1934 MG PA

Midget Supercharged Special Speedster

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1934
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Silver
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

In the beginning, nearly all MGs were specials. The first was developed from a bullnose Morris in 1923, by Cecil Kimber of Morris Garages in Oxford. By 1930, Kimber had developed raceworthy models for sale to enthusiasts, to whom he offered factory support, and numerous privateers also sought their fortunes with MG specials modified to their own tastes.

MG PA 1268 was delivered on July 18, 1934, through Smith's Auto, Ltd., of Croydon, Surrey. Built as a four-seat tourer in Duo Blue, it was sold to T.J. Lattimer of Lincot, Chequers Hill, Flamstead, Hertfordshire. It was registered with the London number BGH 724, part of a series issued from June to August of that year. Its early history is not recorded, but we know that a subsequent owner, J.D. Pursey of Cardiff, wrote to the factory in May 1946 in search of new pistons. Records show that engine number 1554 AP is original to the chassis.

Its first known appearance in the United States was in Oregon, from where