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1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster / 19804210002707 Vehicle Information

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL photograph

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL
Sold for $368,500 at 2009 The Scottsdale Auction : Gooding & Company.
This 300 SL is painted in maroon with a light color. There are European specification headlamps, twin Talbot mirrors, a Nardi wood steering wheels, and fitted luggage. There is a single overhead cam six-cylinder engine with Bosch Mechanical Fuel Injection capable of producing 210 horsepower. There is a four-speed manual transmission and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes.

In 2009, this 300SL Roadster was offered for sale at the Gooding & Company auction held in Scottsdale, Arizona where it was estimated to sell for $350,000 - $450,000. The lot was sold for the sum of $368,500, including buyer's premium.


By Daniel Vaughan | Apr 2009


Provenance *
* Please note, dates are approximate

2009 The Scottsdale Auction : Gooding & Company

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $350,000-USD $450,000 
Sale Price :
USD $368,500

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1961 sales)
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
Chassis#: 198.042.10.002957
Sold for USD$946,000
  2020 Gooding & Company : Geared Online
 
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
Chassis#: 198.042.10.002707
Sold for USD$775,000
  2020 Gooding & Company : Scottsdale Arizona
 
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
Chassis#: 198.042.10.002623
Sold for USD$1,297,500
  2018 RM Sothebys : Monterey
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL image  
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL roadster
Chassis#: 198042-10-002734
Sold for USD$1,130,803
  2017 Artcurial : Retromobile
 
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
Chassis#: 198.042.10.002930
Sold for USD$1,034,000
  2017 Gooding & Co. : Scottsdale, AZ
 
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster avec Hard Top
Chassis#: 198.042-10-002781
Sold for USD$862,077
  2016 Artcurial : LeMans Classic
 
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
Chassis#: 198.042.10.002753
Sold for USD$962,500
  2015 RM Sotheby's : Amelia Island
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL image  1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL image  
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
Chassis#: 198.042.10.002623
Sold for USD$1,375,000
  2014 RM Auctions at Monterey
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL image  
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster with Hardtop
Chassis#: 198042-10-002795
Sold for USD$1,237,500
  2014 Bonhams - The Scottsdale Auction
 
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
Chassis#: 198.042.10.002762
Sold for USD$1,126,803
  2013 RM Auction - London
 
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster
Chassis#: 198.042.10.002839
Sold for USD$935,000
  2013 RM - The Don Davis Collection
 
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
Chassis#: 198.042-10-002727
Sold for USD$770,000
  2013 Gooding and Company - The Scottsdale Auction
 
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster Disc Brakes - Matching Numbers
Sold for USD$433,000
  2012 Coy - True Greats
 
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
Chassis#: 198.042.10.002759
Sold for USD$792,000
  2012 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach Auction
 
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster
Sold for USD$575,000
  2012 Mecum - Monterey, CA
 
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
Chassis#: 198.042.10.002898
Sold for USD$852,500
  2011 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach Auctions
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL image  1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL image  
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
Chassis#: 10/1/2719
Sold for USD$585,000
  2011 Mecum Auctions - Monterey, CA The Daytime Auction
 
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
Chassis#: 9804210002869
Sold for USD$627,000
  2011 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Amelia Island
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL image  
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
Chassis#: 9804210002869
Sold for USD$522,500
  2010 RM Auctions - Sports & Classics of Monterey
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL image  
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
Sold for USD$632,500
  2010 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach Auctions
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster198.042.10.0027562016 RM Sotheby's : Monterey $1,250,000$1,500,000
1961 MERCEDES-BENZ 300 SL ROADSTER198.042-10-0029732016 Bonhams The MercedesBenz Sale $930,000$1,200,000

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300SL
1958 Roadster
Chassis Num: 198.042.8500154
Engine Num: 198.980.8500131
Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300SL
1958 Roadster
Chassis Num: 198.042.8500244
Engine Num: 198.980.8500245

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300SL
1959 Roadster
Chassis Num: 198.042.10.002439
Engine Num: 198.980.10.002477

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300SL
1959 Roadster
Chassis Num: 198.042.10.9500096
Engine Num: 198.980.10.9300080
Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300SL
1959 Roadster
Chassis Num: 198.042.9500015
Engine Num: 198.980.8500357

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL
1960 Roadster
Chassis Num: 198.042.10.002507
Engine Num: 198.980.10.002560
Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL
1960 Coupe
Chassis Num: 198.042.10.002509
Engine Num: 198.980.10.002552

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL
1960 Roadster
Chassis Num: 198.042.10.002580
Engine Num: 10.0002632
Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL
1960 Roadster
Chassis Num: 198.042.10.002607
Engine Num: 198.980.10.002663

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL
1961 Roadster
Chassis Num: 198.042.10.002623
Engine Num: 198.980.10.002681
Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL
1961 Roadster
Chassis Num: 198.042.10.002753
Engine Num: 198.980.10.002817

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL
1961 Roadster
Chassis Num: 198.042.10.002756
Engine Num: 198.980.10.002839
Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL
1961 HardTop Coupe
Chassis Num: 198.042.10.002898
Engine Num: 198.980.10.002959

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL
1961 Roadster
Chassis Num: 19804210002707
Engine Num: 19898010002534

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL
1961 Roadster
Chassis Num: 19804210002841
Engine Num: 19804210002899

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL
1963 Roadster
Chassis Num: 198.042.10.003207
Engine Num: 198.982.10.000124
Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL
1963 HardTop Coupe
Chassis Num: 198.042.10.003254
Engine Num: 198.982.10.000224

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL
1963 Roadster
Chassis Num: 198042.10.003202
Engine Num: 198982.10.000164

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL
1963 Roadster
Chassis Num: 19804210003192
Engine Num: 198982-10-000097

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL

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