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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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The Great Celebrity Plate Auction

Event:  The Great Celebrity Plate Auction Date:  1 September 1985 Location:  Sheraton Hotel, Brisbane. Three months after the original Great Qld Plate Auction, the Qld Government held another auction titled ‘The Great Celebrity Plate Auction’. Virtually no information exists about this event, however photos of the promotional material that came with one of the plates purchased confirms…
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PPQ Q Plate Auctions

From 1999 to 2010, Personalised Plates Queensland (PPQ) held number plate auctions. All sorts of plates were offered at the auction, however this list focuses on the heritage plates (q plates) sold. The plates are grouped by the year of the auction.  If the plate is shown as a link you can follow the link to…
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Qld Number Plate – Q9

The ninth number plate issued in Queensland was Q9. According to the List of motor owners in Queensland published in 1923, Q9 was owned by Victor W Croston of Milton Road, Auchenflower.  The vehicle type was a “Hup”. Images: Toyota LandCruiser – 16 August 2010 – Aussie Exotics

The Great Qld Plate Auction

Event:  The Great Qld Plate Auction Date:  9 June 1985 Location:  Sheraton Hotel, Brisbane. This was the largest auction of Q plates ever held in Queensland. The full plate results are detailed below.  If the number below appears as a link, you can follow the link to our photo of the plate on a car. If you…
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Qld Number Plate – Q7

The seventh number plate to be issued in Queensland was Q7. It was first issued in 1921 to George H. Perry of Windermere Road, Hamilton.  The plate was fitted to a Wolsley. The plate was sold in 1985 at The Great Qld Plate Auction where it achieved a price of $12,000. In 2015 the plate was offered again via a bankrupt…
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2008 Brisbane International Motor Show Auction

Event:  2008 Brisbane International Motor Show Auction Date:  10 February 2008 Location:  Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre View the full auction results here. The Queensland heritage plate (‘q plate’) results from the auction are listed below. 2 digit: Q31 – Passed in – $100,000 Q83 – Passed in – $63,000 3 digit: Q154 – $25,000 Q204 – Passed in…
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Qld Q Plates – 4 digits and higher

Queensland’s heritage plates are commonly referred to as ‘Q Plates‘. This page contains all of the 4 digit and higher Q plates which have been featured on the Heritage Number Plate Spotting Facebook page as well as our new qplates.com.au page. The date shown is the date the photo was posted on the page, which…
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3 digit Q plates

Queensland’s heritage plates are commonly referred to as ‘Q Plates’. This page contains all of the 3 digit Q plates which have been featured on the Heritage Number Plate Spotting Facebook page as well as our new qplates.com.au page. The date shown is the date the photo was posted on the page, which may not…
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Qld Number Plate – Q4

The fourth number plate issued in Queensland was Q4. The last reported sale (that we know of) for this plate was at The Great Qld Plate Auction back in 1985, where it sold for $13,000. Q4 was first registered in 1921 to a Ford owned by John Thurlow & Sons Ltd, of Alice Street in Albion….
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