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Record Creation: Entered on 22 January 2004.

Database Updates: Show dataplate edits

 

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Registered JBW 257

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2004-01-22 12:29:45  |  pauls writes:

Info gathered with permission from:
www.hendi.nl/xke/main.htm

This car was reported to have been sold new in Australia. In 1979 it was reported to be located in England. In early 1987, it was reported to still be in existence, but no location was given. In 1988 it was reported to be in located in Australia.


2004-04-19 07:33:03  |  pauls writes:

Tom Haddock (E-type restoration guide author) writes in the July '80 issue of Ejag magazine that this car is on his register of early cars.


2004-11-09 10:09:49  |  pauls writes:

This car is mentioned in issue # 26 of "The Jaguar" magazine (Australian). That issue looks to have been printed in '89.


2017-08-06 00:09:04  |  John Elmgreen writes:

This car was sold new through Brysons in Melbourne, Australia, having been despatched from the works on 28 July 1961, the same date as 850085 was despatched to Brysons in Sydney. These were the first two E Types sold new in Australia. See "The Jaguar XK in Australia", page 21.


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