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Posted 3 months ago

Lost but not forgotten! Currently owner: Unknown, this vehicle is listed as lost. Of the 22 J3s built only one left the factory as a rolling chassis; J3766! Ordered direct from Abingdon by Lanes Motors for Cec Warren, a director of Britannia Motors.  The car was dispatched on 28/3/33 and...

 Midgets /  Australia / 41 views

Posted 1 year ago

Currently located in USA this car was in Australia from 1983 to 2012, it was fully restored by John Hunting in W.A. History: Dispatched from Abingdon 20/7/33 the first owner was Walter E Belgrave who used the car competitively in a variety of events.  Shortly after taking delivery he was...

 Midgets /  Australia / 130 views

Posted 1 year ago

Known as the "Australian J4". Currently owner; Bill Fuller, Queensland. Historical research; by Clifford Kelly and Tim Jackson. Built in Feb. 1933 and retained by Abingdon initially registered JB 641, the car went to University Motors in May '33 and registered MG 2348.  U.M. appear to have sold it to...

 Midgets /  Queensland / 235 views

Posted 1 year ago

Current owner: Tim Jackson, Victoria, Australia History: J3771 left the works in June 1933 and is thought to have been owned by P. Strong in the UK.  No record has been found of Mr Strong in an M.G. but there are records of a P. Strong in a Hornet Special...

 Midgets /  Victoria / 139 views

Posted 1 year ago

Current owner: Batkin Family, Victoria, Australia. History: The first recorded owner of J3767 was Asia Owczarow an aristocratic Russian Jew living in Paris.  He is known to have owned this J3, QA0252 and K3011.  He used a number of aliases to conceal his motor racing from his parents who were...

 Midgets /  Victoria / 137 views

Posted 1 year ago

Information / History: MG J3, chassis J3762 – Early history and competition record There are no known records of the cars early years in the UK. It was exported to Australia in 1934 and first registered in Victoria on 14 February 1935, almost exactly two years after it left the...

 Midgets /  Victoria / 130 views

Posted 1 year ago

Current owner: Morgan Family, Victoria. MMM No: 78. Information: Guarantee plate issued 7/12/32.  Standard 2-seat body, painted green, registered JB 1047.  Retained by Works and used for Class H record attempts at Montlhery 1932 and then Le Mans 24 hour race in 1933. History: 7/12/32: Guarantee plate issued. 18-19/12/32:  International...

 Midgets /  Victoria / 135 views