DVLA were chipper in Chesterfield after two cherished registrations were sold for over £250,000.
Two number plates that appear as popular Asian names have fetched £180,000 and £76,000 from auction respectively.
KR15 HNA and KR15 HAN proved very popular on the second day of a three day DVLA auction taking place in Chesterfield.
We knew the number plates would be very popular, but they have exceeded expectations said Eric Craggs of the CNDA (Cherished Number Dealer Association).
It is a reflection on the quality of both the registration marks and how unique they are.
Many keen collectors mad been waiting for the release of these registrations since they were withdrawn from general sale in December last year, along with other 15-registration plates.
National Numbers had received almost 80 enquiries about the KR15 HNA registration, and almost 30 for KR15 HAN, but disappointed customers were told the registration would be going up for auction.
KR15 HAN, which looks like than name Krishan, was to first to go up for bid, eventually reaching £76,000 on the hammer the buyer would pay £98,576 in total.
Immediately following was KR15 HNA Krishna is the name of a deity in Hinduism which sold for an amazing £180,000, or £233,360 after fees.