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1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL captivated the world upon its release and continues to do so at every public offering of the iconic model. This particular example, set for our ICONS sale, is made all the more special thanks to the craftsman who restored it – Rudi Koniczek of Rudi & Company in Victoria, British Columbia. A well-known marque expert with well over one hundred 300 SL restorations to his name, Rudi restored the highly original Roadster to near perfection in its stunning delivery colors. Rudi has since hung up his hat, having passed the business on to his employees. This is the very last 300 SL Roadster to leave his renowned workshop and it is now offered at our ICONS sale, 6 December in New York. It would leave even the most demanding of connoisseurs wanting for nothing.

See the 300 SL, now on public view in the 10th floor galleries of Sotheby’s Manhattan headquarters through 6 December. Complete event details are available at www.rmsothebys.com.

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