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    Convertible / Roadster
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  • Location
    United States
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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

Bonhams & Butterfields at Quail Lodge, 18-19 August 2011
C/o Quail Lodge Golf Club, 8000 Valley Greens Drive, Carmel, CA 93923
Carmel  --
United States