1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Comes to Barrett-Jackson Auction
From the Robb Report Luxury Newswire
This exquisitely restored 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing will be offered as part of The Salon Collection during the 43rd annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. The car was bought new in Southern California at Mercedes-Benz of Hollywood. It is equipped with all matching numbers (Chassis No. 198.040.5500634 Engine No. 198.980.5500687 Body No. 198.040.5500613) and its original three-piece belly pans.
All materials used in the restoration are as they were when the car was new. All wheels are date-coded with the "6/55" and "7/55" stamps, confirming all five wheels are original to this car. This ia an amazingly original car with an amazing history. Chassis No. 5500634 has not been offered for sale in 53 years and will be a welcome addition for the most discerning collector.
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