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S811293

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 3.4 XK140 
 Open Two Seater 
 Left Hand Drive 
   
 S811293 
 G29328S 
  
  
 13 April 1955 
 
 1955 Bright Red
 2004 Black
 Rest: Nice 
  Geneva
  
 Original 
SwitzerlandSwitzerland
 
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Record Creation: Entered on 28 December 2005.

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2007-07-19
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2005-12-27 21:51:21 | pauls writes:

Car was at auction in '04
www.practicalclassics.co.uk/auctionlot/by-id/1408842353/

Auction description:
Lot 416: Jaguar XK140MC Roadster
Sports and grand touring cars, Bonhams (2nd October 2004)
Overview
The car has taken part in numerous historic events

Lot Details
Auction Sports and grand touring cars
Bonhams, Parc des Eaux-Vives, Geneva
Type Car
Lot Number 416
Estimate CHF70000-CHF80000
Hammer Price -
Hammer Price (inc premium) -
Year 1955
Condition rating 3
Registration number
Mileage -
Chassis number S811293
Engine number G2932-8S

2005-12-28 10:44:24 | pauls writes:

Car was at auction in '02
www.practicalclassics.co.uk/auctionlot/by-id/2014106717/

Auction description:
Lot 117: Jaguar XK140MC Roadster (1955)
Collectors Sports & GT Cars, The 'S' Colllection & Fine Automobilia, Bonhams (11th March 2002)
Lot Details
Auction Collectors Sports & GT Cars, The 'S' Colllection & Fine Automobilia
Bonhams, Salon International de l'Automobile, Geneva
Type Car
Lot Number 117
Estimate £50000-£65000
Hammer Price -
Hammer Price (inc premium) £58000
Year 1955
Condition rating 2
Registration number
Mileage -
Chassis number S811293
Engine number G29328S

2007-07-19 19:47:10 | pauls writes:

Additional auction description:
This early, ex-USA XK140MC Roadster has the Special Equipment package and C-Type cylinder head. Finished in red with black leather interior, the car features wire wheels shod with Avon tyres, black vinyl hood and the twin exhaust system associated with the C-Type ‘head. Previous forming part a famous private collection, the car has taken part in numerous historic events (including two Rallyes des Alpes) and is fitted with a special radiator and additional (electric) cooling fan. The engine was overhauled in March 2001 (circa SFr 10,000 spent) and the cosmetics received attention in 1991 (circa SFr 18,000 spent). A substantial file of invoices is included in the sale.

The car is Swiss registered and has passed its roadworthiness test.

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