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Extract from May's Octagon Car Club Bulletin

Cars For Sale

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Any trade advertisement appearing in this section must be identified by the letter (T). The Club reserves the right to withhold any advertisement not complying with this requirement. Advertisements for cars are inserted at the rate of £5 per month (minimum 3 months or £15).


NA 1934 NA Magnette Tourer. Mechanically sound with nominal mileage. Mike Allison rebuilt engine. Very original but with scruffy paintwork and unfinished interior. New weather equipment (black) over two tone green bodywork. Only cosmetic work needed to make a fine, fast, family tourer. Supercharger available for those who want performance at the expense of originality. Close to £18,000 needed. Phone Geoff Moore or Fax on 0171-254-5543 (N.E. London) (1) TC 1946 Shires Green. Restored 1990. Photo record and receipts for nearly £10,000. Retrimmed and re-upholstered in apple green. Rewired, incorporating discreet modern fusebox. Four new springs. S/steel exhaust system. Polished alloy rocker cover. All weather gear (including full toneau cover) made to measure by Ron Passam in beige. Carbs rebuilt by Dennis Welch Racing. Underside well waxoyled. Service record. 11,000 trouble free miles with present owner. £14,500 01283 561833 (1)
MGA 1500 1958. LHD. Orient red with black interior. Rebuilt to a very high standard. This car is in excellent condition. All bills and lots of photos of the restoration available. Perfect for somebody who prefers driving than repairing! Exchange for N or P-type 4-seater possible (no restoration project!) Call 0031 475 488286 (Echt, NL) (2) TC 1946. Black with red upholstery, red hood and sidescreens. Taxed and MOT'd, execellent all round condition, restored only a few years ago and only done about 500 miles since. Divorce forces sale. £15,500 Tel. 01282 691069 (1)
TF1500 Black W.W. Total rebuild 1990 with photographic record. 8,500 miles since. £16,000. Tel. 01254 391383 (Accrington) (1) VA 1937. Four seater tourer. Rebuilt 1988 and in excellent condition. £22,000. Offers considered. Tel 01453 544496 (2)
TD 1950 Original RHD. Red, tan leather, cream hood. Restored in America - bills to show. Previous owned 20 years - runs beautifully. Offers in region of £10,000. 01362 858123 (Norfolk) (1)
TF 1954 Red, fully restored, chrome wires. Photos and bills. Original documentation. A real beauty. £17,500. Mike Keasey 01922 418340 (1)
TC 1947 Complete and original, with brown log book. Dry stored 35 years. Engine and transmission running, but car needs rebuild. Spares include genuine XPAG engine, rebored etc. and unused lead - free head, complete new brake cylinders, some instruments etc. £8,950 lot (or pt-ex sound YB +/- engine and gearbox). Tony White 01823 433488/ fax 433474 (1)
TD 1952. Ground up restoration with bills. Finished in Red with Red interior. Leather seats. Numerous concours awards 2nd in class MGCC Silverstone 1997. Tony Brier Cup Wings Run, Octagon Car Club 1997. £16,500 ONO. Dunstable Tel 01582 661937 (2) PA 2 Seater Sports 1935. BRG with Biscuit hide trim, black hood, tonneau and sidescreens. Excellent condition throughout, fully restored - new ash frame etc - Must be seen - Must be driven. With Reg No. 1935 MG - £16,250 ono. Excluding No. £14,750 ono. Tel 0121 353 3485 (2)
TC 1948. Chassis no. TC/6271 and original engine XPAG/6937. British Racing Green with beige trim and hood/tonneau. Originally a UK car that had been personally exported to the USA at some stage and re-imported to UK in early 93. A restored and beautiful looking car that has only done 710 miles since complete engine rebuild. £14,500 ono Tel 01985 218658 (Home), 01276 412356 (Office) (2) TF 1500 1955. Red with beige trim. Chrome wire wheels. Genuine British RHD with all matching numbers. Heritage Certificate 94/5011. The car was purchased by previous owner at auction 1990 for £28,500. Engine re-build and oil seal conversions by Brown and Gammons 600 miles. Excellent condition. £18,000. Telephone: Office 0121 373 6206 Home 0121 308 5237 (2)
TC 1946. Reg MG7042. Condition 1-2. Rebuilt by Naylors 1986/87. Interior by Collingburn. Reluctant sale. Sensible offers. Consider transfer of registration. Tel. 0191 5677000 After 7 0191 5640214 (2)
J2 1932. Cycle wing in Oxford and Cambridge blue with dark blue leather upholstery. In immaculate condition with MG registration number. 3,500 miles since total rebuild. Must be seen. £17,250. For further details phone 01303 274508 (3)
SA 1938. Lovingly maintained two-tone green. All round family saloon. Excellent condition. Duties included shows and MG rallies, including MGF launch in Geneva. Well known car to MG enthusiasts. Original valuable registration £21,000 ono. Tel 01474 822571 (3)
TF 1500 1955. Mint condition. Red with biscuit leather interior, hood and side screens. Chrome wire wheels and s/s luggage rack. Bare metal restoration by Steve Baker for his own use in 1990. Only 2,500 dry miles since. Present owner 8 years. A truly stunning example of this sought after car. Full MOT and Heritage certificate. Price £18,950. Tel 01748 822085 North Yorkshire (3)
TD 1953. Comprehensively rebuilt 1997. Original UK car with original number. New trim, reconditioned engine, gearbox and high ratio (4.3:1) rear axle. Just looks like a new TD. For full details, ring 0115 9326100 (Derbyshire) £14,500 (3)
TB 1939. Chassis TB 0256, the fourth car sold in May 1939. Full chassis-up rebuild less than 1,500 miles ago. Red with beige interior. Full MOT. Price £18,000. Tel 01276 26880 (Surrey) Mobile 0385 351449 (3)
J2 1933 Cycle wing. Professionally restored in 91/92 by leading British company. Perfectly maintained and even improved on many aspects since. Monza red with black wings and leather upholstery. New bodywork fitted, balanced crank, heavy duty oil pump, gas flowed head, 12" brakes front and rear, aero screens, bucket seats, tonneau cover and complete weather gear. This car is in perfect condition, runs beautifully (faster than most J2's!) and has recently been fitted with Michelin tyres. Car rests for the moment in the South of France but eventual delivery in England and interesting spares are included in the asking price of £18,000. Photographs to be sent to any really interested person but no timewasters please. Phone J.P. Grondel, Belgium (322) 6573321 evenings and weekends. (3)