In spite of being in less-than-mint condition, a Scooter attracted considerable interest when it went under the hammer at Glencoe Auction Rooms in St Lawrence, Jersey.

A Jersey number plate side badge

Now, the image below may not suggest that value for money was achieved when the rusted 50cc Kymco Agility Scooter shown, went at auction for £91,000 recently.

The J68 Number Plate on the rear of the Scooter

However, the jaw dropping price tag was attached solely to the desirability of the accompanying J68 Registration, which broke the previous record for a Jersey number plate by over £5k. Not bad for a bike estimated to be worth less than £1,000.

A lucky collector scoots off with Jersey deal on a number plate

We’ll bet the owners of the other thirteen vehicles on the island are seething with jealousy. Only kidding