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The Collection of Norman Dewis OBE – Part 3


Noman’s own briefcase.

Sold Price: £500.00

Well-travelled and well-worn.



Sold Price: £200.00

Print of Norman’s record-breaking run at over 172 mph on 20 October 1953. Print by Stuart Spencer, former manager of Jaguar’s Design Studio. Copy 2/150. 24 x 14½. Signed by both Norman and Stuart. Fine.


“1952 Mille Miglia”.

Sold Price: £200.00

Print by Stuart Spencer of Norman’s run in the 1952 race as navigator for Stirling Moss. Copy 16/160. 28 x 23, Signed by both Stirling and Norman as well as Stuart. Fine and seldom seen.


“Fast Friends”.

Sold Price: £100.00

Print by “Masha” of Norman’s run in the 1952 Mille Miglia with Stirling Moss. Signed by both Stirling and Norman as well as the artist. Copy 9/125. 18 x 24. Fine.


“Jaguar Drivers’ Club 50th Anniversary”.

Sold Price: £30.00

Print by Stuart Spencer celebrating the Anniversary in 2006. Signed by Norman and Bibiana Boerio, then Jaguar MD. 27 x 19½. Fine.


Print of Ian Cook’s splendid impressionistic print of E-type 77 RW.

Sold Price: £100.00

This was commissioned by Jaguar Heritage for the E-type’s 50th Anniversary. Signed by Norman. 33 x 28. Copy 13/50. Fine and from an unusually short print run.


“Legends of the Leaping Cat – Jaguar Racing Drivers”.

Sold Price: £50.00

Print of poster for the Amelia Island Concours in 2017. Bob Tullius, Davy Jones, Hurley Haywood, David Hobbs, Brian Redman, Norman, etc. This poster is a stand-out being comprehensively signed but curiously, there are 10 drivers listed and 11 signatures! Can’t quite work out who is the interloper. A very rare collection of signatures. 12 x 18. Fine. Rare.


Photo-print of the montage of Norman’s career.

Sold Price: £50.00

Used as the cover illustration of Paul Skilleter’s superb biography of Norman (see Lot 59).
23 x 16. Fine.


Stewart McIntyre’s splendid tribute to Ayrton Senna.

Sold Price: £50.00

Signed by Stewart. Unnumbered. 23½ x 17. Fine.


Poster for the 9th Annual Jaguar C&D Type Tour – 2006.

Sold Price: £20.00

Signed by Norman. 28 x 21. Fine.


Poster for the 11th Annual Jaguar C&D Type Tour – 2008.

Estimate Price: (e£20-30)

20 x 16. Fine.


Goodwood Festival of Speed 2000.

Estimate Price: (e£20-30)

Poster. 33 x 23½. Fine.


Goodwood Revival Meeting 2000.

Sold Price: £35.00

Poster. 33 x 23½. Fine.


Pebble Beach Concours 2010.

Estimate Price: (e£20-30)

Poster. 34 x 25. Fine.


“Classic Car Cup” – Copenhagen 1998.

Estimate Price: (e£20-30)

Poster. 2 ½ x 20. Fine.


“Jaguar” – Great Car Design.

Sold Price: £30.00

Poster for Copenhagen exhibition in January 2005. Poster 39 x 29. Fine.


Photo-print of Norman flat-out on the Jabbeke straight.

Sold Price: £100.00

For his records-breaking run in October 1953. 14½ x 10. Fine.


Sketch of Norman wearing his “Classic Car Cup” jacket.

Sold Price: £30.00

While at Fisherman’s Wharf, Monterey, California in August 2000. Artist is “Marie O”. Original artwork. Fine.


“Jaguar XJS Model Identification Chart”.

Sold Price: £36.00

Very useful poster from the Jaguar Enthusiasts’ Club. 16 x 23½. Fine.


Jaguar Concourse.

Sold Price: £30.00

Albert Park Lake, Victoria, Australia. Two posters – 1996 (17 x 11½) and 1997(11½ x 16½). Both Fine.


Four out of five cut-away posters of 1962 Grand Prix cars by Bill Bennett. Lotus, Brabham, Cooper and BRM.

Sold Price: £85.00

All 21½ x 13½. All Fine.


A gathering of like-minded people!

Sold Price: £42.00

From the left – Rudolf (?), Norman, Ralf Speth and Thomas Smith. Photoprint. 18 x 12. Fine.


Later reprint of D-type service handbook by British Leyland.

Sold Price: £130.00

Undated but probably 1970s. Annotation top right in Norman’s hand “N. Dewis Exp. Vehicle Proving”. Layout and contents differ from the original. For example, no diagrams. For full coverage of the car both manuals are needed. Fine.


Norman’s Sparco modern flame-proof racing suit with gloves and bag, plus unidentified boots.

Sold Price: £700.00

Worn but wearable. Or a memento. All VG. Bag is faded.


Jaguar Christmas card for 1956.

Sold Price: £30.00

Roy Nockolds’ painting of Ronnie Adams Mark 7 on its way to victory in the 1956 Monte Carlo rally. Facsimile signature by William Lyons. VG.


Norman flat out in NUB 120 at the 1998 Copenhagen Classic.

Sold Price: £50.00

An A3-size print. Manuscript note on back. Fine.


Superb original oil painting from Jaguar Club Denmark.

Sold Price: £35.00

Tight focus on left-hand lights of Series 1 E-type. “Norman” at top. Signed – “snich 11(?)”. Small metal tab in centre of base “Jaguar Club Denmark”. Fine.


Comprehensive folder for the June 1997 D-type Cavalcade.

Sold Price: £35.00



“Jaguar at Jabbeke”.

Sold Price: £100.00

Norman’s file for the 50th Anniversary Celebrations, 29-30 May 1999. Comprehensive. VG to Fine. Rare.


. Three British Racing Mechanics Club (BRMC) dinner menus – 1965, 1959 and 1936.

Sold Price: £75.00

The 1959 menu was for the First annual dinner of the Club’s Midland Centre. Norman was Club Chairman for many years and then President. The 1936 menu is especially rare as it was the Club’s first dinner and I suspect that very few will have survived. Historic. VG and Fine.


A pair of champagne flutes for the 2001 JCNA Challenge Championship.

Sold Price: £15.00



Norman smiling at wheel of D-type with Mille Miglia logo just in view.

Sold Price: £50.00

Framed. Glazed. VG.


OKV 3 at Loughborough College Motor Club hill-climb in 1956.

Sold Price: £35.00

Scanned newspaper photo so a little grainy but historic. Mounted, framed and glazed VG.


Stirling Moss and Norman together.

Sold Price: £50.00

. Dated August 2010 but venue not know, Mounted, framed and glazed. Fine.


. Norman together with Hamilton, Rolt, Jim Randle (behind Norman), Blake and Weaver.

Sold Price: £21.00

Note on back- “Beaulieu Talk”. Unusual. Fine.


Three photos of the Duke of Kent’s visit to Jaguar and MIRA.

Sold Price: £42.00

One shows the Duke, Lofty England, Bill Heynes and Norman beside an XK150 fhc. Two feature an XKSS, one with the Duke at the wheel. Both cars carry trade plates. Original. Unusual.


XK150 fhc outside the main entrance to the offices at Browns Lane.

Estimate Price: (e£10-15)

Left-hand drive and white-wall tyres so probably destined for North America. Modern reprint. Fine.


Mark 8 or 9 outside a hotel entrance.

Estimate Price: (e£10-15)

Jaguar press photo.


“Jaguar XE” – hard-back brochure, undated. 59 pages.

Sold Price: £25.00

Sections include “Model Range”, “Design”, “Body Structure”, “Chassis”, “Powertrain” etc. Fine.


Range brochure for S-type, XJ V8 and XK8. 36 pages.

Estimate Price: (e£10-15)

Sl spotting on cover o/w Fine.


“AJ-V8 – Refined Power”.

Estimate Price: (e£10-15)

Brochure for the new V8 engine. 25 pages. Ref – JLD/10/10/26/96. Fine.


. “Jaguar Collection 2002”.

Estimate Price: (e£10-15)

Large, A3-sized brochure for the full range. Includes price list. Useful for dating automobilia. Ref – JDM/10/02/00/02. Cover rubbed at foot o/w Fine.


“The Gallery of Jaguar Cars”.

Estimate Price: (e£10-15)

Card folder containing 6 full-colour A4-sized studio photos of XJS and Series 2 XJ, including the XJC. Fine. Unusual.


“4.2 Litre Mark Ten Jaguar”.

Estimate Price: (e£10-15)

4-page skirted launch folder for the 4.2 litre car. 12 x 8.5. Colour. Specs on back. Fine.


Reprint of 4-page C-type brochure by Jaguar Quarterly.

Estimate Price: (e£10-15)



“The 3.8 Litre Daimler Majestic”.

Estimate Price: (e£20-25)

With disc brakes and automatic transmission. 4-page brochure. Includes three RT reprints – John Bolster in Autosport, Stirling Moss in the Sunday Times and Roy Salvadori in Autocourse. Unusual with these RTs. Fine.


Jaguar Yearbook 2004.

Estimate Price: (e£10-15)

Photo tribute to the company, the people and the cars. Letter to Norman from Tony O’Keefe, then Vehicle Curator. Fine.


Automobilia Quarterly.

Sold Price: £10.00

Vol XXIII, No 4, Fourth quarter 1985. Includes 8-page article by Andrew Whyte on the XJ13. Dedicated to “Norman and Nan” by Andrew. VG.


“The Jaguar Driver’s Year Book 1980-81” Compiled by Paul Skilleter, Magpie.

Sold Price: £15.00

1981. 120 pages. In its way, this is a milestone in Jaguar history. Contains a 10-page interview with Norman. This copy dedicated to him with a letter of thanks and appreciation from Paul. DW a little edgy but book is VG. Unique.


“The Jaguar File” – All Models since 1922.

Sold Price: £40.00

1998 edition. 416 pages. Two copies. Fine books in Fine slip-cases.