Can I recover the plate from a long-scrapped car?

My late father owned an Austin 7 Ruby, many years ago. I now know it has been scrapped, I would love to own the number plate for personal reasons, is there any chance it can be issued?

Asked on 26 September 2012 by eddie mortlock

Answered by Honest John
The reg has to be on a car with a current MoT and tax or on a retention certificate. You could try to source it from a registrations dealer.
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