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Lot 1022: JAGUAR PLC.
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 24 October 1986 Ordinary Shares of 25 Pence. black, green, gold. No 120948. Founded as the Swallow Sidecar Co. in 1922, by two motorcycle enthusiasts, the SS Jaguar name first appeared on the market in 1935 (sports models SS 90 and SS100). The Jaguar name was given to the entire company in 1945 when the SS was dropped due to lack of popularity from WWII. Jaguar made its name in the 1950s with a series of elegantly-styled sports cars and luxury saloons. Jaguar merged with a number of other companies and become part of the British Leyland Motor Corp. in 1968 (later British Leyland). In 1984 Jaguar was floated off as a separate company on the stock market (part of Thatcher's privatisations policy). Ford bought Jaguar in 1989 and sold it to Tata Motors, India, in early 2008.
Condition Report: EF