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GranPagoda

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Project Car on BAT
« on: April 03, 2024, 22:20:19 »
1966 230 SL Automatic Red Metallic project car on BAT today:

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1966-mercedes-benz-230sl-62/

Jonny B

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Re: Project Car on BAT
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2024, 14:45:47 »
My oh my, a project indeed! Will be most curious to see what happens with this one.
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Re: Project Car on BAT
« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2024, 16:31:18 »
Probably will sell for $200K ;D ;D.
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Re: Project Car on BAT
« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2024, 17:22:12 »
I think the high bid will be between $17-22k, and that's someone overpaying by underestimating what it takes to bring it back to life. I'm surprised BaT accepted a reserve for this car.
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Re: Project Car on BAT
« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2024, 18:51:54 »
The fender mounted options/data plate has a 0 for country code.  It's in our tech manual as internal stock.  That is, company cars for engineers, executives, or the like.  You don't see that often, but it has absolutely no impact on value.
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Bonnyboy

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Re: Project Car on BAT
« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2024, 21:13:20 »
Whatever it goes for it will just be "the cost of admission" into our little fraternity.    It would be interesting to follow it wherever it ends up. 

I'm watching it daily on BAT.

I know a guy who buys projects like this just to keep his "recovering" body men concentrating on something other than their next fix.  When they are "on" they can do some nice work.    Up to $20,000 I don't think you would lose much if you are resourceful with repairs and replacement parts.


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Re: Project Car on BAT
« Reply #6 on: April 10, 2024, 18:04:55 »
I think the high bid will be between $17-22k, and that's someone overpaying by underestimating what it takes to bring it back to life. I'm surprised BaT accepted a reserve for this car.

Hammered at $18,000.
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