Low-digit Del. license plate draws $325K bid
WILMINGTON, Del. — When the gavel finally fell, the winning bid this weekend was from Ray and Donna White. The big prize was the black-and-white Delaware license plate No. 14 — all theirs for $325,000.
Emmert Auction Associates sold the rare relic during an estate sale in Rehoboth Beach, where the state's obsession with low-digit plate numbers was on full display. Two other tags — 457 and 1785 — sold at the auction for $32,000 and $8,000, respectively
But the most coveted prize was No. 14, which belonged to a prominent northern New Castle County family, according to auctioneer Butch... read more