Today, collecting antiques is a popular hobby. Many collectors have an eclectic mix of interesting and old times, ranging from furniture to dishes or toys. Some collectors opt to collect a specific type of item such as license plates. Still others narrow their collection, even further, by state and collect only vintage Illinois license plates.
There are many reasons that people choose to collect vintage Illinois license plates. Compared to other antiques they are reasonably priced making it an affordable hobby, they are small and easy to display, and best of all-no two are alike, making each collection completely unique.
Collectors find the the thrill of looking for their small metal treasures to be the best part of collecting. For them, searching for and finding a vintage Illinois license plate, is a rewarding hobby.