Lot 57

2018   |   Amelia Island Auctions 2018

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sb Coupe

SOLD $473,000

Estimate

$475,000 - $550,000

Chassis

188.011.5500041

Engine

188.920.5500040

Car Highlights

Top-of-the-Line 1950s Mercedes-Benz; One of Only 216 Examples Produced

Beautiful Restoration Conducted in Collaboration with Chuck Brahms

Matching-Numbers Example with Rare and Desirable Floor Shift

Presented in Original Colors and Outfitted with Fitted Luggage and Becker Radio

Accompanied by Owner’s Manual, Service Manual, and Tool Kit

Technical Specs

2,996 CC SOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Three Solex Carburetors

150 BHP at 5,000 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes

4-Wheel Independent Suspension with Tubular Shock Absorbers and Coil Springs

Saleroom Addendum

*Please note that a file of documents that date to the late 1960s also accompanies the sale of this vehicle. These documents show that this vehicle spent many years in Los Angeles, California with early recorded owners Paul Clark and Bob Walker. The file can be viewed in The Archives or by contacting a Specialist. Please also note that this vehicle is titled 1956. Online bidding is not available for this vehicle.

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