Manufacturer: Paragon Models
Product Code: PA-98383
Product Specifications: Highly Detailed Diecast All Opening Body.
Purchased new from the factory in January 1964 by Phil Scragg who did serious competition with this car winning many First Places, and it became a favorite with British crowds. Many of his First Places with this car are recorded in Philip Porter’s book "Jaguar E type, the definitive history". Previous owners of S850669 Reg.PS1175 race car: 1963 - 1967 -Phil Scragg 1967 - 1970 -Anthony Hopkins (well known broadcaster and musician) Hopkins registered car at the time "4RH". 1970 - Car passed through noted dealer Brian Classic to Bob Vincent, a noted successful driver of Lightweight E's for the Red Rose Racing team with Richard Bond, and perhaps Brian Redman. Gordon Brown (4WPD) remembers making the trip to collect the car with him. 1971 - 1974 -Michael Dawes - It was Dawes who painted the car the dark metallic silver. In every other way the car remained just as Scragg and Hopkins had run it. Days is the older brother of now dealer and enthusiast, Nigel Dawes. 1974 Michael Dawes sold the car back to Brian Classic 1974 Brian Classic sold to racer/dealers Mike Fisher then to Chris Drake 1975 - 1995 Yoshijuki Hayashi, Japan who included the car in his excellent collection for years. 1995 Peter Rae, Britain re-imported the car and revived the original registration PS1175. Car had a careful check and mechanical overhaul to drive in the Mulberry Challenge at Goodwood Festival of Speed, recoding a 64 second time on the hill. The reappearance of the "time warp" created huge interest and admiration after being away from the public for so long.