CALIFORNIA: YOM License Plate TABS and TOPPERS FOR SALE - Go Here to See Pictures of Our Items

Old California tabs for sale that you can use for the California Year of Manufacture Program. We also have some nice reproductions of the vintage license plate toppers.

Click on the images to see larger pictures and complete descriptions. Please scroll down the page to see more of our tabs and attachments. Feel free to call us at 503-585-3497, if you have any questions, or if you have any difficulty using the "add to cart" purchasing process.

All tabs are mailed via USPS Priority Mail in small boxes for safer shipping.

Most of our SOLD items are at the bottom of the page, or on the next page. To see more California tabs, click here to visit our Ruby Lane website.

Old 1919 California License Plate Star Attachments Tabs
$80.00
California license plate star tabs, 1919 attachments, with matching numbers. These can go on old porcelain California license plates for the Year of Manufacture Program. Please click on image to see a larger photo: there are scratches, dark areas where the paint has worn off, and some surface rust on each tab. These will be mailed via USPS priority mail, in a box, with plenty of bubble-wrap.
Old 1942 California License Plate Tab
$50.00
1942 California license plate attachment that attaches to a base 1941 plate. Would be great for a collector or YOM. Please click on image to see a larger picture. This tab has some missing paint, scratches, some spots of faded yellow paint, and areas of dark discoloration. Please let us know if you would like additional pictures of these areas.
Vintage California 1943 Victory V Tab
Vintage 1943 California victory tab. You can use this with the YOM program or it would be great for a collector to complete a California series for 1943.

Please click on image to see a larger picture. This tab has scattered scratches and areas where the paint has worn off.

1943 California V Victory Tab
$60.00
Vintage 1943 California V Victory tab in pretty good condition. Please click on image to see a larger picture. This tab has small scattered scratches, frame marks, and some small bubbles on the edge.
1943 California V Tab
$50.00
Old V-tab, 1943 California license plate victory tab. Please click on image to see a larger picture. This tab has scratches, surface rust, and areas where the paint has rubbed off.
1944 California Decal Sticker NOS
$85.00

1944 California windshield sticker (sometimes called a decal) - great for stamp collectors, too. This is a New Old Stock sticker, meaning made back in 1944, but never used. Please click on image to see a larger picture. There area couple very light, small scratches on the upper right corner. This sticker measures 3" by 2-1/2". We have temporarily covered up some of the serial numbers to prevent unauthorized copying of the image.

Vintage 1946 California License Plate Metal Year Tab
$75.00
Hard-to-find 1946 metal tab that attaches to a vintage 1945 California license plate. If you have a 1946 model year vehicle, this can be used on an approved 1945 base plate for the Year of Manufacture Program.

Please click on image to see a larger photo - there are bolt marks, scattered scratches, and some small areas where the metal is showing through.

1946 California Tab
$50.00
Old California tab, 1946, that attaches to a vintage 1945 California license plate. Please click on image to see a larger photo - this tab has faded somewhat and there are bolt marks, and scattered scratches.
Vintage California Tab 1948
$40.00
1948 California tab that attaches to your vintage 1947 California license plate. If you have a 1948 model year vehicle, this can be used on an approved 1947 base plate for the Year of Manufacture Program. Please click on image to see a larger photo. This tab has several scratches and spots of discoloration.
California YOM Metal Attachments for Stickers
$20.00
For California stickers: YOM metal attachments. These bolt to your existing plate and you can attach an additional sticker on each one. They measure 2-3/4" by 2-3/4" at the longest points.

Please click on image to see a larger picture. Because most of these tabs end up being painted, they've been "tumbled" together during the manufacturing process to create many scattered scratches, which will help the paint stick to the bare aluminum. Note: these are sold as a pair, so we will include 2 of these per order.


Old California Tab 1948
$65.00
Vintage 1948 California license plate tab that attaches to your old 1947 California license plate. If you have a 1948 model year vehicle, this can be used on an approved 1947 base plate for the Year of Manufacture Program.

Please click on image to see a larger photo. This tab has scattered scratches and areas/spots of discoloration. The small wrap-around tab is bent back behind the tab.

Old 1948 California License Plate Tab
$75.00
1948 California license plate tab that attaches to a vintage 1947 California license plate. If you have a 1948 model year vehicle, this can be used on an approved 1947 base plate for the Year of Manufacture Program. Please click on image to see a larger photo. This tab has a bolt mark, and scattered scratches. The small wrap-around tab is bent back behind the tab.
1948 California Tabs
$110.00
Vintage California tabs, 1948 (with matching serial numbers) that attach to your 1947 California license plates. If you have a 1948 model year vehicle, these can be used on approved 1947 base plates for the Year of Manufacture Program. Please click on image to see a larger photo. These tabs have scattered scratches, light and dark spots, bolt marks, and cloudy areas.
1949 California License Plate Tabs
$125.00
Vintage 1949 California metal year tabs that attach to 1947 California license plates for the Year of Manufacture Program. These do have a few scratches, but appear to be new old stock (made back in 1949, but never mounted).

Please click on image to see a much larger photo. These tabs have some light scratches and some scattered dark spots.

Old 1949 California License Plate Tabs
$150.00
1949 California year tabs, new old stock, for use with your base 1947 California license plates. Please click on the smaller image to see a larger picture as there are some scattered scratches.**
Vintage 1949 California License Plate Corner Tabs
$125.00
Old 1949 California metal tabs that attach to vintage 1947 license plates. If you have a 1949 vehicle, these can be used on approved 1947 California base plates for the Year of Manufacture Program.

Please click on image to see a larger photo. These tabs have a few scratches, some scattered dark spots, and a light bolt mark.

Vintage California Tab 1952
$25.00
1952 California tab that attaches to your vintage 1951 California license plate. If you have a 1952 model year vehicle, this can be used on an approved 1951 base plate for the Year of Manufacture Program. Please click on image to see a larger photo. This tab has some scratches, spots of surface rust, and what looks like an area of old white paint on the right side.
Old 1952 California License Plate Metal Year Tab, 3846694
$40.00
1952 metal year tab that attaches to a vintage 1951 California license plate. If you have a 1952 model year vehicle, this can be used on an approved 1951 base plate for the Year of Manufacture Program. Please click on image to see a larger photo. This tab has a few scratches and small spots of surface rust.
1953 California Tab
$30.00
Old 1953 California metal tab that attaches to a vintage 1951 California license plate. If you have a 1953 model year vehicle, this can be used on an approved 1951 base plate for the Year of Manufacture Program. Please click on image to see a larger photo. This tab has a few small scratches, and a boltmark. There are also some spots of surface rust inside the rim. The small wrap-around tab is bent back behind the year tab.
Vintage 1953 California License Plate Tab
$30.00
1953 metal year tab that attaches to a vintage 1951 California license plate. If you have a 1953 model year vehicle, this can be used on an approved 1951 base plate for the Year of Manufacture Program. Please click on image to see a larger photo. This tab has a few small scratches, and a boltmark. The small wrap-around tab is bent back behind the year tab.
1953 California Tabs YOM
California license plate tabs, 1953, New Old Stock, that attach to vintage 1951 California license plates. If you have a 1953 model year vehicle, these can be used on approved 1951 base plates for the Year of Manufacture Program. Please click on image to see a larger photo: one serial number was printed a little crooked, and there are some small scattered nicks. These will be mailed via USPS priority mail, in a box, with plenty of bubble-wrap.
Old California Tabs 1953
$80.00
1953 California license plate tabs, with matching numbers, that attach to your 1951 California license plates. If you have a 1953 model year vehicle, these can be used on approved 1951 base plates for the Year of Manufacture Program. Please click on image to see a larger photo: there are several scratches, areas of surface rust, and each tab is a little discolored. The paint is flaking off on the smaller wrap-around tabs.
Old 1953 California License Plate Metal Tabs
$100.00
Old 1953 metal tabs, with matching numbers, that attach to vintage 1951 California license plates. If you have a 1953 model year vehicle, these can be used on approved 1951 base plates for the Year of Manufacture Program. Please click on image to see a larger photo: there are several scattered scratches, and some small areas of surface rust on each of the tabs. These will be mailed via USPS priority mail, in a box, with plenty of bubble-wrap.
YOM California License Plate Tab 1954
$40.00
YOM California tab, 1954, that attaches to your vintage 1951 California license plate.

**Please click on image to see a larger photo, there are scratches, missing paint, surface rust, and discoloration. The small wrap-around tab is bent back behind the tab. If you have a 1954 model year vehicle, this can be used on an approved 1951 base plate for the Year of Manufacture Program.

California Corner Tab, 1954
$75.00
California 1954 metal year tab that attaches to a vintage 1951 California license plate. If you have a 1954 model year vehicle, this can be used on an approved 1951 base plate for the Year of Manufacture Program. Please click on image to see a larger photo, as there are some scratches on the tab. The small wrap-around tab is bent back behind the tab.
Old 1954 California License Plate Tab
$60.00
1954 California tab that attaches to your vintage 1951 California license plate. If you have a 1954 model year vehicle, this can be used on an approved 1951 base plate for the Year of Manufacture Program. Please click on image to see a larger photo, there are some scratches and spots of surface rust on the tab.
Vintage California Motorcycle License Plate Year Tab, 1955, YOM, 0023536
Here is a very nice and very hard-to-find 1955 metal year tab for use with your base 1951 California motorcycle license plate for the Year of Manufacture Program (YOM). Please click on the smaller image to see a larger picture as there are some very light bolt marks.
Vintage 1955 California Tab YOM
$40.00
Old California license plate tab, 1955, that attaches to a vintage 1951 California license plate. If you have a 1955 model year vehicle, this can be used on an approved 1951 base plate for the Year of Manufacture Program (in 1955, only one tab was issued California). Please click on image to see a larger photo. There is a metal crease in the lower left corner, some scratches, and spots of surface rust. The small wrap-around tab is bent back behind the tab.
1955 California Tab YOM
$40.00
Old 1955 California license plate tab that attaches to a vintage 1951 California license plate. If you have a 1955 model year vehicle, this can be used on an approved 1951 base plate for the Year of Manufacture Program. Please click on image to see a larger photo. There are some small spots/areas of surface rust. The small metal tab is partially bent back behind the tab.
Old California Tab, 1955
$40.00
Vintage 1955 California license plate tab that attaches to your old 1951 California license plate. If you have a 1955 model year vehicle, this can be used on an approved 1951 base plate for the Year of Manufacture Program. Please click on image to see a larger photo. There are some scratches and spots of surface rust, and a shallow metal crease under the serial number. The small wrap around tab is bent back behind the tab.
Vintage California Tab 1955 YOM
$65.00
1955 California tab that attaches to a vintage 1951 California license plate. If you have a 1955 model year vehicle, this can be used on your approved 1951 base plate for the Year of Manufacture Program. Please click on image to see a larger photo. There are some scratches on this one.
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