MGA & Z-Magnette Postcards

flag-nl-50x30Deze pagina is alleen in het Engels

There are many postcards that have an MGA of Z-Magnette featured in the background or even as their main subject:

Laatst aangepast (maandag 02 januari 2012 19:23)

 

An MGA from Algeria

MGA-Algerije-Bone-1Postcard from Bandol, the south of France, dated August 1963. The MGA 1600 (Mk II ?) has licence plate 162 L 9C which, according to information from Mattie van der Valk, was issued in French Algeria (a system used from 1957-1964. The code 9C was issued in the city of Bône (today: Annaba).
(collection Karel Vermeer)

MGA-Algerije-Bone-2

 

Heathfield, Sussex

MGA_postcard_25Postcard from Heathfield, Sussex. An MGA 1600 with brown interior.
(collection Karel Vermeer)

MGA_postcard_25a

 

From Italy with love

MGA_postcard_24aPostcard from Italy, dated October 1961
(collection Karel Vermeer)

Click here for larger version

 

Paris, Unesco

MGA_postcard_23Postcard from Paris, Unesco building, dated 1960.with an MGA 1600. Its licence plate is French and reads 75 IT 15829.

(collection Karel Vermeer)

MGA_postcard_23a.

 

Swindon

MGA Postcard Swindon Wood StreetPostcard from Swindon, Wood Street with an MGA 1600. Its licence plate reads RO 20 B. This tells us that the owner is a member of the British Forces in Germany.

(collection Karel Vermeer)
MGA_postcard_21a

 

Cannes

MGA_postcard_20Postcard from Cannes with an MGA 1500 coupe in front of Hotel Martinez.
Its licence plate reads NBL 862. Note the beautiful Mercedes 300 SLC on the left.
(collection Karel Vermeer)
MGA_postcard_20a

 

Echternach (1)

MGA_postcard_18Two Postcards of the same square in Echternach, taken at different times, but note that the MGA Coupé is still parked at the same spot. (unfortunately the license plate numbers can't be read)
(collection Karel Vermeer)
MGA_postcard_18aMGA_postcard_18b

 

Echternach (2)

MGA_postcard_19MGA_postcard_19a
 

Alessio

MGA_postcard_17Postcard Alessio, Italy. (the date is September 1958 and the license plate of the MGA 1500 is SYT 317)
(collection Karel Vermeer)
MGA_postcard_17a

 

Hay on Wire

Magnette_postcard_13Postcard Town Clock at Hay on Wire
(collection Karel Vermeer)
Magnette_postcard_13a

 

Portesham

MGA_postcard_12Postcard Half Moon Inn at Portesham, UK, 1960s
(collection Karel Vermeer)
MGA_postcard_12a

 

Tijuana

MGA_postcard_11Postcard Hotel Ceasar at Tijuana, Mexico (home of the world famous Ceasar Salad!), 1960s
(collection Karel Vermeer)
MGA_postcard_11a

 

Callander

MGA_postcard_10Postcard Ancaster Arms Hotel at Callander, Scotland, 1960s
(collection Karel Vermeer)
MGA_postcard_10a

 

Cannes

MGA_postcard_7Postcard Cannes, France, 1960s
(collection Karel Vermeer)
MGA_postcard_7a

 

Hoogeveen

MGA_postcard_5Postcard Hoogeveen, The Netherlands (The MGA Twin Cam has licence plate GP-96-89, so this must be YDH6 1391, one of a series of CKD cars assembled by Dutch Morris/MG importer Molenaar)
(collection Eduard Hattuma)
MGA_postcard_5a

 

Venlo

MGA_postcard_6Postcard Venlo, The Netherlands (The MGA is really hard to find! Its licence plate is XP-22-08, chassis number HDK43 29356)
(collection Eduard Hattuma)
MGA_postcard_6a

 

Dudham

Magnette_postcard_12Postcard The Sun Inn and Hotel, High Street, Dudham, U.K.
(collection Karel Vermeer. The license plate of the Magnette reads SBJ 709. The Sun Inn still exists.)
Magnette_postcard_12a

 

Cambridge

Magnette_postcard_11Postcard Market in Cambridge, U.K.
(collection Karel Vermeer. At least two Magnettes can be spotted, one a ZA).
Magnette_postcard_11aMagnette_postcard_11b

 

Eskdale

Magnette_postcard_10Postcard The Woolpack Inn, Eskdale, Lake District, U.K.
(collection Karel Vermeer. The license plate of the Magnette reads RXC 759. I don't know the make of the other car (an Austin 16/18 hp?), but it's licence plate is RB 9160. Like the Crown & Thistle below, the Woolpack Inn also still exists.)
Magnette_postcard_10a

 

Abingdon

Magnette_postcard_9Postcard Bridge Street, Abingdon U.K.
(collection Karel Vermeer, who bought the card because it had an MG Y on it. Only later he noticed the ZA Magnette at the end of the street. BTW the Crown & Thistle Hotel is still there!)
Magnette_postcard_9a

 

Philadelphia

MGA_postcard_3Postcard Philadelphia, USA (dated 1966)
(collection Karel Vermeer)
MGA_postcard_3a

 

Nijmegen

Magnette_postcard_8Postcard Nijmegen, The Netherlands (two Magnettes!)
(collection Karel Vermeer)
Magnette_postcard_8aMagnette_postcard_8b

 

Grantown-on-Spey

Magnette_postcard_7Postcard Grantown-on-Spey, U.K.
(the license plate is 55 FVX)
(collection Karel Vermeer)
Magnette_postcard_7a

 

Bridlington

Magnette_postcard_6Postcard The Harbour at Bridlington, U.K. ca. 1962 (the license plates are NYG 200 and OWW 44)
(collection Karel Vermeer)
Magnette_postcard_6a

 

Eindhoven

Magnette_postcard_1Postcard Eindhoven, the Netherlands, ca 1960
(collection Eduard Hattuma)



Magnette_postcard_2(Did you see the MG TD behind the Magnette? And the envious looks of cyclists on the left?)

 

St. Anton am Arlberg

Magnette_postcard_3Postcard St. Anton am Arlberg, Switzerland (the license plate is AFF 48)
(collection Karel Vermeer)
Magnette_postcard_3a

 

Arundell

Magnette_postcard_4Postcard Arundell, U.K.
(collection Karel Vermeer)
Magnette_postcard_4a

 

Glasgow

Magnette_postcard_5Postcard Glasgow, Scotland
(collection Karel Vermeer)
Magnette_postcard_5a

 

Ghiogga

MGA_postcard_1Postcard Ghiogga, Italy, ca. 1965
(the license plate is GT 535; English plate but LHD?)
(collection Karel Vermeer)
MGA_postcard_1a

 

The Hague

MGA_postcard_2Postcard "Hotel des Indes" The Hague (the license plate is ZG-54-87, chassis number HMA33 45801)
(collection Karel Vermeer)
MGA_postcard_2a

 

Harderwijk

MGA_postcard_molenPostcard "Café IJsselmeer", Harderwijk, The Netherlands (the license plate is possibly ZK or ZX-78-65)
(collection Karel Vermeer)
MGA_postcard_molen_1

 

Hampstead

MGA_postcard_hampsteadPostcard Jack Straws Castle, Hampstead, U.K. (the license plate is 69 GPC ?)
(collection Karel Vermeer)
MGA_postcard_hampstead_1

 

British Motor Heritage

MGA-todayPostcard from British Motor Heritage
(collection Rutger Booy)

 

British Motor Heritage

MGA-BHMTPostcard from British Motor Heritage
(collection Rutger Booy)

 

British Motor Heritage

magnette-postcard-15Postcard from British Motor Heritage
(collection Rutger Booy)

 

British Motor Heritage

MGA-newrefinePostcard from British Motor Heritage
(collection Rutger Booy)

 

British Motor Heritage

MGA_postcard_4Postcard from British Motor Heritage
(collection Rutger Booy)

 

Christmas card

Magnette_postcard_14Christmas card
(collection Eddy Lepez)

 

 

Postcard

MGA_postcard_15Postcard
text: The M.G. series MGA - profiled for performance
(collection Karel Vermeer)

 

Postcard

MGA_postcard_friendsPostcard (unknown origin)

 

Angel Cards

MGA-birthdayBirthday card by "Angel Cards", USA, ca. 1950s
(collection Rutger Booy)

 

Anglo Parts

MGA-AngloPartsChristmas card from Anglo Parts, Belgium, ca 1980
(collection Rutger Booy)

 

MGATO

MGATO-1988Invitation card from the MGATO, The Netherlands, June 1988
(collection Rutger Booy)

 

Martinez

MGA-Martinez-1983Postcard by Martinez, France, ca. 1980
(collection Rutger Booy)

 

AA

MGA_postcard_AAPostcard by Kevin Walsh
"A.A. to The Rescue"
(collection Rutger Booy)

 

MG A-Type owners

MGA_postcard_MGATOPostcard issued by the MG A-Type owners in The Netherlands
(collection Rutger Booy)

 

If you have more examples of MGA's and Z-Magnettes on Postcards, please let me know by Dit e-mailadres is beschermd tegen spambots. U heeft Javascript nodig om het te kunnen zien.