For last 49 years, my Bug was registered in California with the original black with yellow letter license plates as "YBP 581". Those plates, combined with the original dealer ("Riverside Econo") frames, were just part of what of my Bug's identity.
Today was a short workday for me, so I went out and removed the plates and frames this afternoon. It's been a long time since I last removed them....
The "after" shot. The next set of plates she will have will be Wyoming plates. I'm contemplating the plate frames to use. I could very well use the Econo plate frames, as she was first sold by Econo. Another option I'm considering are the new plate frames from HotVWs magazine:
I've still not made up my mind, so stick around to see what it ends up with!
-- the VDub Geek