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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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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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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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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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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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2016 Shannons Melbourne Autumn Classic Auction

Event:  2016 Shannons Melbourne Autumn Classic Auction Date:  2 May 2016 Location:  321 Warrigal Road, Cheltenham, Victoria Twelve Victorian heritage number plates were to be offered at this auction, although one plate (81441) was withdrawn prior to the auction. The standout result would have to be the 4-digit 1212 achieving an outstanding $77,000.  This is the highest priced 4-digit that I’ve seen…
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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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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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2016 Shannons Sydney Autumn Classic Auction

Event:  2016 Shannons Sydney Autumn Classic Auction & Rare Number Plates Date:  14 March 2016 Location:  65 Reserve Road, St Leonards, NSW A whopping $2 million worth of plates changed hands at this auction, with the results led by a string of low 3-digit plates. Seven plates cracked the six-figure mark, with the highest priced plates…
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