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Dubai number plate sells for over $664,000 at auction

Dubai RTA auction saw more than 100 plates sold for upwards of $6.8m

Dubai number plate sells for over $664,000 at auction
The event saw around 100 plates of two, three, four and five digits sell for a grand total of $6,844,928.

The number plate ‘T 50’ sold for AED2.44 million ($664,000) at the 102nd open distinctive number plates public auction held by Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).

This was closely followed by the plate ‘L 21’, bearing the Expo logo, which went for AED2.34m ($637,000).

The event saw around 100 plates of two, three, four and five digits sell for a grand total of AED25,138,000 ($6,844,928).

The huge variety of plates on offer were of diverse codes, namely - H-I-K-L-M-N-O-P-Q-R-S-T-U-V-W-X-Z. Some 20 of them were released for the first time showing the Expo logo.

A statement from the RTA said: “Through offering distinctive licensing plates at open or online auctions, RTA is seeking to provide a neutral and transparent platform that avails fair opportunities to number plate enthusiasts. Participating clients seek to avail numbers of symbolic reference to important events and occasions in life.”

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