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Bill Wyman is reluctantly putting two stunning vintage Mercedes up for sale for over £30,000.<br />
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A pair of vintage Mercedes belonging to Rolling Stones founder member Bill Wyman have emerged for sale for over £30,000.<br />
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The 560 SEL and the 500 SEL saloon cars have been with the legendary rocker for several years and he even bought the 560 from his bandmate Mick Jagger.<br />
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He has decided to part with the vehicles with a heavy heart as he says they are 'wasted' sitting in his garage.<br />
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They are to sell with Omega Auctions of Newton-Le-Willows, Merseyside, who say the cars have a real 'rock star pedigree'.<br />
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The 560 was bought by Wyman in 1993 when he purchased it from Jagger, who had himself owned it for three years.<br />
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He sensationally quit the band later that year and used the classy saloon on his daily commute to and from his lavish home in Vence, France.<br />
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The 1990 model has 136,000 miles on the clock, 40,000 of which were put on by Jagger.<br />
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Wyman says that he actually owes his life to the four-door's build quality, as on one occasion his driver fell asleep at the wheel, ploughing into a motorway barrier.<br />
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It has a stunning blue body, cream leather interior and celebrity-friendly tinted windows.<br />
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It is powered by a whopping V12 engine but has spent most of its recent years going unused in Wyman's garage.<br />
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Speaking about the German classic, the guitarist said: "I was forever grateful for my decision to buy it, as it was a dream to drive the 14/15 hours from London to France regularly."<br />
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The 560 SEL was bought by Wyman to replace the other Mercedes he has now decided to sell - a 1982 500 SEL.<br />
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The 81-year-old has owned the car since new and covered around 115,000 miles in it, but it is now set to go under the hammer for up to £12,000.<br />
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He says that back in the eighties the vehicle actually caused him several problems - mainly because obsessed fans kept tearing bits off it as souvenirs.<br />
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