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Lot 61

2018   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2018

1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing

SOLD $1,127,500

Estimate

$1,100,000 - $1,300,000| Without Reserve

Chassis

198.040.6500143

Engine

198.980.6500154

Car Highlights

60 Years in Single-Family Ownership in Southern California
Fascinating History Steeped in Hollywood Lore
Matching-Numbers Example Originally Finished in White over Red Leather
Complete with Original Karl Baisch Luggage, Becker Mexico Radio, Manuals, and Tools
A Gullwing Sequestered for Decades and Essentially Unknown to the 300 SL World

Technical Specs

2,996 CC SOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine
Bosch Mechanical Fuel Injection
220 BHP at 5,800 RPM
4-Speed Manual Gearbox
4-Wheel Drum Brakes
Front Independent Suspension with Coil Springs
Rear Swing-Axle Suspension with Coil Springs
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