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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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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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ACT Single Digit Number Plates

There’s no more valuable number plate than a single digit heritage plate. Below you’ll find all of the single digit ACT number plates to have been submitted to our Facebook page. Please note that the dates listed refer to when the photo was posted, and not necessarily when the photo was taken. 1 – Mercedes-Benz E…
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ACT Number Plate – 1

ACT heritage number plate 1. You may think that Canberra’s number one plate would be on the Prime Minister’s car, but it’s actually in private hands. The plate was reportedly sold sometime prior to 2001 for $66,000.  Today that figure probably seems very cheap for a number that would be worth well over a million…
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NSW single digit number plates

The holy grail of number plates in Australia are the single digit heritage plates. Unlike in Victoria where we have a comprehensive list of photographs and information on the plate owners, NSW has been a little more difficult to crack. Here’s what we have so far. Note:  You can click on any of the plates…
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NSW Number Plate – 1

The most sought after number plate in NSW is number 1. Sadly the greatest of all New South Wales plates has not been seen on a vehicle for some time, and a check with the NSW RTA shows that the plate is not currently registered to a vehicle. The most recent vehicle listed with the…
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Vic Number Plate – 1

The most valuable number plate in Victoria is ‘1’. The plate is currently owned by Peter Bartels, who was previously the CEO of Coles as well as Fosters. Newspaper reports state that Bartels has knocked back a written offer of $1.5 million for the plate, whilst figures of $2 million and $2.4 million have been mentioned…
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Qld Number Plate – Q1

Q1 would be the most famous number plate in Queensland. It is owned by Stefan (Steve) Ackerie, of the Stefan Hair empire. Stefan purchased Q1 at the 1985 Great Qld Plate Auction for $100,000 and has retained ownership ever since. The plate has been seen on a range of cars over the years including a Porsche…
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