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Wall Of American License Plates is a photograph by Christine Till which was uploaded on September 26th, 2012.
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Wall Of American License Plates
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© Christine Till
License plates have been around for longer than there have been automobiles. They have been a source of interest and fun since the very first ones were issued.
The following funny story really happened to a man named Robert Barbour: He requested personalized license plates from the California DMV in 1979. The DMV form asked to list three possible choices for his plates, and he entered:
3. NO PLATE
The third "NO PLATE" option meant, if he can't get the first or the second plate, then he didn't want personalized plates at all.
However,officials at the DMV didn't understand his intentions, so they sent him vanity plates with the words "NO PLATE" written on them.
About a month later, Mr. Barbour started to receive loads of parking tickets, from all over the States. Even from places he has never been to. In total, he received about 2,500 tickets. He alerted the DMV about the problem, and he responded to every citation with a form letter.
Why did this happen? Well, law enforcement agencies usually used "NO PLATE" when citing a parked vehicle that had no plates. And, DMV computers finally found a matching address for a car with the famous "NO PLATE" license plate...
September 26th, 2012
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Surprise & Congratulations!! Your photo has been featured on The Art Shoppe Cafe group homepage! Thank you for sharing your beautiful work with us! F/L
Thank you buyer from West Wickham, Kent - United Kingdom for your purchase. I am very grateful and humbled and I thank you for contributing to my obsession - art and photography. - Christine Till
Congratulations on the 2nd place win in the recent Metal contest.
Congratulations on winning the contest on Metal at the 2nd place. Warm regards.
Joe JAKE Pratt
Love it too. Saw a print the other day where someone cut out the state outlines on each state license plate, and photographed an assemblage of the entire US. Really cool.
Wow ... this is a great display! f/v Appreciate the informative description as well ;-)
What a wonderfully created image, Christine! I just love it:)!
Wonderful!!! f/v 8)
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