1971 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL Sedan / 109.018-12-005304 Chassis Information

1971 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL
Sedan
Chassis #: 109.018-12-005304
Engine #: 100981-12-005473
Sold for $88,000 at 2017 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach.
This particular example has had three owners since it was sold new in Scottsdale, Arizona in June of 1971. The first owner was Axel Wars who had the delivering dealer install its vinyl top. The exterior of the car is Tunis Beige Metallic paint with a Chocolate Brown leather interior. It remained in his care for 23 years during which it accumulated 24,000 miles. The next owner was John Hopfenbeck of the Bay Area who acquired it in 1994. The current owner purchased the car in 1996. Since then, 21,000 miles have been added to the odometer.

This 300 SEL 6.3 Sedan has its original leather, carpet, wood trim, exterior brightwork, and original paint.


By Daniel Vaughan | Sep 2018


2017 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$140,000-$160,000 
Sale Price :
$88,000

2019 1
2018 2
2017 3
2016 3
2013 2
2010 1
2009 2
2006 1
2004 1
2001 2

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1971 sales)
1971 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3
Chassis#: 109.018.12.004804
Sold for $103,600
  2019 Gooding & Company : Scottsdale Arizona
 
1971 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3 Sedan
Chassis#: 109.018-12-005207
Sold for $38,500
  2018 Worldwide Auctioneers : Pacific Grove Auction
1971 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL image  1971 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL image  
1971 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 3.5
Chassis#: 10905622004554
Sold for $45,481
  2018 Silverstone Auction : May Sale
 
1971 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3
Chassis#: 109.018-12-005304
Sold for $88,000
  2017 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach
1971 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL image  
1971 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3 Sedan
Chassis#: 10901812004825
Sold for $47,850
  2017 RM Sothebys : Santa Monica
 
1971 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3
Chassis#: 109018.12.004785
Sold for $49,500
  2017 Bonhams : Scottsdale, AZ
 
1971 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.5 Sedan
Sold for $11,660
  2016 Auctions America : Auburn Fall
 
1971 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3
Chassis#: 109.018-12-004898
Sold for $198,000
  2016 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach
 
1971 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3 Sedan
Sold for $44,550
  2016 Auctions America : Santa Monica
 
1971 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3
Chassis#: 10901812004411
Sold for $39,000
  2013 Mecum Auction - Anaheim 2013
 
1971 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL
Sold for $37,000
  2013 Mecum Auctions - Kissimmee, FL Auction
 
1971 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3 Sedan
Chassis#: 10901822005649
Sold for $12,966
  2010 Shannons Auctions - 2010 Shannons Sydney Autumn Auction
 
1971 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3 Saloon
Chassis#: 10901822006184
Sold for $3,454
  2009 Bonhams - Beaulieu Autojumble, National Motor Museum
 
1971 MERCEDES 3.5 CABRIOLET
Chassis#: 111027112002641
Sold for $90,000
  2009 Palm Springs Exotic Car Auctions - February 2009
 
1971 Mercedes-Benz 6.3 300 SEL
Chassis#: 109 018 120 05324
Sold for $16,500
  2006 RM Auctions at Amelia Island
1971 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL image  1971 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL image  
1971 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3 Saloon
Chassis#: 2200055RL
Sold for $20,536
  2004 Bonhams - Collectors' Motor Cars, Cycles, Automobilia, Toys & Models
 
1971 MERCEDES-BENZ 300 SEL FOUR DOOR SEDAN
Sold for $8,500
  2001 Kruse Auction - Oklahoma City, OK
 
1971 MERCEDES-BENZ 300 SEL SEDAN
Sold for $9,500
  2001 Kruse Auction - Scottsdale Arizona
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1971 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1971 Mercedes Benz 300 SEL 2015 Silver Auction Arizona in January$25,000  
1971 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3/300 HP, Automatic 2013 Mecum Auction Chicago   
1971 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 2013 Mecum : Schaumburg$20,000  
1971 MERCEDES 300 SEL 6.3 2007 Palm Springs Exotic Car Auctions November 18, 2007$15,000  
1971 MERCEDES BENZ 300 SEL 6.3109018120047552002 Palm Springs Exotic Car Auction November 2002$5,000  
1971 MERCEDES-BENZ 300 SEL FOUR DOOR SEDAN 2001 Kruse Auction Oklahoma City, OK$8,500  

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