Famous auction house Bonhams organize the third edition of Mercedes auction on March 19 at Mercedes Museum in Stuttgart.
70 unique pieces from the Mercedes-Benz history will be offered for sale at Bonhams auction which will take place at the Mercedes Museum in Stuttgart on March 19, 2016 with the occassion of Retro Classics Stuttgart held from the 17th till 20th March.
We take a look on the auction catalogue and we select the most rare and interesting pieces. There are some very rare pre-war compressor roadsters, some 300 SL Roadsters, one of just 54 Landaulet 600 models produced and an interesting range of youngtimers.
From the pre-war compressor roadsters we mention:
– 1936 Mercedes 500K Sports Roadster with an expected price of 3.5-4.5 million euro
– 1938 Mercedes 540K Roadster with an expected price of 2.7-3.5 million euro
– 1935 Mercedes 500K Cabriolet 800,000-1.2 million euro
The most rare piece is the 1971 Mercedes 600 Landaulet, from which only 54 pieces were ever produced. The estimated price is 1.0-1.5 million euros. Along with the 600 Landaulet, we found a 600 Pullman offered for an estimated price of 260,000-320,000 euro.
It is not the most rare but for sure is the most famous Mercedes ever built: 300 SL in Roadster version with an estimated price of 1.2-1.5 million euro.
From modern times, we have to mention the limited serie Mercedes SLR Mclaren Stirling Moss (only 75 units were built) which is offered for sale at an estimated price between 2.0-2.4 million euro.
The lovers of DTM and Mercedes sport saloons can choose a very nice Mercedes 190E 2.5-16 for an attractive price between 35,000 and 45,000 euro or a Mercedes 190E 2.5-16 Evolution 2 for an estimated price of 140,000-180,000 euro.
A Mercedes auction cannot miss the famous Unimog. Two pieces are for sale, one from 1976 (Unimog 421 ATV, estimated price 30,000-50,000 euro) and another one from 1983 (Unimog 406.101 ATV, estimated price 45,000-65,000 euro).
The auction does not include only cars. Very rare and old brochures and books about Mercedes are for sale. The lovers of model cars have the occassion to buy a Mercedes W196 at scale 1:8 made by Amalgam for an estimated price of 4,000-5,000 euro.
There is not a McLaren F1 car for sale but you can buy two McLaren karts for a price between 25,000 and 35,000 euro.