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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-13-2016, 03:21 PM Thread Starter
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MERCEDES 1974 280C $11,950 *ORIG OWNER* Excellent Cond!
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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-14-2016, 07:38 AM
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Pretty nice but not "excellent" condition.

Nice car but nothing outstanding. No sun roof, worn seats and cracking/delaminating wood.
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It appears to have orthopedic seats.

As original owner perhaps you can explain the mileage discrepancy? I don't see any coco mats, just regular ones.

Paintwork looks nice! Price is high for condition.
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As original owner perhaps you can explain the mileage discrepancy?
Poster isn't the original owner, just saw this ad on CL.

Also, I don't see a discrepancy, mileage award for 156K miles, 5 digit odometer that reads 5836 = (2)05836 or perhaps (3)05836. Seller should be able to clarify, but doesn't look like they are trying to hide anything.

We had a 73 280 4 door for many years. They were nice cars. Ours had lower miles, a nicer blue leather interior, plus older style, ivory steering wheel and much better interior wood when we (finally) sold it in the early 90's. for $1800. So, I agree the price is high for what is there and doubt they will get any serious inquiries. Don

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1967 Mercedes 250S - $1500 (Oregon City)


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My sister collects cats. Another collects weird light fixtures that end up shocking me during their installation. Had I the garage space and time to do so, I'd collect old Mercedes', and maybe a cat, and spend the time fixing them up and such. <sigh>
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I would buy that if I lived near there. I see a lot of parts I could use, or would like to have.

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Link is dead. Must have sold ...
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