The proper place to put the badge is...wherever the heck you want to.
I put mine in the right section, just off the center line on the 560. Pefect spot to cover a road ding in the grille insert. For asthetics, I put the one on the 4.5 in the same general spot.
'73 280SEL 4.5 (9/72)- RIP
Only 8,173 units built from 5/71 thru 11/72
'02 CLK320 Cabriolet - wifey's mid-life crisis
2012 VW Jetta Sportwagon TDI...at least its a diesel
Non illegitemae carborundum.