The car is in a surprisingly good shape, despite its looks

 

 

 

The car is in a surprisingly good condition after it´s complete restoration

Restoration completed

 

I would like to thank the following people whose help so far with this very special project have been invaluable:

Peter Svilans in Canada.

For making and sending, all the way to Sweden without knowing me, an elaborate pattern of an original early type Tonneau Cover

Roger Moment in Colorado.

For delivering many special made original parts and willingly offer very good advise from his vast knowledge of these cars

Steve Norton in the UK.

For delivering many parts made of unobtanium and offering his very good services

George Baxter in Pennsylvania.

For his aid in buying parts from the US and for his great moral support

Anders Pettersson in Sweden.

For his generosity in sharing hard to find parts with me, his moral support and for being a great buddy

Lars Törnblad in Sweden

For his great knowledge of all things technical and every other subject you could think of for that matter. Lars has played a vital role in all of my restorations. Without his help and support my restorations would never have been able to achieve the same levels. A true scholar, a gentleman and very generous

Hasse Syrén in Sweden

For making high class metal work and for being humble, generous and very friendly

Bart van Tiggelen in Holland

For supplying high quality Kilmartin parts and for running a high standard operation

Andy Scheffel in Switzerland

For making an artform out of the business of restoring automotive instruments

Ola Grahm in Sweden

For helping me run this website and for being a good and loyal friend

Janne Holmkvist in Sweden

For helping me produce first class upholstery

Robert Pettersson in Sweden

For getting the project started and for passing it on to the present owner

The owner

For being patient and understanding with all of the complications and set backs that surface in a project like this and for his general enthusiasm and support

All people sending me e-mails and making comments on Facebook

For being very supportive and appreciative

 

magnus@healeyspecialists.com

 Magazine kindly donated by Anders Pettersson in Gothenburg, who is a well known Swedish Healey enthusiast and collector. Vintage photos of the car with it´s first owner Raymond Sjöqvist courtesy of Ulf Håkansson in Halmstad, who is a well known Swedish Healey enthusiast and historian. Photos from the eighties courtesy of Henrik Engström and Robert Petersson. Captions for the eighties photos by Robert Petersson who is a well known Swedish motor journalist and the editor in chief at Gran Turismo Magazine.
A caricature about the first owner, Raymond Sjöqvist. By well known Swedish cartoonist and columnist Börje Dorch

A caricature about the first owner, Raymond Sjöqvist. By well known Swedish cartoonist and columnist Börje Dorch. Courtesy of the first owners son Per-Raymond Sjöqvist.

Hedemora 1954, Race Program

Hedemora 1954, Race Program

Starting list

Starting list

Le Mans start at Hedemora in -54

Le Mans start at Hedemora in -54

 

Front page of Teknikens Värld no 22 1953

Front page of Teknikens Värld no 22 1953 kindly donated to us by Anders Pettersson

Full restoration completed 64 years after the front cover of Swedish Magazine Teknikens Värld.

Omslagsbilden Apropå

 

Article from Swedish tabloid Expressen. October 14 1956

Article from Swedish tabloid Expressen. October 14 1956. Courtesy of Ulf Håkansson

Record breaking on ice. Article from -54.

Record breaking on ice. Article from -54.

Early 1953 brochure, page 1

Early 1953 brochure, page 1. Kindly donated by Robert Pettersson.

Early brochure, page 2

Early brochure, page 2

Early brochure, page 3

Early brochure, page 3

Early brochure, page 4

Early brochure, page 4

Swedish dealer specification, accompanying the brochure

Swedish dealer specification, accompanying the brochure

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