1953 MERCEDES-BENZ 300S C CONVERTIBLE One of the most desired of all Mercedes convertibles. Only 141 of these autos were built. Representating the ultimate luxury in two-seater transportation. These automobiles were handmade. Custom luggage was available as an option. The original selling price was $12,500.00 This automobile was documented to be purchased new by movie star Errol Flynn. Restoration was accomplished over a four year period. Painting and upholstery were done professionally. The wood was refinished. The car was owned in the 70's by Mr. David Shisler who was the 9th president of the Gullwing group. In 1981 the car was sold to Mr. Hyatt Cheek of Dallas, TX. Mr. Cheek was the National President ot the Mercedes Benz Club of America and the 13th President of the Gullwing Group. The car was sold in 1998 by the Gullwing Motor Co. to Yankee Baseball great, Reggie Jackson. I purchased the car from Reggie in 2001. http://www.barrettjackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/39957/39957_List_Web.jpg
Lot #706

1953 MERCEDES-BENZ 300S C CONVERTIBLE

Auction PBCCA Palm Beach 2006
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 706
Year 1953
Make MERCEDES-BENZ
Model 300S
Style C CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 1889200031353
Exterior Color CREAM
Interior Color BROWN
Cylinders 0
Engine Size 0
Transmission
Description
For sale at auction: Lot #706 - One of the most desired of all Mercedes convertibles. Only 141 of these autos were built. Representating the ultimate luxury in two-seater transportation. These automobiles were handmade. Custom luggage was available as an option. The original selling price was $12,500.00 This automobile was documented to be purchased new by movie star Errol Flynn. Restoration was accomplished over a four year period. Painting and upholstery were done professionally. The wood was refinished. The car was owned in the 70's by Mr. David Shisler who was the 9th president of the Gullwing group. In 1981 the car was sold to Mr. Hyatt Cheek of Dallas, TX. Mr. Cheek was the National President ot the Mercedes Benz Club of America and the 13th President of the Gullwing Group. The car was sold in 1998 by the Gullwing Motor Co. to Yankee Baseball great, Reggie Jackson. I purchased the car from Reggie in 2001.
Barrett-Jackson Auction Company
7400 E Monte Cristo Ave.
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
(480) 421-6694
Website: Barrett-Jackson.com
Map / Directions
Barrett-Jackson Showroom
3020 N Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
(480) 306-8210
Website: Barrett-Jackson Showroom
Map / Directions
©2004-2014 Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, LLC.
The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™