Personal Plates

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  1. deanroofing

    deanroofing Funster

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    Just watching the BBC news, a guy just bought a personal number plate for nearly £600,000 at auction,reckoned he would of paid a million for it, what would you pay for one or have paid, just being nosey, notice there popular for MH owners and more so with tuggers.
     
  2. Chris

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    Not my sort of thing, so I wouldn't pay for one.

    Except perhaps for my first car a mini clubman - LLA 88K

    Crap car but I liked the plate:D
     
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  3. trekkin

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    Ours came on the MoHo, but quite liked it so kept it.

    The real irony with cherished plates is 99% of the people who see it do not know me, my name, my profession or hobbies ( other than Moho ) so why spend a fortune on a relevant one?

    Keep them guessing
     
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  4. Snowbird

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    Do these plates make the vehicle go faster or perhaps better MPG. I never could get my head round why anyone would want one. Have just sold this van complete with number plate, pity the plates have to come back to the original owner.
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  5. deanroofing

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    l got an email few years backer trying to flog a number plate R88FER they wanted 8-9 K for it, sooner spend it elsewhere.
     
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    This German lets all of us know his interest.

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    I have a plate on retention that will go on my mh , I paid £400 for it including £80 transfer fee .
    The amount people are prepared to pay will depend on how much money they have , just like motorhomes , cars , houses , holidays etc .
     
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    I once bought L7 ??? (my initials) for about £300 to put on the Westfield kit car I built .... let it go with the car.
    I have had ??? XAA (eX Alcoholics Anon) for about ten years ... since falling off the waggon;)
    Can't remember exactly how much I paid , but probably too much.:eek:
     
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    p.s. I would like to be able to afford :-
    COL 1 N , W 1 THE , RS 1
    and three nice cars to put them on !
     
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    istr I paid £249 for mine direct from dvlc inc tranfer
     
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    We can have any 8 leters or didgets as long has no one else has it for €1000
    As Dave(Snowbird) said in Belgium plates stay with the owner or there children .
    So here you could have FUNSTER on your motorhome for €1000
    Now thats a thought.

    Mel
     
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  12. deanroofing

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    Mind you probably cheaper to get a personal plate than buying another van, harder to age if it is a personal plated.
     
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    My main sport for over thirty years has been Archery so just for fun both my car and Motorhome are made up with archery related numbers and letters, they did not cost much and it's just a bit of fun.
     
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    When I bought my TT it came with plate X5ATT.

    It was naff so flogged it to one of them agencies for £750 and they paid for me to choose my own from DVLA..


    So I picked CW05YOZ

    CW are my initials and Yoz short for Yorick. So it's very personal but doesn't look naff.
     
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    It'd be quite nice to have MX5 and AUD1 on the cars, but I wouldn't pay for it. If I had lots of unnecessary dosh and had a spending mentality I might though.
    On the van I could have M0H0. I expect @old-mo would have OLD M0H0 :whistle:
     
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  16. Allan & Loren

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    The only one I would consider would be my initials and number 1 but it would be mega bucks and I wouldn't waste my money. I get really cross looking at number plates that people have manipulated to spell something that doesn't quite work, I think it looks really naff.

    But it's all personal and if we were all the same the world would be boring.
     
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    I bought a 1961 Landrover circa 1974 - it had the registration MOO 513. Obviously folk assumed I was a dairy farmer and we received many comments about it. As far as I know, it was the original number allocated to the vehicle when it was new.

    Anyway, just looked up the registration on the DVLA website (https://www.gov.uk/get-vehicle-information-from-dvla ), and it appears the number is still in use on a much newer Landrover - a 2006 model!

    Mike
     
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  18. NickNic

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    We've got one on the MH as much to de age it as anything. Only cost £157.

    Keep looking for something to put on my car but can't find anything I like.
     
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    I used to see PEN15 quite regularly - not sure what the owner was aiming to achieve.
     
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    Got ours straight from the DVLA £250 all in
    Does what it says on the tin...
     

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