[Healeys] BJ8 at RM Hershey auction

Bob Spidell bspidell at comcast.net
Tue Oct 16 05:18:39 MDT 2018

The car at Hershey's color is stated to be 'champagne' in the 
description; is this the same as MGB (doesn't look like it to me)?


On 10/15/2018 7:16 PM, Deejay2650 wrote:
> G'day all,
> My BJ8 was factory finished in Metallic Golden Beige (Code BG19) with 
> a build date of late April early May 1967 according to my BMIHT 
> Certificate and has a black interior.
> According to Anders Ditlev Clausager's book "Original Austin-Healey", 
> Metallic Golden Beige is a rare colour, that I am led to believe to be 
> only applied to the 1967 BJ8's, with the MGB/Red interior being the 
> rarest of all. Steve Byers, please chime in mate if I am wrong.
> If this info is correct, any BJ8 in MGB that is NOT a '67 model then 
> it is not the original colour.
> Cheers,
> Darryl Ross
> HBJ8L/41258
> Wagga Wagga NSW
> Australia

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