1941 Mercedes-Benz Pre-War

320 B Cabriolet

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1941
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Burgundy/Black
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Estimate: €250,000 - €300,000
Registration Number: TBA
Chassis Number: 142042/0374

As shown on the manufacturers' delivery sheet from 25. July 1941, this very impressive Mercedes was delivered new to Consul Dr. H.Brosch of Laibach.

From there it was sold and registered in 1947 to a Mr. Rudolf Bindella of Zürich Switzerland. By mid 1950`s the car had again changed hands, but remained in Zürich. Extensive service and repair works have been carried out during that time, as can be seen from the original invoices.

In May 1958 the Swiss owner Mr. Lucien Preuss contacted Mercedes Benz in Stuttgart and asked for a general overhaul of the car there and in the following year the car came back to Mercedes Benz of Stuttgart Untertürckheim for a thorough overhaul that included the fitting of a new 3.4 litre engine from the works stock. According to the available order sheet of the works, dated 30.1.1959, this engine was stamped with the number of t