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Daimler-Benz AG sales agent / 1954

F. Zelenka & Co. O.H.G. Ried
Upper Austria / December 1956

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Photo Year/Model Description Price (US$) Contact / Location Posted Expires
FOR SALE:

1959 Mercedes-Benz Type W120 180b Ponton sedan
Major mechanical restoration performed in 2015 by Henry Magno Restorations. New headliner, windlace, etc. professionally installed. New carpet set (ordered from KHM in Germany). Comes with an extra set of replacement mats for the front. Soundproofing laid under the carpeting. Refurbished all Bakelite trim pieces. Paint refurbished with wax and polish treatments. Bumpers have some minor dings and there are a couple of chips and scratches in the paint, but overall, the car is in amazing shape. It drives like a dream. It runs strong and smooth and I have complete confidence driving it fairly long distances. It is really fun to drive. Overall, the seats are in very good shape with the exception the back of the driver's seat, which is coming apart a little bit, and needs some minor repair, and the top of the rear bench seat is showing some surface cracking. This car is in great condition both mechanically and cosmetically. $17,500 Kevin Gould
kevingouldemail@gmail.com
Massachusetts USA
10-aug-2017 01-nov-2018 (renewed)
FOR SALE:

1955 Mercedes-Benz Type W180 220a Ponton sedan
Very nice unrestored example. Last sold in 1993. Runs as it should. Very tight engine. I found zero rust! Car located in Denver, Colorado.

Equipped with a factory adjustment on the distributor (present on many early M-Bs) designed to provide a manual adjustment (from the driver's position) to eliminate poor fuel knock. The adjustment cable runs from the distributor to the left side of the dash to a knob that rotates. At tune-up time, the knob was rotated to the full timing advance stop before the timing was set. When the car was driven in a country where the octane of the fuel was lower than that of the home country, the owner could retard the ignition timing without leaving the driver's seat, reversing the process when fueling back in the home country. I believe that the cable was eliminated around 1957.

Description of distributor adjustment courtesy: Charles Noble / International Ponton Owners Group (IPOG).
$10,000 Guy Dunning
brickguyo63@gmail.com
Denver, Colorado
18-jul-2017 01-nov-2018 (renewed)
N/A FOR SALE:

1961 Mercedes-Benz Type W121 190Db Ponton sedan
Completely intact. $1,500 Lawrence Watters
Ashland, Oregon
206-618-5797
lawrence_watters@hotmail.com
30-mar-2017 01-nov-2018 (renewed)
FOR SALE:
1960 Mercedes-Benz Type W128 220SE Ponton cabriolet
This 1960 220SE cabriolet was purchased new in Los Angeles and driven home to Las Vegas where it spent the first 40 years in the care of its original owner, who subsequently moved to Santa Fe, bringing the car with him. Black lacquer over red, matching numbers per the build sheet; tool kit, jack and original (though somewhat dog-eared) ownerís manual are included. New convertible top. 76,000 miles showing on the odometer. Due to its life in a dry climate, it remains completely rust free. Received a re-spray four or five years ago, and although the paint is to a relatively high standard re-fitment was not handled with the same attentiveness. Both doors deserve adjustment, some trim has been deformed in remounting, dash refinishing was amateurish. There is the typical split in the leather driver door pocket fold. Nevertheless, it is a great running, matching numbers solid driver that with little additional effort and investment could be brought to a concours level. 45 photos available on request. $125,000 / OBO Henry Cowles
Dover, New Hampshire 03820
603-343-7575
bigcheese@consumerprofilesinc.com
28-apr-2016 01-nov-2018 (renewed)


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