If you, or anybody you know is considering the purchase of
a vehicle identified as
be aware it carries a
The information on the plate does not match the "factory" record for
that car and the JAL tag mounted to the cowling
is also not a match. I've included a comparison insert showing a genuine
Sunbeam Tiger chassis plate above the forgery. The initial photo of these
rough elements was tendered to TIROST on 8/02/2001. Since then the car has
changed hands and has been offered at least once (8/07) on eBay.
Thankfully, that listing was terminated before running its course. I would
however, not be surprised to see it come up again. Regrettably, the true
identity of this car and its history has been forever clouded.