Tom Winterton in 1954 MG TF 1500 with teddies - video shot.

1954 MG roadster and 1966 Triumph Spitfire in Lichfield classic cars auction

A FULLY restored vintage MG and a Triumph Spitfire rebuild project go under the hammer with Richard Winterton Auctioneers on Tuesday, March 5.

The vehicles, plus a large collection of classic auto spares, feature on Day Two of that week’s Antiques & Home Sale and prospective buyers can already view the catalogue online.

Viewing in person by appointment takes place on Friday, March 1, from 10am-4pm; Monday, March 4, from 9am-4pm; and on Tuesday, March 5, from 9am until the sale starts at 9.30am.

To arrange viewing, or to enquire about availability at other times, email office@richardwinterton.co.uk or telephone 01543 251081.

Richard Winterton Auctioneers offers a special Buyer’s Premium of 10% plus VAT on the hammer price of motor vehicles.

Here’s a closer look at the MG and the Triumph Spitfire:

Lot 1001: A fully restored 1954 MG TF 1500 vintage sports roadster

1954 MG TF 1500 vintage sports roadster 1954 MG TF 1500 vintage sports roadster

This 1954 MG TF 1500 is a real showstopper! Fully restored in red with a 1250cc engine, four speed gearbox and soft top, with 78,177 miles on the odometer.

The V5C is present along with some last purchase receipts and number plate authorisation certificate.

It also comes with a spare, restored roof frame.

1954 MG TF 1500 vintage sports roadster 1954 MG TF 1500 vintage sports roadster

This stunning classic simply must be seen. It starts and runs well, the bodywork looks very good, it’s very clean throughout and has no apparent marks to the interior.

What an absolute beauty!

Lot 1002: A 1966 Triumph Spitfire 4 Mark 2 sports car rebuild project

1966 Triumph Spitfire 4 Mark 2 sports car rebuild project 1966 Triumph Spitfire 4 Mark 2 sports car rebuild project

First registered April 1966, this Triumph Spitfire 4 Mark 2 is a great opportunity for someone looking for a classic sports car rebuild project.

Not only is there the restored rolling body shell on three wire-spoked and one steel wheel, this lot includes a large collection of parts including contains two new wire wheels.

There is a separate unrestored engine (which turns and appears to have some compression) with four speed gearbox fitted, a separate GKN De Normanville Type D Overdrive converter and converter plate, a new starter in box, new bright work strips and other original parts.

1966 Triumph Spitfire 4 Mark 2 sports car rebuild project 1966 Triumph Spitfire 4 Mark 2 sports car rebuild project

The V5C is present and interior parts are in good order with black vinyl coverings and white piping — a complete project.

Five further lots in the same sale (Lots 1003 to 1007) feature vintage auto spares for MG TF and Triumph Spitfire, ranging from bulbs, switches and brake parts to carburettors, Spitfire wheels and a Triumph 1147cc petrol engine with four speed gearbox and Haycock overdrive unit.

Tom Winterton in 1954 MG TF 1500 with teddies - video shot.

You can watch a video of the MG in action with Tom Winterton here on Facebook.

For more information and extensive photographs of each lot, view the catalogue online. To view at The Lichfield Auction Centre, email office@richardwinterton.co.uk or call 01543 251081.

Don’t forget, we offer a special Buyer’s Premium of 10% plus VAT on the hammer price of motor vehicles.

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