Indian "AK-47" license plate sold for $1694

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

A car license plate which reads “AK-47” was auctioned off in India for $1694.

UPI reports:

JAMMU, India, April 27 (UPI) — A man in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir paid nearly $1,700 at an open auction for the right to use a license plate reading AK-47, an official says.

Ramesh Chander Sharma, the regional transport officer at Jammu, said Mohmmad Rafiq Mir offered a top bid of $1,694 at an auction during the weekend, the Press Trust of India reported Sunday.

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  • Matt Groom Matt Groom on May 14, 2009

    Imagine how much it would go for here, if you could actually have that on your license plate. Damn DMV!