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 XKD511 September 1955
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United KingdomTNG959

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Record Creation: Entered on 25 October 2008.

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Car History

Supplied to Mann Egerton (Norwich, UK); Sept 1955 sold to Capt Ian B. Baillie; 1957 took various International Class C speed records; raced without success; sold to M.V. Mackie; sold to James Boothby; mid-1960s sold to Guy Griffiths; car now white; raced by daughter Penny; still in her ownership, now as Penny Woodley (Stratford-upon-Avon, UK).

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2009-04-13 18:35:53 | pauls writes:

This car is mentioned in the book "Jaguar D type & XKSS" by Graham Robson as having body H2011.

2009-04-13 21:04:10 | pauls writes:

Originally delivered Aug 20, 1955 to Capt. IB Baillie.

2010-03-26 17:51:01 | grant baldwin writes:

I'm pretty sure this is the car my late uncle Maurice Mackie raced as a privateer in the late 50s. Would appreciate any information or ancedotes

2011-01-03 00:25:40 | pauls writes:

Car was at auction in '00

Auction description:
1955 Jaguar D-Type
For Sale
Reg Number: TNG 959
Chassis Number: XKD511
Engine Number: E20199
Cc: 3442
Body Colour: White

2011-03-09 16:37:19 | RonB writes:

Last seen at Jaguar event 2008 Newby Hall, N Yorks. Owner unknown.

2018-07-22 14:31:20 | Paul Fenton writes:

My father was a mechanic who worked on this car and was there in 1957.

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