Car was sold at auction by Gooding in Scottsdale in 2014 for $110,000, believed to be in the Phoenix area?
George & Paula Tipton, 224 S Carmelina Ave, Los Angeles, CA. 90049; 310472 7564,
The Vessel ledgers show that Arnolt convertible 286 was shipped on the SS Francesco Morosini with Arnolt coupes 287, 288 and 290, and convertible 295, and was received in New Orleans on 11 December, 1953. The purchaser was British Motors [New Orleans, LA] on 19 December,1953, invoice 1304. Car now fitted with MGB engine, transmission, and front disc brakes. Comes with rebuilt and crated original XAG engine.
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