Gullwing stories

Discussion in 'FireRed's Website Forum' started by Homero, Oct 14, 2004.

  1. I thought you would like these pictures.

    "Party of three in the SL 1957. From left to right: Pablo Picasso, his second wife Jacqueline and David Douglas Duncan at the wheel of his Gullwing. A photographic icon that went around the world."
     
  2. "Stunned admiration: An American in a German car with French number plate in Moscow’s Red Square in 1959."
     
  3. "June 1955: The “ghost” driving through Sindelfingen is that of the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL coupe."
     
  4. "Photographer David Douglas Duncan with his new Gullwing on a photo excursion in Paris 1956."
     
  5. "Object of desire: Sending the people of Sindelfingen into raptures in 1955."
     
  6. They are as exquisite as the story behind each one, thanks..(no high res of them?)
     
  7. You won't believe it but here in Greece, Athens I saw a white Mercedes 300SL.. Yup that's right, and I'M NOT CONFUSING IT WITH THE SL230/250/280
     
  8. High res
     
  9. There's a siver Gullwing here in Uruguay, and my grandpa almost bought it once....
     
  10. awesome. What kind of job did your grandpa do?

    P.S. My great grandfather once bought a Rolls <A BORDER="0" HREF="http://www.supercars.net/emoticons.html"><IMG BORDER="0" SRC="http://speed.supercars.net/pitlane/emoticons/smile.gif"></A>
     
  11. Almost? That's... grey.
     
  12. can you post the remainder of the pics in their high res version as well?
     
  13. By those days he was a very succesfull businessman... he managed to become a real multimillionaire by those day standards...unique cars, houses, ranch, airplane, everything....
     
  14. That's 100000% cool. Very few people were so rich back then <A BORDER="0" HREF="http://www.supercars.net/emoticons.html"><IMG BORDER="0" SRC="http://speed.supercars.net/pitlane/emoticons/smile.gif"></A>
     
  15. indeed <A BORDER="0" HREF="http://www.supercars.net/emoticons.html"><IMG BORDER="0" SRC="http://speed.supercars.net/pitlane/emoticons/sad.gif"></A>
     

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