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Record Creation: Entered on 3 April 2020.

Originality: Noted for being in "original condition"

 

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2004-03-17 07:25:09 | chuck goolsbee writes:

This is a one-owner car, with 6581 original miles. I saw it in the collection of the owner (which included an XK-120, and XJ6, a large Jaguar Saloon, an Aston-Martin DB4 Vantage, an Invicta and a Bugatti Type 55 roadster... plus many more.) This man and his wife has driven on many Vintage Rallies with us, and I have casually known him since 1998. I believe his mileage claim.

2020-02-13 10:14:49 | pauls writes:

Car to be at auction 3/20

www.bonhams.com/auctions/25719/lot/124/

Auction description:

Lot 124

Motorcars from the Estate of Dean S. Edmonds Jr.

1967 Jaguar E-Type 4.2-Liter Roadster

US$ 150,000 - 180,000

£ 120,000 - 140,000

The Amelia Island Auction

5 Mar 2020, 12:00 EST

Chassis no. 1E 15634

Engine no. 7E-13500-9

4,235cc DOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

3 SU Carburetors

265bhp at 5,400rpm

5-Speed Manual Transmission

4-Wheel Independent Suspension

4-Wheel Disc Brakes

*Single ownership by Dean Edmonds

*Just over 7,200 miles from new

*Rare specification

*Subject of a sympathetic, high quality refurbishment

Dean Edmonds' Jaguar E-Type was bought new by him and in keeping with his careful retention of records can boast a file which begins at day one. One-upping the norm of solely a Heritage Certificate, within this considerable documentation, there is even the original window sticker confirming its arrival in the U.S. through Jaguar Cars Inc. through New York and to Auto-Engineering, Inc. of Lexington, Massachusetts. Its price was $5,723, for which there is the original invoice from the dealer and the cancelled check! The invoice confirms its matched chassis to engine to this day. Mr. Edmonds was able to request that he himself collected it from the port in New Jersey and drove it up to the supplying dealer for its pre-delivery service, something he would relate in correspondence later. In addition to the purchase information, there is the Jaguar wallet including handbook, service guide and warranty card.

Within a year Mr. Edmonds was in touch with Carl Blackwell in California regarding the acquisition of a Weber conversion kit, which was purchased, but we are not certain was ever fitted, owing to troubles with its delivery. Additionally, Mr. Edmonds then wife purchased a Nardi steering wheel for the car.

Maintenance from 1979 with Seferian Escadrille Inc. in Cambridge, Mass notes the mileage gently increase from 1729 to about 3,000 miles in 1990. It would ultimately increase to only 7,234 at the time of cataloguing.

Over the course of its life, Mr. Edmonds corresponded with various Jaguar Club members regarding the specification of his car, as knowledge of the production improved and raised the question of the apparent anomaly of a car with a relatively early number having open headlights and interior 'toggle' switches, all of this makes interesting reading. Today, of course the knowledge is more refined, an indeed it seems that there is no definitive 'line in the sand', however for the record, and this was something that Mr. Edmonds was proud of, the car was almost certainly one of, if not the last to arrive in the U.S. still with the triple SU carburetor set up, but with open headlights!

By 2004, despite its modest mileage it seems that Mr. Edmonds felt his much loved 37 year old Jaguar deserved a 'birthday' and owing to the good relationship that he had with Manfred's Automotive Specialties in Naples, who are known particularly for their body and paintwork, the car was entrusted to them. Over the course of about 18 months, the XKE was stripped and repainted in its original color scheme and the mechanical and technical aspects overhauled. A new top and carpets were fitted, but the original leather seats retained. The net effect of the work can still be seen to this day, most likely representing the reminiscences of the new car that Dean Edmonds had collected from the docks in November '67, an utterly beautiful opalescent maroon roadster.

So here it stands, most probably one of the lowest recorded XKE's in the world, at just over 7,200, with single ownership, extremely rare specification, a well-documented file and sympathetic refurbishment - now presented for sale for the first time since new.

2020-03-20 06:29:35 | pauls writes:

Ebay item 3/20/20

www.ebay.com/itm/1967-Jaguar-E-Type-Series-I-4-2-Roadster-Only-7-237-Actual-Mile ...

Opening bid $173,770 reserve not met 0 bids 9 days left in auction, buy it now price $179,900 seller carsschmitt. com, 7k miles, car now in St. Ann, Missouri previously Naples, FL. Sold at above auction for $146,720

Seller's description:

Year: 1967

Color:Opalescent Maroon

VIN:1E15634

SPECTACULAR CONDITION

ONLY 7,237 ACTUAL MILES!

ONLY ONE OWNER FROM NEW!

WITHOUT QUESTION THE FINEST EXAMPLE TO BE FOUND ON THE MARKET TODAY AND PERHAPS THE FINEST EXAMPLE IN EXISTENCE!

JUST RELEASED FROM A PROMINENT COLLECTOR OWNER WHO ADDITIONALLY OWNED SEVERAL OTHER JAGUARS AND A PRE-WAR BUGATTI!

DRIVEN FROM THE PORT TO THE SELLING DEALER BY THE ORIGINAL, INCREDIBLY METICULOUS OWNER!

BELIEVED TO BE THE LAST E-TYPE ROADSTER IMPORTED TO THE U.S. WITH TRIPLE SU CARBURATION

NUMBERS MATCHING 4.2 LITRE 266HP DOHC ENGINE!

UNPRECEDENTED DOCUMENTATION INCLUDES OWNER’S MANUAL, SERVICE MANUAL, SPARE PARTS MANUAL, ORIGINAL WINDOW STICKER, ORIGINAL SALES INVOICE, CARBON COPY OF THE CHECK USED TO PAY FOR THE VEHICLE, PREVIOUS REGISTRATIONS AND INSURANCE CARDS, CORRESPONDENCE LETTERS AND INVOICES DATING BACK FROM NEW, ORIGINAL TOOL KIT, JACK, ORIGINAL CHROME WIRE WHEELS WITH THE ORIGINAL TIRES STILL MOUNTED, JAGUAR HERITAGE CERTIFICATE AND MORE!

COMPLETE SERVICE PERFORMED LESS THAN 300 MILES AGO!

The spectacular 1967 Jaguar E-Type Series I 4.2 Litre Roadster featured here is finished in the stunning factory color combination of Opalescent Maroon over a black leather interior and black folding convertible top. This incredible example was completed by the Coventry works in May 1967 and was subsequently sold new to collector-owner Prof. Dean Edmonds Jr. through Auto Engineering Inc. of Lexington, Massachusetts. Mr. Edmonds, a Doctorial graduate of MIT and Professor of Physics at Boston University, is credited for his work on developing the cesium atomic clock and today is recognized with his name on the Wall of Honor in the National Air and Space Museum at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C. A respected automotive collector and connoisseur in his own wright, his personal collection included several notable Jaguars and even a Bugatti Type 55 Super Sport! Mr. Edmonds was so particular that he insisted on picking up the E-type new at the port in 1967 and he drove the car himself to Automotive Engineering for its pre-delivery inspection. The rarely seen Series I¼ arrangement is highly regarded today by Jaguar enthusiasts as these were the first E-Types to feature more comfortable seats while retaining the toggle switches on the dash and triple SU carburetor induction; a combination that is often regarded as the best variation of all Jaguar E-Types. Further research by Edmonds led him to the concluded that his E-type was perhaps the last example to be imported to the U.S. with triple SU carburetors, a feature not seen on the Series I½ and Series II models. With this E-type being of such significance Mr. Edmonds was often contacted by other E-Type owners who were using this example as a guide for their restoration projects. After nearly 40 years of ownership Mr. Edmonds entrusted the specialists at Manfred’s Automotive Specialties in Florida to recondition his cherished E-type at a cost of over $100,000. Manfred’s addressed the complete mechanical aspects of the Jaguar while cosmetic attention was given where needed to bring the E-Type back to virtually like new condition while retaining the original interior! Today the Jaguar presents in spectacular condition while having traveled only 7,237 actual miles from new. As one would expect to find from a one-owner, low mileage example and unprecedented assortment of documentation accompanies this investment grade Series I E-type including the original invoice, carbon copy of the check Edmonds used to pay for the car, service records and correspondence letters dating back from new, the original tool kit, owner’s manual, Jaguar Heritage Certificate, original window sticker and more. The original chrome wire wheels are still fitted with the original tires while another set of tires and wheels reside on the E-type today for safety purposes. With single collector-level ownership provenance, incredibly low mileage, unprecedented documentation and spectacular condition this Jaguar E-type is without question the finest example to be found on the market today and will certainly bring many years of enjoyment and incredible investment return to its next caretaker!

2020-03-20 15:20:04 | Capt RD writes:

Featured at Daniel Schmitt and Co. newsletter 3/20/20

www.schmitt.com/inventory/1967-jaguar-e-type-series-1-4-2-litre-roadster-2/_source=Daniel+Schmitt+%26+Co.+Newsletter&utm_campaign=fefaa8331a-August ...

2020-04-03 07:18:41 | pauls writes:

Ebay item 4/3/20

www.ebay.com/itm/1967-Jaguar-E-Type-Series-I-4-2-Roadster-Only-7-237-Actual-Mile ...

Opening bid $173,770 rserve not met 0 bids buy it now price $179,900, above seller, 7k miles, car now in St. Ann, Missouri, previously Naples, FL.

Seller's description:

The spectacular 1967 Jaguar E-Type Series I 4.2 Litre Roadster featured here is finished in the stunning factory color combination of Opalescent Maroon over a black leather interior and black folding convertible top. This incredible example was completed by the Coventry works in May 1967 and was subsequently sold new to collector-owner Prof. Dean Edmonds Jr. through Auto Engineering Inc. of Lexington, Massachusetts. Mr. Edmonds, a Doctorial graduate of MIT and Professor of Physics at Boston University, is credited for his work on developing the cesium atomic clock and today is recognized with his name on the Wall of Honor in the National Air and Space Museum at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C. A respected automotive collector and connoisseur in his own wright, his personal collection included several notable Jaguars and even a Bugatti Type 55 Super Sport! Mr. Edmonds was so particular that he insisted on picking up the E-type new at the port in 1967 and he drove the car himself to Automotive Engineering for its pre-delivery inspection. The rarely seen Series I¼ arrangement is highly regarded today by Jaguar enthusiasts as these were the first E-Types to feature more comfortable seats while retaining the toggle switches on the dash and triple SU carburetor induction; a combination that is often regarded as the best variation of all Jaguar E-Types. Further research by Edmonds led him to the concluded that his E-type was perhaps the last example to be imported to the U.S. with triple SU carburetors, a feature not seen on the Series I½ and Series II models. With this E-type being of such significance Mr. Edmonds was often contacted by other E-Type owners who were using this example as a guide for their restoration projects. After nearly 40 years of ownership Mr. Edmonds entrusted the specialists at Manfred’s Automotive Specialties in Florida to recondition his cherished E-type at a cost of over $100,000. Manfred’s addressed the complete mechanical aspects of the Jaguar while cosmetic attention was given where needed to bring the E-Type back to virtually like new condition while retaining the original interior! Today the Jaguar presents in spectacular condition while having traveled only 7,237 actual miles from new. As one would expect to find from a one-owner, low mileage example and unprecedented assortment of documentation accompanies this investment grade Series I E-type including the original invoice, carbon copy of the check Edmonds used to pay for the car, service records and correspondence letters dating back from new, the original tool kit, owner’s manual, Jaguar Heritage Certificate, original window sticker and more. The original chrome wire wheels are still fitted with the original tires while another set of tires and wheels reside on the E-type today for safety purposes. With single collector-level ownership provenance, incredibly low mileage, unprecedented documentation and spectacular condition this Jaguar E-type is without question the finest example to be found on the market today and will certainly bring many years of enjoyment and incredible investment return to its next caretaker! We are especially proud to offer this incredibly desirable 1967 Jaguar E-type Series I 4.2 Litre Roadster to the most astute collector or investor who appreciates the best the collector car market can offer.

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