Believed delivered new to Verviers, Belgium,1954 MG Midget TF Roadster Chassis no. HDE33/3712 Engine no. XPAG/TE/33338

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Lot 61
1954 MG Midget TF Roadster
Chassis no. HDE33/3712 Engine no. XPAG/TE/33338

€ 35,000 - 45,000
US$ 38,000 - 49,000
Believed delivered new to Verviers, Belgium
1954 MG Midget TF Roadster
Chassis no. HDE33/3712
Engine no. XPAG/TE/33338
'Over the years the model has been developed to improve its performance, handling qualities and general comfort. However, in spite of this, the main external features have remained more or less unchanged and even now the recently introduced TF model shows that the bodywork has been restyled to produce a much cleaner external appearance though retaining the MG Midget characteristics.' - Autocar.

The charismatic T-Series MG Midget is popular now among enthusiasts of traditional British sports cars as it was in its heyday, A rushed development programme meant that there was little, mechanically at least, difference between the TF and the outgoing TD II, the 1,250cc, 57bhp, XPAG engine of which was retained. Essentially a restyled version of the latter, the TF retained its predecessor's body centre section but featured a changed front end with a shortened, sloping, radiator grille and headlamps faired into the wings, plus an improved interior with separately adjustable seats. A stop-gap model produced pending the arrival of the MGA, the traditionally styled TF nevertheless sold well, 9,600 units being produced between October 1953 and May 1955.

A matching numbers example, this TF-type Midget is believed to have been delivered new to Belgium via Garage G Rensonnet in Verviers, as evidenced by a plate fixed to the right rear wing. The current owner acquired the MG in November 2012. Finished in red with black leather interior, the car has been restored and is described as in generally very good condition. Included in the sale is a workshop manual and parts catalogue, and the car also comes with sundry maintenance invoices, Belgian registration papers and FIVA Identity Card (2004).

On pense que cette Midget type TF à numéros concordants a été livrée neuve en Belgique par le garage G. Rensonnet de Verviers, comme en atteste la plaque fixée sur l'aile arrière du véhicule. Le propriétaire actuel l'a achetée en novembre 2012. Peinte en rouge avec intérieur en cuir noir, la voiture a été restaurée et est décrite comme étant en très bon état général. Inclus dans la vente, un manuel d'entretien et un catalogue de pièces, et également diverses factures, les papiers d'immatriculation belge et la carte d'identité de la FIVA (2004).
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Believed delivered new to Verviers, Belgium,1954 MG Midget TF Roadster Chassis no. HDE33/3712 Engine no. XPAG/TE/33338
Believed delivered new to Verviers, Belgium,1954 MG Midget TF Roadster Chassis no. HDE33/3712 Engine no. XPAG/TE/33338
Believed delivered new to Verviers, Belgium,1954 MG Midget TF Roadster Chassis no. HDE33/3712 Engine no. XPAG/TE/33338
Believed delivered new to Verviers, Belgium,1954 MG Midget TF Roadster Chassis no. HDE33/3712 Engine no. XPAG/TE/33338
Believed delivered new to Verviers, Belgium,1954 MG Midget TF Roadster Chassis no. HDE33/3712 Engine no. XPAG/TE/33338
Believed delivered new to Verviers, Belgium,1954 MG Midget TF Roadster Chassis no. HDE33/3712 Engine no. XPAG/TE/33338
Believed delivered new to Verviers, Belgium,1954 MG Midget TF Roadster Chassis no. HDE33/3712 Engine no. XPAG/TE/33338
Believed delivered new to Verviers, Belgium,1954 MG Midget TF Roadster Chassis no. HDE33/3712 Engine no. XPAG/TE/33338
Believed delivered new to Verviers, Belgium,1954 MG Midget TF Roadster Chassis no. HDE33/3712 Engine no. XPAG/TE/33338
Believed delivered new to Verviers, Belgium,1954 MG Midget TF Roadster Chassis no. HDE33/3712 Engine no. XPAG/TE/33338
Believed delivered new to Verviers, Belgium,1954 MG Midget TF Roadster Chassis no. HDE33/3712 Engine no. XPAG/TE/33338
Believed delivered new to Verviers, Belgium,1954 MG Midget TF Roadster Chassis no. HDE33/3712 Engine no. XPAG/TE/33338
Believed delivered new to Verviers, Belgium,1954 MG Midget TF Roadster Chassis no. HDE33/3712 Engine no. XPAG/TE/33338
Believed delivered new to Verviers, Belgium,1954 MG Midget TF Roadster Chassis no. HDE33/3712 Engine no. XPAG/TE/33338
Believed delivered new to Verviers, Belgium,1954 MG Midget TF Roadster Chassis no. HDE33/3712 Engine no. XPAG/TE/33338
Believed delivered new to Verviers, Belgium,1954 MG Midget TF Roadster Chassis no. HDE33/3712 Engine no. XPAG/TE/33338
Believed delivered new to Verviers, Belgium,1954 MG Midget TF Roadster Chassis no. HDE33/3712 Engine no. XPAG/TE/33338
Believed delivered new to Verviers, Belgium,1954 MG Midget TF Roadster Chassis no. HDE33/3712 Engine no. XPAG/TE/33338
Believed delivered new to Verviers, Belgium,1954 MG Midget TF Roadster Chassis no. HDE33/3712 Engine no. XPAG/TE/33338
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