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Cherished Number Plates

 

Cherished plates are usually dateless registrations pre-1963, often found on classic and vintage vehicles. Also known as desirable plates, these registrations can include newer, highly sought-after plates.

The term 'cherished' was coined because for these to remain in circulation for so long (some since 1903), their ownership had to be passed along - sometimes the same registration remaining in a particular family for years due to sentimental reasons.


How to transfer a cherished number plate?

Cherished number plates exist in two states - on a certificate of entitlement (showing you as the legal owner), or on a vehicle. You can transfer a cherished plate from a vehicle to a certificate, or vice versa, with a DVLA fee of £80 payable to make a registration 'transferable'.

You can perform a transfer online or via the post; but will require the V5C log book for any vehicles involved. The vehicles must be taxed and tested, and of course any certificate must be valid and not expired.

If you remove a registration from a vehicle to a certificate or another vehicle, the vehicle will receive another registration mark to take it's place. This will typically be the original registration from before it was given a cherished number, or a random reg of suitable age for the vehicle.


How to sell a cherished number plate?

Firstly, we give you a FREE valuation with a suggested sale price you can modify. We then advertise your plate, find you a buyer, and handle the transfer.

Finally, you get paid what you agreed with no deductions. The buyer pays all transfer costs.


A special private plate for you

Although cherished registrations often command high prices, you do not have to spend lots of money to get a private plate significant to you.

We are a quality award winning company with bags of experience and have been successfully guiding clients through the transfer process of private number plates for over 38 years.

We're also very friendly, so if your search for a personal registration plate for you to cherish isn't turning up what you'd hoped, please give us a call on 01642 363738.

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CNDA and RMI
Cherished Numbers Dealers Association
Retail Motor Industry Federation
Cherished Numbers Guild
Institute of Registration Agents & Dealers


We're also DVLA recognised - meeting the terms and conditions of the DVLA's ethical trading practices.

We're also DVLA recognised - meeting the terms and conditions of the DVLA's ethical trading practices.
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