1947 Virginia License Plates Up for auction is a pair of 1947 Virginia License Plates, No. 393-230. They are very, very nice used plates. The plates are aluminum with black painted letters. A little of the black paint has worn off a couple of the numbers, but they look great just the way they are. These plates have no extra holes or bends, they are perfectly straight - just a couple little indentations w the screws held them on. You'll be very happy with these plates. Happy bidding.