An “auspicious” mobile phone number has sold for more than US$50,000 at an online auction in China. Photo: Shutterstock

‘Lucky’ phone number sells for US$50,000 in China but it’s not a record

  • Online auction attracts fierce competition, sending value rocketing in first minutes of bidding
  • ‘Auspicious’ numbers are popular in China because they sound like words which signify good fortune
Topic |   Alibaba

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An “auspicious” mobile phone number has sold for more than US$50,000 at an online auction in China. Photo: Shutterstock
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