On Thu, 25 Jan 1996, Rick Brodeur wrote:
> We are restoring a 1950 MGTD which has a grey painted frame. The current
> owner has had the car since 1958 and this is its first complete tear down
> while he has owned it. All references I can find indicate that all frames
> were painted black. The paint seems to be original. Does anyone have any
> additional info? I appreciate any help.
The factory probably ran out of black that day, so someone grabbed a
can a gray paint just in order to meet the day's quota. They were not
really concerned with 'originality' in the factory.