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Lot 10

2020   |   Geared Online

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster Manual Set

SOLD $9,375

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$8,000 - $12,000

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An original set of factory manuals and accompanying literature for a 1957-58 300 SL Roadster. The 15-piece set includes several very rare items which have not been reproduced.

Original Factory Folio, tan and clear, correct for 300 SL Gullwing and early Roadster.

Type 300 SL Roadster Owner’s Manual, Edition A, in English, dated March 1957.

Type 300 SL Roadster Owner’s Manual, Edition A, in German, dated February 1957.

Type 300 SL Roadster Parts Book for glovebox, Edition A, dated October 1957.

Type 300 SL Roadster Service Book, Edition A, unstamped, dated February 1957.

Mercedes-Benz Service Station Directory, dated February 1957.

300 SL Roadster Hirshman Antenna Literature (3 items), including small brochure designed to hang from radio knob on day of delivery.

Becker Mexico Radio Literature (5 items).

Original Factory Photograph, dated February 20, 1958, showing 300 SL Roadster on factory assembly line.