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Record Creation: Entered on 9 December 2006.

 

Heritage Notes

Registered: FNA 42C

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2006-12-09 01:20:12 | Lofty writes:

www.classicauctions.co.uk/detailc.php

"1965 JAGUAR S-TYPE 3.4 LITRE

VERY ORIGINAL CAR ONLY 6K MLS SINCE 1981

Lot 60
Status SOLD
Estimate £9000 - 11000
Hammer Price £6500.00
Mileage 53511
Colour GREY
Trim Colour RED
Chassis No 1B4379DN
Engine No 7B5021-8
Registration FNA 42C
CC 3400
M.O.T JUNE 2005
In 1956, a new generation of more compact Jaguar saloons came to market, employing unitary-construction, rather than a separate chassis and body. Initially, with 2.4-litre version of the already famous 3.4 XK engine, from 1957, the 3442cc six also appeared under Mk1 bonnets. However, to counter criticism of narrow rear track skittishness and poor rear three-quarters visibility, a wider-tracked, thinner-pillared Mk2 3.4 with 3781cc option hit showrooms during 1959. The S Type was a re-styled Mk2 with the added refinement of independent rear suspension, resulting in a much smoother ride.
This S-Type 3.4 saloon first left the Jaguar Browns Lane works in 1965, the righthand drive four-door saloon claimed still to be original and unrestored. The 2040 RA private plate was in place 1981 to 2002 when the car was registered with the current period-correct FNA 42C registration. It is claimed that the mileage has only increased by 6000 miles since 1981, the 53,511 miles displayed when entered for the sale believed by the vendor to be the genuine total for the car from new.
The current condition of the bodyshell is described as being excellent, the same going for the grey paintwork and the red leather trim, though the vendor does say that the wooden fascia does need repolishing. Both 3.4-litre six-cylinder XK motor and four-speed manual transmission are also reportedly in excellent order. Both tax-exempt disc and current MOT certificate are valid until next June."

2007-01-16 13:08:51 | pauls writes:

Car was at auction in '04
www.practicalclassics.co.uk/auctionlot/by-id/1075192220/

Auction description:
Jaguar S-Type 3.4 Litre
Fine Historic Motor Cars and Automobilia, H&H Classic Auctions Ltd (6th October 2004)
Overview
Claimed to be original and unrestored. The current condition of the bodyshell is described as being excellent

Lot Details
Auction Fine Historic Motor Cars and Automobilia
H&H Classic Auctions Ltd, The Pavilion Gardens
Type Car
Lot Number 060
Estimate £9000-£11000
Hammer Price £6500
Hammer Price (inc premium) -
Year 1965
Condition rating 2
Registration number FNA 42C
Mileage -
Chassis number 1B4379DN
Engine number 7B5021-8
Engine capacity (cc) 3400

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