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1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL

Chassis no. 198.040.5500611
Engine no. 198.980.5500651
Coachbuilder Mercedes-Benz
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1955
Manufacturing
1955
1st and current engine no. 198.980.5500651
Manufacturer: MERCEDES-BENZ (DE)
1955
1st and current interior
Material: Optional leather
Seats: Red
1955
1st and current body no. 198.040.5500591
Coachbuilder: Mercedes-Benz
Type: Fixhead coupe
Colour: White
1955
1st and current chassis no. 198.040.5500611
From 12th August 1955
to 1964
Owner: Berte Linke-Wachwitz (DE)
Famous owner: Architect and artist
Note: Ordered new by Munich architect and artist Bert Linke-Wachwitz (1908-1985)
From 1964
to 1966
Owner: Moritz Günther (DE)
From 1966
to 1970
Owner: William C Gerhardt (US)
From 1970
to 1989
Owner: Gerald Ernest Hansen (US)
From 1989
to 2014
Owner: Claes Goran Hammargren (SE)
2008
Bibliography: Unknown author, Register Mercedes 300 Sl Coupè\gullwing , Unknown publisher, n.p. 2008
From 2014
to currently
Owner: Private collection