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1953 Mercedes Benz 220, Black 4 Door Sedan
« on: July 04, 2011, 02:39:43 AM »
1953 Mercedes Benz 220, Black 4 Door Sedan

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1953 Mercedes Benz 220, 4 Door Sedan

You are bidding on a 58 year old Mercedes Benz, 2.2 liter, 4-door sedan with rubberized sliding roof.  Exterior color:  040 BLACK.

The odometer reading is 7,444 KM (63,000 miles), which we believe to be correct considering the overall condition of the car.  Original sheet metal, original interior, original excellent wood trim and the rare original Telefunken radio.  All the bright work is original but in need of re-chroming.  The 5 rims have been sandblasted and repainted black.  There are 5 new Vredestein Sprint classic tires (185 x 15 - 91H) installed with 5 'correct' hub caps.  One good used hub cap goes with the car.  The stripps on the running board are new.  The engine runs with full oil pressure, the engine does not smoke.

The car comes with the following parts to be installed by the new owner:

new windshield seal
new rear window seal
new door seals
sunroof material

The car features the "one-shot" front axle lubrication system.  The directional sticks are in working order, operated by turning the chrome horn ring to either the left or right.  The undercarriage shows very well.


This 220 should be considered an excellent candidate for a serious collector to add the finishing touches that are currently missing.



Take a look at the documentation:

Workshop manual type 220, english

Instruction manual 220 edition B, english (new original)

Betriebsanleitung 220 edition D, german (new original)

Betriebsanleitung 220 edition D, german (reprint)
Owners part book 220 catalog A, 1952



Successful high bidder must contact Karl Middelhauve @ (715) 848-5443 within 24 hours after the auction closes.  Payment methods accepted include wire transfer, cashier’s check or cash (in person).  Deposit via PayPal required.

By bidding and winning this auction you have entered into a legal and binding contract to purchase the vehicle described above.  All bidders must have pre-approved financing in place PRIOR to bidding, or be able to pay cash for the vehicle. 

This auto is sold 'AS-IS', that is to say with no warranty. 

We will contact the successful high bidder by phone or email after the auction closes.  You must respond by phone within twenty-four (24) hours to confirm your intention to buy or the vehicle may be re-listed or sold to any other qualified buyer and any deposit would be thus forfeited.

All funding must be received as soon as possible and within seven (7) days of auction closure or we reserve the right to re-list or sell to another qualified buyer.




Please contact Karl Middelhauve with any and all questions prior to bidding at (715) 848-5443 or email karlmiddelhauve@wildblue.net.  Winning bidder must confirm their winning bid with a $1,000 PayPal deposit within forty-eight (48) hours of auction closure.

To serve you best, we prefer to show vehicles by appointment.  Call Karl @ (715) 848-5443 to schedule an appointment.

Shipping charges are buyer's responsibility.  Any claims arising from shipping or damage are between buyer and shipping company.

Notice to Bidders:
No bid retractions in the last twenty-four (24) hours of the auction!  If there are bid retractions in that time period, we reserve the right to cancel all bids, end the auction early and re-list this vehicle to protect the integrity of the auction process.  Please keep in mind when bidding that you are entering a legal and binding contract to purchase the above described vehicle.  We reserve the right to DECLINE bids from bidders with negative feedback.