USED CAR DEALER 1993-2013 The prefix range for used car dealers is DLA to DZZ.
Standard plates are issued in the DLA-00oo format.
Courtesy plates are issued in the DLA 0oo format (without a dash).
Regular plates have sequential prefixes; courtesy plates have random prefixes.
1992 BASE
In 1992, there was another general reissue of dealer plates.   All previous bases were replaced.
I, O, and Q are used on dealer plates.

Plates are listed alphabetically by prefix.



DL, DN, DO, DP, DR, DS, DZ
prefixes known.

1994
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1998
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1997
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2006Jeff Fazekas
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

1993Lee Madigan
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

1995Lee Madigan
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2002
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2003
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New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2002Lee Madigan
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

1999/2004
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1994
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2011
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New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

1996Lee Madigan
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

1998Lee Madigan
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate


Dealer car numbers started using a leading zero around 1997.

1998Lee Madigan
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2011
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2000
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1999
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2001
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New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2007/2011
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2001Lee Madigan
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2002Lee Madigan
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate


New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2003Jeff Fazekas
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2004Jeff Fazekas
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2005
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

1997Lee Madigan
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate


DZW-75 SERIES
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate


New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate


New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate


New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate


New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate


Courtesy Dealer

2001Lee Madigan
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2005Jeff Fazekas
Slightly crooked numbers
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate


2002Lee Madigan
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

1998Lee Madigan
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

1997/98Lee Madigan
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

1997/98Joe Wasielewski
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

1997Lee Madigan
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2007

2000/07/08Jeff Fazekas
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

AVERY BASE
3M2 BASE
The Avery base was first issued around 2001-2002.   All previous bases remain valid.
It's difficult to see where the Avery base stopped and the 3M2 base started, so they are listed together.

Plates are listed alphabetically by prefix.



DL, DM, DN, DP, DQ, DR, DS, DZ
prefixes known.


New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate


New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate


New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate


New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2010
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2003Jeff Fazekas
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate


New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2006Jeff Fazekas
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

NJ map missing
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2005
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate


New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate


New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2002Lee Madigan
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2007
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2009NJ map missing
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2008
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

NJ map missing
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2004DTC is reserved for VEH CONV
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

AVERY 02 BASE
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2006
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2010NJ map missing
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2008
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2010same plate from 2008
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2002AVERY
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2003
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

Highest dealer code DZZ-99
Steve Salit
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate


Courtesy Dealer

2007
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2007Jeff Fazekas
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate




SEQUENTIAL ISSUES
Starting in 2002, after the DLA-DZZ prefixed were exhausted, plates with a DLx suffix started appearing.
DLA through DLF are on the Avery base; DLL and higher are on the 3M2 base.

At this point it became possible to track sequential issues by suffix.

2003
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2003
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2003Jeff Fazekas
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2005
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2006
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2006
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2006
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2007
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2008
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2008/09
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2009
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2009
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2009Extra NJ map
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2010
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2010
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2010
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2010
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2011
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2011Cool DLR suffix
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2011
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(2011)
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate


Registration stickers were eliminated by New Jersey as of August 1, 2010.
The last stickered used car dealer plates may be in the DLX series.

2011
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2011
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2011
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2009 HELIX BASE  


New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2011
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New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate


New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate


New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

Missing NJ map
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate


New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate


New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate


New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate


New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2011
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2011
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2010
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New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate


New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2011
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Courtesy Dealer

Prefix out of range
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

Prefix out of range
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SEQUENTIAL ISSUES
High number DLZ plates (on the helix base) have different spacing.
The car number is centered and the elements are widely spaced.

51-DLZ (above) has normal spacing ... 65-DLZ has wide spacing.

2012
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2012
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2012
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2012
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2012
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The wide spacing continued until 99-DLZ.
The DM- suffix was reached in January 2012.

2012
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2012
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2012
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2012
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2012
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2013
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2013
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2014
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2014
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2014Steve Salit
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate


The first known instances of the 00-DLAoo pattern were seen in 2012 - with and without the NJ map.
This will become the standard numbering pattern starting in 2014 with the flat plates.

2012
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2012
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2012
New Jersey Used Car Dealer License Plate

2012
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2013
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2013
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2013
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