Originally unveiled at the 1962 New York Auto Show 
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The 100,000th MGA 1600 MkII is owned by Fred Skomp of Key West, FL. Fred’s older brother Russell Skomp bought the 100,000th in 1962 from John Tune Motors in Nashville, TN, where Russell lived at the time.

Russell saw the car in the showroom, loved it and signed a purchase and sales contract. After some legal wrangling (it seems the car was for display, not for sale), John Tune delivered the car to him.

The car was spectacular with gold metallic paint, white leather interior and white lamb’s wool carpet. There were three “100,000” insignias on the car; two just below the 1600 MKII legends next to the bonnet air vents ovals, and one below the 1600 MKII legend below the MG octagonal logo on the rear trunk lid. There was a rectangular plate attached to the front bumper that had been crafted for the car, with silver “100,000” embossed against a black background.

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The front and back of the original build card for the 100,000th MGA is shown above

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