Old car tax discs could now be worth hundreds of…

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Old car tax discs could now be worth hundreds of…

Old car tax discs could now be worth hundreds of pounds
2021-10-06 07:19:00
“Very rare” 100-year-old car tax discs are currently for sale on a UK online shopping website and destined to go for hundreds of pounds. Tax discs, which used to be displayed in the front windscreens of vehicles as visual proof of road tax having been paid, were first introduced into the UK motoring market exactly 100 years ago in 1921, and can now fetch a handsome amount of money for sellers, according to LeaseCar.uk. The Government phased out the discs, which first became legal on January 1, 1921, in 2014 in favour of moving towards a more digital mode of registration and tracking of vehicle tax. Click here for more history news But canny motorists who squirreled away their expired paper discs over the decades could now be sitting on a fortune. A spokesman for LeaseCar.uk said: “Many people find it fascinating to explore buying and selling websites to look at the variety of used car tax discs that are available today. To sign up for the Hull Live newsletter, click here The need to display a paper tax disc ended in 2014 (Image: Getty) “These small round pieces of paper are an important part of our motoring heritage and it is particularly poignant that on the 100th anniversary of their introduction on our roads that car tax discs from as early as the 1920s are actively available to buy.” The oldest car tax disc for sale on the selling site is described as “very rare” from 1921 with an expiration date of December 1923. It has a price of £300 for it. The seller also has discs for sale from 1925 and 1927. Another tax disc for sale from 1921 is described as from the “first year of issue” and also “very rare” with an expiration date of December 31, 1921. It is said to be in generally good condition for the year and while there is minor damage, the disc is still readable. The seller is seeking around £250 for it. Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play Tap to play The video will auto-play soon8Cancel Play now People who collect old car tax discs are known as velologists

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