Why do people buy personalised number plates?
Last year the UK's Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency raised £67m from the sale of personalised number plates. However, private registration sales have most probably surpassed £67 million.
But why do people still purchase them?
Afzal Kahn himself owns the F1 number plate, purchased for a cool £460,000. However, the BBC
A first-class investment?
As personalised number plates continue to increase in value, it seems that people are choosing to buy them instead of investing their hard earned cash in the stock markets and property.
From devoted parents who purchase number plates as ‘investments’ for their young children to everyday people who purchase number plates to sell to their friends for twice the price, more and more people are joining the rush to buy up desirable [...]
Better than money in the bank
For many, personalised number plates are of paramount importance; a proclamation of individuality not to mention a great investment.
Not only do they exert a pull on buyers throughout the land; the perceptive amongst us perceive them as a valid alternative to hoarding money in the bank.
Private number plates may seem to be an obscure type of investment, but if you scratch the surface and view the facts and figures - [...]
What’s in a number?
If you already have private number plates on your car, do you know the real reasons behind why you bought them? Were you hoping that displaying an eye-catching personalised registration would roll back the years for you? Kahn News investigates the real reasons behind why people purchase cherished number plates.
Cherished number plates are always going to attract a number of keen buyers. They are snapped up for a variety of reasons. [...]
F1 number plate breaks all records
It's attention-grabbing, well-designed and worth millions.
Not the Bugatti Veyron, we are talking about the most expensive registration plate in the UK and one of the most prestigious number plates in the world: F1.
Afzal Kahn purchased the number plate in 2008 for £440,625 - £375,000 [...]
Proclaim your individuality
For thousands of car drivers personalised number plates are a prize possession; a proclamation of individuality not to mention a great investment.
The boom in personalised plates goes back to the late 80s. Such was the lively second-hand trade of cherished registrations, the DVLA decided to take charge of issuing and marketing the number plates instead. Today they stock an estimated 25 million number plates.
People can [...]
Investing in registration numbers is good N33 WWS
Investment is not just money put aside in a saving account, stocks and shares, ISA's. These are investments, but after the boom and bust of the property market, the state of the economy, and the much publicised international banking crisis, there was need for a less traditional way 'to put money aside' in a relatively risk free way.
Private number plates are seemingly an obscure type of investment, but the facts and figures show that [...]
Must have number plates: Part 2
Kahn Design is synonymous with buying and selling personal number plates. From purchasing the F1 number plate for a cool £460,000 to showcasing the royal 4 HRH number plate on the Kahn wedding Maybach 57, it would only be appropriate for Kahn news.com to treat readers with another installment of our most cherished number plate feature.
Attractive and colourful the EXO 77IC number [...]
Must have number plates: Part 1
A.Kahn Design is synonymous with buying and selling personal number plates.
From purchasing the F1 number plate for a cool £460,000 to showcasing the royal '4 HRH' number plate on the Kahn wedding Maybach 57, it would only be appropriate for Kahn news to treat readers with a feature on our most cherished number plates.
The ultimate [...]
Personalised Number Plates
Owner of the most sort after number plate in the UK, F1. A Kahn has further acquired various brand new 2011 range of personalised number plates, adding to what most people would call already, a stunning collection. To give you a taste of what are available from this particular collection:
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Personalised number plates from £1000
L00K 1N for something truly unique?
“Personalised number plates do more to personalise a vehicle than any other modification,” states Afzal Kahn, owner of Kahn Laboratories and one of the most sort after number plates in the UK: F1.
Kahn comments: “I always choose a unique plate for my cars, not only are they a great final touch they're also a great investment”