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Extract from November's Octagon Car Club Bulletin

Cars For Sale

TC 1946. Red/beige. Superb condition. 10,000 miles since full restoration featured in "Popular Classics" October, 1991 - copies available. £17,500. Enormous quantity of spares, books and some history thirty - five years. Ring Gordon 01424 422905 (answering machine days) East Sussex. (1) YA Saloon. 1949. Chassis Y2378. Original registration no. GGD 880. Red/Cream. Body off restoration and used 500 miles since. Ex concours winner. Original logbook. Spares and literature. MOT August 1999. Tax exempt. Photos available valuation £8,000. Price £7,500 to sell. 01789 773132 (Warwickshire) (2)
J2 1933. Full ground up restoration 95% complete. V5. Over £15,000 spent on parts to date including £3,000 + on new professionally fitted head assembly. First to view will buy, best offer over £11,850. Tel 01989 750417 (Hereford/Gloucester). (1) M 1932. Double Twelve replica. Fully rebuilt with new alloy/wood body. Uprated engine. New leather bucket seats. Full MOT. Fininshed in dove grey with white cycle wings. Full history file. £10,900. May part exchange. Tel 01564 782978 (3)
TC 1947. B.R.G. Superb condition maintained to a very high standard. Recent full re-spray by Mitchell’s of Oakham. All numbers match. Good oil pressure. New clutch. Full weather gear. M.O.T. spares, £16,000 Tel 01159 258434 (2) TD 1951. LHD ex California, as original, beautiful condition. Red, black leather trim. New stainless steel exhaust, pressed wheels. Imported 1991, hardly used since. Nearest offer to £9,759. Tel 01222 387317 or 01446 792376. (1)
Y MG ‘Y’ type saloon reg. no. YMG 23. Partly restored. Original but tatty. Good engine ran in 1997. Many new parts included. Offers. View South London. Tel. 0181 670 4798 (2) TC 1946. MG TC. Magnificent condition. Professionally restored. Bills for £21,000. Same family ownership since 1959. £16,500 Tel. 01978 710568 or 0411 022302.
YA Saloon 1949. Reg. FJU 803. Maroon with black wings. MOT to Sept. 1999 and taxed. Paintwork requires attention. All original leather interior. All gauges and radio to match. Good running order. Also following spares: engine, gearbox, axle, headlights, exhaust manifold, pumps, cylinder head, brake drums, etc. £4,750 ONO. Tel 01455 616381 Hinkley, Leicester. 0860 702670 mobile. (3) YB 1952. UMG registration. 80% ground up restoration, needs only interior refitting to complete. Finished in black with tan trim, all mechanical and bodywork restored rechromed, new tyres and wheels, all new running gear, wiring etc. All parts available to complete restoration. £4,000. Tel 01430 873976 (East Yorkshire). (1)
1947 ‘Y’ Type. Partially dismantled and garaged for many years after an abandoned restoration project. Bodywork, chassis, electrics and mechanical components are complete and in reasonable condition. The running gear was functional when driven in to garage (1988!). The interior, however, has been removed and is suitable only as patterns. All interior parts are present. The car is not currently registered, the original log book was returned to the DVLA by a previous owner, but the re-registration process was never completed. Sadly I have finally admitted that I will never have time to restore the car to the level it deserves. Enquiries, or offers, to Andrew Wright on 0802 417702 (High Wycombe, Bucks). (2) TD 1950. White/green. Concours winner in 1992 and 1995. Rebuilt 1991. Excellent condition, including original tools etc. Garaged and dry weather use. £11,5000. Tel 01202 486933 Fax 01202 486944. Christchurch, Dorset. (3)
TC 1949. For sale from present (Dutch) owner since 1990. Chassis TC 7469, original XPAG engine 8248. Dutch Licence plate since 1959. Colour dark blue. Restored by previous owner. In good driving condition A.P.K. Certificate. £11,000 Tel. Bert Atsma, member Octagon Car Club 003115 3695 638 or Fax 3640646 (2)
TC 1949. Excellent condition. British racing green. New leather interior and duck hood and tonneau. £15,000. Tel 01622 757628 eves. (3)

Are you interested in part exchanging your running/partly completed TC for a well maintained YA (featured on the March cover of the Bulletin)? I have owned the Y since January 1992, much work has been done although the car is an original 4 owner model. The car was built in 1950 and is MOT’d until January and has been resprayed. Original interior, stainless steel exhaust etc., Value around £6k. If you are interested then please phone Jerry on 01926 424053 (H) 01926 412640 (B), Fax 01926 412641 (Warwickshire) (1)

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