COMMERCIAL 1918-1960 The first year for commercial plates was 1918.
1918-1938

1918
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1918

1918
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1918

1919
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1919


The use of the "X" prefix began in 1920, and continues today.

1920
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1920

1921
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1921

1922
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1922

1923
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1923

1924
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1924

1924
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1924


The "A" suffix was only used for overflow in 1924.

7-digit plates were used from 1925 to 1930.

1925
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1925

1925
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1925

1926
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1926

1926
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1926

1927
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1927

1927
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1927

1928
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1928

1928
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1928

1929
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1929

1929
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1929

1930
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1930

1930Repaint
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1930

1930
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1930


Starting in 1931, the 7-digit plates were discontinued, and the 1/X prefix was used for numbers over X99999.

1931
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1931

1931
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1931

1931Repaint
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1931

1932
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1932

1932
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1932

1933
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1933

1933
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1933

1934
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1934

1935
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1935

1935
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1935

1936
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1936

1937
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1937

1937
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1937

1938
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1938

1938
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1938

1939-1951X/D 100 - X/Z 9999
1939 started the era of smaller plates with a stacked prefix.
X/D and higher were used for commercial plates (X/A through X/C were reserved for farmers).

1939
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1939

1939
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1939

1940
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1940

1941
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1941

1942
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1942

1943
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1943

1944
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1944

1945
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1945

1945
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1945

1946
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1946

1947
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1947

1947
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1947

1948
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1948

1949
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1949

1950
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1950

1951
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1951

1952 BASEX/A 100 - X/Z 9999
X/A A100 - X/N Z999 (?)
In 1951, the numbering changed and commercial plates started with X/A.
The 1952 plates were multi-year, starting with the X/A prefix and going to X/Z 9999.
Once X/Z 9999 was reached, the pattern changed to X/A A100.

1951
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1951

1952
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1952

1953
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1953

1954
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1954

1955
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1955

1955
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1955

1956
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1956

1957
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1957

1957
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1957

1958
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1958

1958
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1958

1959
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1959

1960
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1960

1960
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1960


Highest number known on this base is X/N J428.
1957 BASEX/O A100 (?) - X/X K215 (?)
In 1957, the plates were re-sized to 6 x 12 inches and the numbering continued from the 1952 base, probably starting at X/O A100.

1957
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1957

1957
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1957

1958
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1958

1959
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1959

1959Dave Zullo
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1959

1960
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1960

1960
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1960

1960
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1960

1960
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1960


In late 1959, a few commercial plates were made with the "N. J." on the bottom, with new thinner dies like the upcoming tan 1960 base.
They were also made of aluminum, whereas the earlier plates were steel.
The steel plates with the stacked NJ stopped sometime after X/W C764, and the new aluminum plates started before X/W F273.

1960John Willard
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1960

1960
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1960

1960
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1960

1960
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1960

1960
New Jersey Commercial Truck License Plate 1960


The highest number known on this base is X/X K215.