RM Sotheby’s Paris - February 1, 2023
Volume 48 Issue 5
Mar 5, 2023
RM Sotheby's Paris auction results for selected Ferraris.
250 GT/L BERLINETTA LUSSO, S/N 4735 GT (1963). Pino Verde metallizzato with beige leather. Estimate €1.6 million to €2 million. Leaving Maranello on 14 August 1963 as a German delivery example. Displayed at the Frankfurt Motor Show prior to being dispatched to Auto Becker GmbH in September 1963. By late 1964 it was in Italy. By the early 1970s, it had moved to Switzerland. Later that decade, the Ferrari was noted as being in Austria, then in Italy. The Ferrari returned to Switzerland by November 1985. Sold to a Dutch dealer in 2003 and was exported to the United States. In 2005 the car was offered for sale by Fantasy Junction. Sold to a buyer but returned to the dealership in 2009. In 2011, it was exported to Europe. In 2015, it was acquired by the current owner. Classiche inspected the car in 2016 and found that it retains its matching-numbers engine and gearbox. The rear axle is of the correct type. Lot 184. Sold for €1.54 million.
275 GTB/4, S/N 9505 (1967). Grigio Argento with nero interior. Estimate €3.1 million to €3.3 million. Completed in April 1967 and first registered on 29 April 1967. Supplied via Motor S.a.s. di Carla Allegretti e C. to its first owner who kept the car for three years. On 5 February 1982 the car was sold to its third owner and by 5 July 1983, the Ferrari had passed into the care of Camillo Bianchi. Four years later it was sold to Giorgio Galvani. He would keep the car for almost three decades before selling it in February 2013. By 2015, the Ferrari had left Italy and was registered in France, marking the end of a restoration that had begun in 2012. With the restoration complete it passed into the ownership of the consigning owner, and was registered in Germany on 13 June 2019. Lot 154. Sold for €3.1 million.
TESTAROSSA, VIN ZFFSA17S000088663 (1991). Rosso corsa with beige interior. Estimate €110,000 to €140,000. Delivered new via Europeiska Motor of Stockholm on 29 April 1991. The first owner kept the Ferrari until August 2007, and it changed hands twice more before the current owner bought the car on 14 June 2011. On 25 November 2022, it received a major service in Sweden. Accompanied by a Ferrari leather folio, inspection lamp, jack, owner’s manual, spare wheel, tool kit, warranty card and service manual, and wheel brace. 32,945 km. Lot 114. Sold for €138,000.
ENZO, VIN ZFFCZ56B000128786 (2003). Nero with nero interior. Estimate €3.8 million to €4.2 million. Configured with large racing seats and rosso instruments and harnesses. Construction began on 11 February 2003, and on 17 March came out of the Maranello workshops. Destined for France, the car was delivered via Charles Pozzi SA to its first owner in May 2004. Certified by Classiche in December 2009. The car is believed to have spent most of its life with just two owners. Serviced regularly with the last service on 2 November 2022, that included a full service, replacement of the clutch, and a new exhaust silencer. Lot 146. Sold for €4.05 million.
SUPERAMERICA, VIN ZFFGT61B000145743 (2005). Argento Nürburgring with bordeaux interior. Estimate €650,000 to €700,000. Ordered via Ferrari agent Rosso Corsa Srl, and delivered new to historic racer and collector, Francesco Baldanza. Optioned with a six-speed manual gearbox and GTC Handling package. This included carbon ceramic brakes, a high-ratio steering rack, split-rim 19” wheels, and a titanium race-specification exhaust. Other options included carbon fiber instrument and auxiliary panels, carbon fiber steering wheel and a body-colored filler cap. Schedoni luggage. The Ferrari was moved to his British home in 2012. In December 2015, ownership passed to a Belgian collector. In October 2021 ownership passed onto its third owner. Accompanied with car cover and tool kit. 15,084 km. Lot 191. Sold for €736,250.
F12tdf, VIN ZFF81BHB000213366 (2015). Giallo Triplo Strato with nera Alcantara. Estimate €750,000 to €850,000. As part of the development process, a “Pre-Series” example was used by Maranello “for all important pre-production activities such as homologation tests”. Placed into storage following completion of the F12tdf project where it remained until 2018, when the car was purchased by the current owner directly from the factory. Prior to leaving Maranello, Ferrari completely refurbished the car to bring it to production standards. Following the work, the car was exported from Italy and entered the current owner’s private collection. The odometer reads just 7,810 kilometres. Lot 117. Sold for €785,000.
328 GTS, VIN ZFFWA20B000077449 (1988). Rosso corsa with nero interior. Estimate €90,000 to €110,000. Delivered new to AutoExpo GmbH, and first registered on 1 July 1988. The car is understood to have left Germany, before being reimported in 2015. In 2017, it was purchased by the consigning owner, who commissioned an inspection and service in April that year. Further services are documented in the history file, in addition to the installation of a Blaupunkt SQR DAB radio. 38,243 km. Lot 143. Sold for €109,250.