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Stolen Spitfires and Other British Cars

Anyone having information on this car, please or the contact. Lets get these cars back!
If you have a British Car that was stolen and would like to post it here, .


from where


VIN, Comm or Reg numbers



1980 Spitfire Bushey
Heath, Herts. England
in 2000 Car then was registered OPP 222V, but also had 'fake' personalised plates with reg. 'MTA 65' Marc Amschwand at
It is a 1500 1980 car, original colour was white. Car when stolen was red with black top, and deep dish black steel wheels, and black vinyl interior from a Mk IV. Has it was originally purchased in Switzerland, car was notably Left hand Drive (not many in England naturally).
1972/3 Triumph Spitfire

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Wallace Avenue in Huntsville Alabama
the week of Oct. 20, 2008 FM 872 UO Rosa Snyder 256-714-9441 or 256-880-4005


Jack Stokes jackstokes @ comcast. net

All, be aware that the red Spitfire 1500 VIN FM 872 UO, which previously owned, was stolen from a doctor's office parking lot about a week ago. The photos show it when I owned it.

If anyone offers a Spitfire for sale in the area and it looks like the one in the photos, please let us know.

Triumph TR4a 1965, LHD Stolen from Sandown Park Triumph Spares Day around 10:45 on 17/10/04 Temporary laminated number plate RKB 278 C stuck on top of old number  AY 65
Chassis number CTC 63358 L
Chris Jones on
Mobile 07817-019665
Home 0208-422-7552
Dave Jones on
Mobile 07801-658245
Home 0208-907-2102
Email davej_jones @ yahoo.co.uk
See link for more info
1965 Triumph TR4A

Found but still working on getting it recovered.

Isleworth Stolen from Isleworth between 10.00pm 20.10.04 and 7.00am 21.10.04 Reg no GKN 484 D Dave Kirby on
Mobile 07776-131884
Powder Blue
See link for more info

1971 GT-6

New Jersey

20th Dec. 03

Comm # KF2658L
Lic # YB202P

Chrstphr363 @ aol.com

I'm looking for my 1971 GT6 BRG. I hired a moving transport to ship my baby from New Jersey to Califoria. It was picked up 20 Dec 03 and never delivered. The company was Hallmmark Transport and they are now out of business and have disappeared. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.
It has a small dent on the right rear fender (front of fender). When the car was taken it had a few parts inside as well as a Chop saw.This GT-6 started and ran well all electrical worked and had one bent tailpipe.

Triumph Stag

Camden, London

25th June 2003


Amber-Louise Ives
alives @ marlin.co.uk
Tel: 0768 877717 (UK)
+ 44 7768 877717 (Europe)

this car was stolen from the Parking Bay in St Pancras Way, Camden, London, UK. It was also in Wanstead, where it was repaired at D.C. Dodds, and also Hackney. It could be anywhere in the UK or Europe by now.

This car belonged to my mother when I was a child and has been in our family for nearly 30 years, if you have any information, please contact me.

Alternatively, if you have any ideas for me, i.e. breakers yards, Stag dealers, car detectives, any suggestion will be appreciated, as I need all your help to find this car. The registration plate has most likely been changed, so if you know of recent White Stags - please let me know, or any recent parts to come onto the Stag scene and I will check them out further.

Thank you very much and there is a reward of £2,000 leading to the safe recovery of my car.

Austin Healey 3000 BN7


Atlanta, Georgia

July 7, 2003


Rolf J.

Monday afternoon, July 7th somebody stole our bright yellow Austin Healey 3000 BN7. It was stolen from the back yard of our house in Midtown/Virginia Highlands Atlanta, Georgia. The car was restored in a very nice condition. Some unusual things about the Austin:

* Bright yellow paint, 2 Small Brooklyn windshield instead of the main, BJ 8 Carburetors, 3 chrome wheels (48 spokes) the painted spoke spare wheel (72 spokes) was mounted at the time of theft, tan/brown leather interior with black carpet, many new components like brake/gas tank /carpet /canvas tonneau cover, The base paint was white and repainted in a bright yellow, Austin bug eye over rider rear bumpers, sport exhaust with side outlet, dashboard of polished aluminum

We are so shocked and sad that the car was stolen after 2 years of being a reliable travel companion. We are hoping that this e-mail can be forwarded to as many car enthusiasts as possible.

For a safe return of "Austin" a $2500 reward will be paid. No questions asked - we just want it back!!


Hollingbourne, Kent

Jan. 10 2003

Reg: JAD 787D


Chassis no. GHN 3 88356, engine no. 18 GB UH 4I908. The whole car is totally immaculate, Flame Red with Black leather, new hood and frame etc, CWW. New Pirelli tyres, fitted with sumpguard/undertray, petrol tank sheathed in wood slats, extra horn button for air horns on dash to right of cubby hole, radio blanking plate replaced by plate to take various switches, two comp. fuel pumps mounted offside. Car taken from reception area courtyard of the Ramada Hotel, Hollingbourne, Kent between 8pm Fri 10th Jan-8am Sat 11th Jan. Pls. contact MGOC with any details.


Hampstead, England

Jan. 24, 2003

Reg: MGB 193V

Mr Ricklow

phone: 0207 794 7573 (home)
0207 242 7363 (work)

Stolen from Ellerdale Road, Hampstead NW3 on 24/25th January 2003. Pewter L.E. model, with rare Californian steel wheels and leather Motolita s/wheel. In immaculate condition, engine no. 40158. At time of theft, O/S-wing mirror was removed. Please phone with any information.

MG Midget

Clapham, London.

Feb. 2003

Reg: TWC 697K

David Smith

email: david.smith @ dewhirst.com

phone: 07710 320992

First car, owned for more than 20 years- sadly "borrowed" from outside my house in Clapham, London. Reg. TWC 697K, MG Midget 1275cc, BRG. Much loved and adored, anyone seen him? david.smith @ dewhirst.com, 07710 320992. Thanks.

MkIII Spitfire

Radley, England

Nov. 13, 2002

Reg: XLD 472G

Mo Dixon

email: notachance @ all.com

Someone had my MKIII Spit away this evening (Wed 13th) The car was parked in a lay-by opposite my house in Radley near Oxford. I heard her start up but by the time I'd got to the window I saw it disappearing into the distance.
The car is damson in colour and can be identified by its badly welded nearside sill and sellotaped rear lights. Pics are on my website

1965 MkII Spitfire

New Liberty, Iowa

July 2001

Texas Registration

James Bend,
105 Princess Palm Drive,
Brownsville, TX 78521


Detective Jack Russell
Scott Co. Sheriff Dept.
Davenport, IA

home: none (deaf)
SCSD: 319-326-8630

1977 1500 Spitfire

St. Louis, Missouri

March 7, 2000 - recovered and stolen again March 9, 2000


Ron Leggett,
6345 Tholozan Avenue,
St. Louis, MO 63109.

home: 314-353-6345
office: 314-622-4111

email: leggettr@ stlouiscity.com

Originally owned by a St. Louis Cardinal player, I owned the car for almost 20 years. The vehicle has 25,XXX miles, inca yellow (original) with battery acid spots left fender (hood), interior black (original) except black leather seat inserts, silver painted knock-off wire wheels, new Pirelli tires, Monza exhaust. When stolen had MO license #VSL (expired July 2000) and St. Louis City (1986) sticker #7.
Any information leading to recovery would be greatly appreciated and rewarded!

1500 Spitfire


6th or 7th June 2002

Reg: XGE 626S

Jim Park
27A Coates Gardens
EH12 5LG

Tel: 0131 346 8385

email: ding_bats@ hotmail.com

It is a yellow Triumph Spitfire 1500 convertible, reg XGE 626S, it has 41 000 miles on the clock.
Any information regarding its whereabouts would be greatly appreciated!

1976 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow

937 Victory Blvd.
Staten Island, New York

November 17, 2001

VIN: LRE23823
license plate: P29 2NN

Bruce Radway
MetLife Insurance

Reward offered!
Car is blue with beige top, has 78K miles, 8-track player in dash.

1970 Mk3 Spitfire (white)

West Dulwich London SE21

Saturday 20th October 2001

Reg PKW 474J

Angus Slyfield
52 Martell Rd
West Dulwich

Tel: 020 8761 0537

email: gus@ inca-uk.com

If anybody has any info it would be greatly appreciated!

1978 Spitfire Knispel.jpg


Apr.20, 2002

Chadron, Nebraska

Sept 15, 2001

VIN 72522U

Jim Knispel
jknispel@ alltel.net

Tonight I set with a heavy heart. I lost my Little Blue friend saturday night. It was a blue 1978 Triumph Spitfire 1500, We've known each other for 21 years. You don't know the gut wrenching feeling of seeing the garage door open and your Little Blue friend missing. This is something you always think happens to someone else. It really doesn't sink in until it happens to you. My Litttle Blue Spitfire, all orginal (60K) and fiberglass hardtop were stolen on Sept 15, 2001 in Chadron, NE. It had a Nebraska personal license plate with the word TRIUMPH on it. I'm still hoping to get it back. I am asking (pleading) with all of you out there in Triumph World to please help Litle Blue come home. Thanks. Sincerely, Jim

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