DVLA number plates: Motorists can secure '70' unique designs for just £250 in auction

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DVLA number plates: Motorists can secure '70' unique designs for just £250 in auction

DVLA chiefs have a special sports focus at the latest auction with several designs set to embrace fans of top Premier League football clubs. Fans o

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DVLA chiefs have a special sports focus at the latest auction with several designs set to embrace fans of top Premier League football clubs. Fans of Newcastle United could be battling to secure the unique “700 ON” design which already has a costly starting price of £2,200.

But this is expected to rise even further with demand set to be high for the unique design which could become a collector’s item for an enthusiast.

Newcastle supporters could be tempted by “LOV 1TT” inspired by the famous 1996 TV rant by former manager Kevin Keegan.

“AR69 NAL” is set to hit the hammer with an initial price of just £400 with “XAV 111A” starting at £350.

Alongside the football-themed designs, sports fans can also get their hands on “CYC 13E” which starts at a £300 reserve.

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“Our online sale in July was a tremendous success and, once again, reflected just how our loyal customers and general motorists who join us for the first-time value personalised registrations.”

The online sale got underway at 10am on Tuesday with the virtual hammer set to end the auction on September 8.”

Other unique designs up for grabs at the auction includes “FR20 ZEN” and “JA11 CKO” with a starting price of £400.

Place names also look set to be popular with “LE15 TER ” holding an impressive starting price of £700.

“OX17 FORD” could also be popular with the DVLA splashing a £400 reserve on the special design.

“MR57 ORM”, “ME66 ANS” and “DE18 BRA” have been set an initial price of £400 and could spring a surprise at auction.

But one design has been given a giant reserve of £2,500 meaning this is expected to be popular during the auction.

The “360 A” design has the highest starting price and could be snapped up due to its unique simplicity.

Drivers can register online at dvlatimedauction.co.uk to get involved and secure a dream design.

A total of 1,250 lots are up for grabs with starting prices ranging from £250 to £2,500.

Although some designs will be less popular and could sell for near their starting price, other unique designs could dramatically increase from their reserve price over the next few days.

Private number plates have become a big business for the DVLA with over 400,000 designs old between 2018 and 2019.

The average price for registrations sold at a timed auction stands at £877 while this increases to over £3,000 at a live auction.

A recent DVLA survey revealed that 69 percent would consider buying a private plate due to a personal connection such as a name or initial.



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