Purchased new by Clark Gable at Mercedes-Benz of Hollywood.
1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe
List price was $7,295 FOB NYC.
Gable ditched the standard steel wheels for the racing Rudge knock-offs the car wears now. The wood and chrome Nardi steering wheel replaces the standard white wheel. Early photos show the Nardi wheel in Gable's lifetime.
Gable signed service orders from Mercedes-Benz of Hollywood for a lube/oil change for $4.00 and parts for $10.83 total.