Bob & Terry’s 250SE/C

Here is the story of our 250SE Coupe

License plate: ROTE FRAU   (RED LADY)

Production Date: October 14, 1965
It is a very early 250SE coupe engine number 000171
First sold August 25, 1966
The total number of coupes & convertibles produced in 1965 was 1,205

Originally sold by:
11905 Detroit Ave.
Lakewood Ohio

The window sticker states:

DB 050 White - NC
201 Black Leather  - NC
Tinted Glass side & Rear $30
Tinted Windshield $44
Automatic Transmission $342
Power Steering $171
White Wall Tires $41
Garmeister Front & Rear Guards $58
TOTAL  $ 9,536

Distribution & Delivery  $62.44
TOTAL    $9,598.44

Options added by either the Dealer or MBNA: Kuhlmeister Air condition and a Blaupunkt "New Yorker" radio. These items brought the delivered price to
$ 10,400.

We purchased it from the son of the original owner on August 29, 1995. That is Twenty-nine years and four days after the original owner took delivery of it.

We completed the restoration if it in April 1997. We made only two changes to the car. We remover the Garmeister Front & Rear Guards and changed the color (white) The color is now DB 571 Brilliant Red ( I like Red).

Bob & Terry Gunthorp