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2005-12-22 00:05:05 | pauls writes:

Car was at auction in '04
www.practicalclassics.co.uk/auctionlot/by-id/230781306/

Auction description:
Lot 1159a: Jaguar XK120 Fixedhead Coupé
Fine Motor Cars & The Jaguar Legend, Coys (3rd July 2004)
Overview
Ex-Stirling Moss. In extremely good condition all round

Lot Details
Auction Fine Motor Cars & The Jaguar Legend
Coys, Chiswick House, London
Type Car
Lot Number 1159a
Hammer Price -
Hammer Price (inc premium) -
Year 1952
Condition rating 2
Registration number LVC 345
Mileage -
Chassis number 679282

2010-04-06 13:56:11 | Faith Clements writes:

You may be interested to know that my Godfather Raymond Playford bought this car from Sir Sterling Moss in the mid fifties for £650. At that time its colour was two tone - green and cream.

2014-10-04 05:56:40 | Peter Ingram writes:

Great pic shows it is still in Sir Stlrlings colours of 2 tone Green & Cream

2016-02-02 18:42:10 | Anonymous writes:

LVC 345 is the founder member car of the Jaguar Drivers Club.

2016-08-13 19:22:43 | Michael Scott writes:

There is an excellent photo of this car in Bernard Viart's book "Jaguar XK- la competition sur route dans les annees 1950" on page 60. Event was the Lyon-Charbonnieres rally 1952 with Stlirling Moss as driver , and Gregor Grant as co-driver. Car was two-tone.

2018-07-14 16:22:45 | pauls writes:

Very nice article and photos about the car in the July 2018 edition of the XK Gazette.

2019-10-24 09:46:45 | pauls writes:

Listed as sold at:

www.fiskens.com/cars-for-sale/Jaguar-XK120/13658.htm

Seller's description;

Loaned to racing driver Sir Stirling Moss by Jaguar, this example was used as Moss’s personal car to travel in-between races abroad during the 1952 Racing Season

Unique two tone exterior paint colour of Green and Cream, chosen by Moss himself

Accompanied by an impressive history file containing the original handbook signed by Moss and period photographs of the racing champion with the example

An incredibly rare opportunity to acquire an XK120 once owned, enjoyed and rallied by Sir Stirling Moss

A milestone for Jaguar, the XK120 had achieved monumental success on and off track and quickly became one of the most desired motor cars of its time. It was never the intention for the XK120 to be a volume production model but with its beautiful shape, fast speed and strong endurance, the XK120 would be produced into three different body styles, the Fixed Head Coupe, being one of them.  

This example offered by Fiskens has an exemplary history having been loaned to esteemed racing driver and champion, Sir Stirling Moss in 1952. During this time Moss had been leading the Jaguar team as a works driver and would use the XK120 as his personal car to travel in-between races abroad during the 1952 Racing Season. As evidenced by a photograph held in the XK120’s history file, Moss would be presented this example by Jaguar Chairman Sir William Lyons, the XK120 would hold the registration of LVC 345 which it still holds to this very day. The history file contains the rather special original registration book signed by Moss himself.

2020-08-15 03:16:11 | Twyford Moors writes:

This Jaguar XK120 has been having work carried out at Twyford Moors Classic Cars. Follow the link for more information. jagxk.com/news/this-week-in-the-workshop-010820

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