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Discussion in 'General Mercedes-Benz Related Discussion' started by micky., Jun 27, 2020.

  1. bob 6600

    bob 6600 Senior Member

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    I also have this on retention, spelling my first name and surname initial

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    micky.

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    Rock on Tommy :)
     
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    I see on my retention certificate that you can now keep the number on retention for ten years now. It used to be two as far as I remember :rolleyes::)
     
  4. bob 6600

    bob 6600 Senior Member

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    Has been like this for a few years now and best of all it's free!
     
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    It did, I've 2 on retention at the moment
     
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    Shame about the stutter :)
     
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    bob 6600 Senior Member

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    The stutter was the difference between an affordable plate and a plate the price of a small house lol
     
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    I bought my son Conor a registration number when he was 10 yrs old. To keep it warm I put it on an old Mini. The number is C4NOR

    Checking with one of the cherished number sellers, they are offering C10 NOR for £36,425.

    I may have made a wise investment.

    Because he & his fiancee share a car, he hasn't put it on their Merc, its on retention.
     
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    What they ask and what they receive can be very different indeed
     
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    The old car had a plate with my initials:
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    But when I sold it, the reg went with it, as I didn't think it warranted £80 expense to keep.
    Wanted something far less serious, then a certain referendum results came through, so:
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    Years ago, I did have a birthday date number plate ... but since it wasn't my birthday, it didn't feel particularly special ha-hao_O
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    Just waiting for someone from Essex (S6) with the initials K.O to make me an offer IMG_5446.jpg
    Essex god Kev O???


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    bob 6600 Senior Member

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    Or S(ex) 69, OverDosed, Knocked Out

    Yes, I have too much time on my hands
     
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    I keep waiting for someone called Katie to ask if I want to sell mine:
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    If only eh !!!

    Must be worth something to someone with squinty eyes and a big imagination


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    I have MBZ when I had a small chauffeuring business companies would not want cars over 3 yrs. Used it for 8yrs.then the wife Lizzy had it and still has it. 30 yrs old.
     
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    Just waiting for Audi to bring out an A3 EV called an ESL :rolleyes::)


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  18. Naraic

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    I got a BBZ car new in May 1988...not sure MBZ would have been out only 2 years later in 1990...probably '95.
     
  19. Steve@Avantgarde

    Steve@Avantgarde Forum Supporter Authorised Forum Supporter

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    I've always been known by my friends as Mow, the first 3 letters of my surname so I have those digits on my plate. I have F14MOW on my SL55 which was on the SLR and I've just bought 14MOW.

    The number 14 seems to follow me around a bit. When I played football I wore the number 14 shirt mainly because as a winger/striker all the other players wanted 9,10 or 11. When I raced karts the first number I was given at the club meet was number 14 and then I had that all the way through and when I went on to race cars I mainly raced with the number 14.

    My first house was number 14, the unit of the workshop is number 14 and my son was born on the 14th!

    Basically its a bit of fun, number plates are good investments too, a bit like premium bonds they are always worth something and it takes the age off the vehicle too.
     
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    Wow...I missed the fact you have an SLR!!
     

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