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2009-10-01 23:43:24 | SALOON Data writes:

The record was updated:

  • Car Condition was added: Nice driver
  • Last Seen was changed from 2005 to 2009
  • Registration numbers (raw data): was added: RGV1|
  • Registration number location (raw data): was added: United Kingdom|
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    2006-12-30 00:33:25 | pauls writes:

    Car was at auction in '05

    Auction description:
    The Sharpe Family Collection, Christies (1st July 2005)
    Opalescent Gunmetal with beige leather interior.

    Engine: six cylinders in line, with twin SU carburettors and twin overhead camshafts, 220bhp at 5,500rpm, 3,781cc; Gearbox: four-speed automatic; Suspension: front, wishbones and torsion bars, rear, semi-elliptic leaf springs; Brakes: Lockheed servo-assisted Dunlop discs all round. Right hand drive. Confirms it to be a matching numbers car.

    Lot Details
    Auction The Sharpe Family Collection
    Christies, Essex
    Type Car
    Lot Number 641
    Estimate £6000-£8000
    Hammer Price £14100
    Hammer Price (inc premium) -
    Year 1961
    Condition rating
    Registration number RGV 1
    Mileage -
    Chassis number 775940-BW
    Engine number NE-1881-8

    2009-10-01 21:30:09 | pauls writes:

    Car returned to auction 9/09

    Auction description:
    Sale 17260 - Collectors Motor Cars, Motorcycles and Automobilia, 12 Sep 2009
    Beaulieu Autojumble, National Motor Museum
    Lot No: 487
    1961 Jaguar MkIX Saloon
    Registration no. RGV 1
    Chassis no. 775940BW
    Engine no. NE1881-8
    Sold for £19,550 inclusive of Buyer's Premium

    This late MkIX saloon comes with heritage certificate confirming matching numbers. The car is equipped with a sunroof and period radio, and is offered with current road fund licence, Swansea V5 registration document and MoT to December 2009.

    2023-08-22 12:26:00 | pauls writes:

    Car offered at: ...

    Seller's description:

    775940 BW

    28000 miles

    3.8 Liters

    auto grearbox

    Color Opalescent Gunmetal

    Beige Leather

    Right-hand drive

    “ An exceptional MK 1X, with only 28,000 miles recorded, subject to a high quality repaint and with extensive history. Rare to find one this good. ”

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