use the new ‘blog’-EUROPLATEBLOG

The Belgian Congo/DRC has one of the longest lists of different international ovals, starting with CB during the Belgian administration and then, RCL, CGO, ZR and ZRE, to DRC today (in which the ‘D’ amusingly abbreviates the concept ‘Democratic!).     This RCL was photographed in Cannes during the early 1970s by VB on that great African car, the Peugeot 404.      The front plate was a normal, yellow on blue, pressed  ?Howoco? plate, but the rear plate had been lost and replaced by this well-painted version.

Does the Consular Corps oval suggest that Congo had not established a special plate series for Consular in those years?

One of many Congo ovals-RCL – Republic of Congo – Leopoldville (later Kinshasa)            Brumby archive


Here is a new concept by means of which we can liaise with each other at will, on any subjects we choose.    A mail system between members, starting from the RPWO web site.

The (WordPress-hosted) blog site can also be set to allow outsiders to read our correspondence and to contribute comments if they please.    We might derive useful information or images from exposing our odd hobby to others!

Entries to a blog are kept permanently, in date order, enabling subjects to be re-visited if required – say, before adding new information.

Just log in here and write your first post!

That’s all!


2 Responses to use the new ‘blog’-EUROPLATEBLOG

  1. alpca4266 says:

    Greetings all………..I’ve finally signed up, and not before time. I look forward to many fruitful reports and correspondence from all you other blokes out there in Platedom

  2. platepeter says:

    Hello ! ..I also have signed up, but I am currently not yet able to post an article .. or is it only possible for me to read and give comments to the postings..

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