Author Topic: Looking for previous owner of 1968 250 SL. Mark Cervi, Maryland  (Read 442 times)

Themoose

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Trying to find out more information regarding my new purchase.  Bought from a dealer with little information.Please let me know his whereabouts if you know him.
Thanks
113.043212.004617

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Re: Looking for previous owner of 1968 250 SL. Mark Cervi, Maryland
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2024, 19:17:28 »
I believe the VIN you listed has one too many digits.
I believe it should have 14, and yours has 15.
Probably the seventh digit, a "2", should not be there??? Just a guess.
Good luck to you.
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Re: Looking for previous owner of 1968 250 SL. Mark Cervi, Maryland
« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2024, 19:35:03 »
Would be easy to figure = if the first "2" Mark indicates as extra, that means the VIN would 113044 12 004617, a left hand drive automatic 280 SL

CORRECTION - I must have been in a brain fog yesterday morning - "If the second "2" is missing making the VIN 113 044 21 004617, would make it a right hand drive with manual tranny." - is incorrect. It is "20" that would indicate a right hand drive manual.

Sorry for the misstep on my part.
« Last Edit: June 27, 2024, 14:39:03 by Jonny B »
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Re: Looking for previous owner of 1968 250 SL. Mark Cervi, Maryland
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2024, 20:17:47 »
Or, if the first "2" was supposed to be a dash, then we'd get 113.043.12.004617,
which would be a fairly late 250SL (left hand drive, auto) as the OP said.

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Re: Looking for previous owner of 1968 250 SL. Mark Cervi, Maryland
« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2024, 13:32:43 »
You can search the members list to see if he is a member here.

I found username "Mark" in MD.  You can directly message or email  other members.
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