1952 Mercedes-Benz 220 Cabriolet A 2279952 – sold for €103,500 Offered from long term ownership, this Mercedes-Benz 220 Cabriolet A was completely restored in 1985-1986 by Atelier de Restauration de Touraine. Works carried out include dismantling to the chassis; restoration of the timber body frame; an engine overhaul; chassis restoration; new paintwork; fully re-trimming the interior; and refurbishing the entire electrical system, instrument panel and radio. Only a few months ago the brakes and clutch were overhauled and the car is described by the now elderly owner as in generally excellent condition, having been well maintained for the last 30-or-so years. Nicely presented in green with beige soft-top, this most stylish Mercedes-Benz cabriolet is offered with French Carte Grise and the quotation, invoice and photographs relating to its restoration.
1952 Mercedes-Benz 220 Cabriolet A 187.012.06634/52 – sold for $286,000 Exceptional older restoration with minimal mileage since. Recent professional detailing and mechanical sorting. Includes custom-fitted luggage. The dashboard carries an elaborate four-band pushbutton radio, and included with the car are extensive invoices from the restoration work performed by Howe, Diamond, and Legendary Motor Cars. As the car has seen limited use since restoration, the recent detailing is in excellent condition throughout. Auction Source: 2015 Amelia Island by RM Sotheby’s
1955 Mercedes-Benz 220 Cabriolet A 4500485 – sold for €100,050 This exclusive, limited edition Cabriolet A has had only two owners since restoration in 2006, the bodywork having being restored in Poland and the mechanicals rebuilt in Germany. Presented in commensurately good condition, the car comes complete with tool kit and is offered with starting instructions, technical inspection (valid until 2014) and German registration papers. Auction Source: 2013 Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais