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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 Thirteen Victorian heritage plates will be offered at this auction, including six 3-digit plates, four 4-digit plates and three 5-digit plates. The last Victorian auction saw prices drastically higher than normal for random 3-digit plates,…
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2017 Shannons Sydney Winter Classic Auction

Event:  2017 Shannons Sydney Summer Classic Auction & Rare Number Plates Date:  Monday 28 August 2017 Location:  65 Reserve Road, St Leonards, NSW. I don’t usually fly interstate to attend the Shannons auctions, but when a single digit plate is being auctioned for the first time in a decade, and the expected result will set…
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2017 Shannons Melbourne Winter Classic Auction

Event:  2017 Shannons Melbourne Winter Classic Auction Date:  17 July 2017 @ 7pm Location:  40 Corporate Drive, Heatherton, Victoria Last night saw something of a resetting of pricing for Victorian 3-digit heritage plates. 203 was always expected to be strong, and didn’t disappoint with a figure of $170,000. The big surprises where 439 and 586…
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2017 Shannons Melbourne Autumn Classic Auction

Event:  2017 Shannons Melbourne Autumn Classic Auction Date:  8 May 2017 @ 7pm Location:  40 Corporate Drive, Heatherton, Victoria Thirteen Victorian heritage plates were offered at this auction, with all selling under the hammer on the night. The standout plate was always going to be 282, and it didn’t disappoint, selling for $170,000. This is a record…
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2017 Shannons Melbourne Late Summer Classic Auction

Event:  2017 Shannons Melbourne Late Summer Classic Auction Date:  27 February 2017 @ 7pm Location:  40 Corporate Drive, Heatherton, Victoria (new location!) Eleven Victorian heritage plates were offered at this auction, with all selling under the hammer on the night. The 3-digit results were strong, with all plates besides 419 achieving prices of $70,000 or…
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2017 Shannons Sydney Summer Classic Auction & Rare Number Plates

Event:  2017 Shannons Sydney Summer Classic Auction & Rare Number Plates Date:  Monday 6 February 2017 Location:  65 Reserve Road, St Leonards, NSW. Over $2 million worth of NSW heritage plates sold at last night’s huge Shannons auction, when 30 plates went under the hammer. Predictably the lowest number fetched the highest price, with 243 selling…
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2016 Shannons Melbourne Summer Classic Auction

Event:  2016 Shannons Melbourne Summer Classic Auction Date:  5 December 2016 Location:  321 Warrigal Road, Cheltenham, Victoria Eleven Victorian heritage plates were offered at this auction, with all selling on the night. The standout was 780 which managed a very impressive $90,000.  The rest of the 3-digit plates achieved fairly standard results. 5-digit plates managed good results,…
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2016 Shannons Melbourne Spring Classic Auction

Event:  2016 Shannons Melbourne Spring Classic Auction Date:  19 September 2016 Location:  321 Warrigal Road, Cheltenham, Victoria Fifteen Victorian heritage plates sold under the hammer at this auction, with most selling for comfortably more than the price guides. The standouts included 20000 selling for $32,000, which is quite possibly a record price for a 5-digit at auction.  111444 at…
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2016 Shannons Melbourne Winter Classic Auction

Event:  2016 Shannons Melbourne Winter Classic Auction Date:  11 July 2016 Location:  321 Warrigal Road, Cheltenham, Victoria Thirteen Victorian heritage plates were offered at this auction, with the highlight of the night being the 2-digit plate 21 which sold for $530,000. The previous record for a Victorian heritage plate auctioned by Shannons was $322,000 for 47 back in 2007. The full…
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2016 Shannons Sydney Late Autumn Classic Auction

Event:  2016 Shannons Sydney Late Autumn Classic Auction Date:  30 May 2016 Location:  65 Reserve Road, St Leonards, NSW. Nine NSW heritage plates were offered at this auction, made up of six 3-digit plates, 2 4-digit plates and one 5-digit plate. The results were fairly consistent with recent auctions, although the stand-out was 88899.  At $55,000…
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