Category: World Number Plate News

Number Plate Dealer Regplates.com Acquires Car Marks of Hull

Regplates.com Car marks Acquisition

2019 sees an acquisition of long-established number plate dealer Car marks of Hull by Hessle based Regplates.com. Car Marks are long established pioneers in this unique industry of personalised number plates. The brainchild of the great autonumerologist Car Marks was

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  • 13th Mar, 2019

The History of Personalised Number Plates

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The History of Personalised Number Plates The number plate system in the UK was first introduced in 1903 when a law was passed requiring all vehicles in the country to display alphanumeric plates. Over the years the UK number plate

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  • 29th Aug, 2017

Queensland Number Plate ‘CAIRNS’ Up For Sale

CAIRNS number plate

A Queensland number plate owner  hopes his new plates will be his meal ticket after finding the bargain of a lifetime. The Gordonvale man was shocked to discover no one in Queensland had registered “CA1RNS” as a numberplate, and quickly

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  • 31st Jan, 2017

Important DVLA Update For Registrations On Retention Certificates

DVLA retention updates

There has been a recent update issued from the DVLA concerning personalised registrations help on retention certificates and certificated of entitlements. These changes affect only those certificates that have expired and have no bearing on current certificates or registrations that

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  • 6th Dec, 2016

Dubai Number 5 Number Plate Sells For £9.7 Million

Dubai Number 5 Number Plate

Dubai number plate number 5 has just sold at a public auction for £9.7 million. Dubai resident Balwinder Sahni paid 33 million dirhams (approximately £9.7 million) for a sought-after licence plate at a government auction. A single digit number plate

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  • 23rd Nov, 2016

UAE Number 1 Plate Sells For £3.4 Million!

number 1 number plate UAE

A personalised registration plate bearing just the number one fetched AED18m (£3.4m) at auction in the UAE. The winning bidder was Emirati businessman Arif Ahmed al-Zarouni, who said “My ambition is always to be number one.” His bid was 18

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  • 6th Jun, 2016

Cars That Last A Lifetime?

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Mr.  Allen Swift:  Born – 1908 – Died  2010. This man owned & drove the same car for 82 YEARS. Can you imagine even having the same car for 82 years? Mr. Allen Swift (Springfield, Massachusetts) received this 1928 Rolls-Royce

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  • 8th Feb, 2016