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1952 - 1956

From "List of License Plates Assigned to Agencies - 1952" (Division of Motor Vehicles)
These prefixes were for the A/A 000 and A/A 00A series initially issued in 1952.

COUNTY CODES 1952
AA-AL = Atlantic HA-IZ = Hudson MA-MZ = Monmouth SI-SU = Somerset WT-WZ = Hunterdon
AM-AZ = Burlington JA-JZ = Essex NA-NZ = Union SV-SZ = Sussex YA-YN = Passaic
BA-BZ = Bergen KA-KZ = Middlesex PA-PZ = Passaic UA-UZ = Union ZA-ZK = Gloucester
CA-CZ = Camden LA-LS = Mercer RA-RZ = Bergen VA-VT = Morris
expanded to VZ after 1952
ZL-ZV = Cumberland
EA-FZ = Essex LT-LZ = Ocean SA-SH = Salem WA-WH = Warren ZW-ZZ = Cape May


In 1952, new plates were issued with slots for validation tabs.
The initial allocation of plates documented for 1952 were A/A 000, then A/A 00A, and finally A/A 0000.

After the initial 1952 plates were exhausted, the additional numbering patterns of A/A 0A0 and then A/A A00 were used.
The plates issued after the initial 1952 allocations are denoted as '1952+' below.

1952 - 19561952: A/A 000, A/A 00A, A/A 0000
1953-56: A/A 0A0, A/A A00, A/A 0000

1952/53Atlantic
New Jersey License Plate 1953

1952/54Burlington
New Jersey License Plate 1954

1952/56Bergen
New Jersey License Plate 1956

1952/56Bergen
New Jersey License Plate 1956

1952/56Bergen
New Jersey License Plate 1956

1952+Camden
New Jersey License Plate 1954

1952+/54Essex
New Jersey License Plate 1954

1952Essex
New Jersey License Plate 1952

1952+/54Hudson
New Jersey License Plate 1954

1952+/55Hudson
New Jersey License Plate 1955

1952+Hudson
New Jersey License Plate 1952

1952Essex
New Jersey License Plate 1952

1952+/54Essex
New Jersey License Plate 1954

1952+/53Mercer
New Jersey License Plate 1953

1952/55Monmouth
New Jersey License Plate 1955

1952/56Monmouth
New Jersey License Plate 1956

1952Union
New Jersey License Plate 1952

1952+Union
New Jersey License Plate 1952

1952+Passaic
New Jersey License Plate 1952

1952/56Bergen
New Jersey License Plate 1956

1952Somerset
New Jersey License Plate 1952

1952/56Sussex
New Jersey License Plate 1954

1952Union
New Jersey License Plate 1952

1952/56Morris
New Jersey License Plate 1956

1952/56Morris
New Jersey License Plate 1956

1952/53Hunterdon
New Jersey License Plate 1953

1952+/56Gloucester
New Jersey License Plate 1956

1952Cumberland
New Jersey License Plate 1952

1952+/55Cape May
New Jersey License Plate 1955

1952+Cape May
New Jersey License Plate 1952

1952Cape May
New Jersey License Plate 1952




The longe-sized A/A 0000 plates were issued in at least twelve counties.
They had the stacked 2-letter prefix followed by 4 digits.

After the initial allcations in 1952, there were additional plates issued beyond the original ranges (and at least one new county issued long plates).
The ranges issued in 1952 and any overflow plates issued after 1952 are documented in the table below.

County 1952 1953-1956
Burlington (none) AM1000 - AM2845
Bergen BA1000 - BE9999 (none known)
Camden CA1000 - CC6999 CC7000 - CE1786
Essex EA1000 - EH5999 (none known)
Hudson HA1000 - HC9999 HD1000 - HF3818
Middlesex KA1000 - KA2999 KA3000 - KA3121
Mercer LA1000 - LB8999 (none known)
Ocean LT1000 - LT3999 LT4000 - LT4009
Monmouth MA1000 - MB9999 MC1000 - MC2603
Union UA1000 - UB4999 (none known)
Cumberland ZL1000 - ZL5499 (none known)
Cape May ZW1000 - ZW3499 (none known)


1952+/56Burlington
New Jersey License Plate 1956

1952/53Bergen
New Jersey License Plate 1953

1952Camden
New Jersey License Plate 1952

1952+/56Camden
New Jersey License Plate 1956

1952Essex
New Jersey License Plate 1952

1952/54Essex
New Jersey License Plate 1954

1952+Essex
New Jersey License Plate 1952

1952+Hudson
New Jersey License Plate 1952

1952+/56Middlesex
New Jersey License Plate 1956

1952/53Mercer
New Jersey License Plate 1953

1952+Ocean
New Jersey License Plate 1952

1952Monmouth
New Jersey License Plate 1952

1952+/56Monmouth
New Jersey License Plate 1956

1952Union
New Jersey License Plate 1952

1952Cape MayFirst long format plate
issued in Cape May !

New Jersey License Plate 1952

1952/53Cape Mayetsy.com
New Jersey License Plate 1953


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