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Qld 2 Digit Q Plates

This gallery contains all of the 2 digit Q Plates which have been shared on the Heritage Number Plate Spotting Facebook page. If you have any to add please share them on the Facebook page. Q10 – Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG – 3 August 2015 This plate was previously spotted on a silver Holden Monaro, circa 2007.  Link to photo….
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Single Digit Q Plates

The most valuable number plates in Queensland are commonly known as ‘q plates’. As with all other states, it is the nine single-digit plates which are the most sought-after and command the highest prices. We have some great photos and some not-so-great photos of the single digit q plates.  If you have other photos we’d love…
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What are heritage plates?

Heritage plates are generally considered to be the first official number plates issued in each Australian state or territory. The plates consist solely of numbers, with the exception of Queensland where the plates start with a ‘Q’. This article is not intended to be an in-depth history of heritage plates, but more of a quick reference…
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Qld number plate – Q8

All single digit Q plates are special, but after Q1, the second most desirable plate would likely be Q8. Q8 was purchased at the original Great Qld Plate Auction for $12,500 in 1985. More recently, in 2013, it was sold at the Great Qld Plate Auction III for $220,000.  This was well below estimates of…
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Q plate issue dates

The following list details which Q plates where issued during each year. Q plates where issued from 1921 to 1955. 1921 – Q1 to Q8182 1922 – Q8183 to Q13922 1923 – Q13923 to Q21434 1924 – Q21435 to Q23724 1925 – Q32725 to Q47920 1926 – Q47920 to Q67735 1927 – Q67736 to Q86509 1928 – Q86510 to Q104715 1929 – Q104716…
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Ferrari heritage number plates

Earlier this week we published a whole bunch of Ferrari number plates.  Some good, some bad and some just plain wrong… The one category of plates not represented were heritage plates.  Why?  Because we believe heritage plates are so special they deserve their own special page. So for your viewing pleasure, here is a collection…
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Qld Number Plate – Q3

Q3 was the third number plate issued in Queensland. In 2005 both Q2 and Q3 were offered at the PPQ auction, which was held at the Brisbane Motor Show on the 9th of February. Neither plate sold, but the bidding was still quite strong. Q3 was passed in at $270,000 and Q2 was passed in at…
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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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