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Owner: eric darmstaedter

Owned a number of British sports cars from Bugeye Sprite in 1968 through MGA, Austin Healy Mark III, Morgan +4 and now the XK150 3.8L DHC for the past 30 years here in Hawaii.

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Updated December 13th, 2018. Not legal proof of ownership.

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2018-11-23 19:21:30 | Eric Darmstaedter writes:

The car was originally shipped to New York on May 7 1960 on the steamer "Bristol City".. I still have the original shpping advice notice from Jaguar Cars Ltd in Coventry. The original colors (and restored colors) are Imperial maroon and Crème.

2018-11-24 12:37:54 | Peter Ingram writes:

Eric _ the books clearly show this car number sequence was built in June 1960   All numbers are good.   Is it with you in Hawai  Peter

2019-04-01 17:34:59 | Eric Darmstaedter writes:

3.8L SE with overdrive

2020-09-19 14:22:00 | pauls writes:

Car now offered at:

www.hemmings.com/classifieds/cars-for-sale/jaguar/xk-150/2369243.html

Seller's description:

Location: Kailua, Hawaii, 96734

Mileage: 56,007

Transmission: Manual

Condition: Excellent

Exterior: Imperial Maroon

Interior: Creme

Rare 1960 Jaguar XK150 3.8L Drophead Coupe SE with Overdrive

All matching numbers

VIN/Chassis: # S838889DN

Engine: # VA1885-9

Gearbox: # JLS46104JS

Body: # P8498

Last year of production for rare eye-catching Imperial Maroon XK150 3.8L DHC SE with 9:1 compression ratio. Only 264 produced in this configuration. Beautiful driver. Selling after 40 years to purchase something different. Listed on Original Shipping Advice Notice from Coventry England on May 7, 1960 per Steamer Bristol City to New York. Expertly restored engine, braking system, front and rear suspension, exhaust system and wiring, interior and exterior in 1991-1996 by The Buckingham Service in Dallas, Texas. Original transmission removed for restoration and driving; currently replaced with 5 speed Gertrag BMW from Guy Broad Jaguar. Transmission and overdrive ground-up restoration completed by Vintage Jag Works in Blackfoot Idaho in February 2019. Both transmissions go with car. New 165/185R16/400 Offset Radial GR16 tires in February 2013. Total mileage 56007. Garaged for past 23 years since restoration with less than 5000 miles on car. Most recent show Honolulu Auto Show March 29-31,2019. Please see additional cold start and walk-around videos here> drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/1zOQsYkw15ZHOs7ToXEvkK42uMlOdAwoi

Willing to ship best class to mainland for right buyer.

Price: $127,000

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