Artcurial - Retromobile - February 2-3, 2023
Volume 48 Issue 5
Mar 5, 2023
Artcurial Retromobile auction selected results.
250 GT/L, S/N 5875 GT (1964). Light blue with terra cotta interior. Estimate €1.5 million to €1.8 million. Sold new in the United States in July 1964. It went back to Luigi Chinetti in November 1966. During the 1970s, the car passed through the hands of John Tedesco before being restored in the 1990s. The paintwork, then in Rosso Scuro with beige interior, was redone to the highest standards. Classiche certification in 2014. In 2016 the current owner acquired the car and returned the car to its original configuration. 43,767 miles. Lot 265. Sold for €1.7 million.
330 GT 2+2 SERIES II, S/N 9763 GT (1967). Grigio Notte with nero leather. Estimate €250,000 to €300,000. Sold new on 12 June 1967 by the Ferrari dealer in Madrid. The car changed hands in 1986 and was sold again the same year. After this, it remained in the same ownership until 2014, when it had covered 76,230 km and had been resprayed red. A restoration lasting nearly three years began. The engine and running gear were also restored. In 2017, the car won first prize at a concours in Madrid. Although the battery is no longer working, the engine runs perfectly and is correctly set up. Lot 22. Sold for €250,320.
365 GTC, S/N 12079 (1969). Silver with dark blue interior. Estimate €600,000 to €800,000. Sold new in Germany, this Ferrari 365 GTC was bought in 1973 by David Tallmadge in the U.S. By 1986 the 365 GTC had covered only 6,000 miles. It was sold on 4 May 1996 to Tom Barbour. In 2005, it was fitted with a new ANSA exhaust, before being sold to another owner in 2007. It underwent extensive restoration work. All the mechanical components were completely refurbished, including the engine, transmission, suspension and even the air conditioning. Sold with its document wallet, owner’s manual and supplement for the 365 GTC and GTS, a comprehensive file of invoices, old registration documents and even a report for the calibration of the speedometer. 30,641 miles. Lot 262. Sold for €625,800.
365 GTB/4, S/N 13407 (1970). Red with black leather. Estimate €650,000 to €850,000. It left the factory on 8 May 1970 to Jacques Swaters’ Garage Francorchamps. Sold to its first owner in Belgium. It was later registered in northern France, then moved outside Paris in 1974. Registered in 1983 in the name of Véronique Bevilacqua, the wife of French singer Christophe. Christophe kept it for ten years. The Ferrari was bought on 25 July 2002 by its current owner. He sent it for complete restoration of the body and interior, keeping the original leather for both seats. Lot 88. Sold for €638,000.
512 BB, S/N 30097 (1979). Rosso Chiaro with black leather. Estimate €200,000 to €250,000. Sold new in December 1979 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Classiche certification in 2010. Our client acquired the car in 2012. In 2018, the owner had the car serviced. 31,844 km. Jack, certification binder and document wallet containing recent manuals. Lot 245. Sold for €238,400.
456M GTA, VIN ZFFWP50B000117017 (1999). Blu Pozzi with beige leather. Estimate €50,000 to €80,000. No reserve. Delivered new in August 2000. Our collector bought it at the end of 2016. It then benefited from a thorough polishing and the front bumper received new paint. In November 2021, a major maintenance was carried out, including the replacement of the timing belts. 67,640 km. Original tool kit. Lot 293. Sold for €73,904.
246 GT, S/N 01684 (1971). Blu Scuro with beige interior. Estimate €300,000 to €350,000. Delivered new on 26 March 1971. Until 2014, it remained in the Brescia area and its six successive owners are known, the last of whom owned the car since 1981. From 2011-2012, a high-quality restoration was carried out. The work was done in Italy. Our client acquired the Dino in 2014 after this restoration. Ferrari Classiche notes the engine currently fitted to the car was replaced in period by Ferrari. Lot 58. Sold for €381,440.
246 GTS, S/N 06846 (1973). Rosso Chiaro with black and red leather. Estimate €350,000 to €450,000. It left the factory on 12 July 1973 and was delivered to Genoa. It had five further owners in Italy until 1993, when it was exported to Spain. Our client bought the car in 2006. It was painted black, and he decided to return it to its original Rosso Chiaro. The file includes some photos from this restoration. 30,812 km. Supplied with its tool kit (which is incomplete). Lot 243. Sold for €429,120.
308 GTB FIBERGLASS, S/N 20753 (1977). Rosso with beige leather. Estimate €150,000 to €200,000. Sold new on 4 March 1977 by Autodino AG in Zurich. Classiche confirms its original color was ‘Argento Met. Auteuil’ with a ‘Pelle Beige’ leather interior, and was fitted with Campagnolo wheels. Restored to a high standard and repainted in the traditional color in Switzerland in 1997. The upholstery was restored the previous year. Sold to Holland in July 2009 to carry out a top-flight restoration. The engine was overhauled, running gear was restored and the electrical system refurbished. After a six-year restoration the car was sold in France. Serviced in November 2022, including timing gear, ignition and carburetors. Certified and documented, complete with service booklet, owner’s manual and tools. Lot 111. Sold for €176,416.
348 SPIDER, VIN ZFFRG43A5S0099580 (1995). Black with beige leather. Estimate €60,000 to €90,000. No reserve. Delivered in Maidstone, England, on June 30, 1995. Serviced at Francorchamps Motors Luxembourg in February 2018. 21,285 km. Ferrari pouch with all manuals. Lot 297. Sold for €89,400.
F355 SPIDER, VIN ZFFXR48B000109327 (1997). Blu Swaters with beige leather. Estimate €70,000 to €111,000. No reserve. Delivered new on June 14, 1996, by Neal Lucas Sports Cars. 57,852 km. The previous French owner had it since 2010, before our collector acquired it at the beginning of 2019. In 2016, it was serviced including replacement of the timing system, oil seals and camshaft, brake pads, master vac and steering gaiters as well as the repair of the exhaust manifolds. Tool kit and service logbook. It should be noted that an intervention on the convertible top opening system is needed. Lot 287. Sold for €98,936.