1972 Mercedes-Benz 280SE

Lot: 252

Sold for (£): 11,000
Offered for sale is a 3.5L 1972 Mercedes 280SE automatic that has been with the current owner for the last 41 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores 50 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Amazing 'time-warp' big Benz won in a poker game in 1976...


  • Won in a Poker game in 1976 by vendors late father
  • Dry stored since 1987
  • 2 owners from new
  • Amazing time warp example in remarkable condition
  • Very rare and highly desirable 3.5litre V8 example

Lot Details

Registration: KAL 31K RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1972 Engine size: 3.5L
Make: Mercedes Odometer reading (miles): 57810
Model: 280SE MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: 10805722006821

CCA Condition Report

Overall: 50 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Bodywork and paintwork on first brief inspection appears in very good condition with only minimal localised bubbleing


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Interior appears very good with no excessive sign of wear.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Untested has not been started since late 1980s


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Untested has not been moved since late 1980s

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


Untested has not been moved since late 1980s


Minor: Major:


Untested has not been started since late 1980s

Vehicle History


V5C document. Single ownership since 1976, small dairy of work undertaken on the car in the 1970s but no other history due to beign stored singe the 1980s

About the CCA Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history