In case you missed the "wave-off" elsewhere, a car currently being advertised (7/06) on the Hemmings Motor News website is not a "factory" built Sunbeam Tiger.  I attempted to get the principals to assist, but their response was typical and very disappointing:  

Dear Mr. Miller,

Hemmings is strictly a publication. We publish advertisements listing parts, vehicles and services for the hobby, as well as a number of other publications with articles on vehicles. We do not sell or provide parts, vehicles or services.

Per HMN advertising terms & conditions (see pg 114 of the August, '06 issue or http://www.hemmings.com/aboutus/terms.html, "every advertisement that is accepted is published on the representation of the advertiser". If you feel there is a discrepancy in the Sunbeam ad, you may wish to contact the advertiser (at 250/878-6980 ahuber@hmaa.net) for clarification.

Regards,

Mary Brott
Customer Liaison
Hemmings Motor News
PO Box 256
Bennington, VT 05201
Ph: 800-227-4373 ext. 635
       802-447-9635
Fx: 802-447-9631
Email: mbrott@hemmings.com

Apparently my admonishment to "hound the bejeezes out of them" has paid off.
When I last checked (8/30/06), the listing had been adjusted to include the phrase "Alpine Conversion".


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