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    MISSISSIPPI
    Numbers known to have been assigned in bold.  Truck began 1931.

    1912   1 - 2567         (2896)
    1913   71, 5019 - 5064  (262)

    1914-18 UNDATED BASE
    Type 1:  Black/Aluminum, round dies                    1 -  5000
    Type 2:  Black/White, round dies                    7506 -  9072?
    Type 3:  Black/White, square dies (alum. or steel) 11004?- 44318

    1919        1  -  59530                   1941   103-610 - 317-884
    1920        1  -  64752   (67675)         1942   402-316 - 642-974*
    1921     1190  -  64490                   1943   600-782 - 814-445*
    1922        7  -  77083                   1944   700-897 - 897-300*
    1923        1  - 106469                   1945   503-336 - 699-149*
    1924        1  - 132624                   1946   200-050 - 410-399
    1925        1  - 176-999                  1947   500-226 - 734-600
    1926     2-828 - 206-966                  1948   100-779 - 635-033*
    1927     1-993 - 234-779*                 1949   301-499 - 825-876*
    1928     4-482 - 249-004                  1950   401-545 - 954-575*
    1929         1 - 278-989*                 1951   200-020 - 782-963*
    1930         1 - 282-910*                 1952   100-001 - 713-980*
    1931     4-180 - 244-512* (254-000)       1953   100-001 - 935-500*
    1932     3-734 - 220-334*                 1954   100-001 - 935-250*
    1933         1 - 138-300                  1955   100-001 - 935-600*
    1934         1 - 149-048*                 1956   100-001 - 935-750*
    1935        11 - 152-061*                 1957   100-001 - 935-800*
    1936        17 - 163-428*                 1958   100-001 - 936-250*
    1937         1 - 169-647  (see below)     1959   100-001 - 936-250*
    1938   300-722 - 560-136* (see below)     1960   100-025 - 912-658*
    1939   300-001 - 505-301*                 1961   100-001 - 939-100*
    1940   703-937 - 891-274

    1933-38:  A,B,C codes used (on strip 1933-36). 
    Vehicle tax was 10c
              per horsepower and 35c per 100 lbs. gross weight.

          VEHICLE TAX              1937                    1938
    A = Under $15.00               1 - 169-647       300-722 - 490-886*
    B = $15.00 - $19.99        1-837 -   5-698       554-325 - 554-329
    C = $20.00 +                 507 -   1-299       560-126 - 560-137
     
    1952:  332,550 ordered.  1959:  497,300 ordered.
    1952-59, 1961:  County assignments on file.
                    Slight shifts occurred 1956-59, major shifts 1961.
    1960:           Monroe 670-067 (old block),
                    Tishomingo 840-027 (new block) seen.

    (Numbers seen by county 1941-47 - see Misc. #1)
    (Numbers seen by county 1948-51 - see Misc. #2)
    (County assignments 1952-61 except 1960 - see Misc. #2)

    1962 FORMAT   A/1     1 - D/82 99999

    WEIGHT CODES 1962-76
    A =     1 - 1,800 lbs.
    B = 1,801 - 3,000 lbs.
    C = 3,001 - 4,000 lbs. ("C" omitted on 1963-68 plates)
    D = 4,001 +       lbs.

    COUNTY CODES 1962-73
    Counties numbered alphabetically, except in 1963-68 when 17 most
    populous 2-digit counties substituted letters E - X (no I,O,Q).

    1963-68 FORMATS     A,B,D CLASSES            C CLASS
    1963-66           1A-1001 - 9A-9999      1-1001 -  9-9999++
                      10A-101 - 81A-999      10-101 - 81-9999
                      EA-1001 - XA-9999+     E-1001 - X-99999
    1967-68            1A-101 - 9A-9999       1-101 - 9-99999
                      10A-101 - 81A-999*     10-101 - 81-9999
                       EA-101 - XA-9999*      E-101 - X-99999
     
    +except HD-101 1963-66, HB-101 1964-66, GB-101 1965-66, plus
            HB15001, HD15001 1965-66.
    ++6-10000 and higher also seen 1964, 1966. (Verify 1963)
    *plus HB20001, HD15001, 31B1001, 54B1001 1967-68, 54D1001, 68B1001 1968.

    7-figure seen:  1964 55B1348, 1965 HB11111, 1966 31B1073, 43D1113,
                    1968 HB12111, 36B1111.

    1969-73 FORMAT   1A  101 - 82D99999

    1974    AAA 001 - AEU 999  (109,890 S)               No I,O,Q used.
            BAA 001 - BMA 999  (253,746 S)
            CAA 001 - CYP 999  (496,503 S)          (C TOTAL 652,347 S)
            001 CAA - 999 CGU  (155,844 S)        (CHG expected =
            DAA 001 - DLE 999  (234,765 S)         1972 #76C12752 seen)
                                                (A-D TOTAL 1,250,748*S)
           Jackson    BMJ 056                 (260,795 S)
           Washington 732 CHE                 (165,567 S)
           Coahoma    DLJ 200 - DLJ 933       (DLR omitted?)
           Lauderdale DMM 300
           Chickasaw  DMU 074
           Coahoma    DMV 110 - DMV 173       (270,902 S)
                                              (GRAND TOTAL 1,303,657*S)

    1974-76:  Weight codes same as 1962-73.
              Initial alphabetical assignments on file.
              Suffix format used by 5 most populous counties:
              Harrison, Hinds, Jackson, Lauderdale, Washington.

    1975    AAA 001 - DYR 999           No I,O,Q used.
            001 AAA - 999 DGU           BRA prefix, DAV suffix omitted.

    All classes aligned with C class of 1974, except Newton through
    Yazoo (excluding Washington) advanced by one letter combination.

    1976    AAA 001 - DZM 999           No I,O,Q used.
            001 AAA - 999 DWA           No U used in 2nd position.

    All classes aligned with each other, but most assignments shifted.
    Jackson, Lauderdale and Washington used the first letter of the
    county name in 5th position, i.e. AJA, ALA, AWA.
    Jackson #931 CJZ seen.

    1977-82 MAGNOLIA BASE
    Oct.76 "(OCT) 77"              AAA 001 - YTT 532

    No Q used.  No U used in 2nd position.  No I,O,U in 3rd position.
    1977 Type 1 alphabetical county assignment (1,522,902 S) on file.
    Substitute = ZZA 001 - ZZX 362.
    Replaced 10/1/81 to 9/30/82.

    1982-88 6-FIGURE TANGLED-S BASE
    Oct.81  "OCT 82"               AAA 001 - YTZ 069

    Omitted letters, county assignments and Substitute same as 1977-82.
    3rd allottment on file (224,655 S).
    Replaced 10/1/87 to 9/30/88.
     
    1988-93 7-FIGURE TANGLED-S BASE             No I,O,Q,U or 666 used.
    Oct.87  "OCT 88"               1AAA001 - 1FNJ684      (2,670,333 S)

    Initial alphabetical county assignment to 1CGN999 (1,099,796 S) on
    file.  Secondary random allottments to 1EYW999 on file.  Substitute
    discontinued.  1ECE405 Jones seen from missing group.
    1GHA001 - 1GHB015 = State Tax Commission.
    Replaced 10/1/92 to 9/30/93.

    1993-98 BLUE TANGLED-S BASE                 No I,O,Q,U or 666 used.
    Oct.92  "OCT 93"               AAA 001 - YTZ 999

    Initial alphabetical county assignment (1,099,796 S) on file,
    similar to 1977-88.  ARA-ASZ = Rental.
    Replaced 10/1/97 to 9/30/98.

    1998-2003 WHITE MAGNOLIA BASE                      No I,O,Q,U used.
    10-1-97 "OCT 98"               AAA 001 - WPZ 999

    County reverse-alphabetical letter assignments on file.
    WRA-WZZ = Rental.
    Replaced 10/1/02 to 9/30/03.

    2003-08 SMALL MAGNOLIA BASE                       No O or 666 used.
    10-1-02 "NOV 03"               001 ADA - 999 YZZ

    Alphabetical county assignments on file.  WRA-WRZ = Rental.
    Replaced 10/1/07 to 9/30/08.

    2008-13 LIGHTHOUSE BASE                           No O or 666 used.
    10-1-07 "10 08"                ADA 001 - YZZ 999

    Alphabetical county assignments on file.  62 counties have
    essentially the same codes as 2003-08.
     
    2013-17 GUITAR BASE                               No O or 666 used.
    10-1-12 "10 13"                ADA 001 - YZZ 999
     
    County assignments same as 2008-13.