Jaguar : Other Mark IV 3.5 Liter Saloon
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Last update: 10.10.2014
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Jaguar : Other Mark IV 3.5 Liter Saloon for sale
1947 Jaguar Mark IV 3. 5 Liter Saloon
Listed on behalf of the estate of the owner.
Chassis #612581. Body #B9509. Engine #S4464.
This Jaguar was sold new by Henly's in London on April 26. 1948 to Mr. A. Hammond. Originally Lavender Grey with Suede Green leather interior. the car eventually found its way to the United States sometime in the 1970's. At that time it was repainted in red. It was enjoyed by two collectors in Oregon until passing to the current owner in 1995. It was driven to his private showroom and shop in 1997 where it was parked awaiting full restoration. Other projects took precedence (including his restoration of an award-winning 1955 XK140 FHC). and the '47 patiently waited in the heated building. Unfortunately. the unexpected passing of the owner in April. 2014 has now prompted it to be offered for sale.
This is a complete. solid. numbers-matching car. While it was last run 17 years ago. there is every indication that it would easily run today. The engine turns. This has the large. 3. 5 liter engine rated at 90 mph+. All mechanical components appear present and in good condition. Brakes work well. Wire wheel are excellent. It would most likely need a new electric wiring harness. which is readily available from several sources. 51. 00 miles showing on the odometer appear to be correct. given the known history of the car.
While the car was painted some years ago. the interior appears largely original and has faded and softened over time. The seats could be refreshed and treated with leather conditioner. and would still be serviceable for a driver/preservation restoration. Headliner shows wear but is serviceable for a preservation vehicle. Original chrome and trim is bright and very good.
Remarkably. the tool kit in the lid of the boot (trunk) is complete with all parts present. Before his death. the owner located all previously missing parts. There is an additional box of spare parts in the car which include (among other items) a Jaguar "leaper" mascot for the radiator cap. rebuilt trafficator turn signal. the second driving light and other spare parts.
This is a wonderful car that can be easily refreshed and enjoyed as-is. or benefit from a full concours show restoration. Whatever your choice. you will not be searching for unobtainable parts or cursing a rusty hulk. This is a beautifully rare Jaguar. and the last model recognized as a Full Classic™ by the Classic Car Club of America. It is eligible for participation in all CCCA events. shows and tours.
A realistic reserve has been placed on this car (which we expect to be easily exceeded) considering its rarity and condition. Please bid accordingly.
WE WILL HAPPILY SELL TO BIDDERS. WORLDWIDE.
Please remember that this car is presently not running and will need to be transported. It has a clear Oregon title.
Thanks for looking and GOOD LUCK!
Winning bidder please contact us within 24 hours of auction close. A deposit of $2000 is due via PayPal at that time. Vehicle deposits are non-refundable. per PayPal and eBay policy. Balance due in certified U. S. funds via bank wire transfer within 7 days of auction close. We do not accept overseas bank drafts or cashier's checks. Vehicle has a clear title and is being sold by the owner. with our assistance. Please call David at 503-309-7729 between 9am and 9pm Pacific Time with any questions. Thank you.
Shipping is the responsibility of the buyer and not included in the auction price. Vehicle must be picked up within 14 days of payment. unless other arrangements have been made. Note that vehicle will be shipping from the Portland. Oregon area with easy access to interstate highways (I-5: north-south. and I-84 east). We will gladly assist your carrier with loading.
Please ask all questions before bidding. Your personal inspection is invited before the close of the auction. Only you know if the vehicle is right for you. All descriptions are based upon information provided by the seller and our own personal inspection of the vehicle. Obviously. with any collector vehicle there are internal areas that cannot be inspected. but description will be based upon the seller's representations and our observation of the vehicle. For that reason. the vehicle in this listing is being sold "as-is" with no warranties of any kind expressed or implied. Mileage listed is that showing on the odometer and unless otherwise noted. cannot be verified due to the age of the vehicle. By participating in this auction. the bidder agrees to these terms.
Charvet Classic Cars assists sellers (all of whom are my personal friends) to find new appreciative homes for their special vehicles. I have been an eBay seller with 100% positive feedback since 1998. and involved with classic cars for many years. I like these cars as much as you do! If you e-mail or call with questions. you will receive my personal attention and knowledge to help you make an informed decision. Oregon dealer #DA4114.
Thank you - David Charvet
You may e-mail by asking a question through the eBay site. or call me at 503-309-7729 between 9am and 9pm Pacific Time.
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