Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Tommy Chong Auctioning his 1959 Jaguar Mark IX

 Tommy Chong is selling his 1959 Jaguar Mark IX on eBay.  Bidding is up to $6249 with 3 days remaining.

"This 1959 Jaguar Mk IX is a running and driving project finished in black with a brown leather interior. The original hood ornament is in place as indicated in the photographs. The tires on this car are older and there is cracking in the paint. Some of the chrome accents are loose as shown. The original California license plate that was shown in Motor Trend Magazine featuring Tommy Chong (Cheech and Chong) is attached in included with the vehicle purchase. The mileage shows just over 84000 miles, although I am not sure if these are the true miles. The former owner stated that they preformed a carburetor rebuild, replaced coolant hoses, serviced the brake master cylinder, and a full ignition tune up in 2011. I have personally driven this vehicle on my property to ensure it runs and drives but have not driven it in length to attest to the roadworthiness. 

The interior does need some much needed cosmetic love as shown. Mr. Chong did sign one of the rear flip down tray tables. The signature has faded over the years but is still visible. This is a very beautiful barn find - selling it in as found condition, the pictures speak for themselves."

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