Registration: PGH 327
Interactive 360° Panorama
Our car really needs to be seen to be appreciated, it is quite simply stunning in every respect. The odometer reading certainly is commensurate with the condition of the interior though cannot be warranted. The quality of the woodwork and metal fittings is staggering and certainly equal if not superior to anything else available at the time. The car has been part of a private collection and been used regularly. On the road the 2996cc six-cylinder engine with triple Solex carburettors is extremely responsive and belies its age and the column gearchange is light and precise.
If you are looking for something a little different, that will cover big mileage and is the epitome of the finest of German engineering then this is for you.
This stunning Mercedes- Benz was supplied new by Brooklands of Bond street, London to John Pomeroy Glass of Hyde Park gate who was a senior partner and later chairman of James Templeton & Co. His Daughter was Elizabeth Joan Glass (1915–2000) an English textile designer and painter. Later in its life, the 300b came into the ownership of Major Sir David Hawley who was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England He succeeded as the 7th Baronet Hawley, of Leybourne Grange, co. Kent [G.B., 1795] on 18 November 1923. He graduated from Magdalene College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England He gained the rank of Major in the King's Royal Rifle Corps. He fought in the Second World War between 1940 and 1945, where he became a POW He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant of Lincolnshire in 1952. He was appointed Fellow, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (F.R.I.C.S.) He was appointed Fellow, Land Agents' Society (F.L.A.S.)1 He held the office of High Sheriff of Lincolnshire in 1962.
Sold for £43,700
Auction: The Autumn 2021 Classic Car Auction, Wed, 22nd Sep 2021
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Saturday 18th September - 10am to 4pm
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