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Historical numerical number plates up for auction

CONNECT - Message from the Chief Executive

9 June 2015

numerical number plates

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure is offering collectors, investors and car enthusiasts a unique opportunity to bid on numeric number plates to give their vehicle a unique difference.

Numeric number plates were the first to be issued in South Australia from 1906 to 1966. These number plates are only offered through auction and include the original numeric series.

Numeric number plates are exclusive, historic and distinctive looking with the original black background and white numbers creating a unique look for your car.

The online numeric plate auction will be held for a week starting at 1.00 pm AEST on Thursday 11 June to 7.30 pm AEST on Tuesday 16 June 2015.

There will be a range of 3 digit through to 6 digit numeric number plates available for auction. 

For more information and to view the list of historic numbers available visit

To secure your piece of South Australian history, please register with Grays Online at or phone 8304 6700.