Aug 25 2011

Updating Eric Taylor’s Census of Long Island Motor Parkway License Plates


For several years, Eric Taylor has been documenting existing Long Island Motor Parkway license plates on his website page Long Island Motor Parkway Porcelain Census . Here are four new plates to add to Eric's census and five missing and color-correct plate images:



New Motor Parkway Plates for the Census

 

This 1928 plate was one of four #25 plates issued to the National Highway Association, which promoted good highways.



 

1929 Plate




 



 

1934 Plates



Missing Images and Color Correct-Plates for the Census

 

 

1931 Plates



 

 

1932 Plates- Likely originally owned by one driver with two automobiles



 

1937 plate issued to William K. Vanderbilt Jr. currently owned by the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum




From 1912 to 1937, an estimated 7,400 Long Island Motor Parkway license plates were manufactured including 6,700 regular plates and 700 golf club plates. Here are the known surviving plates. If you have a Motor Parkway plate that is not listed, please send a jpeg to me at Howard@Kroplick.com .

Motor Parkway License Plate Census- Updated: April 27, 2016

 

......... Regular Color.........

...........Combo...............# Known Quantity


1912....White & Red..................................0

1913....White/Blue....................................0

1914....Red/White.....................................0

1915.....Black/Yellow.................................0

1916.....Yellow/Black.................................0

1917.....Black/White..................................0

1918.....White/Blue....................................1

1919.....Brown/White.................................0

1920.....Yellow/Black.................................0

1921.....Black/Green..................................0

1922.....Unknown.......................................0

1923.....White/Blue....................................0

1924.....Red/White....................................3

 

 

 

1925.....Blue/Gray.....................................1

 

 

 

1926.....Green/White................................ 1

 

 

 

1927.....Orange/Blue.................................1

 

 

 

1928.....Red/White....................................8

 

 

 

1928.....Yellow/Green (Golf).....................2

 

1929.....Black/White............................... .6

 

 

 

1929.....Blue/White (Golf)..........................2

 

 

 

1930.....Red/White....................................8

#25 belonged to the National Highway Association

 

 

1930.....Black/Yellow (Golf) ......................1

 

 

 

1931.....Red/White.....................................11

 

 

 

1931.....Blue/White (Golf)..........................1

 

 

 

1932.....White/Black..................................11

#158 belonged  to E.F. Hutton

 

 

1932.....White/Green (Golf)........................2

 

 

 

1933.....White/Orange................................3

 

 

 

1934.....Blue/White....................................8

 

 

 

1935.....Black /Red....................................3

#1 belonged to stockbroker Joseph Grier

 

 

1937.....Blue/White....................................7

#100 belonged to William K.Vanderbilt, Jr.

 

 

 

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............Total............................................80





Links to related posts on VanderbiltCupRaces.com

Archives: Long Island Motor Parkway License Plates

Article “The License Plates of the Vanderbilt Long Island Motor Parkway”

Insight Into Long Island Motor Parkway License Plates

Archives: Vanderbilia


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