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Category Archives: Victoria

Victorian Heritage Number Plate Galleries

Via our Heritage Number Plate Spotting page on Facebook we have received thousands of photos over the years. In the galleries below we have catalogued the vast majority of these photos. Follow the links to check them out… Single digit plates Two digit plates Three digit plates – 100 to 249 Three digit plates –…
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Victoria ‘zero’ heritage plate

All heritage number plate enthusiasts know that the ‘zero’ plate does not exist in Victoria. But it nearly did… Back in 2007 the Victorian Government decided it would be a good idea to create a zero plate (the number zero, not the letter O) and sell it via a tender process. The plate was to…
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Vic Number Plate – 782

Victorian heritage plate 782 was sold at auction in 2007. The auction was run by Bonhams & Goodman on 4/03/2007, and was titled ‘Estate of the late Alex Copland’. The plate sold for $51,980 including buyers premium. Also sold at the auction was a 1954 Lancia Aurelia coupe, which going by the photos wore the 782…
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Victorian Bicentennial Number Plates

Most number plate fans will be familiar with the Victorian enamel heritage plates. But there is another less-common type of heritage plate – the bicentennial plate. Although these plates don’t look like a normal heritage plate, they are most certainly heritage numbers. The following information is from VicRoads: Bicentennial plates were made especially to celebrate…
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Vic Number Plate – 22

The Victorian heritage number plate 22 would be amongst the most valuable 2-digit plates in Australia. Repeating numbers are always sought-after, and low repeating numbers such as 22 even more so. The plate has been spotted on a few different AMG Mercedes as well as an Aston Martin. Images: Please note that the dates below…
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Vic Number Plate – 270

The Victorian heritage plate 270 has been spotted on a number of different cars. These include a Mercedes C63 AMG, ML63 AMG and most recently a Porsche 911 Targa. Images: Porsche 911 Targa – 12 October 2015 – Heritage Number Plate Spotting Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG – 3 September 2014 – Heritage Number Plate Spotting Mercedes-Benz…
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Vic Number Plate – 978

The Victorian heritage number plate 978 has appeared on a series of very nice vehicles. Images: Porsche 911 Turbo S – 6 October 2015 – Heritage Number Plate Spotting Vic 978 heritage plate in display case – Heritage Number Plate Spotting Aston Martin Vantage – 1 August 2010 – Aussie Exotics Mercedes-Benz SL – 15 February…
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Vic Number Plate – 886

The Victorian heritage number plate 886 was purchased for $59,500 at the 2010 Shannons Motorclassica Collector Vehicle Auction. Images: Audi SQ5 – 22 September 2015 – Heritage Number Plate Spotting Mercedes-Benz A250 – 12 August 2014 – Heritage Number Plate Spotting If you have any other photos of information on Vic 886 please let us know.

Vic Number Plate – 577

The Victorian heritage number plate 577 was sold at the 2011 Australian International Motor Show Auction, where it achieved a price of $47,500. It has been spotted since then on a Lamborghini Aventador and a Ferrari California T. Images: Ferrari California T – 18 September 2015 – Heritage Number Plate Spotting Lamborghini Aventador – 29 April 2014…
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Vic Number Plate – 81

The Victorian heritage number plate 81 has reportedly changed hands many times over the years. According to a report in The Age back in 2007, the plate was purchased for $160,000 before being flipped on the same day for $172,000, then sold three weeks later for $198,000. In 2010 the plate was listed for sale on numberplates.com.au with an asking…
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