Date registered: May 2007
Vehicle: 2003 Mercedes Benz E500
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
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is a great year, as it has the smaller, European style bumpers, as opposed to those "bumper car" things that were added to the line from '74 on...
Get a bill of sale and titling documents and take them to the dealer. The parts department should be able to hook you up with a key; it usually takes about 2 days. Actually get 2 keys, one to use and one to loose.
If you opt to not change the key [and attendant lock cylinders] you might want to consider a new license plate number... as you said the car is something of a "rare bird".
After sitting for so long, the car may have some "gremlins". Task one is to get the car running, then prepare a "punch list" from there.