Britain’s Most Expensive Number Plates

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Buying a personalized number plate is the last step of having an individual car. Often, a personalized number plate costs just £75. However, some businessmen and millionaires believe that normal personalized registration plates are not flashy enough for them. That is why a series of cherished number plates has been sold from tens to hundreds, even to millions thousands of pounds. If you are interested in personalizing vehicles and most expensive registered private plates, let\’s discover the impressive investments.



Here comes the most expensive number plate ever sold in the UK. The British vehicle registration number belongs to businessman Afzal Khan. The £440,625 plate is displayed with his £300,000 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren. Kindly enough, the money on the sale was sponsored to training young drivers in Essex.


F1 steps thing up into top gear when holding the record of a staggering £440,625.




Although being the Scotland\’s first ever issued number plate, it was not until 2008 that S1 was released on sale. An anonymous bidder at Bonhams in Chichester paid £404,063 to have the cherished plate on his old red Skoda.



A Lebanese property developer bought the private number for his beloved wife’s birthday. £352.411 plate is absolutely a dreamy birthday present.



Businessman Mike McCoomb bought this personalized number plate at the price £331,500 in 2006 for his son who was under 10 at that time. Currently, M1 is on a white Mercedes SL63 AMG.



VIP 1 is currently owned by chairman of Chelsea FC. The multi-billionaire Roman Abramovich presumably paid £285,000 for this importantly cherished plate. The plate is absolutely suitable for a blue Rolls-Royce Corniche IV Convertible


GS 1

This number plate and was originally registered in January 1928 by Perth County Council. In an auction 77 years later in Scotland, the price went up to the final £258,775 hammer price. Currently, GS 1 plate is attached to a £280,000 Rolls-Royce Phantom.



Despite 51NGH’s Asian origin, a millionaire called Singh spent £254,000 for this plate in 2006. 51NGH is the most expensive Asian number plate sold in the UK.


1 RH

The most reason for Robert Harverson buying 1 RH plate may be due the fact that the cherished plate abbreviates the wealthy businessman’s name. In fact, Robert Harverson paid the price which was 30 times over his initials. The £247,652 plate is now attached to a black £105,000 Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG.



K1 NGS costs the sum of money up to £231,000 at auction in 1993. It is believed that a man from Arabian royalty is its owner.



The yellow plastic plate containing a dash and a circle definitely appears a piece of art to Tom Earle – its buyer. Hence, the owner spent £210,242 just for this registration number at a DVLA auction in January 2009.



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