Ladenburg birthtown of Carl Benz
cover 6 pages. Pictures up to date year 2000.
© Björn Bellander since 060105 Update: 2020-07-11
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Dr. Carl Benz memorial monument
This memorial is placed outside Benz living house. It
is situated near by the lot he bought and where the tower was built.
When the well-known inventor Dr. Carl Benz (1844-1929) bought this
lot, he ordered the rests of an old house to be built into this tower in
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In this house Carl Benz was living from 1901 till his dead 1929.
It was not so that his first car, the 3-wheeler, was manufactured in the "First Garage". At that time Benz lived in Mannheim where he had his gasmotoren factory. The garage was in the first place aimed to keep the car, which now had become a veteran from 1886. On the back of the house there is also 2 garages. One can presume that one copy of the cars Viktoria and Velo got there place there. Not today of course.
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In Ladenburg there is also a Carl Benz museum. Unfortunately it was not opened at our visit. The museum is nearby ABB factories.
…but to the left of the head door a frame was left. Mercedes according to our experts Bosse and Torbjörn.
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Pictures from the following owners in bjorns-story.se with the necessary
Reference 1: ©Björn Bellander bjorn.bellander(at)telia.com
Reference 2: ©Foundation Prestige Bugatti Paul Kestler
Reference 3: ©Auto-Salon-Singen www.auto-salon-singen.de
Reference 4: ©Sinsheim Auto Museum www.museum-sinsheim.de
Reference 5: ©Classiccar Collection www.carclassic.com
Reference 6: ©Mercedes Benz www.mercedes-benz.se
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