1958 Jaguar XK150 drop-head coupé 3442cc
Registration no. CCU 200
Chassis no. 827384 D/N
Engine no. V6967-8
Box no. JLS 44131
Body no. P6974
From the estate of a Yorkshire gentleman, Cedric Gillson, this Jaguar was first registered on 1 September 1958, an original UK right-hand drive car. This vehicle was purchased in 1989 as a restoration project, completed by the vendor and subsequently garaged for its entire ownership. The vehicle comes with an extensive folder of invoices and receipts. The last recorded MOT is dated 25 March 2011, and from the odometer reading, has only covered 50 miles since, despite being regularly run and driven short distances. This car was extensively restored in the late 1980s to a very high standard, in the main by Rawdon Restorations, Idle, Bradford, originally white, resprayed Carmen red and finished with tan leather seats and a Wilton carpet interior. The car runs and drives beautifully and the condition remains exceptional both inside and out.
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Sold for £60,000
An older restoration that has had very little use and remains a very clean car, both bodywork and chassis. Used on dry days only and kept in a heated garage under dust sheets.
Speedometer not responding, fuel gauge reads between empty and 1/4, despite adding 5 gallons, but otherwise drives and stops. All probably a result of lack of use recently. There is a slight blow on the exhaust between the manifold and next stage, a stud appears to be missing and gasket therefore blowing.
One small area of rust bubbling at the nose of the bonnet either side of the grill.
Paperwork is available to potential bidders at Sworders Fine Art Auctioneers. Cambridge Road, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8GE.
The car will be available for viewing in person on Friday 15th 10am-5pm, Saturday 16th 10-2pm, Sunday 17th 10-2pm, Monday 18th 9am-5pm and the morning of the sale on Tuesday 19th October
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Auction: Design - Two Day Sale - Live Online, Tue, 19th Oct 2021
VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT
We will be offering viewing by appointment. Thirty-minute time slots will be available from:
Fri 15 Oct, 9am - 5pm
Sat 16 Oct, 10am - 2pm
Sun 17 Oct, 10am - 2pm
Mon 18 Oct, 9am - 5pm
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