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United Kingdom29XKE

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Record Creation: Entered on 22 January 2004.

Database Updates: Show dataplate edits

 

Photos of 850029

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Exterior Photos (3)

Uploaded June 2016:

2016-06-09
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Uploaded July 2011:

2011-07-10
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Uploaded May 2006:

2006-05-09
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Interior Photos (1)

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Details Photos: Exterior (1)

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Detail Photos: Engine (2)

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2005-11-17
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Restoration Photos: Paint (3)

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2004-01-22 12:00:34 | pauls writes:

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

850029 was reported to have been originally delivered in England. Nothing 's known of' its current whereabouts. Dispatched July 14, 1961.

2005-01-12 05:02:55 | robert writes:

car for sale at www.classicautosports.com Scotland

2005-06-30 09:58:00 | robert writes:

Colour Cream price £ 36,500- for sale at www.classicautosports.com

2005-11-14 14:44:01 | David Barnett Classic AutoSports writes:

This car is owned by Craig McWhirter of Dunfermline and is being restored at Classic AutoSports workshops in Inverkeilor, Angus,

2006-01-19 05:32:08 | David Barnett, Classic AutoSports, Scotland writes:

This car (850029) has never been offered for sale by Classic AutoSports. I think it has probably been confused with 875029, which has been, both are in our workshops, both are the same colour.

2010-11-27 07:18:42 | Dave Grosse writes:

29XKE is not this vehicle's original plate (issued Kent, April 1963).

2010-11-29 10:29:16 | David Barnett writes:

That is correct Dave, It's a 'cherished number' that Craig thought suited the car and will probably stay with it for ever more now.

2014-06-01 20:52:33 | pauls writes:

Feb. 2001 Jaguar World states the car was supplied to J.M. Greatham, Lincs.

2016-06-02 21:29:17 | Piers Richings writes:

Car was bought new in Lincolnshire by my father-in-law John Greatham. Original reg.number was REE 500. I have photo of it with this reg no. but don't know how to upload it.

2017-07-06 14:50:20 | Craig McWhirter writes:

As David reported, I am the owner of the car and have been for many years now. I never knew the original number or I would have looked to put that back on. When the opportunity came up to acquire 29 XKE I took it. I bought the car from Dave Worrow of ENO 30 renoun. It is now running regularly and will hopefully do so for many years. Any pictures and history very welcome indeed.

2020-01-03 03:49:50 | Piers Richings writes:

Hi Craig

My father-in-law (deceased) John Greetham, bought the car new just before marrying my mother-in-law, Elizabeth Wharton (still alive). They then travelled through France in the car for their honeymoon.

Where are you? She is in Norfolk but spends a lot of time in North Lincs. 

It would be great if she could see the car one day. She may have more pictures etc of the car.

Best regards

Piers

07776 464646

2020-02-15 02:39:55 | Craig McWhirter writes:

Piers,

Many thanks for your email. I will give you a call early next week (won't disturb you at the weekend) as just picked up this message.

I took the car off the road at the start of the winter and it is undergoing some work at Classic Autosports in Inverkielor. Work I couldn't get round to when originally refurbished the car and also fitting some early parts that had been replaced before.

Happy to send some pictures for your mother to review and of course welcome to see the car but probably best when back together later in the year.

I live in the Dunfermline area, just North of Edinburgh.

Speak soon,

Craig

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