24-year-old buys 6 O for £100,216
December 4, 2009
A 24-year-old bought the registration 6 O for a staggering £100,216 during the final day of DVLA Personalised Registrations’ Christmas auction staged at Tankersley Manor Hotel, near Barnsley.
DVLA Personalised Registrations released the O-series as part of its 20th anniversary celebrations. Each of its six auctions of the year – commencing with 1 O in January 2009 – has featured them. In total, 1 O, 2 O, 3 O, 4 O, 5 O and now 6 O have amassed a colossal £666,560 with all the money raised going to the Treasury.
Investors Turn to Registrations
May 8, 2009
With interest rates at an all time low, investors are looking around for potentially better returns than leaving their money on deposit. Over the last few months, a number of new bidders have appeared at DVLA Auctions taking advantage of the competitive prices.
DVLA Sets its Sights on Big 3 O
April 3, 2009
The most recent auction at Ardencote Manor, Warwickshire, saw the 2 O registration – the second instalment of the agency’s single digit O-series sell off of 2009 – fall under the hammer for £142,249. 1 O was sold in January for £210,242 while 3 O will “star” at Wychwood Park near Crewe, Cheshire, in June.
1 D Sets New Auction Record
March 27, 2009
The registration 1 D sold for a record-breaking £285,000 hammer price at DVLA’s last auction in March 2009. This beat the previous record of £201,000 for 51 NGH set in April 2006.
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