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Imperial War Museum Duxford

  Lot 20

1955 MG TF 1500

Estimated at £24,000 - £26,000

Lot details
Registration No: 391 YUB
Chassis No: SABTVR0359A336348
Mot Expiry: Exempt

- Extensive marque specialist restoration between 2009 and 2011

- Overhauled engine, suspension and braking systems

- Five-speed gearbox, re-trimmed interior and full weather equipment

Further info:

Like many T Series MGs, '391 YUB' started life as a US export and was converted to righthand drive as part of an extensive marque specialist restoration between 2009 and 2011. This included: a new body tub and attendant steel panels from The Hutson Motor Company; an overhaul of the engine, suspension and braking systems; the installation of a five-speed gearbox; a retrim of the interior; and all new weather equipment. Finished in the contrasting combination of Red bodywork and Cream interior trim, the TF has apparently only driven 2500 miles since the work was completed. The vendor unsurprisingly currently classes the bodywork, paintwork, upholstery, engine and transmission as all being in 'excellent' order. He informs us that, while the car has been issued with a DVLA chassis number, the correct one is HDB26/9985, as confirmed by the T Register. This handsome-looking MG comes complete with a collection of invoices and photos of the restoration.

Vendor Condition Ratings:

Bodywork: 'Very Good'
Engine: 'Very Good'
Electrical Equipment: 'Very Good'
Paintwork: 'Very Good'
Gearbox: 'Very Good'
Interior Trim: 'Very Good'

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