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1961 Mercedes 190 DB - Worth the money?

Hi all!

I'm new to the forum, so I hope this is the right place for this posting.

As of late, I've been interested in buying and restoring a 60's era Mercedes. I came across this one near me in Seattle and I'm curious if this is a good price for this model in this condition:

1961 Mercedes 190db Diesel Sedan

Any input would be great. I figure restoration costs may be somewhere around $10k. If you think that is highly unlikely, please let me know. It may not be worth it in the end, but I'd love to find out either way.

Thanks for the help!
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If the car is as advertised, I'd say it's a bargain, on the low side of what I see on ebay. Depending on how far you want to go with restoration, $10k looks doable.

1981 300TD--310k miles
1970 280sel--172k miles
1966 230--162k miles
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Looks worth it to me. I saw no mention of rust, check for that. That looks like a nice ride.
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