THE PADUA AUCTION – BONHAMS OCTOBER 27, 2018
Volume 43 Issue 23
Nov 11, 2018
250 GT PF COUPE, S/N 2003 GT (1960). White with red interior. Estimate $630,000 to $740,000. Completed in September 1960 and sold new in Milan to its first owner, Niccolò De Nora (ATS Automobili) on the 20th of that month. Originally finished in Grigio Conchiglia with nero part-leather interior. Equipped with the Tipo 128F engine, disc brakes, and overdrive transmission. Massini Report listing subsequent owners, all in Italy, up to 2017 when sold to the current vendor in France. The change of exterior color to white and interior re-trim in red leather by 1981, an engine rebuild in 2011, and an overhaul of the rear mechanicals including the suspension and fuel tank in 2013 are all notated in the report. There are related invoices on file from Ferrari specialists including being re-trimmed by Luppi around 15 years ago. The Ferrari presents well; the coachwork is nice, the interior is in very good condition, and the engine works well. Sold with a copy of its cancelled Italian registration document. Lot 41. Sold for $578,988.
308 GTB ‘VETRORESINA’, S/N 19359 (1976). Red with black interior. Estimate $150,000 to $190,000. One family from new until the current owner purchased in 2014. It has always remained in the Milan region of Italy. There are numerous entries in the registration document showing the car changing from company ownership to private ownership and then passing to another family member. Carefully re-commissioned, it now presents beautifully. Currently displaying 51,200 km. Serviced at 43,000 and 51,000 km. respectively. Described in excellent condition. Complete with tool roll, Italian registration documents, and service invoices. Lot 19. Not sold.
308 GTS, S/N 24561 (1978). Red with black interior. Estimate $70,000 to $100,000. Delivered new to Hawaii. A copy of the car’s Hawaiian Certificate of Ownership (issued 1988) describes it as an ‘insurance salvaged rebuilt vehicle’. In May 1990 it was purchased by the current owner and it has been registered in Belgium ever since. Marque specialists carried out extensive refurbishment in December 1994, as evidenced by their bill for 95,969 Belgian francs on file. Lot 30. Sold for $58,958.
MONDIAL T CABRIOLET, VIN ZFFKC33B000092333 (1991). Red with beige leather. Estimate $46,000 to $58,000. Delivered new on 14th May 1992 via the official Ferrari dealer for Rome, which also carried out the first service on 23rd June 1992. Purchased by the current owner in 1997 with 7,577 km. While in the current owner’s care, the car has been serviced annually near Modena. Major service and belts in 2013. The seats were restored and new carpets fitted in 2017. Always garaged. Italian registration documents, ASI certification, and the original service book. Lot 55. Sold for $49,132.
348 SPIDER, VIN ZFF7A43B000097871 (1993). Red with beige leather. Estimate $70,000 to $93,000. 27,000 km. Described as in excellent original condition. Offered with sundry bills and Belgian registration papers. Lot 21. Sold for $68,130.