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Chassis no. 169363 - Engine no. 169363
Coachbuilder: Mercedes-Benz
Categories: F- Cars owned by the famous; L- Limited edition cars (no. 83 manufactured)
Owner: Tiriac Collection (Romania)
history - owners & events
1937
31st July 1937
event: Built | country: Germany

9th October 1937
owner: Peter Paul Van Johannes | country: Netherlands

note:
Peter Paul Van Johannes at Dunlop Rubber N.V. Holland, being first registered on 9 October 1937.


1963
1963
owner: Al San Clemente | country: United States - Massachusetts

note:
During the ownership, chassis 169363 was subject to a magnificent five-year restoration in brilliant red with matching red leather interior and black mohair folding top was completed. The coachwork was restored by Armando Picinino with chrome by Guy C. Roberge of Auto Re-Chroming. The black soft-top hood was made by Henry DeSantis.


1992
23rd August 1992
event: Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance | city: Carmel | country: United States - California

note:
Class: Pre-war Mercedes-Benz


driver: Al San Clemente (United States - Massachusetts)

results/prizes: 3rd in Class
1993
1993
event: Fisher Island Concours d’Elegance | city: Miami | country: United States - Florida

driver: Al San Clemente (United States - Massachusetts)

co-driver: Sandra San Clemente (United States - Massachusetts)

results/prizes: 1st in class
1993
event: Classic Car Club of America’s Boca Raton Spring Grand Classic | city: Boca Raton - Miami | country: United States - Florida

note:
Prize: Senior badge badge no. 1702


driver: Al San Clemente (United States - Massachusetts)

co-driver: Sandra San Clemente (United States - Massachusetts)

results/prizes: Premier Senior Winner - First Prize Winner National Competition
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1999
from
1999
to
May 2000
owner: Michel Roquet | country: Monaco

owner's details:
The well-known collector




note:
In 1999, Mr. Roquet required the fabrication and set of a new radiator and a mechanical service at the Mercedes-Benz Classic Centre, which brought it to an exceptional operating condition to complement the fastidious restoration completed by San Clemente. Records in the file show that he then spent DM168,780.


2000
from
May 2000
to
30th October 2007
owner: Bernard Charles Ecclestone | country: Monaco

owner's details:
He is the chief executive of the Formula One Group, which manages Formula One and controls the commercial rights to the sport, and part-owns Delta Topco, the ultimate parent company of the Formula One Group.




26th May 2000
event: Sotheby's/Poulain Le Fur - Chefs d'Oeuvre de l'Automobile | city: Monaco | country: Monaco

note:
Collection Michel Roquet et a divers. Monte Carlo Beach Hotel. Lot: 009. Sold: £ 550.000


2007
31st October 2007
owner: James William Heselden | country: United Kingdom

owner's details:
A British entrepreneur. A former coal miner, Heselden made his fortune manufacturing the Hesco bastion barrier system. In 2010, he bought Segway Inc., maker of the Segway personal transport system.




note:
"Jimi" Heselden Collection


31st October 2007
event: RM Auctions - Automobiles of London | city: London | country: United Kingdom

note:
Lot. 216 Sold for £ 660,000


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2011
7th December 2011
event: Coys Auction - True Greats | city: London | country: United Kingdom

note:
The Royal Horticultural Halls Westminster. Lot 324. Sold £ 848,200


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2012
2012
owner: Tiriac Collection | country: Romania

unknown
date unknown
event: Classic Car Club of America’s Gilmore Museum | city: Hickory Corners | country: United States - Michigan

driver: Al San Clemente (United States - Massachusetts)

co-driver: Sandra San Clemente (United States - Massachusetts)

results/prizes: Best of Show
date unknown
event: Classic Car Club of America’s Spring Grand Classic | city: Scottsdale | country: United States - Arizona

driver: Al San Clemente (United States - Massachusetts)

co-driver: Sandra San Clemente (United States - Massachusetts)

results/prizes: 1st in class
 
 
 

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