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1E10385

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Record Creation: Entered on 23 April 2012.

 

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2013-01-28 14:21:41 | XKE Data writes:

The record was updated:

  • Top Color was deleted, old value was: black
  • Last Seen was changed from 2012 to 2013
  • 2014-10-26 15:02:21 | XKE Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Current Country was changed from United Kingdom to Germany
  • Last Seen was changed from 2013 to 2014
  • 2020-06-20 21:41:57 | XKE Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Top Color was added: black
  • Original Owner Country was added: Great Britain
  • Current Color was changed from bright red to carmen red
  • Current City was added: Frankfurt am Main
  • Current State was added: Hesse
  • Last Seen was changed from 2014 to 2020
  • Registration numbers (raw data): was changed from ECD406C| to ECD406C|J241|
  • Registration number location (raw data): was changed from United Kingdom| to United Kingdom|United Kingdom|
  • 2021-02-18 15:01:54 | XKE Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Current City was deleted, old value was: Frankfurt am Main
  • Current State was changed from Hesse to Baden Württemberg
  • Last Seen was changed from 2020 to 2021
  • Photos of 1E10385

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    2012-04-22 18:22:08 | pauls writes:

    Car to be at auction 5/12
    www.rmauctions.com/FeatureCars.cfm

    Auction description:
    Lot 311
    1965 Jaguar E-Type Series I 4.2-Litre Roadster
    Chassis No.1E10385
    Estimate:€100.000-€140.000
    To be auctioned on
    Saturday, May 12, 2012

    • Just 38,600 km from new; a rare European-delivery; LHD example
    • Highly desirable 4.2 Series I Roadster; complete with factory-original hardtop
    • Well documented provenance; expertly maintained by Eagle Racing since 1997

    Supplied new to Mr B. Lec, who used it primarily for trips to Continental Europe, this highly desirable left-hand drive, European-delivery 4.2-Litre Series I Roadster was first registered as J241 in Jersey, Channel Islands. It has been driven only 38,600 km (24,000 miles) in its 47-year existence, and its provenance is known and well documented. Since 1997, Eagle Racing took care of maintenance and service, including regular cavity wax injection for optimum preservation. It remains authentic and virtually original, apart from a sympathetic 'exact match' exterior refinish in 2004 and the sensible addition of a modern cooling fan and stainless-steel exhaust.

    Classic Jaguar expert Chris Keith-Lucas recently viewed the car and gave his independent opinion, "As a Series I 4.2 car, it is one of the most desirable of all the E-Type variants for road use. The registration number is brilliant for an E type. This car is attractive, being well-looked after but not concours-quality. Personally, this is how I like a car, and I would love to own it, as it is a really 'proper' car, and not 'tarted-up'. No one has been tempted to put up-rated brakes, non-standard dampers or low-profile tyres on it".

    The car comes with a detailed Eagle service, check-over and cavity wax processing booklets, Jaguar Cars' 'European Distributors and Dealers' booklet (July 1964 edition) and 'Jaguar 4.2 'E' Type Operating, Maintenance and Service Handbook'. It has UK road tax and an MOT certificate valid until 2013. Complete with the factory-supplied hard top, it is obviously a superb addition to any collection, as well as being a very usable E-Type by any standard. Simply beautiful and almost entirely original throughout, it is undoubtedly one of the most desirable examples available today.

    2012-05-15 13:47:29 | pauls writes:

    LOT: 311
    Chassis No. 1E10385
    AUCTION RESULTS: Lot was Sold at a price of €100.800

    2012-11-10 17:44:37 | pauls writes:

    Car now offered at:
    www.michelkruch.com

    Sellers description:
    colour Rouge
    drive LHD
    type Cabrio / Roadster
    year 1965
    price P.O.R.
    VAT No
    city 1080 Belgique
    country Belgium

    The best original example available on the planet !
    38.000 km from new !
    Untouched - All original interior, carpets, soft top except one repaint in the correct color.
    Original hard top.
    Always maintain by Eagle in England.

    2013-01-10 13:25:32 | pauls writes:

    Car to be at auction 2/13
    www.bonhams.com/auctions/20924/lot/539/

    Auction description:
    7 Feb 2013 16:30 CET Paris, The Grand Palais
    Cars

    Lot 539

    1965 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 4.2-Litre Roadster
    Chassis no. 1E10385
    Engine no. 7E2034-8

    This highly desirable, left-hand drive, E-Type Series 1 4.2-Litre Roadster was supplied new in Europe to a Mr B Lec and first registered as 'J 241' in Jersey, Channel Islands. Used by Mr Lec primarily for trips to Continental Europe, the car has covered only 38,600km (approximately 24,000 miles) over the past 47 years and comes with well-documented provenance. It remains authentic and virtually original apart from refinishing in its factory livery in 2004 and the sensible addition of an electric cooling fan and stainless-steel exhaust system. Marque specialists Eagle Racing have been responsible for maintenance and servicing since 1997, including regular wax injection of body cavities for optimum corrosion protection.

    Asked to give his opinion of the car, independent classic Jaguar specialist Chris Keith-Lucas had this to say: 'As a Series 1 4.2 car, it is one of the most desirable of all the E-Type variants for road use. The registration number is brilliant for an E type. This car is attractive, being well looked after but not concours-quality. Personally, this is how I like a car, and I would love to own it, as it is a really 'proper' car, and not 'tarted-up'. No one has been tempted to put up-rated brakes, non-standard dampers or low-profile tyres on it".

    Included in the sale are Eagle Racing's service, check-over and cavity wax processing booklets; Jaguar Cars' 'European Distributors and Dealers' booklet (July 1964 edition); and 'Jaguar 4.2 'E' Type Operating, Maintenance and Service Handbook'. Offered complete with factory hardtop, the car comes with UK MoT and road fund licence valid until 2013. Beautiful and almost entirely original throughout, this gorgeous Series 1 E-Type would make a superb addition to any collection.
    Estimate:
    €115,000 - 135,000
    £94,000 - 110,000
    US$ 150,000 - 180,000
    Registration no. ECD 406C (UK)
    Chassis no. 1E10385
    Engine no. 7E2034-8

    2020-06-16 12:32:32 | Harry Stevens writes:

    Sold by Pyritz Classics of Frankfurt am Main in May 2020. Seller's description below.
    www.pyritz-classics.de/fahrzeuge/jaguar-e-type-serie-1-4-2-litre/

    This car is a Series 1 roadster with the 4.2 litre engine which offers more torque with the same performance as its predecessor. This left hand drive European specification car was delivered to Jersey in the Channel Isles in January 1965. There it remained with its second owner for over 30 years until it was sold to Stockholm in 1997. We were then able to sell the vehicle in 2014 and are pleased to be able to offer it to you again.

    With only 42,000 kilometres on the clock, the car is in excellent , unrestored original condition. It was always properly maintained. The service documents are extensive, there is no need for maintenance or repairs. It presents an extremely rare opportunity to acquire an unrestored Series 1 E Type that gives an impression of being nearly new.

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