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    ONTARIO
     
    Highest 1903-05 leather plate series known:  #744
    Highest 1905-11 rubber plate series known:  #9800

    1911     1 -  11354*                      1921      22 - 183-594*
    1912    48 -  16599*                      1922      20 - 215-879*
    1913   565 -  23912                       1923      20 - 259-872*
    1914    99 -  32941*                      1924   1-479 - 312-177*
    1915   811 -  42649                       1925     514 - 308-746*
    1916    73 -  63207*  Truck began 1916.   1926     696 - 414-118*
    1917    73 -  77790                       1927     622 - 436-321*
    1918    73 - 106113*                      1928     621 - 446-010*
    1919     3 - 134167*                      1929     507 - 477-574*
    1920    10 - 161779*

    1930-36 FORMATS        A-1 - Z-9999,         No G,I,Q,MM,MW used.
                          AA-1 - ZZ-999

    1 - 500 (no prefix) for official cars 1931-38; became 1B1 - 1B500
    in 1939-41.  D = Doctor 1936. (Verify 1934-35)
    No D-6001 - D-9999 or H-6001 - H-9999 allotted 1936.
    Office assignments on file 1930-31, 1933, 1936, 1938-40, 1942.

          ALLOTTED                   SEEN
    1930   PP-200   (539,867*)      PV-549   (545,211*)
    1931   OX-317   (524,000*)      OT-492   (520,179*)
    1932     ?                      OH-704   (510,901*)
    1933   MZ-273   (480,000*)      MZ-150   (479,877*)
    1934     ?                      NA-472   (481,698*)
    1935     ?                      OK-466   (512,661*)
    1936   OR-309   (510,000)       PK-402   (535,574*)

    1937-54 FORMATS        1A1 - 9A999,               No G*,I,O,Q used.
                          10A1 - 99A99,               *G added 1954 in
                         100A1 - 999A9, 1B1, etc.      all series.
     
                FORMAT      CAPACITY w/o G   LETTERS NOT SEEN
    1937-54   1A1 - 999Z9      572,022       1954 000G0
    1938-54    A1 - Z9999      199,980       No C,D used.
    1949-54    1A - 9999Z      149,985       No B,C,D,F,M,T,X used.
    1951-54   AA1 - ZZ999      483,516
    1951-52   1AA - 999ZZ      483,516       000AA - C,H,N,U,Y

    Hyphens before and after letter in 1937 only (9-A-999).
    1939-54 prefix progression assumed to be V1 - Z9999, then
    U1 - U9999, T1 - T9999, etc., backwards to A-9999.

          ALLOTTED             SEEN                      GRAND TOTAL
    1937     ?                 4Z274                       (549,292*)
    1938   4Z982   (550,000)   A2032, B9428                (591,449*)
    1939   999Z9   (572,022)   V6120, W9807, X7209, Y1256  (603,275*)
    1940   999Z9   (572,022)   V6468, X3900, Y3846, Z8626  (620,644*)
    1941     ?                 S7839, T2655, U9716, V3484  (649,854*)
                               W9135, X1111, Y3280, Z6945
    1942   999Z9,  (622,017*)  T8982, U4481                (640,998*)
           V1 - Z9999
     
    SINGLE-LETTER SERIES SEEN                            GRAND TOTAL
    1943   H7517, J9728, K9383, L6012, 4827S                  (?)
    1945   V8690, Y4543                                    (585,255*)
    1946   U718, V8466, X4094                              (585,300)
    1947   R1103                                           (653,117*)
    1948   J1545                                           (713,553*)
    1949   7130E                                           (789,131*)
    1950   ----Z                                           (911,989*)
     
           PREFIXES NOT SEEN                        SUFFIXES NOT SEEN
    1947   ABEFHJKLMNP   U
    1948   ABEFH
    1949      F       R                             A -
    1950         K     S                            A      P     YZ
    1951                T VWX                       AE J        W
    1953                T   X
    1954    B      M    T                             H
     
    DOUBLE-LETTER SERIES SEEN  (CD = Diplomatic 1954)    GRAND TOTAL
    1951   AA1 - EV483                      (105,378)
           1AA - 478FZ, 329NK, 832NR, 402PK (131,682)    (1,159,047)
                 751PP, 895PT, 342PX, 456RE
    1953   AA1 - NJ646                      (249,397)    (1,171,384*)
    1954   AA1 - MX887                      (273,614)    (1,241,600*)
     
    FORMATS       1955                1956-66              1967-72
             1-000 - 999-999        1000 -    9999,     10-00 - 999-999
                                  10-000 - 999-999
            A1-000 - A99-999      A-1000 - A-99999     A10-00 - A99-999
                             (65) 1000-A - 99999-A     10-00A - 999-99A
     
    1000 - 2999 reseved for officials 1955-72.
     
    HIGHEST PREFIXES SEEN:

      1955          1956          1957          1958          1959
    A99-523       A-93372       A-93027       A-93268       A-93731
    B97-891       B-99999       B-98200       B-78753       B-96461
                  C-87387       C-90781       C-81011       C-99790
    F94-120       F-98454       F-89590       F-75679      (dropped)
    H12-425       H-11423       H-94981       H-81676       H-80441
                                              J-82229       J-98448
                                                            L-95847
                                                            N-42730

      1960          1961          1962          1963          1964
    A-98797       A-96000       A-93978       A-95425       A-92136
    B-84025       B-96113       B-84773       B-89455       B-99096
    C-94455       C-87711       C-88965       C-95658       C-97903
                  E-96223       E-99269       E-99697       E-98056
    H-90000       H-91892       H-97246       H-78028       H-96601
    J-96268       J-99783       J-90885       J-94645       J-78760
                  K-96407       K-96564       K-90943       K-96479
    L-76058       L-34106       L-72624       L-82502       L-89834
    M-31931                                   (M-4403 Dealer)
    N-93473                                   N-45968       N-95038
                                                            D*
    *D = D-51755 - D-78503 (D-1000 - D-10563 Doctor)
     
    HIGHEST SUFFIX SERIES SEEN:
     
     1965      1966      1967      1968      1969      1970      1971      1972
    91196-A   98732-A   993-53A   962-96A   964-05A   928-28A   987-90A   999-93A

    95415-D
    80944-E   87734-E   954-54E   947-87E   938-07E   967-41E   952-79E   910-86E
    82936-H   51687-H   942-16H   945-11H   979-31H   977-65H   920-28H   981-02H
    97764-J   88211-J   724-56J   944-23J   899-23J   855-13J   958-39J   996-01J
          K?  98027-K   910-23K   976-14K   880-84K   932-99K   976-10K   938-00K
    69736-L         L?  488-87L   892-51L   965-34L   710-94L   946-44L   976-28L
                    N?  474-10N   977-18N   999-83N   844-00N   866-24N   998-63N
                                                            P?  959-72P   940-91P
                                                                240-89R   997-62R
    HIGHEST PREFIX SERIES SEEN:
     
     1965      1966      1967      1968      1969      1970      1971      1972
    A-96203   A-99062   A99-991   A96-159   A96-011   A99-151   A99-657   A99-225
    E-81826   E-84808   E94-017   E90-828   E98-821   E95-101   E99-458   E99-633
    H-96947   H-96267   H93-212   H84-012   H99-905   H90-657   H99-190   H95-566
    J-94841   J-98478   J97-068   J85-000   J95-810   J90-352   J92-828   J99-725
    K-99933   K-96633   K95-844   K96-007   K98-619   K95-444   K91-046   K90-567
    L-22174   L-97530   L98-779   L97-302   L98-068   L95-135   L95-856   L81-941
              N-23610                       N92-023   N92-684   N90-592   N99-202
                                                      P62-908   P99-589   P97-674
                                                                          R10-888

    LITERAL TOTALS
    1955   1,298,963*       1961   1,689,243*       1967   2,113,723
    1956   1,384,640*       1962   1,715,312        1968   2,199,921
    1957   1,460,584*       1963   1,762,330        1969   2,326,938*
    1958   1,485,622        1964   1,860,661        1970   2,327,087
    1959   1,599,455*       1965   1,996,927*       1971   2,531,108*
    1960   1,656,015        1966   2,007,791        1972   2,629,365*

     

    1973-96 EMBOSSED BASE                             No G,I,Q,U used.*
    1973     "73"   Type 1        AAA-001 - NKJ-999       (5,627,367 P)
    1978     "78"   Type 2        NKK-001 - TMA-999       (2,346,651 P)
    1982     "82"   Type 3        TMB-001 - ZVS-999       (2,549,448 P)
    4-2-86 "DEC 86" Type 3a       001-AAB - 800-VWY       (7,172,621 P)
                                                   (TOTAL 17,696,087 P)

    Description of Types:
    Type 1 - "KEEP IT BEAUTIFUL", dated "73", full sticker box
    Type 2 - "KEEP IT BEAUTIFUL", undated, partial sticker box
    Type 3 - "YOURS TO DISCOVER", undated, no sticker box

    *U used only on prefixes AAA-LMU (Sallmen reports LRU).
    Suffixes:  No DAA-DZZ, MAA-MZZ, OAA-OZZ used.

    Non-Pass. Prefixes:  ALN, CAN, CCA, CCJ, CDA-CDC, DLA-DLZ, FDA-FDZ,
      (included in       HVA-HVZ, MDA-MDZ, MHC, MPA, MPP, ONA-ONZ, PJO,
           omitted)      RTA-RTZ, SCO, SEN, TRB, XTR.
    Non-Pass. Suffixes:  CCA, CDA-CDM, XTR.

    1973 initial assignment on file, to FZF-999. (2,988,009 P)
    FZH-HER listed as "Reserved". (119,880 P)
    Any AAA-000 combination could be ordered as vanity plate 1973-on.
    1983 sticker UR.  By 1994, odd year stickers LL, even year stickers LR.

     

    1994-2018 GRAPHIC BASE               Aluminum.  No G,I,O,Q,U used.*
    9-12-94  "DEC 94"  Type 1      001-VYJ -  999-ZZZ     (1,970,028 P)
    4- 4-97  "OCT 97"  Type 1a    AAAA-001 - ACCV-303       (939,363 P)
    1998     "DEC 98"  Type 2     ACCV-573 - ASDJ-937     (5,299,061 P)
    2003     "APR 04"  Type 1b    ASDK-016 - CCCT-638    (13,182,428 P)
                                                   (TOTAL 21,391,226 P)

    Description of Types:
    Type 1 - No square under LL slot         (3M)
    Type 2 - Small blue square under LL slot (Avery)

    Issued to new registrations only.
    *O used on Type 1 only.
    AAAA withheld, not issued until 1999, "SEP 00".
    AKKK issued but recalled.  AZZA-AZZZ omitted.

    Optional French slogan base ($20 extra cost) began 6/10/2008, "FEB 09".

    BCAA-092 - BCAA-789, BEAA-129 - BEAM-030, BSRH-803, BTBE-945 seen, all
    included in above.