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1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SC Coupe / 188.014.5500018 Vehicle Information

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SC photograph

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SC photograph

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SC1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SC
Sold for $429,000 at 2017 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach.
The Mercedes-Benz 300 Series, commonly known as the 'Adenauer' due to its association with German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer, was an exclusive and superbly engineered machine. The standard 300 was followed by the uprated 300 S, which was followed by the fuel-injected 300 Sc in 1955. Production of the Sc was very limited and just 98 coupes and 102 open cars were built by the craftsmen at Mercedes-Benz's Sindelfingen coachworks. They were well appointed with leather upholstery, wooden interior trim, and hand-formed panels.

This Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Coupe left the factory finished in Silver Metallic (DB 180), with a black leather interior. It was first owned by J. Paul Getty. In the early 1960s, the car was purchased actor Joseph Sirola. The car would remain with Mr. Sirola for more than five decades. During that time, he drove the car to 28 installments of the Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational golf event near Palm Springs, California.

This coupe has never been restored and currently displays less than 75,000 miles on its odometer. The engine is a 2996cc SOHC inline 6-cylinder unit fitted with Bosch Mechanical Fuel Injection and develops 175 horsepower. There is a four-speed manual gearbox and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes.


By Daniel Vaughan | Nov 2017


2017 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $400,000-USD $500,000 
Sale Price :
USD $429,000

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SC Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1955 sales)
1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Coupé
Chassis#: 188.014.5500003
Sold for USD$487,049
  2019 RM Sothebys : Essen
 
1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Coupe
Chassis#: 188.014.5500018
Sold for USD$429,000
  2017 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach
1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SC image  1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SC image  
1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Roadster
Chassis#: 188.015.5500030
Sold for USD$990,000
  2014 Gooding & Company - Amelia Island Sale
1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SC image  
1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Roadster
Chassis#: 188.015.5500030
Sold for USD$660,000
  2011 The Scottsdale Auction - Gooding & Company
1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SC image  
1955 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SC COUPE
Sold for USD$192,500
  2009 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction
 
1955 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SC COUPE
Sold for USD$253,000
  2008 Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale 2008
 
1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SC Cabriolet A
Sold for USD$352,000
  2007 Christie's Exceptional Motor Cars at the Monterey Jet Center
1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SC image  1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SC image  
1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SC Coupe
Chassis#: 550001
Sold for USD$241,502
  2005 Bonhams - Les Grandes Marques a Monaco
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SC's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Coupe188.014.55000252015 RM Sotheby's NY Auction : Driven By Distruption $600,000$800,000

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300SC
1955 Cabriolet A
Chassis Num: 188.013.5500028
Engine Num: 199.980.5500028
Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300SC
1955 Coupe
Chassis Num: 188.014.5500018
Engine Num: 199.980.5500021

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300SC
1955 Cabriolet A
Chassis Num: 188.015.5500030
Engine Num: 199.980.5500033

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SC
1956 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 188.013.6500077
Engine Num: 199.980.6500077

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SC
1956 Coupe
Chassis Num: 188.014.5500029
Engine Num: 199.980.5500002
Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SC
1956 Coupe
Chassis Num: 188.014.6500070
Engine Num: 199.980.6500068

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SC
1956 Coupe
Chassis Num: 1880146500134
Engine Num: 199158814
Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SC
1956 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 188015.5500016
Engine Num: 199.980.5500019

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SC
1956 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 18880146500116
Engine Num: 1999806500120
Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SC
1956 Coupe
Chassis Num: 6500034
Engine Num: A1880145500024

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300SC
1957 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 188.013.7500015
Engine Num: 199.980.6500170

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300SC
1957 Roadster
Chassis Num: 1880146500099
Engine Num: 1999806500101

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300SC
1957 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 188137500031
Engine Num: 1989807500026

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SC

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