MG TD 1952 reg in 1953 Great Provenance

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Added: November 27, 2017 Modified: November 28, 2017
  • Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

MG TD 1952 reg in 1953 Great Provenance

Our MG TD was repatriated in 2015 to the UK, the previous owner was the Hollywood actress and author Betty Aberlin, who had her "little gem" fully restored between 2004-06, photographs and receipts available totalling in excess of $30,000. However, these were only the receipts she could find, there were more, plus all the colour swatches etc.

My very reluctant and only reason for selling is that l am moving and cannot take the car with me.

In my ownership the only major work carried out was the rebuild of the original gearbox plus some enhancements, again all receipted.

I will also include the set of bespoke touring luggage that we purchased to match the car.

We have been to many shows over that last 2 years and without exception, even though there may have been many other very salubrious cars present, "Betty" always stole the show.

After contacting Ms Aberlin we found out she had named the car "Pearl" however she was quite happy with the fact that we had named the car "Betty".

All the engine / chassis numbers tie up with the original build date records of 16th December 1952.

The car has just been serviced and winterised the underneath has been washed and dried by hand and cleaned.


Posted by: Andrew Riga

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