Bonhams MPH auction on 26th November includes over 100 Modern, Popular and Historic cars for auction. There is something to suit all tastes and budgets. Viewing Monday 25th November 3 – 8pm. Sale day 26th November, viewing from 9am, auction starts at 1pm.
The Bramah Collection
1961 Mercedes-Benz 190SL
Registration no. 814UXE
Chassis no. 12104010018063
*Comes with hardtop
The 190SL triumphed when it came to clothing trusted rugged mechanicals with elegant bodywork: Today those strong mechanicals make the 190 a highly tempting classic and this older restored, left-hand drive example is running well. The bodywork is generally good and straight, save for a dent in the nearside back wing (easily rectified by a 'smart' repairer). Brightwork is presentable and the wheels still have the correct hubcaps and trim rings. Interior-wise everything appears present and correct: The dashboard is clean and tidy while the driver's seat shows signs of use – the passenger seat is in better order. A worthy candidate for gentle re-commissioning.
Vendor Score Total: 58/100
Bidders should note that the automated 100-point Seller's Assessment is provided by each Seller at the point of consignment using the guidelines below, and is not provided, assessed or verified by Bonhams MPH. Accordingly Customers (Bidders) are on notice that each vehicle is offered "as is / as seen" subject to the Conditions of Sale for the auction, and Customers (Bidders) are strongly recommended to view the Lot(s) being offered, before bidding, in order to satisfy themselves as to their condition; Bonhams MPH will not entertain disputes over Sellers' Assessments.
Key for sellers' assessments:
1/5 POOR. A project vehicle | Requires urgent attention | Damaged | Parts missing
2/5 AVERAGE. Useable condition | Requires some attention | Light damage
3/5 GOOD. Drive away | Presents well | Good history file | Drives well
4/5 VERY GOOD. Well restored | Running and driving with no noticeable faults | Sound throughout
5/5 EXCELLENT. Concours condition | Beautifully presented | Driving very well
EXTERIOR TOTAL: 14/25
Body Work: 3
INTERIOR TOTAL: 12/20
Dashboard/Door cards/Carpets: 3
ENGINE TOTAL: 11/20
Mechanical components: 3
Under Bonnet: 2
RUNNING GEAR TOTAL: 12/20
ELECTRICAL TOTAL: 6/10
Ancillary components: 3
Main components: 3
Car History File: 3
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This car will be featured in our November Sale, held at Bicester Heritage.
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