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Re: ebay finds
« Reply #360 on: 04 June 2018, 05:38 AM »

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Re: ebay finds
« Reply #361 on: 04 June 2018, 09:15 AM »
and this one is the second model, for 6.9 only.
https://www.ebay-kleinanzeigen.de/s-anzeige/mercedes-w116-450sel-6-9-ahk/852210896-223-4578

6.9 only? What's the difference that makes it so special? And yes, I want it.
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Re: ebay finds
« Reply #362 on: 04 June 2018, 09:28 AM »
and this one is the second model, for 6.9 only.
https://www.ebay-kleinanzeigen.de/s-anzeige/mercedes-w116-450sel-6-9-ahk/852210896-223-4578

6.9 only? What's the difference that makes it so special? And yes, I want it.

I find many times sellers will add "6.9" to a listing so they can foolishly try ask more for it.
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Re: ebay finds
« Reply #363 on: 04 June 2018, 09:31 AM »
I find many times sellers will add "6.9" to a listing so they can foolishly try ask more for it.

Now that I look at it, maybe the bracket that goes on the body just under the fuel tank is differently-shaped so the sphere will fit. But, that doesn't matter to me as I already have two of these brackets now. I wonder what the shipping to the USA would cost--probably more than I can afford at this time. One thing you never see for sale with these, is the plastic trim that covers up the wire harness in the trunk. I have some, but they are broken and missing pieces.
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Re: ebay finds
« Reply #364 on: 04 June 2018, 09:39 AM »
Indeed I have had mixed results buying off ebay kleinanzeigen.  Ranges from sellers fully on board, speaking good English and working with you nicely with shipping, to complete radio silence...crickets...
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Re: ebay finds
« Reply #365 on: 04 June 2018, 03:39 PM »
Yes, it's the full range.. small-minded villagers who have never set foot abroad, and metropolitan people that speak 4 languages on ebay.
That part you gotta try.
What would be the weight of that set? Would you need to ship every part of it, or could you replace a few beams locally, to save weight on shipping?

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Re: ebay finds
« Reply #366 on: 04 June 2018, 05:11 PM »
Yes, it's the full range.. small-minded villagers who have never set foot abroad, and metropolitan people that speak 4 languages on ebay.
That part you gotta try.
What would be the weight of that set? Would you need to ship every part of it, or could you replace a few beams locally, to save weight on shipping?

I don't have any idea how much that would weigh. I have the "light" parts, and need the "heavy" ones.  I'd want pretty much everything, though I'd find some way to replace the ball with a receiver. The seller seems friendly enough and speaks English, but thinks the shipping will be expensive, though that's a relative term. I don't really have a way of gauging the cost, and not sure if he wants to estimate the size and weight to see about how much it would be. $100 shipping I could probably do. $300, not so much, though if I had a decent income, I'd just pay it.

Actually, it looks like there are quite a few "W116 anhängerkupplung" for sale in Germany, and at reasonable prices. I suppose it's just finding a seller who doesn't mind getting me a shipping estimate.
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Re: ebay finds
« Reply #367 on: 05 June 2018, 07:54 AM »
Once the seller can give you weight and size of the parcel, I can get you exact quotes real easy. Just let me know.

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Re: ebay finds
« Reply #368 on: 07 July 2018, 03:40 PM »
https://www.ebay-kleinanzeigen.de/s-anzeige/70er-jahre-autostaubsauger-in-der-originalverpackung/117115518-223-2777

Lovely little find, if you like this type of thing. Space age car vacuum cleaner from the 70's

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Re: ebay finds
« Reply #370 on: 26 July 2018, 07:19 AM »
That is a complete stretch, just because it has 3 legs and some cross braces......
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« Reply #371 on: 26 July 2018, 05:20 PM »
of course, it's a desperate stretch, haha! Even thought of committing historical fraude by painting that star faded 1964 MB blue and just claim it's real,  ;D

Nice table, though


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Re: ebay finds
« Reply #372 on: 26 July 2018, 06:14 PM »
It may be a stretch, but think about it this way, would you be caught dead without a table that looks like a Mercedes emblem in your home?
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Re: ebay finds
« Reply #373 on: 27 July 2018, 07:47 AM »
Don't tempt me.. We're about to start building a low-budget futuristic home on a mountain top this year. Naturally, I already have visions of a 70's man-cave MB showroom with my car in my cave.. Problem is that it's a house on stilts, with a agricultural net house as a first floor, and absolutely no space or budgets for caves anywhere, haha! That table would have done real nice, though. I'll keep the photo instead. Maybe have it built here one day. Big furniture factories everywhere here, and you can walk in anywhere with a custom request. No extra charge. Just another table. You can order Rolf Benz knockoffs anywhere. The original Benz brochures are piled up on the table.  Better leather the the original if you'd wish it to be...still not cheap, but 3 times less then the original Benz retail. Thought about those as well, but I will go for the toddler-and-cat-proof farmer settee instead, I guess.

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