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1959 220Sb

  • Stripped down African-spec early production W111
  • Car number 925 of the more than 300,000 W111s ever produced
  • Manual 4-speed transmission, column shift
  • Originally delivered to Empress Zauditu Memorial Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Charming patina, unique and solid daily driver
  • Shipped to California in 1963, original black and yellow license plates
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