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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 will be offered at this auction, including five 3-digit plates, four 4-digit plates and two 5-digit plates. There are no major standouts, but there are a few interesting numbers.  722…
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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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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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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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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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