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#207957 - 18th Feb 2008 8:33pm 7million for a reg plate
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It was auctioned for charity in the United Arab Emirates, beating the previous record of 3.5m for a plate featuring the number 5.

The successful bidder said he bought it because he "wants to be the best in the world".

Saeed Khouri, a member of a wealthy Abu Dhabi family, added: "I bought it because it's the best number."

However, he would not say which of his many cars would carry the record-breaking single-digit plate.

The oil-rich UAE began auctioning off so-called vanity licence plates last May.

Proceeds from the auctions go to a rehabilitation centre for victims of traffic accidents.

On Saturday, 90 licence plates were auctioned off, raising a total of 12m.

The previous five such events raised more than 25m.



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#207961 - 18th Feb 2008 8:49pm Re: 7million for a reg plate [Re: krisGTi]
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anyone wann buy one of mine, it was already
on the car
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#207965 - 18th Feb 2008 9:02pm Re: 7million for a reg plate [Re: placidmaster]
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is there a number 1 reg in england ?
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#207997 - 18th Feb 2008 10:13pm Re: 7million for a reg plate [Re: krisGTi]
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glag to see the money going to charity, fook the dvla, thats were our private plate money should go !
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#208004 - 18th Feb 2008 10:26pm Re: 7million for a reg plate [Re: Sanchez]
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anyone got the initials e.s.r????
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