To his credit, the owner of this manual has contacted me, and it appears
that this manual was sold to him back in the early 90's as an original. An
On Sat, Apr 16, 2011 at 5:33 PM, Curt/Nancy Arndt <firstname.lastname@example.org>wrote:
> Hopefully, no one is bidding on this BN2 *REPRODUCTION* owners handbook.
> Especially when you can buy the same reprint new for less than $25.00.
> Here is the message I sent to the seller...
> I hope that you will print this, but this is NOT an original Austin Healey
> 100 (BN2) owners handbook, but rather common reproduction (reprint of the
> Dec. 1955 BN2 manual) that shows some wear. These are available new and in
> perfect condition daily on eBay. To your credit, these are accurate
> reproductions, however not perfect reproductions. The difference is that on
> the original cover, the wings on the bottom are all gold and the Austin
> Healey script is red.
> Curt Arndt
> Chairman, Austin Healey Concours Committee *
> If anyone would like to see pictures of original owners handbooks, I have
> five of the six handbooks for the BN1/2, all in excellent condition, with
> two being NOS. The only one I'm missing is the first one, No. 996 from
> 1953. Anyone have one for sale?
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