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1961 Jaguar E-type Series 1 3.8 OTS OBL - Chassis 54 SOLD

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  • £250,000 As stated
  • 1961
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Price £250,000 As stated
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Jaguar
Model E-Type
  E-Type Series 1 OBL
Year 1961
Mileage 14,900 miles
Country UK
Region Kent
Telephone 01732 658799
Status Trade
Date 30-Oct-2020
Ref C1281958
MORE ABOUT THIS CAR...
-Treated to a full pursuit of originality, nut and bolt restoration by E-Type UK.
-Original UK right-hand drive.
-Original 1961 outside bonnet locker (OBL) example.
-Chassis 54 - the 54th right-hand drive roadster to be produced.
-Heritage correct Imperial Maroon over Maroon Connolly Vaumol Leather.
-Warren Concours 2018 - Best in Class
-Historic Motoring Awards Finalist 2019 - Restoration of the Year.

Chassis 54 was treated to a no expense spared, nut and bolt restoration by E-Type UK. With factory originality the upmost priority, Chassis 54 was finished in Concours condition, preserving and encapsulating 1961 originality. Below is a breakdown of just some of the period-correct and early features refurbished or sourced and fitted:

Exterior:
-Outside bonnet locks
-Spot welded in bonnet louvres with visible spot welds
-PL headlights
-Butler rear number plate lamps
-Early door top chromes
-Solid rear hood chrome
-Original front indicator lens
-Correct fittings for all front brightwork
-Early A-pillar and windscreen chrome with joins
-Early A-pillar top chromes with rubber pad
-Date correct glass
-Original profile over-riders
-Period correct wheel spinners
-Early square profile Jaguar badge

Interior:
-Flat floors with correct rear flat profile bulkhead
-Period correct poker dot aluminium centre console and dash fascia
-Original Leveroll seat runners
-Early hood canopy
-Correct triple press stud hood bag
-Extended early lead weight for the roof stabilisation during high speeds
-Flat dashtop with three early vents and brass bezels
-Early grab handle with no chrome dash scrolls
-Correct pitch roadster seats refurbished and finished in duck egg grey
-Flocked glove box lining
-Original early steering wheel
-Correct positive earth clock
-All correct 'Made in England' gauges
-Correct profile toggle switches

Mechanicals:
-Pumpkin Orange Cylinder head
-3.8 Marston Radiator
-Dipped water rail
-Aluminium pulleys
-Early alternator bracket
-Date correct starter motor, distributor, dynamo and wiper motor
-Correct period ignition system
-Small ridged header tank
-Correct 3.8 wishbones with ball joint covers
-Blue top washer bottle
-Correct box filter plenum
-Early carb tops and tabs
-Three pedestal throttle linkage
-Period correct bellow braking system
-Nova code brake fluid senders
-Period correct brake fluid hoses
-Steel brake lines
-Early wiring loom straps
-Early non-self adjusting hand brake mechanism
-Early rear hubs
-Early driveshafts
-Stubby axle breather
-Period correct fuel tank and sender

If you'd like more information on Chassis 54 then visit the E-type bespoke restoration page. Alternatively, please call us on the details below or email using the button below to arrange a viewing.
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