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Extract from July's Octagon Car Club Bulletin


TF 1953. 1250 rebuilt, cream with apple green upholstery £18,750 phone Ross 0468 056298. (1)

PA Supercharged 1934. Engine PB Spec, old English white. Tan leather. Fully restored. Deluxe instruments, bucket seats, Brooklands steering wheel. Upholstered cushion to rear shelf 2+2 kids. NEC show car, history. Well sorted. Full weather equipment. Rare opportunity to acquire blown archetypal P in splendid condition £18,750. Haggle to good home. Tel: 01299 266706 (1)

TD 1953. Restored to original condition. Owned and run by the same person for the past 25 years. This car has received much love and attention, must be seen. Reg No. YMG 215. Offers invited around £12,000. Contact Peter White on (01246) 568101 Derbyshire. (1)

TD 1950. original RHD Export only model - so many years in rust free S. Africa. Fully restored almond green, beige leather, beige double duck hood, full tonneau and side screens. A truly handsome cat at a sensible £9,800. Tel. 01708 726984 (Essex) anytime (1)

PA 1934. Very well restored car in excellent condition. Much money spent on making and keeping the car correct and reliable. Used regularly for driving tests and touring, the car is well sorted. Red with tan interior, deluxe dash, water pump, new hood, tyres and MOT £17,950. Call Peter Spours on 0181 974 6585. (1)

TD 1950. Louisiana car converted to R.H.D. White with red trim. Rebuilt and balanced engine big valves with 60-20 cam. Rebuilt gearbox and axle. Good used car. Long MOT £9,500 ONO. Photos available. Tel. Brian 01271 74214 anytime (Devon) (1)

TC 1948. Red/Black upholstery, good sound car. Probably unused hood and screens. Louvred bonnet, original instruments and lights. Not concours, but near £12,500 Tel. 01452 812580 (1)

TC 1949. No. 9994 Red with black leather upholstery. Reg LUO 300. A first class reliable car which has been seriously maintained over the last eighteen years. Original throughout with matching numbers, it has full weather equipment with tonneau. Ely Classics steering box MOD. Brand new rear hubs and half shafts, bearings etc and new braking system costing £500. Engine fully restored with head valves modified for unleaded petrol. All bills available £15,000. Buyer has first chance to obtain spares as well. Phone John Brealey on 01189 473673 (Reading). (2)

TA First registered 1939 XPAG engine and gearbox Burgundy red/cream leather. Original MG restoration number. Not concours but nice, good looking and useable car. £10,500 ONO. Tel. 01243 574537 (Sussex) after 6.00pm. (1)

J2 1933. A J type with a difference!! An XPJM engine and gearbox fitted (as purchased 32 years ago) P type swept wings and brakes. Chassis No. J 2090 Oxford and Cambridge blue (see February Bulletin No.309 page 23) owned by present owner 33 years. Chrome, body work and chassis all in excellent condition. A very sound and driveable car. Including Reg. No. MG5460 and spare engine and gearbox, £15,000. Tel John Bolt (01296) 435050 after 7pm. (2)

TC 1946. No. TC0653 Totally restored engine, gear box, back axle, chassis, brakes etc. All restored by Brown and Gammon. New body tub, original bulk head and wings etc. Car has been restored to concours and its a very reluctant sale of one my collection. Total trim in beige leather by Collinburn. All this car needs is finish paint. Home 0181 668 3695. Office 0181 689 0703. (2)

YB 1953. Reg No.153 YMG. Has been laid up for a year. Body work sound engine/gear box recent o/haul - Good, sound car 100% reliable needs little work to make a runner. Loads of spares included £2,250 ONO. Tel. Eve 0181 644 9264 (Surrey) (2)

YB 1952. Black with beige interior. Excellent condition mechanically and bodily one of the most original cars with a wonderful interior. Four owners from new. Old log book, much history, UMG registration. Taxed and MOT'd until Jan 98 £7,500. Tel. 01725 517859 (Eve) Dorset. (2)

TD 1952. Red with new - beige interior, walnut dash, wood and aluminium steering wheel, tyres, wheels, 3 versions of black hoods, and so on, immaculate history, been professionally restored by a perfectionist, number plate NUC 4, MOT April 98. £16,000. 01932 854154 (Surrey) (2)

TD 1952. Autumn red. Completely restored to original specification. UK RHD with full history, original log book and registration. Agreed value £15,000 will consider offers around £14,000. Tel. 01420 538521 (Hampshire) (2)

TF 1500. 1954. Fully restored, white with red leather upholstery and tan hood. Ex Californian car hence immaculate condition throughout. Reluctant sale due to moving. £15,250 ONO. A beautiful example of a true classic. Tel. Torquay (01803) 295046. (2)

YB 1953. Complete car requiring complete restoration. Good chassis, body needing attention. All mechanics functioned when laid up in dry garage. Partially dismantled but mobile. To include YMG registration number, original retailer's dash plaque, spares, original workshop manual and handbook. £1,750. Call Andy 01249 812511 (Wiltshire) (2)

TA 1938. Red with biscuit interior and black roof. XPAG engine. Restored 1993 and since run 2300 miles. See photo P23 Bulletin No316 superb condition. £14,950. Ring/fax 01730 821278 (Petersfield) (2)

YA 1952. Chassis Y7207 Reg No. RPE 104 brown and cream/beige interior. A good sound car. History back to late 60's. Photo in Lawson book on Y types. 1 years MOT. Reason for sale - rebuilding a YT. £6,000. Tel. Dave on 01384 442337. (2)

TD 1951. Original English car with some history. Green log book. Owned by my family since early 1970's. The car was professionally restored from are chassis in 1993/94 using original parts were possible. All bills provided with the car. The car has covered less than 1000 miles since. Finished in Old English White with green interior and black weather equipment. MOT til Oct 1997. Realistic offers are invited in the region of £12,000. Contact Simon Coppock on 0161 480 7407 daytime or 0161 439 7557 evenings (Cheshire) (2)

TD 1953. L.H.D. Green. Good original sound condition, rust free. Owned 37 years. Stored 17 years (California) MOT'd. Black vinyl hood, sidescreens £11,000 Tel. 0181 688 2220 (Surrey) (2)

TC 1947. R.H.D. Reg HSM 123. Total professional restoration less than 500 miles ago. Over £20,000 spent, bills and photographic record. British racing green with apple green trim. One owner since 1967, £18,000. Phone 0181 776 0373 (Croydon) (2)

TD 1953. Red with red interior. L.H.D. excellent condition and runner with many new and restored parts, kept in heated garage, approx 700 miles p.a. average last five years. Car featured on front cover of Enjoying MG magazine August 1994. Ideal for the collector who wants one of the best TD's around today. £15,850 ONO. Phone 0118 946 4761 W'days or 01224 678017 W'ends. (2)

TC 1948. Red with beige upholstery, first class car. Reconditioned gear box and back axle. Many new parts fitted including all tyres and exhaust. MOT 12 months. Regularly maintained, £13,500. Tel 01477 535522 (Cheshire) (2)

TF 1500. 1955 mint condition, dark green, chrome wire wheels, 3,000 miles since comprehensive restoration including new fawn leather upholstery and new PVC hood. Full details and stage photos available together with bills, original handbook and green log book, £19,500 Tel. 0151 342 4580 (Merseyside) (2)

PA 1934. - 4 seater Dublin and Ulster Green, light tan interior, new carpets and tonneau. MOT to April 98. Good reliable car used on the road rather than static exhibit, a real head turner, ready to drive away. Many spares, owned by me for past 27 years, OCC members past 20 years. £14,000 ONO Tel. 01332 674366 (Derby) (2)

TD Project LHD, rot-free, incomplete, cheap! £3,500 without engine and box £4,500 with. 01784 430167 Evenings 01633 244906 Weekends. (3)

MGTF 1953. 1250cc. Recently rebuilt. The car is green with beige upholstery and black double duck hood £14,000 Tel. 01335 370757 (3)

MGTA 1937. (early model) Recent rebuild cream, red leather upholstery, fawn hood and screens. Good runner, 1 owner 25 years. Also available TF 1500. 1250 TD LHD P.O.A. Tel. 01222 387317 office answer phone or 01446 792376 (3)

YA 1951. UMG 473 Two tone green. Body-off rebuild some 4 years ago, partial re-trim, re carpet, strengthened NTG half shafts. All mechanical safety related items overhauled/replaced. In excellent though not concours condition. Offers in the region of £5,000 (to fund the restoration of my TD!!) Ian Hazell 01423 536 338 (Yorkshire) please keep trying and/or use answering machine. (3)

1939 TB. Finished in Reno red, with full leather in red. Few miles since Naylor Bros rebuild. Full weather equipment, aero screens, luggage rack. A beautiful driving car in almost concours condition. £22,500 or very near offer. Tel: 01428 723903 (Hants) (3)

M Type 1930. red with black trim. Rebuilt to original specs, all numbers match. Full new weather equipment, photos, bills history, MOT until January 1998. See over of Bulletin January 1995. £10,000 Tel 01960 352566 Co Antrim (3)

PA 1936. 2 seater. Red/beige leather. Complete and original chassis 2113, engine 2381AP. Fully restored and well sorted with new MOT. Complete beige weather equipment including hood, sidescreens and full tonneau. Well known local club car. Current valuation £18,000. £16,000 ono. Tel. 01777 872578. (Notts) (3)

YA 1950. Green with green interior. Original restoration number KOX 266. Professional body off restoration to high standard. Engine overhauled, new interior, seats releathered, re-chromed, re-wired etc. No MOT but only requires small amount of work to complete. REASONABLE OFFERS Tel. 01933 625691 (Northamptonshire) (3)

TA 1939. part restored. Chassis shot blasted, zinc sprayed and painted. Rebuilt XPAG engine. Two new rear springs. New trunnions. New exhaust. Rad serviced and shell re-chromed, new slats. New tyres on re-built wheels. Brakes overhauled, new windscreen glass, new steering wheel. New aluminium panelled NAYLOR body. Wings repaired, new running boards. V5 registered and with old log book. Tel. 0151 336 1222 £9,250 ONO (3)

1937 MGTA. Fitted with TC engine and gearbox, partially rebuilt, many new parts, lack of time forces reluctant sale. Price £4,250. Phone for details 01753 522708 (Slough) (3)

MGTD 1953. Original RHD although this car has been in Tucson, Arizona from 1973 - Dec 1995 when I repatriated it for restoration. Now re-registered on its original registration number. Complete engine rebuild by Brown & Gammons of Baldock, components crack tested, balanced, rebore, compression ratio increased, valve seats enlarges and hardened for unleaded fuel and B & G crankshaft fitted. Chasso up rebuild of all other components except rear axle which is good but I had not decided whether to leave it 5.125 or fit higher ratio. Photos of all stages of rebuild available 1,000 miles since rebuild. Price £15.5k even though the bills add up to more than this without adding the 600 hours of work. Phone 01670 515855 (3)

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