In Excellent Condition
This is the car that started it all! Designed by Karl Benz, it was the first motor vehicle ever successfully powered by internal combustion. The car that began the legend of Mercedes-Benz. This car had a four-stroke single-cylinder engine which displaced 990ccs. The engine was mounted horizontally on the vehicle which in many ways was a unique blend of a horse carriage and three-wheeled bicycle.
This is a 1:8 scale precision-engineered die-cast model of The World's First Automobile, by Franklin Mint.
Handcrafted from over 100 parts, and authenticated by the Mercedes-Benz Museum, this richly detailed model features critical mechanical components that actually function. The flywheel, piston, drive belt, pulley and hand brake move. The wheels and crankshaft turn. The ignition contacts open and close. There's rack-and-pinion steering and a huge gyroscopic flywheel.
The expansion tank is copper-tinted and coated in 24-carat gold. The carburetor, fuel tank and fittings are also coated with 24-carat gold.
No box but has original tag and copy of the original car patent
Length: 30 cm.
Height: 20 cm
Width: 16 cm.
Wheels measure 14 cm
Will be extremely well packed and sent by insured and registered mail
The seller will ship the item(s) within 3 working days after receiving confirmation of payment.
Shipping costs are for mainland destinations only.
|United States||$ 24.84|
|Rest of Europe||$ 43.47|
|Anywhere else||$ 43.47|
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