South Carolina license plates - types and history
Plates listed and imaged here are not for sale. Photos come from a variety of sources - some from my personal collection, and most from other collectors and internet sources.
letter (weight/type) codes (1921-1972)
Antique (and proposed Historical Vehicle)
Boat (South Carolina Wildlife & Marine Resources)
Prestate and Local (city)
Tonnages (1-40 ton)
Low Speed Vehicle
1991-1998 plate with the "correct" Carolina Wren decal
original 1997 artist rendition without mountains.
designed by SC Department of Tourism
blowup of 1930s newspaper advertisement with P.S.C. truck plate in conjunction with L-prefix (3-ton) truck plate.
Reverse side of the July, 2002 specialty plate application showing all specialty plates available. Front only shows Amateur Radio Operator and Personalized.