MG A Roadster 1959

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Lot No: 55

At a Glance:

Year Make Model Mileage SOLD FOR
1959 MG A Roadster 03294 (Not Warranted) £36,500.00 + buyers premium


A simply stunning  restored  1960 MGA Roadster  in excellent  condition with a fully documented/ photographed  history. Presented in fabulous  and outstanding condition,  we believe this to be   an unrepeatable opportunity especially given today’s restoration costs.

Registered 18th January 1960 “82 YMH”

Built Abingdon  18-11-1959

Restored over a period from 1986 , works undertaken 1994 – 2000

Black with Red leather interior.

Petrol – unleaded conversion

MOT to April 2016 . MOT not legally required

Currently Road Taxed until 1st May 2019

Original genuine UK Car

Heritage Certificate

Current indicated mileage of 3200 miles  ( re-set at restoration)

Restoration costs are receipted at £30,776 on 1st October 2000,   plus additional  interior expenditure  at  £5000. Considerable receipted expenditure since then with a current total receipted costs well in excess of £40,000. The restoration at today’s values ( if possible) would surely cost considerably more. The restoration is fully documented/ receipted  and includes many colour photographs

1st  Owner   Mr N Morris,   13th January 1960  Barnes London

2nd Owner   Mr T Mobley   15th July 2010 Wimborne  Dorset

3rd Owner   Mr N Hendy     7th November 2013 Ferndown Dorset

4th Owner   Our Vendor      2017 Christchurch, Dorset.

This  beautiful car was enjoyed by the first owner  Mr Morris in Barnes , SW London until he commenced restoration thoughts/ discussions in January 1986, with work commencing in November 1994. The Restorer selected was the very reputable West Hoathly Garage, Sussex  – Rolls Royce and Bentley specialists. The total  (“nut and bolt” ) restoration was completed October 2000 and the car was placed in storage until 2010.The third owner ( Mr Hendy) added the chrome wire wheels at £1853 plus 5 tyres. (March 2014). A much regretted genuine sale following recent   lack of use due  to health and other issues.


Auctioneers Notes: For once I have nothing to add – this car is truly outstanding.

Full Details:

Lot No. 55
Auction 26th April 2019 - 98% SOLD
Vehicle Make MG
Vehicle Model A Roadster
Year of Manufacture 1959
Mileage 03294 (Not Warranted)
Registration 82YMH
Date first Registered 13-01-1960
Chassis Number GHN79910
Engine Number 16GAU11129
Estimated Sale Price £29,000 - 30,000

Please note: Current engine and chassis numbers are supplied by HPI. Prospective buyers are advised to satisfy themselves as to the condition of a vehicle and the accuracy of any statement made, be they statements of fact or opinion. All vehicles are sold as seen. If you cannot attend the auction please contact the office for a walk around description over the phone.

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