Arnolt 298

Available Info for Arnolt 298

Chassis

TD27138 (Arnolt ledgers and Arnolt plate mistakenly show 27238)

Engine

XPAG/TD2/27376

Style

Bertone Convertible 4427

Location

state unknown

Switzerland ?

Paint Color

Post Office Red 253-438

Upholstery Color

Grey VM 3230

Wheels

unknown

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Optional Extras

Originally supplied with "Special ptd." wire wheels, according to ASD ledger 3.

Ownership History

Restored by Victoria Carriage Co. Victoria BC Canada for Swiss owner. Rudy Koneckeck 604 727 6020

In 2008, credited by MG Enthusiast Magazine to The Gallery Brummen, a classic car dealer in the Netherlands.

Additional Information

MG produced this as a "Chassis Only" Left-Hand drive TD with Export to North America specifications (EXLNA), on 28 April, 1953. The Vessel ledgers show that Arnolt convertible 298 was shipped on the SS Meir Dizengoff with convertibles 301, 304 and 307, and coupes 296 and 300, received in Miami, Florida on 19 January, 1954. The purchaser was Ben Smith, Mt. Kisco, NY (Seaboard Construction - see Arnolts 275 and 257), 6 October, 1955, invoice 273. On that same day Smith was invoiced for coupe 257, and on 27 Oct., 1955, he was invoiced for coupe 275. Article and photos of this car in MG Enthusiast 5/2008, pp. 28-33. Bumpers replaced with large bumperettes front and rear, incorrect front running lights.

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