600*P)     G,H,  V
    1969    (R,T,X,Z)     RA-00-01 - ZT-51-00   (509,100 P)   B,G
    1970    (B,C,E,H)     BA-00-01 - HZ-45-20   (571,520 P)         S
    1971    (J,K,L,N)     JA-00-01 - NX-77-47   (565,747*P)         S
    1972    (R,T,X,Z,A)   RA-00-01 - ZZ-90-00,                      S
                          AC-00-01 - AE-39-78   (597,978*P)
    1973-74 (B,C,E,H,K,L) BA-00-01 - LZ-88-80   (863,880 P)         S
     
    *1967 HR series continued beyond 90-00 to HR-94-60.
    1973-74 base extended until replaced 6/30/75.

    1975-84 BLACK/YELLOW BASE           No A,E,I,M,O,Q,S,U,W,Y,Z used.*
                                        No PBB-PXX used.
    4/1/75 Undated  Type 1         JBB-000 - LRP-000        (625,001 P)
    1975   Undated  Type 2         LRR-999 - VXX-999        (948,001 P)
    1979    "3 80"  Type 2a        JEA-000 - JEZ-999         (20,000 P)
    1979    "3 80"  Type 2b        WBB-000 - XKC-018        (331,019 P)
    1980    "3 81"  Type 2c        MBB-000 - MFZ-999         (72,000 P)
    1981    "3 82"  Type 3         MGB-000 - MXX-999        (165,000 P)
    1981    "3 82"  Type 3a        XKK-673 - XXX-999        (112,327 P)
    1981    "3 82"  Type 3b        SBB-000 - SBC-999          (2,000 P)
    1982    "3 83"  Type 2d        SBD-000 - SXX-999        (223,000 P)
    1982    "3 83"  Type 2e        QBB-000 - QXX-999        (225,000 P)
    1983    "3 84"  Type 4         EBB-000 - ETP-226        (218,227 P)
                                                    (TOTAL 2,950,227 P)
    Description of Types:
    Type 1 - Alberta dies, fully enclosed sticker boxes     (625,001 P)
    Type 2 - Alberta dies, partially enclosed boxes       (1,819,020 P)
    Type 3 - Quebec dies                                    (279,327 P)
    Type 4 - Nova Scotia dies                               (218,227 P)

    *E,M,Q,S,W used in 1st position on Types 2b, 3, 3b, 2d, 2e, 4.
    *Type 2a uses original alphabet plus letters A,E,M,S,Z.
    *Type 2c uses original alphabet plus letters M,S,Z.
    *Type 4 used original alphabet plus at least S.
    Government Vehicle:  AAA-AAB.

    6/30/84 STICKER:  Few issued 4/1/1984, to extend until 6/30/1984.

    1984-2018 WILD ROSE BASE                    No A,E,I,O,Q,U,Y used.*
    Mar.84  "OCT 84"  Type 1       BBB-000 - JZM-371      (2,517,372 P)
    1988    "MAR 89"  Type 2       KMX-739 - LWK-499        (483,761 P)
    1990    "JAN 91"  Type 3       LWK-500 - MDR-499        (100,000 P)
    1991    "JAN 92"  Type 1a      MDR-500 - NDV-642        (158,501 P,
                                                            (205,642 S)
    1992    "FEB 92"  Type 4       NHW-103 - PFB-199        (307,097 S)
    1993    "DEC 93"  Type 5       PFB-200 - PJS-282         (70,083 S)
    1994    "OCT 94"  Type 6       PKF-028 -
    1995    "MAR 95"  Type 5a      PRS-931 - PZX-199        (117,269 S)
                     (Types 5, 6, 5a)                       (302,000 S)
    1994    "OCT 94"  Type 7       PZX-200 - RRF-199        (233,000 S)
    1995    "MAY 95"  Type 8       RRF-200 - SLM-199        (291,000 S)
    1996    "SEP 96"  Type 9       SLM-200 - SPG-000         (51,801 S)
    1996    "JUL 97"  Type 6a      SPL-999 - SVL-599         (75,601 S)
    1996    "DEC 96"  Type 10      SVL-600 - TGW-199        (159,600 S)
    1997    "JUL 98"  Type 5b      TGW-200 - VAE-999        (905,800 S)
    1999              Type 5c      VUR-000 - VVX-999         (30,000 S)
    1999    "JUN 00"  Type 11      VAF-000 - VUP-999        (400,000 S)
    1999              Type 11a     VVY-000 - YZZ-999      (1,152,000 S)
    9/5/03  "MAY 04"  Type 11b     BAA-000 - TGU-999      (2,946,000 S)
    2009              Type 11c     ZAA-000 - ZGA-999         (63,000 S)
    2009              Type 11d     ZGH-000 - ZZZ-999        (384,000 S)
    8/ /10  "JAN 11"  Type 12     BBB-0000 - BXS-4522     (3,794,523 S)
                                                    (TOTAL 4,180,001 P,
                                                          11,341,522 S)
    Description of Types:
    Type 1 - Quebec dies, holes, reflective, unpainted back
    Type 2 - Quebec dies, holes, reflective, white back
    Type 3 - Thin dies, slots, reflective, unpainted back
    Type 4 - Alberta dies, slots, reflective, unpainted back
    Type 5 - Alberta dies, slots, non-reflective, unpainted back
    Type 6 - Alberta dies, slots, non-reflective, white back
    Type 7 - Thin dies, slots, non-reflective, white back
    Type 8 - New Nova Scotia dies, slots, non-reflective, white back
    Type 9 - Thin dies, holes, non-reflective, white back
    Type 10 - Saskatchewan small dies, steel, slots, non-reflective
    Type 11 - Manitoba dies, aluminum, non-reflective
    Type 12 - Narrow dies

    *A,E,U,Y added late 1997 at TGY.  No XAA-XZZ used.  BSE recalled.
    *Types 11b-c uses only previously skipped A,E,U,Y combinations.
    *Type 11d uses all unused Off-Highway combinations plus A,E,U,Y.
    Handicapped:  AAA-AAB prefix.
    Motorcycle:   MBB-MGZ suffix, XBB-XZZ prefix.
    Off-Highway Vehicle:  ZBB-ZGF prefix. (Discontinued 2009)
    Pairs discontinued 5/13/1991.  Last pair seen:  MPB-000