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Dubai, UAE, United Arab Emirates, 2007/05/30 - Emirates Auction, is to organise the second and final Code 5 distinguished number plate auction for this season, in collaboration of the General Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police - sponsored by Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank and Emirates Palace.
The auction which is sponsored by Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank and Emirates Palace will take place on Saturday June 16th, 2007 at 4:00 pm in the Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi. The proceeds of the second auction will go to the support of special needs projects and victims of road accidents in the country.
“In response to the ever growing public demand to organize another auction for distinguished number plate, we have decided to hold the second and final auction for this season, that includes new collection of distinguished number plate to suit the different tastes and budgets of those who are looking to own a unique number plate”, said Abdulla Al Mannaei, Managing Director of Emirates Auction. “The first auction has achieved tremendous success, got huge media coverage, and has broken world records through selling the most expensive number plate in the world. The proceeds of the first auction which reached AED 76 million went to support of special needs projects and victims of road accidents in the country”.
The registration for the second auction begins on Wednesday morning June 13, 2007 and lasts only for three days till the auction day. Participants shall pay a non-refundable entry fee, as well as a deposit which is refunded at the end of the auction. Permanent participants who have not redeemed the deposit of the first auction can participate directly in the second auction by presenting the deposit receipt in order to get the bid paddle.
The second auction is expected to get a huge media coverage on a regional level, and may be attended by specialized team to probably witness a next world record. The auction will include 52 distinguished number plates that have been carefully selected in terms of categories and number combinations, with reserve prices that suit different tastes and budgets. The numbers are as follows: (7 – 66 – 69 – 38 – 50 – 23 – 97 – 777 – 220 – 544 – 303 – 321 – 640 – 510 – 809 – 111 – 150 – 211 – 678 – 120 – 161 – 600 – 722 – 199 – 786 – 656 – 506 – 1000 – 2020 – 8333 – 7666 – 3888 – 5655 – 3033 – 9998 – 8999 – 4444 – 8500 – 7877 – 9111 – 23000 – 80008 – 83333 – 87777 – 78888 – 33333 – 50505 – 10111– 50555 – 96999 – 90000 – 10101).
All nationalities can participate in the auction, and bidders can own unlimited number of plates complying with the provisions of the Federal law effective in the country. Further and extensive information about the auction are available either through the call center (80032) or the dedicated website on the internet.
It is essential to attend the auction in person in order to participate, and to present a personal ID issued by a governmental department in order to complete the registration process. Registered participants will then get the relevant bid paddles which have serial numbers allowing them to bid. When the auction ends, winners will get a winning certificate and a permanent ownership certificate that complies with the provisions of the Federal law effective in the country. There will be a special area dedicated for Ladies.
Winners of the auction will get souvenirs represented by Emirates Auction (emiratesauction.ae), as well as a permanent ownership certificated issued by the General Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police.