The Sale of British Marques 2019

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1966 Jaguar E-Type Series I FHC 2+2

Lot No.: 407

Registration: HKP 588D
Chassis Number: 1E50468BN
Engine Number: 7E52213-9
Number of cylinders: 12
CC: 4235
Year of Manufacture: 1966
RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Estimate (£): 30,000 - 35,000
(+buyer's premium of 15% including VAT @ 20%)

 

  • UK-supplied in October 1966, finished in cream with a red leather interior and automatic transmission
  • Bought by a Mr McGuiness in Sep 1967 from the supplying dealer, Martin Walter Ltd. Only registered keeper since
  • Matching numbers. Original buff logbook and the sales invoice from 1967, garaged from 1980
  • Great history file with all manuals and books. A remarkable Series 1 2+2 restoration opportunity

Silverstone Auctions are very excited to offer this particular Series 1 2+2 which has had just one owner from September 1967. It's a matching numbers example supplied with a fantastic history folder containing the original stamped maintenance service booklet, original buff logbook, September 1967 purchase invoice, the Heritage Trust Certificate, and additionally there is a factory workshop manual, other books and marketing material, and a selection of, what appear to be, the original tools etc. 

Clearly, the cars only registered keeper since 1967, a Mr McGuinness of Kent, cherished his E-Type and used it right up until 1980 at which point it was garaged for the following 38 years. Now coming to auction needing a degree of restoration, this is a great opportunity to return this interesting example to its former glory. It will be very hard to find another with this ownership.