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1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL

Chassis number : 19804210003192

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Sold for $396,000 at 2006 Gooding & Company Pebble Beach Auction.
This 1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Alloy-Block Roadster is one of the last to have been constructed. Production of the 300 SL ceased on February 8th of 1963. This car has traveled 41,000 miles since new and has been treated to a restoration that included new paint and minor interior and mechanical work. The car is finished in red with color code DB534 which is an original factory color. The ivory colored hardtop has factory code DB608. The interior is trimmed in Rosser leather in the original 1068 Natural color. The car was delivered from the factory with a clock and Becker Mexico multi-band radio and power antenna. The differential has a 3.64:1-ratio and the engine has an alloy-block.

This car was offered for sale at the 2006 Gooding & Company Auction in Pebble Beach, Ca where it was estimated to sell between $375,000-$425,000. It was one of the last items of the day to be sold but still racked in an impressive figure, selling for $396,000.


By Daniel Vaughan | Feb 2007

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2006 Gooding & Company Pebble Beach Auction

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $375,000-USD $425,000 
Sale Price :
USD $396,000

1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Auction Sales

Recent Sales of the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL

(Data based on Model Year 1963 sales)
1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
Chassis#: 198.042.10.003255
Sold for USD$3,085,000
  2021 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach Concours Auction
 
1963 MERCEDES-BENZ 300 SL ROADSTER
Chassis#: 198.042.10.003243
Sold for USD$1,282,264
  2021 Gooding & Company : European Sporting & Historic Collection
 
1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster with Factory Hardtop
Chassis#: 198042-10-003245
Sold for USD$1,133,463
  2020 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 
1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
Chassis#: 198.042.10.003116
Sold for USD$1,930,000
  2018 RM Sothebys : Monterey
 
1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
Chassis#: 198.042.10.003254
Sold for USD$2,530,000
  2018 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach
1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL image  1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL image  
1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
Chassis#: 198 042 10 003222
Sold for USD$3,694,839
  2018 Artcurial : LeMans Classic
 
1963 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster
Sold for USD$1,200,000
  2017 Auctions America : Fort Lauderdale
 
1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
Chassis#: 198.042.10.003123
Sold for USD$1,275,000
  2015 Gooding & Company : Amelia Island
 
1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
Chassis#: 198.042.10.003135
Sold for USD$1,410,640
  2015 RM Auctions - Paris
 
1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
Chassis#: 198.042.10.003170
Sold for USD$1,512,500
  2014 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach Concours
 
1963 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL ROADSTER
Chassis#: 198042.10.003174
Sold for USD$1,815,000
  2014 Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction
 
1964 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
Chassis#: 198.042.10.003207
Sold for USD$2,035,000
  2014 Gooding & Company - Amelia Island Sale
1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL image  
1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
Chassis#: 198.042.10.003142
Sold for USD$1,622,500
  2013 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach
 
1963 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster
Chassis#: 198042.10.003202
Sold for USD$1,430,000
  2013 Bonhams - Quail Lodge Auction
1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL image  
1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
Chassis#: 198.042.10.003228
Sold for USD$1,595,000
  2012 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach Auction
 
1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL
Sold for USD$396,000
  2006 Gooding & Company Pebble Beach Auction
1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL image  1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL image  
1963 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 198.042-10-003239
Sold for USD$330,000
  2006 Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale 2006
 

Mercedes-Benz 300 SLs That Failed To Sell At Auction

1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster198.042.10.0031352019 RM Sothebys : Villa Erba $1,400,000$1,600,000
1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster198.042.10.0032282019 Gooding & Company : Scottsdale Arizona $1,750,000$2,250,000
1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster198.042.10.0031702018 Gooding & Company : Scottsdale, Az. $1,600,000$1,800,000
1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster198042100031232016 Rick Cole : Monterey $1,400,000$1,600,000
1963 Mercedes-Benz 300sl Roadster198042100032192015 Mecum : Monterey$1,500,000$1,900,000$2,200,000
1963 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL ROADSTER198042100031912014 Mecum Monterey$1,750,000$2,200,000$2,500,000

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