26th Jul, 2023 13:00

Pavilion Gardens | Buxton, Derbyshire

 
  Lot 1
 

1969 MG B Roadster
No Reserve

Sold for £3,600

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: VBL 315G
Chassis No: GHN4177442G
MOT: Exempt

  • The subject of recommissioning work in 2014
  • Offered with many invoices from MGOC Spares Ltd
  • Long term family ownership

First registered on the 1st of July 1969, 'VBL' entered first ownership with a Mr Dermott Kelly of Maidenhead, Berkshire and then registered 5 years later to a lady at the same address, before the Roadster resides with Mr Cruddas of southwest London and a few months later in 1974 'VBL' passed to Mr Bass of Epping, Essex in 1976, via Richardson and Sons Ltd. Staines, Middlesex. There is a copy of the old VE60 log book, issued in 1969.

The history of the Roadster is documented in 3 files, which includes a 1971 parts book, a list of spares providers, MGB brochures and parts lists, handwritten notes from ownerships spends. 'VBL' was the subject of recommissioning work in 2014. Many invoices from MGOC Spares Ltd. The recommissioning work required new replacement parts and fitment of a fuel pump, fuel hoses, wheel bearings, a battery, clutch, coil, filters, ignition leads, a clutch master cylinder, a reconditioned radiator, the heater matrix testing and repaired, water pump, thermostat and coolant hoses, plugs, points and a coil, distributor cap, new clutch, front discs, calipers, new fluids and oils. There is a photographic record of some of the work that was carried out in 2014. Additionally, there is a 2018 invoice from Mike Entwisle's MG Workshop Ltd, Middlewich, Cheshire, for an MOT, shock absorber and some battery related parts. Offered with a number of old Blue V5 registration documents, old MOT certificates going back to 1978, there is also a vast collection of old invoices from decades of ownership and a 1972 driver's handbook. There is a current V5C and also a large collection of spares.

For more information, please contact:
James McWilliam
james.mcwilliam@handh.co.uk
07943 584760

 

All successful bids must be paid in full by midday the day after the auction at the latest.

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Auction: Pavilion Gardens | Buxton, Derbyshire, 26th Jul, 2023

An auction of classic, collector and performance motorcars to be held in the beautiful surrounds of the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, Derbyshire.  

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