Wed, 29th Jul 2015 13:15

The Pavilion Gardens

  Lot 87

1992 Mercedes-Benz 260 E

Sold for £5,062

(including buyers premium)

Lot details
Registration No: J51 KTC
Chassis No: WDB1240262B647063
Mot Expiry: Jan 2016

- 1 former keeper and c.62,300 recorded miles

- Blue cloth trim, 18 service stamps (main dealer to 2002, specialist thereafter)

- Original purchase invoice, highly original, MOT'd till Jan 2016

Further Info:

Purchased by Mr James Edmund McManus of Cranliegh, Surrey on the 6th January 1992 this rare 260E was cherished by him for exactly 22 years to the day before being purchased by the current owner on 6th January 2014. During Mr McManus's tenure the Mercedes was serviced regularly by the supplying main agent until 2002 at 45,887 miles and from then on was handled by Mercedes specialists eight times until 28/12/2012 at 61,337 miles.

Service Stamps (main agent) Service stamps (specialists)

20/03/92 1331miles 08/12/03 48081miles
01/03/93 7004miles 12/12/05 52266miles
07/06/94 12656miles 15/12/06 54109miles
09/05/95 17753miles 24/12/07 55579miles
22/02/96 22193miles 21/12/09 57353miles
28/05/97 28107miles 16/12/10 58741miles
06/10/98 36047miles 16/12/11 60135miles
17/05/00 40957miles 28/12/12 61337miles
07/06/01 43252miles
17/07/02 45887miles

Now showing just c.62,652 miles, this cherished 260E is described by the vendor as being in 'excellent' condition with regard to its Arctic White paintwork, bodywork and Blue cloth interior trim, while he rates the 2.6-litre engine, automatic transmission and electrical equipment as 'very good'. 'J51 KTC' was ordered new with air conditioning, cruise control, outside temperature indicator and self-levelling suspension all of which are priced on the original purchase invoice which is still in the large history file that accompanies the car. The file also includes the service booklet with 18 stamps, various invoices for works done dating from 1992-2012, an MOT valid until 5/01/2016 and the current V5C.

All successful bids must be paid in full by midday the day after the auction at the latest.

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