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PRICE TAGS Top 10 most expensive UK number plates revealed – did you spot one?

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ONE of the most luxurious additions you can add to your car is a personalized license plate.

It can cost as little as a few hundred pounds to get your own license plate, but some buyers are willing to shell out big bucks to get the registration of their dreams.

The more lucrative a license plate is, the more people want to get their hands on it.

Some avid collectors look for the rarest license plates of all, including the first plates to be manufactured and those from vintage cars.

The license plate can be personal to the driver, which doesn’t always mean it comes at a good price.

In 2017, Brits spent £111m worth of personalized number plates.

But which are the most expensive sold in the UK so far?

The most expensive number plate sold in the UK costs simply 25 0.

The owner is an avid Ferrari fan and was predicted to have brought the number plate for his Ferrari 250 GT SWB with him.

The second license plate on this list, costing over half a million, is X 1.

The plate was sold by a private buyer in 2012 for a staggering £502,500.

The record sold for exactly half a million at auction in 2011.

The owner has never been revealed, but it’s doubtful they’re a fan of the action show GIJoe.

The RR 1 sold for £472,000 in 2018.

The license plate is one of the oldest ever and was first made in 1925.

It was once the most expensive license plate in the world when it sold for £4,800 in 1968.

A dream for Formula 1 fans.

The title of the popular motorsport series was auctioned in 2018 for £440,625.

The owner may not be driving around in an F1 car, but still feels like a driver with that special license plate.

The first number plate issued in Scotland was the S 1.

It was sold for £404,063 in 2008 and is believed to be worth over a million pounds if sold now.

No, this license plate does not belong to any member of One Direction.

The plate was auctioned off in 2009 by a Lebanese property developer as a gift for his wife.

After a bidding war he finally paid £352,411.

The ! S was sold in March 2010.

No vehicle details can currently be found for this license plate.

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