20 years of DVLA posh plate sales

DVLA 50
The 5 O plate sold for almost £88k at auction

A mystery buyer swooped and bought the clearly coveted registration 5 O for a staggering £87,853.75 at a DVLA Personalised Registrations’ auction last week.

The sum takes the total amount spent on the O-series – 1 O, 2 O, 3 O and 4 O – released to mark DVLA Personalised Registrations’ 20th anniversary, to a whopping £566,344.

Damian Lawson, DVLA Personalised Registrations’ marketing manager, said: “Again, we have been blown away by the level of interest in an O-registration. The decision to release them to the public has certainly proved worthwhile in terms of the revenue raised for the nation.”

The 6 O registration will be open to bidders at the DVLA’s final three-day auction for 2009 opening on December 2 at Tankersley Manor Hotel in Barnsley, Yorkshire.

Published by emmabutcher

Emma has been CAT's editor since January 2008. There isn't much she doesn't know about the aftermarket - and her favourite topic is definitely BER!

A1 MOTORIST CENTRE WINS SERVICESURE AWARD

Thanet garage wins the top trophy from national factor chain

Read More

COTSWOLD MOTAQUIP ACQUIRED BY AAG

Single-branch motor factor was an existing UAN member

Read More

SYNETIQ SOLD FOR £225m

US-based Insurance Automotive Auctions expands UK presence with auctioneer and dismantler

Read More

ECP TO DISH OUT £400 BATTERY TESTERS

Garages will need to hit battery sales targets if they want to keep the devices

Read More

FAI AUTOMOTIVE ACQUIRED FOR £27M

South Africa-based Motus Aftermarket Parts adds to its portfolio, Jonathan Alexander to remain CEO

Read More

Go to comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *