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Where could we sell our 1984 Mercedes-Benz SL?

I have an elderly relative who has a 1984 Mercedes-Benz SL, with a mileage of about 48,000 with hardtop available. It has been off the road for four years and of course would cost at least £1500 to get it back on the road. She cannot cope with all the hassle that entails, so I have suggested we find a person who would be interested to purchase straight from the garage. What if anything could you suggest?

Asked on 16 November 2013 by GI, via email

Answered by Honest John
That will be an R107, and they were particularly rust-prone. I think the only sensible way out is a classic car auction such as by www.historics.co.uk or www.barons-auctions.com.

Update: As it was, GS had an offer of £6000 from a relative, which he happily accepted.
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