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Light Truck, 1980-present

Starting with the "81" dated base (used from 1980 to 1987), the two-alpha format began to be employed for all truck plates. Staggered registration was initiated in 1984; resulting in the use of two different "84" stickers. As before, several different die and stamping variations exist.

Confirmed serial ranges and break points:

80-87 truck A B C
Tall letters, boltslot, stamped JAN AA10-001
AB81-266
BA10-001
*BD28-169
CA10-001
*CC19-352
Tall letters, boltslot, no JAN *AB92-392
AC24-655
BD44-066
BD52-460
Tall letters, no boltslot AC36-107
AC88-796
BD75-151
*BE24-537
*CC33-047
*CC49-850
BE30516
BE35785
*BE38-058
Short letters, no boltslot, painted border *AC94-778
AD32-849
BE43-214
BE69-957
CC52-112
*CC68-964
Short letters, no boltslot, no border AD42-659
[Wisconsin 1981 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1984 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1981 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1985 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1987 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1987 truck]

Remake (at)1

[Wisconsin 1987 truck]

Late variation (at)

[Wisconsin 1981 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1981 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1984 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1987 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1986 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1987 truck]

No dash! (at)

[Wisconsin 1986 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1987 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1982 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1985 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1987 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1986 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1987 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1986 personalized truck]

Personalized (e)

[Wisconsin 1987 personalized truck]

Personalized (e)

Yet another new truck issue was introduced in 1987; for expirations in 1988. Like the wide-die graphic passenger plates of the same era, these plates remained in use until being phased out gradually in the early 2000s. This series saw fewer variations than prior issues, but there are two distinct varieties of stacked characters (most notable in the "A"); as well as scattered variations of caption dies. A few late-period "A" plates were also produced with the narrow dies used on the subsequent graphic plates.

Confirmed serial ranges and break points:

87-09 truck A B C
88 base, rounded letters AA10-001
*AE57-553
BA10-001
BE86-050
CA10-001
CC16-215
88 base, squared letters AE79-656
88 base, rounded letters *AE75-910
88 base, squared letters *AE99-271
AH63-389
BE96-695
BG97-396
CC18-537
CC39-643?
88 base, rounded letters BH10-746
BH15-266
88 base, narrow dies *AH64-400
AH72-068
Graphic base, small letters AH73-499
AJ34-911
BH27-949
BH64-246
CC41-080
CC57-837
Graphic base, larger letters AJ37-948
AN69-000
*BH84-446
BM34-237
CC59-070
*CD75-322
[Wisconsin 1989 truck]

With blue back. (at)4

[Wisconsin 1988 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1989 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1991 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1988 truck]

Rounded letters (at)4

[Wisconsin 1988 truck]

Squared letters (e)

[Wisconsin 1988 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1997 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1988 truck]

Narrow dies (e)

[Wisconsin 1988 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1989 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2001 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1994 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1988 truck]

Rounded letters (at)1

[Wisconsin 1994 truck]

Squared letters (at)1

[Wisconsin 1988 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1988 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1988 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2000 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1988 truck]

Rounded letters (e)

[Wisconsin 1988 truck]

Squared letters (at)

[Wisconsin 1993 personalized truck]

Personalized (at)3

[Wisconsin 2010 personalized truck]

Straggler with 10 sticker. (at)

[Wisconsin 1998 disabled truck]

Disabled (at)4

Graphic truck plates were first introduced in late 1994; coinciding with the change to narrow dies. Unlike prior issues, these plates continued the numbering series of the prior base and were distributed to new registrants only. These plates were replaced in 2009, and stragglers with later stickers are rare.

[Wisconsin 1996 truck]

Remake (e)

[Wisconsin undated truck]

Narrow stacked letters (at)1

[Wisconsin 2010 truck]

Straggler with 10 sticker. (at)

[Wisconsin undated truck]

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[Wisconsin 2009 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2000 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2009 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2001 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1996 truck]

Narrow stacked letters (e)

[Wisconsin undated truck]

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[Wisconsin 2009 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2009 truck]

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[Wisconsin undated truck]

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[Wisconsin 2011 truck]

Straggler with 11 sticker. (at)

[Wisconsin 2009 truck]

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[Wisconsin 1997 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2009 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2001 truck]

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In 2000; coinciding with the change to the "black-letter" base, truck plates began using stickers for weight class identification and followed a single numbering series with no coding. All-numeric plates were issued from 100001 to 999999, followed by a two-alpha series from AA to AV and from DG on. The intermediate letter blocks were apparently skipped to avoid conflicts with temporary plates, which also used an AB 1234 format at the time.

[Wisconsin 2012 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2001 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2011 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2009 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2010 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2009 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2012 truck]

Repaint. Egad. (at)

[Wisconsin 2011 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2010 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2009 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2006 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2009 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2009 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2009 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2009 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2009 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2010 truck]

Q appeared in the F and G series. (at)

[Wisconsin 2010 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2011 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2012 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2012 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2014 truck]

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[Wisconsin 2011 personalized truck]

Personalized (at)

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