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post #1 of 6 Old 06-05-2012, 09:26 AM Thread Starter
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Mercedes Car Stolen in War Belongs to Heirs, Court Says - Bloomberg

"A court in Hamburg ruled that the grandchildren of a German industrialist have a valid claim to a classic Mercedes car worth about $4 million that was taken by U.S. soldiers during World War II..."

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post #2 of 6 Old 06-05-2012, 12:08 PM
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I agree with the court.

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i am very surprised the provenance of this car was not known.



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As a convicted war criminal, wouldn't the car have been forfeited?
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post #5 of 6 Old 06-06-2012, 03:42 AM
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i am very surprised the provenance of this car was not known.
I'm also amazed any 'collector' would pay $3.8 million with a gap in the provenance....will he loose his money or do you think RM will have to reimburse?

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I'm also amazed any 'collector' would pay $3.8 million with a gap in the provenance....will he loose his money or do you think RM will have to reimburse?
court established the provenance easily or the original owners would have lost. .

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