Skip to Content

Tag Archives: Victoria

2018 Shannons Melbourne Late Summer Classic Auction

Event:  2018 Shannons Melbourne Late Summer Classic Auction Date:  Monday 19th February 2018 @ 7pm Location:  40 Corporate Drive, Heatherton, Victoria Fourteen Victorian heritage number plates were offered at this auction, with all plates selling under the hammer. The standout was 124, which was tipped to be the first 3-digit plate to reach quarter-of-a-million dollars…
» Continue Reading

Victoria’s V-Series Plates

Back in 2008 Victoria very nearly ended up with a second series of enamel plates. Whilst they were not heritage plates, they were produced with an enamel finish and used the same unique font as proper Victorian heritage plates. They used a reverse ‘V’ at the start of each plate to differentiate them from the…
» Continue Reading

2017 Shannons Melbourne Summer Classic Auction

Event:  2017 Shannons Melbourne Summer Classic Auction Date:  Monday 27th November 2017 @ 7pm Location:  40 Corporate Drive, Heatherton, Victoria Eleven Victorian heritage number plates were offered at this auction, including five 3-digit plates, four 4-digit plates and two 5-digit plates. Last night’s auction saw a slight cooling of prices, following huge gains over the…
» Continue Reading

2017 Shannons Melbourne Spring Classic Auction

Event:  2017 Shannons Melbourne Spring Classic Auction Date:  Monday 25th September 2017 @ 7pm Location:  40 Corporate Drive, Heatherton, Victoria My question in the lead up to this auction was whether or not the extraordinarily high pricing from the previous auction could be maintained. The answer – a massive yes. Thirteen Victorian heritage plates were…
» Continue Reading

2017 Shannons Melbourne Winter Classic Auction

Event:  2017 Shannons Melbourne Winter Classic Auction Date:  17 July 2017 @ 7pm Location:  40 Corporate Drive, Heatherton, Victoria Last night saw something of a resetting of pricing for Victorian 3-digit heritage plates. 203 was always expected to be strong, and didn’t disappoint with a figure of $170,000. The big surprises where 439 and 586…
» Continue Reading

2017 Shannons Melbourne Autumn Classic Auction

Event:  2017 Shannons Melbourne Autumn Classic Auction Date:  8 May 2017 @ 7pm Location:  40 Corporate Drive, Heatherton, Victoria Thirteen Victorian heritage plates were offered at this auction, with all selling under the hammer on the night. The standout plate was always going to be 282, and it didn’t disappoint, selling for $170,000. This is a record…
» Continue Reading

2017 Shannons Melbourne Late Summer Classic Auction

Event:  2017 Shannons Melbourne Late Summer Classic Auction Date:  27 February 2017 @ 7pm Location:  40 Corporate Drive, Heatherton, Victoria (new location!) Eleven Victorian heritage plates were offered at this auction, with all selling under the hammer on the night. The 3-digit results were strong, with all plates besides 419 achieving prices of $70,000 or…
» Continue Reading

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 –…
» Continue Reading

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…
» Continue Reading

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…
» Continue Reading