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Ref # 104
1960 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster

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CHASSIS NO: 19804210002576

• Purchased new by Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, former Shah of Iran
• Outstanding and rare color combination - originally finished in non-standard Uranium Yellow paint
• Excellent restoration


Fascinating history includes early usage by the Shah’s sister
Original engine replaced by current Alloy unit in 1962
Sold new by Tehran Mercedes dealer; repurchased in 1962
Epic journey out of revolutionary Iran to USA via Europe in 1979
Acquired by consignor in 2012 after 30+ years of storage
Concours restoration recently completed by Hjeltness Restoration
Never publicly exhibited since restoration completed

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