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Assemblyman Mike Gatto's vintage license plates are stamped out



The California DMV is taking preorders for three different classic designs under the state's new legacy license plate program. Any plate that receives at least 7,500 preorders by Jan. 1, 2015, will be made available to motorists for $50 — it's the same cost for sequential and vanity plates.
The California DMV is taking preorders for three different classic designs under the state's new legacy license plate program. Any plate that receives at least 7,500 preorders by Jan. 1, 2015, will be made available to motorists for $50 — it's the same cost for sequential and vanity plates.
Mashup of images from California Department of Motor Vehicles

We get letters:

I read an article of yours online about the new California vintage license plates in which you said that the letters and numbers on the new plates will be raised, not flat. I’ve seen contradictory information about this and am wondering if you know any more about it now that the yellow on black plates are being issued. If the letters and numbers are raised, does this include the “California” at the top or only the actual license number? Thanks so much for your help. — Jane R., Berkeley

And we get action ... from the license plate bill's sponsor, Assemblyman Mike Gatto:

-----Original Message-----
From: Gatto, Mike
To: Rabe, John

Stamped metal, using the original molds!

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