Reader Steve Hinshaw bought this Volkswagen, and actually went to the trouble of tracking down the original owner, who gave him this old photo:
We know it's a long shot, but Steve and I would love to see the original plate restored to the vehicle. (Alaska's Year of Manufacture license plate rules allow this.)
If you have the 1962 Alaskan license plate with the number LT 2-487, drop me a note. Crazier things have happened!