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Number plate 2 sold for Dh10.1m in Abu Dhabi auction

Auction of the vehicle number plates to mark Abu Dhabi Police’s 60th anniversary

  • Abdullah Matar Al Mannaei and Khalifa Al Shamsi
    Abdullah Matar Al Mannaei (right), Chairman of Emirates Auction, and Khalifa Al Shamsi of Abu Dhabi Police Image Credit: Abdul Rahman/Gulf News
  • Abdullah Matar Al Mannaei and Khalifa Al Shamsi
    Ahmad Al Marzouqi bags the number plate 2 during the open vehicle number plates auction at the Emirates PalaceImage Credit: Abdul Rahman Gulf News Stor
  • Abdullah Matar Al Mannaei and Khalifa Al Shamsi
    Ahmad Al Marzooqi, who won Number plate 2, is seen with his uncle Salah Barbar.Image Credit: Abdul Rahman/Gulf News
  • Abdullah Matar Al Mannaei and Khalifa Al Shamsi
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  • Abdullah Matar Al Mannaei and Khalifa Al Shamsi
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  • Abdullah Matar Al Mannaei and Khalifa Al Shamsi
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  • Abdullah Matar Al Mannaei and Khalifa Al Shamsi
    Image Credit: Abu Dhabi Police
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Abu Dhabi: Number plate 2 of category 1 was the biggest attraction at the Abu Dhabi Police’s open vehicle number plates auction on Saturday, sold for Dh10.1 million. 

The popular auction generated a revenue of more than Dh55 million, auctioning 60 distinguished Abu Dhabi number plates at Emirates Palace hotel. 

Abu Dhabi Police, in cooperation with Emirates Auction, held the public auction on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of its establishment. 

Organised by Emirates Auction, the auction listed the numbers on the company’s website, including five double-digit plates, 15 three-digit plates, 19 four-digit and 17 five-digit plates. 

Number plate 2 was the only one-digit licence plate in the auction, and was the first one-digit Category 1 number plate sold in a public auction. 

Other number plates featured in the auction were 10, 60, 333, 600, 999, 1000, 1111, 5050, 6000, 6060, 6666, 9090, 9999, 10000, 55555, 60000, 66666.

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