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Record Creation: Entered on 19 January 2023.

 

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2023-01-19 11:12:44 | pauls writes:

Car offered at:

www.carandclassic.com/auctions/1968-daimler-sovereign-420-ndLoOn_aaid=a5ce63ed-6419-48b8-adb6-8692f74daf04&bsft_eid=3bd43fe4-7155-4988-bb7 ...

Seller's description:

1968 Daimler Sovereign (pre-xj6)

Colour Brown

Odometer 79,407 Miles

Engine size 4235

Town Coniston

Seller Type Private

Location Cumbria

Country United Kingdom

4.2-litre straight-six XK engine

Refitted interior

Daimler fluted radiator surround

First registered 19th December 1968

Road Tax and MOT exempt 

Formerly registered in the Netherlands

Re-registered in the UK with what is believed to be its original registration number

Owners manuals and repair manuals

Numerous hand-written invoices for parts and servicing

Historic MOTs and tax discs

Six former keepers

The Interior

Retrimmed leather interior

Electric seats fitted 

Quilted headlining and door cards

Later centre console added

Front seatbelts

Rear picnic tables

All gauges and switches said to be working

Wood-rimmed Moto-Lita steering wheel

Burr walnut dashboard

Central locking on the front doors

Original radio removed

The dashboard top looks to be free from cracks or UV damage

The carpets are well worn and could benefit from a clean

Spacious boot to the rear, with some spare parts, including the original steering wheel

The Exterior 

Thought to have been restored previously

Some scratches, chips and cracks in the paint

A little bubbling in places

Some patches of corrosion can be seen 

Some of the chrome plating is pitted 

Daimler trademark fluted radiator surround

Some surface corrosion to the underside, and the ‘crows feet’ are said to be ingot condition and original

There is some filler known to be in a rear wing

Running on steel wheels with chrome trims and chrome hubcaps

The Mechanics 

4.2-litre straight-six XK engine

Automatic transmission

Shares the same suspension setup as the E-Type

Said to start easily and run well

The only issue reported is that the engine can be started in any gear, as the interlock switch has failed

No other mechanical issues reported

New battery fitted in 2021

The prop shaft has reportedly been renewed 

Oil pressure said to be normal

Extensive hand-written servicing records on file

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