Up until the 50s they were exactly that, number plates.
NSW had the common 2, 4 & 6 digit jobs (as well as other combos) that you still see today.
In SA, you used to buy a backing plate, then buy the numbers that had tabs on the back which went thru slots & were bent over to retain them. Just perfect for a james bond style number plate change :-) after an armed robbery, petrol driveoff etc etc...... In later years they were stamped, but they were still sold at the "corner store". You could go through a box & pick out a combo you liked if it was in there.
My cars not on fire, that's just the tyres.
Wog Boy???!! 100 grand???!!! I have EXILR8 -- exilerate. I wonder what that would go for after looking at those!!
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