1953 Mercedes 300 'Adenauer' - Unique Survivor - Unmolested - Last ownr 59 years

1953 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Condition: Used
Make: Mercedes-Benz
Model: S-Class
Year: 1953
Mileage: 20,900
VIN: 00000000000000000
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Burlingame, California, United States

Description for Mercedes-Benz S-Class 1953

ID# 1860110011453 - Engine #1869200134 (correct and matches data card)
040 Black (Schwarz)/2-tone brown/beige cloth/mb tex.
Most interior trim replaced in the latter '50s by period two-tone broadcloth.
MFG date: 3-25-1953 - Data card on hand.
No handbooks - Wyoming car most of its life. All VIN stamps/plates in place. Nice subtly weathered wood.
Nice door panels - Nice headliner - Exceptional visors - Missing front carpets. Original rear carpets.
Original package panel - Aftermarket curtains - Lovely dash chrome - Lovely door panel hardware.
Mileage noted is in excess of odometer limits.
Significant original paint although with serious checking/chipping - Many stone chips up front - Many touched up chips.
Excellent perimeter chrome - Excellent side window/windshield perimeter chrome.
Zero rust - Weathered grille shell - Weathered bumpers - Left underhood heater duct hose missing.
Essentially no dents/dings on the coachwork except some minor dents on rear body panel below trunk lid edge.
Absolutely solid, rust free undercarriage - Perfect longitudinals - Perfect jack points - Clean trunk floor.
Solid spare tire wells. Fenders/doors etc. never disturbed - Original jack/lug wrench - Ancient spare.
The most rust free 300 I've ever owned. Excellent panel fit and shut lines - Door/trunk locks function correctly.
Door handles function nicely - Functioning original radio(!) - Clock inop - both cigarette lighters inop.
Speedo erratic - Gauge lights inop - Oil pressure/amp/temperature gauges function - WS wipers function.
Horns inop - Just serviced - New brake lines and resealed front wheel cylinders
New battery - Fresh differential fluid - Fresh brake fluid - All fluids checked.
Recent (on mileage) valve job w/hardened seats - Recent clutch.
New tires - Rebuilt self- lubrication pump - Technically unaltered except for non OE fuel pump.
New upgraded material original fuel pump diaphragms included.
Prepared for local 'casual use'. A joy to drive, tracks nicely. Excellent hot/cold start.
Quiet valve train - Quiet differential - Cruises nicely at 65 mph.
Roy Spencer @ 650-343-7980 - Pre-purchase inspections available locally.
This lovely 300 can be inspected at my facility in Burlingame,CA - 5 minutes south of SFO.
Global shipping gladly arranged. Pre-purchase inspections available locally.
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