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MG ( MGA etc ) – original 1960s Alexander badge remounted onto a new leather keyfob

NOW SOLD – sorry this keyring has now been sold and can no longer be ordered

An original Alexander MG keyfob badge which will have been produced in the 1960s which we have remounted onto a new leather keyfob as can be seen in the photos.

When this keyring with this badge has been sold this listing will be cancelled.

Just this one example of this badge which we are offering mounted onto one of our slimline teardrop keyfobs in full grain black leather as can be seen in the photos.

This badge would have originally been mounted onto a similar leather keyfob and would have been used at the time in a car which would have been a daily driver .

Dating from the early 1960s – when there were plenty of MGAs, Magnettes and still some MGTDs & MGTFs  in daily use on the roads – and this keyring would be ideal for use with any of those models.

The vitreous enamel badge is in excellent condition with solid cream and translucent red enamel and was made by Alexander who were a well respected firm supplying aftermarket badges & keyrings etc at the time

A tiny sherd of metal swarf set in the enamel between the M & G of ‘MG’ – which has also been nickel plated………slight 50-60 year old ‘issues’ like this were common in these early enamel badges and rather add to their charm.

This can be clearly seen in the enlarged high resolution photos together with a slight ‘rosy’ cast in the white enamel in the top part of the badge – this will also have been there since the badge was fired in the furnace over 50 years ago and is a result of very slight mixing of the translucent red enamel into the solid white enamel.

Time was when customers avoided slight imperfections like this…………………all that has now changed together with the appreciation of originality and patina on the cars themselves.

Many customers now seem to actually look for anomalies in the badges ………………..and much prefer that to the perfection of new badges.

The keyring in the photos is the actual one which you will receive.

When it has been sold this listing will cancel.  SMOSO    59/94   09/21