Contributors: R. White/A. Henderson
Early MGBs used staples and wood to secure the upholstery to the seat frames backs. This was a carryover from MGA production and although unsure of the change over date to half inch clips, car # 8273 still had use of the staples and wood.
This first picture shows how the wood was secured to the frame:
Here is another view:
This pic illustates how the upholstery was secured to the wood via staples:
Perhaps this is a better pic to show the staples securing the upholstery:
Contrasted with a seat back from a later MKI seat frame back. Notice the use of the 1/2 round clips:
Lastly is a photo that illustates the style of upholstery used on MKI seat frames be they the early wood and stapled secured type or via the black clips: