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430202

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 1.5 Mk.IV Black
 Saloon Pigskin
 Left Hand Drive Not Applicable
   Jaguar Cars Dustributors, Bruxelles, Belgium
 430202 20 April 1948
 KB6952E 15 September 1948
 B9458 
  
 13 April 1948 Belgium
 
 1948 Black
 2012 Pigskin
 Exc. Original Not Applicable
 Original Gdynia
  
 Original 
PolandPoland
 

BelgiumDZK274

PolandGA03E

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Record Creation: Entered on 20 October 2012.

Originality: Noted for being in "original condition"

 

Record Changes

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2012-10-22 02:06:20 | SALOON Data writes:

The record was updated:

  • Original Owner Country was added: Belgium
  • 2012-10-30 13:53:50 | SALOON Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Current Interior was added: tan
  • Current Country was added: Belgium
  • 2012-10-31 13:42:41 | SALOON Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Current Country was changed from Belgium to France
  • 2012-11-03 14:00:38 | SALOON Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Engine Number was added: KB6952
  • Last Seen was added: 2012
  • 2012-11-05 13:20:14 | SALOON Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Body Number was changed from 430202 to B9458
  • Factory Paint Color was added: black
  • Factory Interior Color was added: tan
  • Original Owner City was added: Kortrijk
  • Factory Delivery Year was added: 1948
  • Factory Delivery Month was added: 09
  • Factory Delivery Day was added: 15
  • Registration numbers (raw data): was added: DZK274|
  • Registration number location (raw data): was added: Belgium|
  • 2013-01-31 01:22:53 | SALOON Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Engine Number was changed from KB6952 to KB6952E
  • Gearbox Number was added: NOTRECORDED
  • Factory Interior Color was changed from tan to pigskin
  • Factory Top Color was added: not applicable
  • Top Color was added: not applicable
  • Original Distributor was added: Jaguar Cars Dustributors, Bruxelles, Belgium
  • Original Owner City was deleted, old value was: Kortrijk
  • Current Interior was changed from tan to pigskin
  • Factory Dispatch Year was added: 1948
  • Factory Dispatch Month was added: 04
  • Factory Dispatch Day was added: 20
  • Factory Build Year was added: 1948
  • Factory Build Month was added: 04
  • Factory Build Day was added: 13
  • 2013-04-24 13:02:53 | SALOON Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Gearbox Number was deleted, old value was: NOTRECORDED
  • 2013-05-10 14:54:36 | SALOON Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Current City was added: Gdynia
  • Current Country was changed from France to Poland
  • 2013-07-02 13:01:42 | SALOON Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Registration numbers (raw data): was changed from DZK274| to DZK274|GA03E|
  • Registration number location (raw data): was changed from Belgium| to Belgium|Poland|
  • Owner: Pan Jaguar

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    Updated April 30th, 2017. Not legal proof of ownership.

    Photos of 430202

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    Exterior Photos (4)

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    Uploaded October 2012:

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    Interior Photos (2)

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    Details Photos: Exterior (5)

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    Uploaded October 2012:

    2012-10-20
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    Detail Photos: Interior (1)

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    Detail Photos: Engine (1)

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    2012-10-20
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    Detail Photos: Other (5)

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    2012-10-21 07:32:49 | Mateusz writes:

    This is the second Jaguar Mark IV in my collection.

    It is 100% original. As you can see from the pics, the car was (is) very well kept. The rear blind-curtain still works! The tool compartment is complete!

    The car was originally exported to Belgium in 1948, so it is original LHD.

    If you know anything about the history of this car - please e-mail me.

    2012-10-26 11:39:45 | M. S. Abbasi writes:

    Congratulations on this addition to your collection. Outstanding piece of history.

    2012-10-30 10:07:24 | Pekka T. writes:

    Hi, very nice, the interior is called "Tan" it was the most common interior in a Black car, especially when decided by the factory all the way until 1968. Very rare nowadays. Cheers!

    2012-10-30 20:25:15 | Mateusz writes:

    Thanks Sol:)

    Thank you Pekka T, I wasn' sure if it's brown interior or tan (frankly speaking, I'm still not sure:)

    As fo the country, the car is now in France.

    2012-10-31 05:17:16 | Pekka T. writes:

    You're welcome Mateusz, yes it is brown, but Jaguar called it "Tan". This is a very big problem nowadays as most people assume "Tan" in their JHT certificate would mean light brown, like Beige, but it does not. Even the 1960's "Light Tan" is almost orange, very saturated brown. I have managed to purchase 1950's and 1960's factory leather samples for reference and a bunch of colour charts. You can find them also in the photo albums on www.jag-lovers.org
    Cheers!
    BTW, you can ad info (engine, gearbox and body numbers, reg. number etc.) yourself by choosing "edit data". Take care!

    2013-04-23 06:34:36 | Mateusz writes:

    In fact, the trim colour isn't brown, either tan - it is pigskin:)

    2013-04-26 06:16:08 | Pekka T. writes:

    Hi Mateusz,

    You are right, but so am I! ;) I think we should meet, I have an original factory leather sample booklet from the 1950's and a lot of original brochures. The whole picture is much more complicated. Actually "Pigskin" is the grain on the leather, the colour is "Tan". BUT Jaguar did call that for marketing purposes only "Pigskin" at some point, for instance on the XK120 where duo-tone interiors were available for the OTS (or Super Sports like they called it at first) there was "Biscuit and Pigskin", for the MKV (and MKIV) it was called "Pigskin Grain" in the borchures www.jag-lovers.org/brochures/bro1949/jag_48_19_l.jpg and in whole "Pigskin Grain Tan" you see? So the problem is that not all "Tan" was "Pigskin", but all "Pigskin" was always coloured "Tan". Nowadays "Tan" is often mistaken for "Beige" or "Biscuit" because people do not know what it looked like. I am glad you got the LHT certificate and know much more now then before! Take care!

    2013-05-07 05:59:56 | Mateusz writes:

    She has finally arrived home:)

    2013-05-16 09:37:51 | Mateusz writes:

    Pekka you're right!

    I've just received Jaguar brochure from 1946, in colour schemes the full name of leather is: Pigskin Grain Tan.

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