Low Number Plates Expected to Fetch Record Numbers Online
Locals are betting Bill Zammer will outbid all others for #1
Beating the Red Sox is no easy task these days. Joe Torre's home address in L.A. is proof positive of that. So for newly appointed Registrar of Motor Vehicles Rachel Kaprielian, the fact that the Registry's Cape & Islands license plate has outsold the Red Sox version is impressive indeed.
Reminiscing about her time enjoying the sunshine on Falmouth's Old Silver Beach as a child, Kaprielian sang the praises of Cape Cod and noted that over 44,000 cars are adorned with this specialty plate, with proceeds of over $14 million going to the license plate committee's designated non-profits.
#1-#10 = $10,000 each
Plate numbers 1 - 10 will fetch a minimum online bid of $10,000; numbers 11 - 100 will require a commitment of at least $1,000; and plates 101 - 999 will start the bidding off at $100.
Although no announcement was made at the gathering, Connamessett owner Bill Zammer was seen feverishly tapping keys on a calculator, presumably compiling his bid for plate 1...