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: 650-343-7980

: California, United State
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1962 190SL - ID# 121040-10-025269 - Engine # 121928-10-003209 (matches data card).
Production #114 - Body # 01157 534 Fire Engine Red/201 Black leather - Black soft top.
Single family ownership from new - A tourist delivery at the factory on October 1, 1962
Correct Carburetors - Matching number soft top frame - Original unrestored hard top.
Original data card on hand - Original sales order on hand noting $4,434 purchase price.
Original factory sales invoice on hand - Original Auto Forwarding+Shipping invoice on hand.
Original Handbook and Parts catalog C.

Shipped on the MS Madame Butterfly to the US port of Portland, OR on October 10, 1962.
300 mile service performed on 12-3-62 at May & Meed, Inc.
Many other original service invoices present.

Cosmetics restored in San Jose, CA beginning in 2008.
Engine and transmission rebuilt in 2011.
Massive recommissioning performed in July 2016 by Marx Mercedes Restoration in Costa Mesa, CA.

Runs and drives nicely.
Very high level of functionality: exterior and interior lights, temp slide levers, gauges, heater, clock, door/deck lid locks, all function. Radio and cigarette lighter inop. Lovely cosmetics reflecting a satisfying patina of age.

The car's heritage in the words of the son and daughter of the original owner:

"Dad, Wilhelm Alfred Wulff, aka Fred, was a young officer in Coast Guard when he ordered the 190SL in 1962 from the plant in Germany. Dad's father, Timm Alfred Wulff, and brother in law were going to Germany to visit relatives when Dad put in an order for the Mercedes. Dad said that they could drive it when they were in Germany. During its early years, the car was driven around Michigan while Dad captained ice breakers. Then driven to California where it was the daily driver on Hwy 1 performing lighthouse inspections for the Coast Guard. As all the servicemen, change of station were ~3 years involving moves from California to DC, back to the San Francisco Bay, Louisiana, DC and finally, back again to the City by the Bay and (the car was) retired for restoration. Dad did all the maintenance work on the car himself. He kept records in small notebooks of the mileage of each gas fill up and oil change. These records have been misplace during the restoration. In 2008 Fred embarked on the restoration process of the 190."

Roy Spencer 650-343-7980

This superb end-of-series 190SL can be inspected at my facility in Burlingame, CA - 5 minutes from SFO
Global shipping gladly arranged. Pre-purchase inspections available locally.
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