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Thursday, 29 August 2013

Most Expensive Number Plate

VIP 1 - £285,000 - Roman Abramovich, UK, 2006
Fittingly, the registration "VIP 1" has already had it's fair share of Very Important owners. Initially commissioned to be placed on the Popemobile for Pope John Paul II's papal visit to Ireland, Chelsea boss Roman Abramovich snapped up this most modest of number plates in 2006.

Most Expensive Number Plate - Number 4

M 1 - £330,000 - Mike McCoomb, UK, 2006
After making his fortune in 2000 by selling his Mobile Phone Store to BT Cellnet, Mike McCoomb bought this record-breaking, £330,000 number plate in 2006, reportedly for his son's sixth birthday. By our calculations that leaves the poor lad at least another three years before he can use them! We bet Dad's enjoying them for now, though.

Most Expensive Number Plate - Number 3

5 - £3.5million - Talal Ali Mohammed Khoury, Abu Dhabi, 2007
Talal Ali Mohammed Khoury broke the world record for the most expensive plate ever bougt when he paid over 25 million Dirhams (£3,500,000) for the single digit "5" in 2007. While in the area, Mr Khoury also splashed out over £800,000 for the number "55" at the same auction. When asked, he said the numbers held "absolutely no signigicance whatsoever" to him.

Most Expensive Number Plate - Number 2

F1 - £6 million - Afzal Khan, UK, 2008
Bradford entrepreneur Afzal Khan smashed Mike McCoombs previous record earlier this year by buying "F1" for a huge £440,000, making it the most expensive number plate to ever be sold in Britain. The plate is attached to Mr Khan's Mercedes SLR McLaren, and he says "I think it's a good price to pay because it's probably worth 10 times that". Businessman turns down offer of £6m for his sought-after F1 number plate.

Most Expensive Number Plate - Number 1

1 - £7million - Saeed Abdul Ghaffar Khouri, Abu Dhabi, 2008
Saeed Abdul Ghaffer Khouri demolished Talal Khoury's previous record earlier this year when he bought a number plate bearing the single digit "1" at an auction in Abu Dhabi. Mr Khouri, a member of a wealthy Abu Dhabi family, said: "I bought it because it's the best number." He wouldn't say which of his vehicles he'd be putting the number plate on.

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