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Offline Des

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King of Iraq - 500 K Erdmann & Rossi
« on: August 30, 2009, 04:03:51 AM »
A Mercedes Benz 500K in the Auto- & Technikmuseum Speyer.

This 500K has a special body and was delivered to the king of Iraq.
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Re: King of Iraq
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2009, 10:46:12 AM »
This car is pictured in the Erdmann and Rossi book.   The same body was also put on a 290 chassis.   There are some pictures on this site floating around of it sitting in a parking garage in I believe Iraq.

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Re: King of Iraq
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2011, 03:21:55 PM »
A Mercedes Benz 500K at the Essen Motorshow 2010.

This 500K has a special body made by Erdmann & Rossi and was deliverd to Ghazi bin Faisal the king of Iraq.

This car can be seen in the Auto- & Technikmuseum Speyer.


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Re: King of Iraq
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2011, 05:43:57 AM »
I think these are a real treat, some large photos of this beautiful streamlined car.



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Re: King of Iraq - 500 K Erdmann & Rossi
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2011, 05:55:48 AM »
This is probably a few years old but I thought I would grab the pics for us:

Seriously Cool Stash Of Saddam-Era Cars Found In Baghdad Underground Garage

http://jalopnik.com/398788/seriously-cool-stash-of-saddam+era-cars-found-in-baghdad-underground-garage



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Re: King of Iraq - 500 K Erdmann & Rossi
« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2011, 06:59:39 PM »
Hi Des ,
This are the pics Alsancle mentoned e few posts above.
Jan