Stolen in 1968, Jaguar E-Type Returns After 46 Years

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Found on a cargo ship en route to the Netherlands.

WhenIvan Schneider's 1967 Jaguar E-Type was stolen back in 1968 from outside hisNew York apartment, he never thought he'd see it again. The grey Jag vanished with just 6,000 miles on its clock. 46 years later, with afaded white tint and a total of 28,000 miles clocked, Schneider has been reunited with hisride after a lucky catch by US Customs officials. The carwas found, along with some other classics autos, on board a cargo ship in LosAngeles as it was about to set sail for the Netherlands.

The Jag's travel mates were a stolen 1969 Corvette, a 1976 Mercedes 280obtained in a fraudulent real estate scam, a fraudulently leased 2007 MercedesE350, and a 2014 Camaro ZL1 with illegal paperwork. Schneider had purchased thecar in 1967 for $5,000. It is worth $23,600 in its current condition, but the 82-year-oldoriginal owner says he plans to restore it immediately.

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