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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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Sell number plates Qld

Personalised number plates have become huge in Queensland over the last few decades. The growth in new plates being issued by PPQ has resulted in a huge market for people wanting to sell their old plates. So what’s the best way to sell your Qld number plates?  There are a few options, with most of…
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Qld plates starting with OOO

Before I could afford a proper heritage plate, I bought myself a black and white plate that at least looked old and numeric. The key was starting the plate with three letter ‘O’s that would look just like the number zero. I still have that plate, and I must say I still love this plate…
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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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2009 Melbourne International Motorshow Auction

Event:  2009 Melbourne International Motorshow Auction Date:  9 March 2009 Location:  Melbourne Exhibition Centre View the full auction results here. The Victorian heritage plate results from the auction are listed below. If the number appears as a link, you can follow the link to our photo of the plate on a car. 3 digit: 276 – $77,000 312…
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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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