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Category Archives: Heritage

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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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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Top 10 Heritage Plate Sightings of 2016

Here are the top 10 sightings from the Heritage Number Plate Spotting page for 2016. The rankings are based purely on the number of likes. 10. “NSW ’38’ on a Bentley Bentayga. Thanks to CLR media for this brilliant 2-digit plate, plus the first Bentayga to be sent in. The plate had previously been spotted…
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Murdoch Number Plates

The Victorian heritage number plates 10 and 12 have both been linked to the Murdoch family. Although a number of ultra-wealthy Australians (and their families) have owned heritage plates, perhaps none have as much history as these two plates. Vic 10 is said to have been the number plate used by Sir Keith Murdoch, father…
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Heritage plates sold on eBay

eBay is probably the easiest place to sell a heritage plate.  That’s if you don’t care how much you sell it for… Whilst it may be a terrible way to sell a plate for a decent price, people still use it thanks to the ease of it. We have recently started collating the results of…
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Victorian Heritage Plate Sales Records

This page contains a gallery of Victoria’s most expensive heritage number plates, sorted in order of their sale price. I have included all auction sales, as well as private sales which have been mentioned publicly.  No doubt there are many more private sales that we are not aware of, so if you know of any please let me know….
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Buying heritage number plates

Heritage plates are the pinnacle of number plates in Australia. Whether you’re a first time buyer or you’re looking to add to your existing collection, there are a couple of different ways to acquire a plate. The three main options are as follows: Auction Private sale Number plate broker Direct from the registry Which option…
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NSW 8 Number Plates

When it comes to heritage number plates there are some digits which are worth more than others. At the top of this list (aside from the single digit ‘1’) is the number 8. Plates which include the number 8 always attract higher prices at auction, and those with multiple or repeating 8s are even more…
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Qld 2 Digit Q Plates

This gallery contains all of the 2 digit Q Plates which have been shared on the Heritage Number Plate Spotting Facebook page. If you have any to add please share them on the Facebook page. Q10 – Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG – 3 August 2015 This plate was previously spotted on a silver Holden Monaro, circa 2007.  Link to photo….
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Single Digit Q Plates

The most valuable number plates in Queensland are commonly known as ‘q plates’. As with all other states, it is the nine single-digit plates which are the most sought-after and command the highest prices. We have some great photos and some not-so-great photos of the single digit q plates.  If you have other photos we’d love…
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