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 SVW /  Victoria / 141 views

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Information / History: In 1937, William Airy, a young well-to-do dentist in Melbourne, Australia, decided that a two door coupe body on the new MG Two Litre (or SA) would be his preferred motor car.  As this body style was not offered by the factory, the car was imported as...

 SVW /  Capital Territory / 145 views

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History:  SA 2337 and the Peking to Paris Rally Built from the ground up from the remains of a burnt-out saloon (SA2337) bought from Morris Pavlinovich in Western Australia, and some more panels and other bits and pieces from another chassis (SA 1885 ex-Ed Ison from Sydney) that Harry had owned for several...

 SVW /  Capital Territory / 147 views

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Information / History: Harry purchased SA 1885, Eng No 2147 from Don Cairns (e.x. Ed Ison) in 2005.  This is now a rolling chassis and will be rebuilt as an SA Tourer with an Australian Body by Robinson Brothers Coach Builders.  This car will be used for the 2010 Peking...

 SVW /  Capital Territory / 123 views

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 SVW /  Capital Territory / 141 views

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 SVW /  Capital Territory / 137 views

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 SVW /  New South Wales / 146 views

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 SVW /  New South Wales / 142 views

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Information / History: Believed to now be in New Zealand. New owner please advise

 SVW /  New South Wales / 125 views

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Information / History: The car is the third and last type of Tourer made by Charlesworth for the MG SA. The chassis was made in November 1937 at Abingdon and then passed to Charlesworth for at least 6 weeks for them to build the body. The car was probably used...

 SVW /  New South Wales / 181 views

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Information / History: This photo was taken when Graham was on the way to Historic Winton. Photos and info provided by Graham Hore

 SVW /  New South Wales / 139 views

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 SVW /  New South Wales / 179 views

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Information / History: January 1937.  The car retains its original engine and is very original throughout.  No early history is known about the car but this car may well have been one of the original seven exported to New Zealand from new.  It is a well-known New Zealand car that...

 SVW /  New South Wales / 159 views

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 SVW /  New South Wales / 169 views

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Information / History: The earliest record of SA 1137 is that it was purchased from a used car yard in Adelaide by David Ragless in the early 1950's. He eventually sold it to finance the overhaul of a Y-type engine and after several owners it finished up with Bob Bazzica...

 SVW /  New South Wales / 219 views

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Information / History:  This car was completed at the MG factory in Abingdon, England in December 1936 with originally a black paint scheme. After completion, it was dispatched to Lanes Motors of Melbourne. One of only 23 to be imported new to Australia, it arrived in March 1937. After being...

 SVW /  New South Wales / 170 views

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 SVW /  New South Wales / 164 views

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Information / History: Details 1936 -MGSA tick ford drop head  chassis no. SA0491 engine QPH751 .Im in NSW and the car was at the last mg gathering in Bathurst. The car has been in the family since 1969 and i took it over from my late dad and bought it...

 SVW /  New South Wales / 173 views

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Information / History: The car left Abingdon on the 27th September 1937 Barry Harvey purchased this car from Chip Hedges on 16th April 1977, just after Chip drove the car to Katoomba for the MG National Meeting, where he was trying to sell it for $3,000.  It ran a bearing on...

 SVW /  Queensland / 163 views

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Current owner; Royce Reed, N.S.W. Information;  Built in August 1938 and delivered to Samsons and Sons in Newport Pagnell to be fitted with one of their Tickford drop-head coupe bodies.  History: It has a factory replacement engine which is being rebuilt and balanced.  This is good as the engine has...

 SVW /  New South Wales / 208 views

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Current owner:- David Anderson, Vic. History:- left the factory on 5th December, 1938. Chassis no. VA 2124T, Engine no. TPBG 2389 (as originally fitted), registration number ELF 638.  It has been in dry storage for over 40 years, but some work has been done, (instruments restored by John Marks and...

 SVW /  Victoria / 186 views

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Current owner:-  Graeme Davies, Melbourne, Vic. History:-  Built 10/5/38, early UK history and owners prior to 1998 unknown.  That is when the wreck was bought by 'Bas' and taken to Holland to be restored.  It was taken to SVW Spares in the UK for paint and trim.  Completed in 2002...

 SVW /  Victoria / 154 views

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Information / History: VA1446 (FH005) was purchased by Sir George Tallis, Managing Director of the Tivoli Theatre in 1938 when he visited the UK with his new bride. They intended to tour the continent but were dissuaded by the threat of war, so the car was brought back to Australia...

 SVW /  Victoria / 157 views

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 SVW /  New South Wales / 140 views

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 SVW /  New South Wales / 144 views

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Current owner:  Tony Carroll, N.S.W. Information:  Started life as a 4-seat tourer painted cream. History:  None supplied.

 SVW /  New South Wales / 163 views

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