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Old 06-06-2002, 10:10 AM
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1953 170SD - couple of questions

The first mercedes I ever rode in was a beautiful 170SD, 1953 . It is now stored in a garage. It is red and black with the nice tweed interior and wooden dash. The car has not been driven in a year although we used to drive it every weekend. What is the approx . value of a car like this? It is not concours nice but it is in great condition and I want to make certain it is insured properly if it actually has something other than sentimental value.

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Jason Bradley

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Old 06-06-2002, 12:00 PM
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170SD, never heard of such a designation, so I had to look it up and sure enough 136.181 or 136.182 w/sunroof, or 136.183 ambulance, or 136.188 police car. Motor OM 636.931.

Opps, that was a 170S-D there also is a 170SD that is chassis 191.110 that has other versions including a station wagon. I bet that would be pretty valuable.

I really have no idea on their value, sorry.
Steve Brotherton
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Old 06-06-2002, 12:06 PM
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this is a link to a car just like the one I am inquiring about.

It has the best Mercedes smell I have ever smelled - maybe that increases the value ??
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Old 06-06-2002, 01:11 PM
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From there is some info:

FOR SALE 1953 Mercedes 170DS sedan, garaged and owned 40 years, sunroof, headrest, external spare tire carrier, recent black enamel, chrome and ww tires, owner's books, parts, driven only summers, $10,000. John Swigart

1953 170DS
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Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price: N/A
Low Retail: $4,100
Average Retail: $6,850
High Retail: $11,500
1967 250SL
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