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280SE 3.5 RHD Coupe & Cabriolet Register

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Legend has it that only 71 examples were made in RHD of this the final version of the W111 cabriolet with the 3.5lt V8 engine. And only 7 were officailly imported to Australia. The rest presumably went to the other RHD counties on the world.

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111 026 22 000559

Originally delivered from new to Mr E.G. Sherman in Sydney in 1970.  The car spent time in Perth and Melbourne before being brought back to Sydney in 2015. 

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COUPE Bought from dealer John Gigante in 80's and owned by Bowral man. Recently purchased from his estate and now belongs to a 3.5 fanatic- has several.

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COUPE Long term ownership in the country until early 2008 when purchased by car dealer Andrew Lyall. Sold Aug 2008.

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This 280SE 3.5 was delivered new from Germany to Australia in Brisbane.  A fine example with front & rear electric windows, electric sunroof and BEHR air conditioning.  The car is currently undergoing a restoration.

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CABRIOLET This cab was ordered (code 625) version for Australia but was delivered new into New Guinea. It is believed a member of the Hordern family was a early owner. It changed hands and ended up as Jeff Duttons wifes car.…

111 027 22 000370

CABRIOLET Delivered new to Nigerian Presidential Office. Sold to German collector who worked in Nigeria and then took it back to Germany and kept in his collection for twenty years. Purchased by Martin Kass and shipped to…

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CABRIOLET Bought from the original owner in Drummoyne by Martin Kass in early 1990's. Had original numerical plate 84280. Serviced for many years by Bruce Nicol. Sold to dealer Paul Margolin who sold to a collector in…

111 027 22 001824

CABRIOLET Long story First owner Les O'Neil , Ian Bennel, Rene Rivkin , Ben Tilley , collector friend, Eastern suburbs restaraunt owner. More info to come

111 027 22 003493

Bought from Duttons 2013

111 027 22004102

Possible once owned by Karl Hoffman, keeper of MB history.In the 1970's and 1980's was in the collection of Pat Burke in Sydney.  From 1990-2015 owned by Barry Fitzgerald in Melbourne. Recoded mileage of 68,267 as of June…

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COUPE. this coupe is metallic champagne with black interior and is in Sydney. Reg number RYZ -583

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1970 W111 280 SE 3.5 COUPE, WINNER BEST IN CLASS 2014 CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE MERCEDES BENZ CLUB OF VICTORIA https://www.facebook.com/jurgen.nicklisch/media_set?set=a.10200984017379413&type=3 

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Owned by Mosman man who had had the car for fifteen years. Sold to the same man that used to own the green 3.5 cabriolet several years ago who still loves the model