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Tag Archives: Victoria

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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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 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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