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2008-07-22 18:13:39 | pauls writes:

Car was at auction in'08
www.classicauctions.co.uk/lotdetail.php

Auction description:
Lot : 35
1974 Jaguar E-Type V12 Roadster
SOLD for £36300
Mileage: 29,800
Colour: Red
Trim Colour: Black
Chassis No: 152747BW
Engine No: 7S13505-SB
Registration No: JAG 407
M.O.T: July 2008

Finished in red with black leather upholstery, this particular example is described by the vendor as being in "very good overall" condition (while, he also believes it to have covered just 29,800 miles from new). An automatic model riding on wire wheels, the appropriately registered 'JAG 407' is understood to have been previously owned by the TV and radio personality, Noel Edmonds. Reportedly "last serviced in August 2007" at a cost of some £1,260 and "not used since", this nicely presented E-type is offered for sale with current MOT certificate valid until August 2008 and various other MOT certificates dating back to 1991.

2018-11-01 09:03:16 | pauls writes:

Car to be at auction 11/18

www.silverstoneauctions.com/1974-jaguar-e-type-series-iii-v12-roadster-ex-noel-e ...

Auction description:

1974 Jaguar E-Type Series III V12 Roadster - ex-Noel Edmonds

Lot No.: 607

NEC Classic Motor Show Sale 2018

Registration: JAG 407

Chassis Number: 1S2747BW

Engine Number: 7S13505-SB

Number of cylinders: 12

CC: 5343

Year of Manufacture: 1974

RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive

Estimate (£): 85,000 - 100,000 

UK-supplied on the 11th April 1974 in Signal Red with automatic gearbox and hard top

Owned between 1998 and 2001 by noted car enthusiast Noel Edmonds

Bought by our vendor in 2008 who has spent some £30,000, with a full service in 2017

Works included a full bare metal respray, mechanical overhaul and re-trimmed interior

Zeirbarted from new, the multiple concours winner has its hard-top and trophies included 

The odometer shows some 31,229 miles. Offered with the very apt 'JAG 407' it's worn since 1986.

This car was despatched to Hewitt's Garages, Wolverhampton on the 20th March 1974 in Signal Red, with dark blue leather and 3-speed Borg Warner automatic gearbox. The accompanying Heritage Certificate does not confirm if the factory supplied the hard top, but neither does the Certificate confirm the soft top colour. It was initially registered with YDA 888M and on the 26th June 1986, it was given the beautifully apt JAG 407 prefix, for 407 cubic inches, the plate it still wears today and is generously included. 

Between 12th December 1998 and 30th July 2001, JAG 407 was to form a part of Noel Edmond's car collection. Mr Edmonds was at the height of his prime-time television dominance at the time and he knew a good car when he saw one, famously having owned a 1965 Ford GT40. Mr Edmonds was quoted in the Sunday Times in 2015 where he explained his fondness for the E-Type: "There was a guy in the next road to me who had an E-Type and he always seemed to have lots of gorgeous girlfriends. That might have been one of the reasons I wanted one."

Our vendor, a long-standing client of Silverstone Auctions, bought JAG 407 in 2008 and added it to his eclectic collection of classics that have included a KTM X-Bow, Sir David Jason’s Golf Cabriolet, an XK120, and a 190 SL, among many others. In 2015, the car was subjected a full bare metal respray, by Cotswold Classic Car Restorations in Cirencester who were retained to do the work as they had maintained our vendor’s cars in the past. As the car was Zeibarted from new, the workshop found no rust to the body, and breathing a sigh of relief, moved to preparing the car for painting. Subtle upgrades included the fitting of an engine pre-heating system and finally, JAG 407 was treated to an interior re-trim. The bill came to some £27,000 in 2015 and in July 2017 further servicing and maintenance was carried out, in exchange for an additional £3,994.

Used for fair weather trips to Goodwood and to various Car Club and Concours events, normally returning home with a trophy or two, this sparkling E-Type has covered less than 2,000 miles since its purchase in 2008 and now shows less than 32,000 miles today. The hard top looks very smart and adds a hitherto unusual dimension to the graceful lines of the Series III, although one cannot imagine the car being taken out in weather that might necessitate its use.

Our vendor will regretfully present JAG 407 to auction with the hardtop, detailed history file, a fresh MoT, recent bills, and many fond memories.

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