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1938 MG VA SALMONS TICKFORD DH COUPE, 2013 TROPHY WINNER, VSCC ELIGIBLE

Sale price: £59,950.00 make an offer
Last update: 05.09.2013

Car location: Ashbourne, United Kingdom
Seller's notes: TOP CONDITION, WELL KNOWN IN THE MG WORLD. 2013 GORDON BENNETT RALLY BROCHURE COVER CAR. DRIVE AWAY AND USE.EXCELLENT ALL WEATHER TOURER.
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: MG
Year: 1938
Type: convertible
Doors: 2
Color: Blue
Mileage: 13,350
Seats: 4
Engine: 1,548
Transmission: manual
Fuel: Petrol
Drive side: Right-hand drive
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1938 MG VA SALMONS TICKFORD DH COUPE, 2013 TROPHY WINNER, VSCC ELIGIBLE for sale

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 1938 MG VA SALMONS TICKFORD DH COUPE, 2013 TROPHY WINNER, VSCC ELIGIBLE  Photo
  •  1938 MG VA SALMONS TICKFORD DH COUPE, 2013 TROPHY WINNER, VSCC ELIGIBLE
  •  1938 MG VA SALMONS TICKFORD DH COUPE, 2013 TROPHY WINNER, VSCC ELIGIBLE
  •  1938 MG VA SALMONS TICKFORD DH COUPE, 2013 TROPHY WINNER, VSCC ELIGIBLE
  •  1938 MG VA SALMONS TICKFORD DH COUPE, 2013 TROPHY WINNER, VSCC ELIGIBLE
  •  1938 MG VA SALMONS TICKFORD DH COUPE, 2013 TROPHY WINNER, VSCC ELIGIBLE
  •  1938 MG VA SALMONS TICKFORD DH COUPE, 2013 TROPHY WINNER, VSCC ELIGIBLE
  •  1938 MG VA SALMONS TICKFORD DH COUPE, 2013 TROPHY WINNER, VSCC ELIGIBLE
  •  1938 MG VA SALMONS TICKFORD DH COUPE, 2013 TROPHY WINNER, VSCC ELIGIBLE
  •  1938 MG VA SALMONS TICKFORD DH COUPE, 2013 TROPHY WINNER, VSCC ELIGIBLE
  •  1938 MG VA SALMONS TICKFORD DH COUPE, 2013 TROPHY WINNER, VSCC ELIGIBLE
  •  1938 MG VA SALMONS TICKFORD DH COUPE, 2013 TROPHY WINNER, VSCC ELIGIBLE

KEN PEARSON CAR CONSULTANT OFFERS THIS LOVELY MG VA TICKFORD 3 POSITION DROPHEAD COUPE ON BEHALF OF THE OWNER WHO IS THE REGISTERED KEEPER ON THE V5C REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE.
RESTORED 1989/1995 BY MARQUE SPECIALIST PETER RATCLIFFE. OF S. V. W. SPARES. WELL MAINTAINED AND CHERISHED BY THE PRESENT AND PREVIOUS OWNERS. THE VA IS IN SHOW WINNING CONDITION. IN JUNE 2013 IT WAS ADJUDGED "BEST IN SHOW" AT THE MG CAR CLUB "CHESHIRE GATHERING" AND FEATURED AS THE BROCHURE COVER CAR FOR THE 2013 GORDON BENNETT RALLY IN IRELAND.
SPECIFICATION
LATE 1930. ELEGANCE AND ADVANCED DROPHEAD DESIGN AT ITS BEST. MG VA ONE AND A HALF LITRE DROPHEAD COUPE BY TICKFORD WITH EXCELLENT LEGROOM FOR FOUR PEOPLE. PAINTED IN OXFORD BLUE/CAMBRIDGE BLUE WITH BLUE LEATHER SEATS. COCKPIT ACCESS IS GOOD WITH PLENTY OF LEGROOM AND A GOOD DRIVING POSITION. AN EASY CAR TO LIVE WITH .
WIND UP GLASS WINDOWS.
NEW TONNEAU COVER. HOOD BAG.
1548 cc ( REG DOC SHOWS 1584 cc ! ) 4 CYLINDER OHV ENGINE. 54 BHP. 70 MPH. 55MPH CRUISING.
FOUR SPEED MANUAL GEARBOX WITH SYNCHROMESH ON SECOND. THIRD AND TOP GEARS.
FULL PERIOD TOOL KIT FITTED IN BOOT LID. ORIGINAL JACK. WHEEL BRACE AND BRASS HANDTYRE PUMP FITTED ON BULKHEAD. FACTORY INSTRUCTION MANUAL. PARTS INFORMATION.



CONDITION GUIDE
BENEFITTING FROM A 3065 HOUR / £37775 RESTORATION BY S. V. W. SPARES BETWEEN 1989 AND 1995. WITH DETAILED REPAIRS AND COSTINGS. THE MG HAS HAD RECENT MAINTAINENCE INCLUDING:ROAD WHEELS OVERHAULED. 5 NEW BLOCKLEY TYRES AND TUBES. STAINLESS STEEL EXHAUST SYSTEMNEW TONNEAU COVER. RADIATOR AND BRAKE REPAIRS.
THE ODOMETER SHOWS 13350 MILES WHICH IS THE MILEAGE COVERED SINCE THE RESTORATION. ONFIRMED BY PREVIOUS MOT TEST CERTIFICATES.
ORIGINAL ENGINE. CHASSIS AND BODY. CONFIRMED BY A COPY OF THE OLD REGISTRATION FILE  FROM THE GLOUCESTER COUNTY COUNCIL AND FACTORY BUILD INFORMATION. (THE CURRENT V5C SHOWS 1584cc AS ABOVE. SIMPLE TO HAVE AMENDED BY THE NEW OWNER).
FILE OF NEWSPAPER. CLASSIC CAR WEEKLY FEATURE. MAGAZINE  AND S. V. W REGISTER ARTICLES AND PHOTOGRAPHS
HISTORY FILE WITH DETAILED RESTORATION INFORMATION. PREVIOUS OWNER CORRESPONDENCE AND MAINTAINENCE INVOICES.
UPON INSPECTION THE VA WAS WITHOUT COSMETIC FAULT. PANEL FIT AND FINISH EXCELLENT AND THE INTERIOR TRIM AND LEATHER SEATS ARE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. THE HOOD IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION AMD THE WIND UP WINDOWS WORK CORRECTLY.
THE ENGINE STARTED PROMPTLY. WAS QUIET IN OPERATION AND HAS A NICELY DETAILED ENGINE BAY.
THE OWNER CONFIRMS THAT THE CAR DRIVES WELL WITH A COMFORTABLE 55/60 MPH CRUISE. IS NOT HEAVY TO DRIVE. THE HYDRAULIC BRAKES ARE EFFECTIVE.
THE MOST DEMANDING MG ENTHUSIAST WOULD HAVE DIFFICULTY IN FINDING FAULT WITH THIS CAR.
THIS IS A MOST ATTRACTIVE CAR TO BEHOLD AND WOULD EASILY FIND FILM AND TELEVISION WORK.
WITH THE MARKET FOR  QUALITY OPEN PRE-WAR CARS WITH PROVENANCE RISING QUICKLY THIS CAR WOULD BE A SOUND INVESTMENT.
THE VA IN ORIGINAL CONDITION IS ACCEPTED BY THE VINTAGE SPORTS-CAR CLUB AS A POST VINTAGE THOROUGHBRED ( PVT ) AND SUBJECT TO APPLICATION WOULD BE IDEAL FOR ROAD RALLIES AND TOURS.
A CAR TO BE PROUD OF.
CONDITIONS OF SALE
THIS IS A SALE ON BEHALF OF THE PRIVATE OWNER TO WHOM ALL PROCEEDS WILL BE REMITTED. PAYMENT WILL BE BY INTER BANK TRANSFER IN FULL. FOLLOWING INSPECTION. EITHER BEFORE. OR ON COLLECTION USING A LOCAL BRANCH OF YOUR BANK DURING BANKING HOURS.
VIEWING IS ESSENTIAL. CONTACT ME ON 01335 350499 OR 07716 123788. 9am TO 9pm.  THE CAR CAN BE VIEWED NEAR ASHBOURNE DERBYSHIRE.
OVERSEAS BUYERS ARE WELCOME. MANCHESTER. BIRMINGHAM AND EAST MIDLANDS AIRPORTS ARE ABOUT ONE HOURS TAXI TRAVEL .
THE MG IS OFFERED FOR AUCTION  WITH PLENTY OF TIME FOR VIEWING. THERE IS A SENSIBLE RESERVE PRICE. THE AUCTION WILL NOT BE ENDED EARLY UNLESS THE "BUY IT NOW" PRICE IS USED.
I CAN DELIVER BY ROAD. LOCALLY MYSELF. DISTANCE BY CONTRACTOR. SUBJECT TO A QUOTATION INCLUDING OVERSEAS.
GOOD LUCK WITH THE BIDDING!
KEN PEARSON - CONNECTING PEOPLE AND MOTORCARS FOR 50 YEARS. SPECIALIST IN MANAGED PRIVATE SALES
01335 35049907716 123788


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