Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902

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Lot 127
1961 Mercedes-Benz 190SL Convertible

Sold for € 92,000 (US$ 111,789) inc. premium
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel
1961 Mercedes-Benz 190SL Convertible
Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
•Delivered new to France
•Manual transmission
•Recent partial restoration
•Registered in France






Footnotes

  • This Mercedes-Benz 190 SL was registered new in France on 3rd May 1961 and it still carries the plaque of the Garage Royal Élysées (the original importer) and its 1975 Paris registration. In 1972, the Mercedes belonged to a Director of SEB before passing to the second owner and renowned international bridge champion, Mr Roger Trézel, widely recognised as one of the game's most accomplished exponents. It was then sold (in 1974) to the third owner, an enthusiastic car connoisseur, who participated in numerous rallies as a member of the Automobile Club de France. Maintenance for the ten years prior to the recent partial restoration was carried out by the Mercedes-Benz specialist Etoile Collections in Suresnes, Paris.

    Including a complete bare-metal re-spray of the body in original Ivory, the aforementioned partial restoration was undertaken between February 2016 and August 2017. The interior is very original including the dark red leather seats, which were lightly Connollised recently and possess a delightful patina. A new set of carpets and new convertible hood have been fitted, while the interior also boasts a Blaupunkt stereo and a small bench seat in the rear that can accommodate a third passenger. Following its recent bare metal repaint together with 75% new chromework, new tyres, full service including brake overhaul. The seller informs us that this car is presented in excellent condition and is said to drive very well. It comes complete with original keys and soft-top tonneau, and has a French Carte Grise.

    Autrefois propriété de Roger Trézel
    Mercedes-Benz 190 SL Cabriolet 1961
    Châssis n° 121.040-10-020902

    •Livrée neuve en France
    •Transmission manuelle
    •Restauration partielle récente
    •Immatriculée en France

    Cette Mercedes-Benz 190 SL a été immatriculée neuve en France le 3 mai 1961 et porte encore la plaque du Garage Royal Élysées (l'importateur de l'époque) et son immatriculation parisienne de 1975. En 1972, la Mercedes appartenait à un directeur de SEB, avant de passer aux mains de son second propriétaire, le champion international de bridge bien connu, M. Roger Trézel, réputé comme l'un des représentants les plus accompli de ce jeu. Elle fut ensuite vendue (en 1974) à son troisième propriétaire, un connaisseur passionné, qui participa à de nombreux rallyes comme membre de l'Automobile Club de France. L'entretien pendant les dix années qui ont précédé sa récente restauration partielle a été effectué par le spécialiste Mercedes-Benz Etoile Collections de Suresnes, près de Paris.

    Incluant une peinture complète sur métal nu dans sa couleur ivoire d'origine, la restauration partielle mentionnée plus haut a été menée entre février 2016 et août 2017. L'intérieur est entièrement d'origine, y compris les sièges de cuir rouge foncé, qui ont été légèrement « Connollisés » récemment et affiche une superbe patine. De nouvelles moquettes et une nouvelle capote ont été installées et l'intérieur est doté d'un autoradio stéréophonique Blaupunkt et d'une petite banquette arrière qui peut accueillir un troisième passager. Le vendeur nous informe que suite à sa récente peinture sur métal nu, aux 75% de chromes refaits, aux nouveaux pneus et à une révision complète incluant la réfection des freins, la voiture est proposée en excellent état et marche parfaitement bien. Elle est vendue complète avec son jeu de clés original et un couvre-tonneau en toile, et elle possède sa carte grise française.
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Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
Formerly the property of Roger Trézel,1961  Mercedes-Benz  190SL Convertible  Chassis no. 121.040-10-020902
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