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2018 Shannons Melbourne Autumn Classic Auction

Event:  2018 Shannons Melbourne Autumn Classic Auction Date:  Monday 30th April 2018 @ 7pm Location:  40 Corporate Drive, Heatherton, Victoria Thirteen Victorian heritage number plates were offered at this auction, with all plates selling under the hammer. The standout was 101, which was tipped to set a record price for a 3-digit plate.  It didn’t disappoint,…
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2018 Shannons Sydney Autumn Auction

Event:  2018 Shannons Sydney Autumn Classic Auction Date:  Monday 12 March 2018 Location:  65 Reserve Road, St Leonards, NSW.   Thirty NSW heritage plates were auctioned and sold at this auction, including nineteen 3-digit, ten 4-digit and one 5-digit plate. Shannons auction venue was packed to capacity with a significant percentage of the attendees there…
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For Sale – Heritage Number Plate Spotting

After running Facebook’s leading heritage plate page for the last four years, I am now seeking offers for it. I love running the page, having built it from nothing, but I need to spend more time on my business and less time on Facebook. The page has over 6,000 fans, many of whom are heritage…
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2018 Shannons Melbourne Late Summer Classic Auction

Event:  2018 Shannons Melbourne Late Summer Classic Auction Date:  Monday 19th February 2018 @ 7pm Location:  40 Corporate Drive, Heatherton, Victoria Fourteen Victorian heritage number plates were offered at this auction, with all plates selling under the hammer. The standout was 124, which was tipped to be the first 3-digit plate to reach quarter-of-a-million dollars…
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Top 10 Heritage Plate Sightings of 2017

Thanks to everyone who submitted photos of heritage plates to our Facebook page in 2017. I’ve put together a list of the top 10 spots from across the year based on the number of likes. Sit back and enjoy some of the best heritage number plate sightings from the year… 10. Kicking off the list…
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Victoria’s V-Series Plates

Back in 2008 Victoria very nearly ended up with a second series of enamel plates. Whilst they were not heritage plates, they were produced with an enamel finish and used the same unique font as proper Victorian heritage plates. They used a reverse ‘V’ at the start of each plate to differentiate them from the…
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2017 Shannons Sydney Spring Classic Auction

Event:  2017 Shannons Sydney Spring Classic Auction Date:  Monday 13 November 2017 Location:  65 Reserve Road, St Leonards, NSW. Just three NSW heritage plates were offered at this auction, including one 4-digit plate and two 5-digit plates. Unlike most plates offered at Shannons auction, 7970 was a privately owned plate rather than a newly released…
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2017 Shannons Melbourne Summer Classic Auction

Event:  2017 Shannons Melbourne Summer Classic Auction Date:  Monday 27th November 2017 @ 7pm Location:  40 Corporate Drive, Heatherton, Victoria Eleven Victorian heritage number plates were offered at this auction, including five 3-digit plates, four 4-digit plates and two 5-digit plates. Last night’s auction saw a slight cooling of prices, following huge gains over the…
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2017 South Australian Numeric Number Plate Auction

Event:  South Australian Numeric Number Plate Auction Date:  8 May 2017 Location:  Grays Online Over 100 South Australian historic number plates were offered at this auction. Included were six 3-digit plates and dozens of 4, 5 and 6-digit plates.  Too many to count… The 3-digit results are detailed below, along with a couple of the…
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2017 Shannons Melbourne Spring Classic Auction

Event:  2017 Shannons Melbourne Spring Classic Auction Date:  Monday 25th September 2017 @ 7pm Location:  40 Corporate Drive, Heatherton, Victoria My question in the lead up to this auction was whether or not the extraordinarily high pricing from the previous auction could be maintained. The answer – a massive yes. Thirteen Victorian heritage plates were…
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