1955 Mercedes 300SL Gullwing with factory Rudge Wheels

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1955 Mercedes 300SL Gullwing with factory Rudge Wheels

Black Plate California Car

Odometer:  85,000 miles

Price $1,475,000 US Dollars

Seller is a dealer:  Gullwing Motorcars

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Who doesnt love a Gullwing?   Its such a beautiful iconic car.   This one for sale by Gullwingmotorcars was originally  light metallic blue with red leather interior.   Records show the car has had 3 owners since new.  The original matching numbers engine was just rebuilt by Sigfred Linke.   It includes matching red luggage, but seller admits it maybe not be factory pieces. The manuals and tool kit are included as well.    The price seems high considering other gullwings that have sold.  This is not an aluminum bodied gullwing.   Any thoughts?

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1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing with factory Rudge wheels: A black plate California car

This 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing is an absolutely stunning factory Rudge wheel example that’s been a life-long California car. It was originally finished in highly desirable and incredibly stunning light metallic blue with red leather interior. It’s a three owner car from new that still carries its California black plates. The car has covered approximately 85k miles and has never been restored. The original matching numbers engine was just rebuilt by Sigfred Linke. The gorgeous red leather interior is original and has a wonderful patina. It also comes with matching red luggage, although it may not be factory. The car has the manuals and tools. For the discerning collector, it would be difficult to find a more collectible example of one of the most sought-after and rarely seen Mercedes-Benzes ever built.

-Factory Rudge wheel example
-Black-plate California car
-Original books and tools
-Originally finished in highly desirable (DB353) light metallic blue
-Beautiful original red leather interior
-Recent engine rebuild
-Matching numbers

Price: $1,475,000

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