- '67 Mercedes 300SEL LWB W109 - Survivor Car - 67K miles - More rare than a 6.3

1967 Mercedes-Benz 300-Series - Low Mile 300 SEL -

Condition: Used
Make: Mercedes-Benz
Model: 300-Series
SubModel: - Low Mile 300 SEL -
Type: Sedan
Trim: Leather
Year: 1967
Mileage: 67,350
VIN: 10910512002097
Color: White
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Portland, Oregon, United States
Extras
Air Conditioning, Power Locks, Power Windows
Leather Seats
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Description for Mercedes-Benz 300-Series 1967

1967 Mercedes 300SEL


Low mileage survivor
Super original example
Limited production model


Here up for bids is this spectacular Mercedes 300SEL. Of all the W109 cars, his version with the M189 motor is the rarest, ith only 2,365 produced from 1965 through 1967. This car was built in July of 1967 and delivered to its first owner in September of that year. It is titled as a 1968. The car is remarkably original, standout example of one of Mercedes' most limited models.
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The car has had one carefully applied repaint in its original color of DB158, hite-Gray. All of the trim was removed, ou'll find no areas with overspray or tape lines, t was a very high quality job. The paint finish is fantastic, howing excellent gloss and depth. Tires are matching Michelin X radials, hey are older tires but show good tread and no sidewall checking. All 4 wheelcovers are in good original condition.

Panel fit throughout the car is perfect. Both bumpers are in terrific condition, till with good lustre and no damage or hazing.

Taillight lenses are in excellent condition. All of the car's brightwork is exceptional with no pitting anywhere. The beltline trim shows a couple of dings near the left taillight, therwise they're straight and true throughout the car.

Headlamp assemblies are both mint. There's a small ding on the hood, hown in the 2nd photo below.

The only other real flaw on the car is a light scrape shown in the 1st photo below. Otherwise, his car can hold up to close scrutiny, t's the type of car where the more you look the more you like.

All of the car's glass is original, ll of it is in great shape with no damage or hard water spotting. The windshield carries the original "Kinonglas-Kristall" marking that assures originality, he remainder are Sekurit branded originals in super condition. All of the anodized trim surrounding the windows is in excellent shape as well.

Solid trunk area with original jacking equipment and tool kit. The wingnuts seen on the spare hold 2 factory wheel chocks behind.

The car comes with an assortment of service records and factory literature. The stamps in the service booklet confirm the car's low mileage.

The interior is outstanding and totally original. The leather seats reflect a beautiful patina that speaks to the quality of materials used.

All of the switchgear operates correctly. Heater, an, ights signals, orn, ipers, tc - all working. The Becker radio has good sound and the power antenna operates in tandem with the radio switch. The dealer installed A/C is not operational and I haven't diagnosed why.

The Coco mats were likely installed when new because the carpet underneath is amazingly well preserved. No wear, o stains, t's excellent from front to back. The dash shows no cracks or splits.

Great back seat area and parcel shelf, n line with the rest of the car.

All 4 door panels are in terrific condition, ower windows all work, s well as the vacuum locks. All of the car's weatherstripping is original and still doing its job.

Good sills with no rust issues. The car's windlacing all looks like new, till showing remnants of the factory adhesive peeking out from underneath in some areas.

The Macassar Ebony wood in the car is original and holding up beautifully. The wood trim on the A-pillars is an unusual detail that was phased out on later cars. The headliner is absolutely mint, robably one of the best originals I've ever seen.

The 3.0 litre M189 motor is in excellent operating condition, t runs strongly and smoothly with no smoke. The driving experience in the car is superb, ith an excellent suspension and crisp handling. The car runs down the road with decorum - no issues, o drama.

Core support shows the original data tags.

The air suspension works correctly, t was recently serviced and two new bags were installed in the rear.

The undercarriage is solid and original, howing no signs of accident damage.

The fronts of the rockers show the typical staining but the view from underneath confirms no serious issues.


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About the reserve price:
Out of fairness to all bidders the reserve is held in confidence, lease just bid at the level you feel comfortable paying. This auction ends Monday July 20th at 10AM Pacific Tim, 2 Noon Centra, PM Eastern, PM GMT .

About Payment:
I will contact the winning bidder via email within 3 hours of auction completion. I would like a $500 deposit via paypal within 24 hours. Balance is due (bank check or bank wire transfer only) within 7 calendar days of auction end. The car will be securely garaged until pickup.

About this auction:
This auction process is a legally binding contract into which you enter when you click "confirm" on your bid. Please have finances in order before you decide to bid and please ask all questions before you decide to bid. Basically, lease only bid if you are ready to purchase this car. Car is sold as-is with no warranties express or implied. Due to its age and 5 digit odometer the car is sold mileage exempt. License plate is not included. Any disputes regarding the sale of this vehicle shall be resolved through binding arbitration exclusively in Multnomah County, regon under applicable state laws. By bidding you agree to these terms.

About me:
Please check my feedback, take customer satisfaction very seriously and am a licensed, onded and insured dealer in the State of Oregon. The car has a clean and clear title.

You and/or your representative are welcome and encouraged to inspect the car in person before the close of auction. I can be reached at 503-891-7702 between the hours of 9-5. Previously sold inventory is available to view at www.cascadiaclassic.com

Post Auction details:
The transport cost is the responsiblity of the winning bidder, lthough I'll be happy to help with logistics. I have a wholesale account with a shipping dispatch service and can help you find a reasonable rate.
Overseas bidders may contact any of these international shippers for a quote:
Schumacher Cargo
CFR / Rinkens
California Shipping


Thanks for looking!