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Lot 232 - 1963 Jaguar Mark II Saloon

43,000 kilometres recorded

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OFFERED AT NO RESERVE

ESTIMATE £17,000- £21,000

Auction Coys at Chiswick House 2019
Auction Date 18th May 2019
Day of Auction Day 1 - Saturday

Lot Details

Lot Number 232
Reg. Number EU Registered
Chassis Number 127233
Year 1963
Make Jaguar
Model Mark II Saloon

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Description

Although the Mk I was a great success, selling four times as many as the larger Jaguar saloons, Jaguar boss William Lyons was not content. He knew it could be improved.
Happily, virtually every aspect that had been criticised received attention in the new MkII range introduced in October 1959. These cars were to rank among the best loved Jaguars ever made and are today regarded as classics. There were some detail changes, including a redesigned interior that was more modern but retained the traditional Jaguar image.
Jaguar saloons led the field in production and touring car races during much of the 60s. Not surprisingly the quickest and most successful private entries came from John Coombs’ Jaguar dealership in Guilford. John Coombs had significant race experience and his dealership simply got it right for a fortunate few racing enthusiasts. Very early on that included Hill, Salvadori and Salmon.
With just 43,000 kilometres showing, the Mark II on show here is a beautiful example of why these Jaguars were such a huge success. This fine motorcar comes with Italian documentation and proof of ownership ready to be transferred into the hands of the highest bidder!
Offered at No Reserve on 18th May 2019 at Chiswick House.


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