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Meet the people who collect license plates

Collectors create vast displays to reflect the swap meet’s theme. This time’s theme was “error plates” that had mistakes on them. (Jordan Pascale/WAMU/DCist)
Collectors create vast displays to reflect the swap meet’s theme. This time’s theme was “error plates” that had mistakes on them. (Jordan Pascale/WAMU/DCist)

There are a lot of collectors out there; People collect coins, antiques, stamps, etc. One group has found a passion for collecting rectangle tins, also known as license plates.

Jordan Pascale of WAMU went to a license plate meet and swap to find out more.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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