Heritage certificate

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Heritage certificate

Post by djgreen » Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:25 am

Just got my heritage cert from the Trust
Disappointed that it comes back with a build date of 1970. It is on a J plate so I thought it could be but I hoped it was late 1969 - there were some pointers and it was a good year- still 1970 was interesting 🧐
Correction made to profile

Cheers

Dave G
MGB Roadster 1970
MGF Roadster 2001

:D

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Re: Heritage certificate

Post by Ian Fozzard » Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:57 am

1970 was a much better year in Bordeaux!! In fact, one of the best 😊

Ian F
1972 BGT, Blaze, Navy trim, recessed grill
1961 Midget, 948cc, Clipper Blue, Blue trim and weather gear

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Re: Heritage certificate

Post by djgreen » Sat Jan 18, 2020 4:47 pm

Ian Fozzard wrote:
> 1970 was a much better year in Bordeaux!! In fact, one of the best 😊
>
> Ian F

lol - that's good to know 😉 (FYI - I prefer Chablis but I've been known to appreciate a white Bordeaux !)

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Dave G
MGB Roadster 1970
MGF Roadster 2001

:D

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Re: Heritage certificate

Post by Vic Butler » Sat Jan 18, 2020 4:53 pm

Whatever it's still tax free and MOT exempt.
1977 Stage 2 MGB GT
1975 SWB Series 3 Land Rover with a later 2.5 petrol engine

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Re: Heritage certificate

Post by djgreen » Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:43 pm

Vic Butler wrote:
> Whatever it's still tax free and MOT exempt.

👍 - good point
MGB Roadster 1970
MGF Roadster 2001

:D

Liskeard BLE
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Re: Heritage certificate

Post by Liskeard BLE » Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:59 pm

Hi,
I have recently bought an MGB LE, it is recorded on the MGB register.
My question is the car was built in 1980 but not registered till 1985. Which year does the Heritage certificate recognise?

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Re: Heritage certificate

Post by Paul Scott » Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:07 pm

Hi Nigel,
The heritage will detail the built date, not when it was first registered. A heritage certificate is required if you wish to tax it as historic. I'm sure it goes from built and not registered. It did but this may have changed.

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Paul
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Re: Heritage certificate

Post by Ian Fozzard » Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:11 pm

I believe that's all correct Paul. Easily checked (for tax and MoT purposes) by consulting the DVLA website.

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1961 Midget, 948cc, Clipper Blue, Blue trim and weather gear

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Re: Heritage certificate

Post by Liskeard BLE » Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:17 pm

Gents,
Thank you for your answers that does help me. Once Heritage reopens I will be applying for the certificate.
My car is interesting, it wasn't registered until 1985 it now carries a personised plate.

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Re: Heritage certificate

Post by Ian Fozzard » Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:24 pm

Welcome to the MGB forum, I would recommend joining MGCC (the parent body for this forum). Membership of a club gives you a discount on insurance, which is the only annual cost of running a classic!!
Would be interesting to know where your B was in the first 5 years? Perhaps on display in a dealership. You should ascertain what the build number is - it just might be a special car, one of the last for instance. Keep us informed,

Best regards

Ian F
1972 BGT, Blaze, Navy trim, recessed grill
1961 Midget, 948cc, Clipper Blue, Blue trim and weather gear

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