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1979 MG Midget 1500 44 miles!

Lot Number 701

1979 MG Midget 1500 44 miles!

Dry stored for its entire life, this is a unique opportunity to buy a 'brand new' 42 years old MG.

  • Sold for: £18,315

Bid online during our live auction or at The Saleroom.

LIVE AUCTION: Saturday 11th December | 11.00am GMT
  • BODY COLOUR
    Black
  • Registration Number
    REG NUMBER
    NA
  • ODOMETER READING
    44 Miles

SUMMARY

Dry stored for its entire life, this is a unique opportunity to buy a 'brand new' 42 years old MG.

DESCRIPTION

  • Late-production 1493cc Midget in gloss black with a black interior
  • Purchased as one of a pair from Dutton Forshaw (Blackburn) in 1979
  • Never registered. The owner's wife used the sister car as her daily driver
  • Supplied with its original Bill of Sale; £2,624.26 dated 16/06/1979
  • Still with its original tool kit, jack, radio fitting kit, keys, plastic covers etc.
  • Never appears to have been covered over. Lots of dust but otherwise looks great
  • 44 delivery miles only, incredible, a very dusty 'new car'
  • Offered at No Reserve, unlikely ever to be repeated

SPECIFICATION

Lot Number
701
Make
MG
Model
MIDGET 1500
Registration Number
NA
Chassis Number
GAN6/218113G
Transmission
RHD
Body Colour
Black

CCA VENDOR CONDITION REPORT

OVERALL:

109 / 135

Exterior


Bodywork:

Glass:

Paint:

Chrome:

Trim:

Remarks

Covered in 40+ years of dust. Never been driven since day delivered.

Interior


Door-Cards:

Carpets:

Seating:

Headlining:

Dashboard:

Boot:

Remarks

Original manufacturers seat coverings on seats, carpets and headrests. Roof and tonneau cover unused in boot.

Engine


Components:

Appearance:

Starting:

Running:

Remarks

Never run since delivered. Battery missing. stored 42 years

Transmission


Gears:

Clutch:

Drive-Shaft:

Remarks

hasn't moved for 42 years

Running Gear


Axles:

Chassis:

Suspension:

Bearings:

Brakes:

Wheels & Tyres:

Remarks

not moved for 42 years

Electrics


Minor:

Major:

Vehicle History

Remarks

Original invoice from sale to father in law.


About the CCA Vendor Condition Report


A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review their condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided. CCA will not entertain any disputes over vendor condition reports.

Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car

Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts

Good Everyday useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history

Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history

Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history

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