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1949 Jowett Javelin


Before we proceed with the following description I must say that dealing with the vendor of this lovely vehicle has been a pleasure. Being an elderly gentleman who has enjoyed a lifetime of working in the motor trade his honesty and integrity is unquestionable and is confirmed by his accurate description of the Jowett as follows.

Sold new from Malcolm Motors, Leigh-on-Sea.  Registered new in Southend-on-sea.  Having only 4 owners from new.  This motorcar has been owned by 2 Jowett car club members for the past 45 years (1 x  30 years 1 x 15 years).

Has original engine with late type crankshaft. Has original log book and handbook.

Some noise from centre prop bearing (replacement in boot)

Petrol gauge sticks (new one supplied)

Needs a new rear axle pinion oil seal

Flush radiator often

Engine oil and filter have been changed last year 20/50 oil ( 900 miles since)

The battery master switch is under the drivers seat

Horn is the black switch next to the flasher switch

Engine has good oil pressure, does not use oil, overhauled in the past with late type crank pistons and oil pump

Gearbox good

Rear axle ok needs pinion oil seal

Paintwork good

Bodywork good little rust on one door only

Chrome fair

Wood floor has been replaced with better type plywood

Window rubbers front and rear screen rubber have been replaced

Chassis good condition jacking points have been replaced

Tyres ok small crack NSR

Interior trim fair, some work required

Steering ok steering wheel in very good condition

MOT exempt and free road tax

Here to be viewed now.

We are open 7 days a week here at Thornton Le-dale for pre-sale viewing, although a quick phone call prior to travelling is advised.

Thank you

SOLD £4800


  • Lot Number: 29
  • Year: 1949
  • Make: Jowett
  • Model: Javelin
  • Registration: DJN610
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive: Rear Wheel Drive
  • Engine Size: 1489
  • Estimate: £4000 ~ £5000
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