man finds grandfathers 1928 mercedes benz in garage

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  1. R.P. McMurphy

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    he should keep it in the family in honor of grandpa
     
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    Looks like hiltler himself should be in the back seat
     
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    it really does :jj:

    but what a sweet find
     
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    WGAS. 2005 ZX3 > that
     
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    Understatement of the year.
     
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    Mack Well-Known Member 2010 OG VIP

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    Are you trying to prove you don't know shit about automobiles?
     
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    obama's their 404 message :giggle:
     
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    An 84-year-old Mercedes-Benz that was left forgotten in a garage for more than 60 years could fetch as much as $2.5 million at auction in September.
    The one-of-a-kind car, which was only recently discovered by the original owner's grandson, still runs flawlessly and has never been restored. Last driven in the 1950s, the car will be up for auction at Bonhams’ Goodwood Revival sale in West Sussex, England, on Sept. 15.
    “It was an overwhelming amazement to me that such a car existed," said Rupert Banner, the Bonhams specialist who worked with the Mercedes' owner. "It's like the holy grail of our industry to find something like it."
    The one-owner car, which does not have an odometer, is believed to have less than 100 miles on it and was "cherished" by its owner, Banner said.
    "It's like buying a car that is exactly the same as if you bought it 84 years ago," Banner said. "It's like a 'time warp' car."
    When it was first manufactured, the S- Type Mercedes-Benz Sports Tourer could reach 100 mph, making it among the world’s fastest of its time.The unidentified owner’s grandfather was one of the earliest buyers of the car when he bought it from The British Mercedes Ltd. dealership in London.


    Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2012...e-for-60-years-to-be-auctioned/#ixzz1ySTMkVyR
     
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    He proved that long ago.
     
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    Dick head copy the story here so I don't haft to click the fucking link
     
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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    hey pb, did you watch that latest car show, the two partners in texas last night that find old cars fix up real quick & sell or auction.
    they found one of kennedys presidential limos with old phone & 1961 electronics still in it.
     
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    Television? That's still in business?
     
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    i gotta think 2.5M is conservative
     
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    stoopy just blew another sale and decided to lash out :giggle:
     
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    wonder if leno makes a bid on it.