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Classic Cars in Rhodesia

Make Jensen History          
Year   Seen for sale in a car yard on Jamieson Avenue, Salisbury
Model CV8
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References Nick Wood
 
 

 

Make Jensen-Healey History          
Year   Being restored in 2016 in Harare by Larry Moore. The car was found in the Hwange/Victoria Falls area.
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References Viv Westbury
 
 
 

Make Jensen History          
Year   Owned by Ivan Holshausen, acquired from the Wedgewood family in Rhodesia.
Model 541?
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Coachbuilder  
Body Style Coupe
Colours White            
Registration Numbers 73-503-T/RHO
References Ivan Holshausen
 
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Make Jensen History          
Year 1958 Delivered in January 1958, price £1503 and shipped to South Africa where it arrived in February 1958. Driven to Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia, by its first owner, Bill Carrington (Director of Tuers Diesel Services). Problems with brakes reported to Jensen Motors, who shipped out a new master cylinder. Involved in a rear end smash in November 1960, car shipped to Jensen Motors for a new back end and axle. The car arrived at Jensen Motors in April 1961 but as the jigs for the 541 Deluxe were no longer available, a 541R back end was fitted to the car. Mileage in 1962 noted at 26390. Car arrived back in Rhodesia in late 1962 but the back axle was damaged, the company refused liability so a new axle was purchased and shipped to Rhodesia for fitting. Acquired by Dave T. Clifton of Bulawayo in the late 1970s, colour still yellow with a black roof. Mileage in 1979 was 71,700. Acquired in 1987 by P. Betton of Carletonville, South Africa. Car returned to the UK in March 1991 and was purchased by Mr. Karl Laban in Sept. 1991. Acquired by a new owner in July  1996, with mileage around 103,000, car resprayed maroon with cream wire wheels by this stage. car recommissioned in 2011.
Model 541 deluxe
Chassis No. 541/2073848
Engine No. 40/10818
Coachbuilder  
Body Style Coupe, body no. 5212
Colours Daco yellow with black roof, now maroon
           
Registration Numbers CSK 699, ESJ 491
References Jensen Owners Club Forum;
 
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Make Jensen History          
Year
Owned by William J. Gulliver of Gulliver Contruction. Purchased new and owned by Mr. Gulliver till at least 1998. The car was known to have a bullet hole in the body. Mr. Gulliver had been impatient to wait for a convoy during the 1970s Bush War in Rhodesia and had driven off alone, somewheree along the journey a noise was heard and on stopping later a bullet hole was found.
Model Interceptor
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Body Style
Colours White
           
Registration Numbers
References Isaac Sibson
 

 

Make Jensen History          
Year
Noted in Harare around 2014
Model Interceptor
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Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours White
           
Registration Numbers 90-620-Z/RHO
References
 
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