(*21*)Viral: It’s no secret that fancy numbers promote themselves in India. Recently, a man in Chandigarh took auctioneers via marvel when he bid Rs. 15.44 lakh for the fancy number CH01- CJ-0001. By comparability, the car he sought the number for was a two-wheeler Honda Activa which simply price him Rs. 71,000. It’s no secret that fancy registration numbers promote themselves in India. They can be discovered on every kind of luxurious vehicles, from sedans to SUVs. Apart from projecting category, fancy numbers additionally serve to intimidate different drivers as they are generally embossed in wacky fonts, recognisable from a distance.
And this even extends to the telecom sector as a result of other folks don’t thoughts splurging a number of hundreds on an easy-to-remember telephone number that no person will bear in mind anyway.
However, a man in Chandigarh lately took auctioneers via marvel when he bid Rs. 15.44 lakh for the fancy number CH01- CJ-0001. By comparability, the car he sought the number for was a Honda Activa which simply price him Rs. 71,000, as according to a Hindustan Times document.
“I will be able to use the number for my Activa, which I purchased lately,” Brij Mohan advised HT. “But in the end, I will be able to use (it) for automobile.”
Normally, there may be an inverted ratio of the fancy number worth to the price of the car. For instance, the all-time top bid for a 0001 number was ₹26.05 lakh in 2012, made via the proprietor of an S-class Mercedes Benz which nonetheless price about 4 occasions as a lot as the fancy number itself.
The Chandigarh Registering and Licensing Authority carried out an public sale for fancy numbers and leftover numbers in the CH01-CJ series from 14-16 April, all through which 378 of such numbers went beneath the hammer, as according to studies.
Bidders spent a general of Rs. 1.5 crore for the series. CH-01-CJ-002 remained the 2nd costliest purchase at Rs. 5.4 lakh.
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