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Lot 63

2015   |   Amelia Island 2015

1964 Jaguar E-Type Series I 3.8-Litre Roadster

SOLD $143,000

Estimate

$225,000 - $325,000| Without Reserve

Chassis

880192

Car Highlights

Wonderful Example with a Limited Ownership History
Single Family Care from 1965 to 2009
Presented with Factory Hardtop and Tools
Low Mileage and Well Preserved
Accompanied by JDHT Certificate

Technical Specs

3,781 CC DOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine
Three SU Carburetors
265 BHP at 5,500 RPM
4-Speed Manual Gearbox
4-Wheel Disc Brakes, Inboard Rear
4-Wheel Independent Suspension
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Some 50 years after its debut, Jaguar’s E-Type continues to captivate virtually all enthusiasts today. While all are prized, none is more so than a well-preserved and highly original Series I roadster that is epitomized by this example. According to the accompanying JDHT Certificate, this wonderful Series I 3.8-Litre Roadster was purchased new by F. Stanley of New York City. In February 1965, it was sold via The Momo Corporation in New York to Jorn-Olaf C. Weber, an IBM engineer who in 1999 left the E-Type to his daughters, who then retained the vehicle until October 2009, when the current owner acquired it. At the time of purchase, the E-Type was understood to have never been repainted, with indicated mileage believed to be correct.

Offered with less than 30,000 miles recorded, the E-Type benefits from a complete service, plus clutch and fuel-system work during the present ownership. The upholstery and convertible top were replaced during the 1990s and, more recently, a stainless-steel exhaust system including headers was installed by the consignor.

Displaying a beautiful patina, the E-Type includes the original hardtop and ceramic-coated exhaust manifold, tool kit, jack, a new Thor hammer, numerous spare parts, and a car cover. Comprehensive documents including the 1965 Bill of Sale, JDHT Certificate of Authenticity, owner’s manual, articles, receipts, and photographs make this an E-Type worthy of careful consideration.