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MECUM AUCTIONS - KISSIMMEE January 5 - 14, 2024

Volume 49 Issue 02

Jan 28, 2024

Selected Ferraris from Kissimmee.

    250 GT LWB BERLINETTA TdF, S/N 0899 GT (1958). Rosso Corsa with tan leather. 33,848 miles. Delivered new to Eduardo Lualdi-Gabardi of Busto Arsizio, Italy, and raced by him at least 13 times to 12 podiums, including overall victory at the Coppa Sant’Ambroeus held at Monza in 1958. In late 1958, the car was sold to Ferdinando Pagliarini, who raced it in 1959 and took the overall win at the 1959 Castell’ Arquato Vernasca Hill Climb. In 1960, it was sold to a Frenchman resident in Algeria. Following damage suffered in a road accident in 1961, the engine was sold to Charles Jourdan of France, while the recoverable rear portion of 0899 GT’s bodywork went to Carrosserie Rueda in Marseilles, France. It was subsequently purchased and mounted onto a Swallow-Doretti chassis known as the Sunbeam Alpine Harrington Special. The chassis of 0899 GT, complete with gearbox, front and rear suspension, brakes, steering box, rear end, fuel tank and dash console, was purchased in 1961 by Jacques O’Hana of Marseilles, France. In 1987, it was restored by Bacchelli & Villa of Bastiglia, Italy, with new bodywork and a correct-type engine sourced from 250 GT Boano 0817 GT was installed and stamped 0899 GT. Between 1993 and 1997, Jean-Pierre Ferry competed five times in the Tour de France Auto, and he also competed in the 1994 and 1995 editions of the Mille Miglia. Restored in 2012 by Ferrari Classiche. Classiche certification and Red Book. Documents including a binder containing historic photos, prior registration information, receipts, owner’s correspondence and tool roll. Lot S138. Sold for $2.8 million.

 

 

    250 GT SWB SPYDER CALIFORNIA, S/N 4137 GT (1963). Rosso Cina with beige leather. 67,461 miles. The last 250 GT SWB Spyder California built. Completed at the factory on February 9, 1963. Imported in March 1963 by Luigi Chinetti Motors of New York. The original owner in Minnesota kept the car until 1972. Then sold to an owner in Juanita, Washington. He owned the Ferrari for more than 25 years before it was sold to Sausalito, California, in 1999. A restoration by Patrick Ottis was completed in 2001. Sold again in 2002 and sold in 2005 to former president and CEO of Yahoo, Tim Koogle. In 2007 sold to Joe Lacob, owner of the Golden State Warriors NBA team. In 2010, the car was sold to a private collector in California prior to its acquisition by the Rare Wheels Collection of Windemere, Florida, in 2013. As part of the Rare Wheels Collection, this Ferrari has received the highest awards at each of the following events: the 2014 Cavallino Classic, 2014 Festival of Speed Orlando, 2015 Hilton Head Concours, 2016 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, 2016 Celebration Concours, 2017 Ferrari Finali Mondiali at Daytona Speedway, 2016/2017 Casa Ferrari Display at Pebble Beach, 2022 Cavallino Classic Ferrari 75th Anniversary and the 2023 Hilton Head Concours. Lot S195.3. Sold for $17.9 million.

 

 

    275 GTB COMPETIZIONE SPECIALE, S/N 6701 (1965). Rosso Cina with beige leather. 27,730 miles. One of three Works Berlinetta Competizione models produced. Completed on November 26, 1964, and assigned to S.E.F.A.C. for testing. Ferrari kept 6701 five months for factory development and FIA homologation. Special Tipo 563 lightweight chassis and super-lightweight aluminum bodywork. Sold in May 1965, to Pietro Ferraro of Trieste, Italy. In 1969, Ferraro sold the car. It was next with a French owner in 1971. He owned the car for nearly the next 25 years. Sold to Brandon Wang in 1995, who entered the car at numerous historic races across Europe from 1995 to 1998 and had the car restored. Bruce and John McCaw’s Cavallino Holdings in Seattle, Washington, acquired it in 1999. In 2004 the car was sold to Christopher Cox of Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Subsequently, it has been in the care of just two private collectors, the latest since 2014. Lot S195.2. Not sold at $23 million.

 

 

    275 GTS, S/N 6809 (1965). Bianco with black interior. The sixth of 200 built. Mechanically sorted and restored to its original factory color combination in 2022. Matching-numbers engine and gearbox. New ANSA exhaust system, Borrani wire wheels, instruments in kilometers. Factory books and tool roll. Lot S218. Not sold at $1.1 million.

 

 

    275 GTB/4, S/N 9565 (1967). Nero with pella orange leather. 82,453 miles. One of six originally painted black at the factory. Known ownership since new and history within the Italian gentleman hillclimb racing scene. First owned by Dr. Luigi Ravizza of Verona, Italy. Ravizza campaigned in a number of Italian hillclimb races during his ownership. Raced from May through July 1968 at the Castione Baratti-Neviano degli Arduini hillclimb, the Coppa Citta di Volterra hillclimb, the Vittorio Veneto-Cansiglio hillclimb and the Bolzano-Mendola hillclimb, and ultimately claimed First in Class at the XXII Trento-Bondone hillclimb on July 14, 1968. It was featured in the Ferrari 1968-69-70 Yearbook. In 1971, it was exported to the United States and sold to Gerry Sutterfield of Mount Vernon, Ohio. In 1984, it was sold from Sutterfield to its third owner, Don Vitale, from Southbury, Connecticut. Vitale commissioned a restoration in red with a black interior that was completed in 1990 prior to displaying the Ferrari at the 1990 FCA National Concours in Watkins Glen, New York. Vitale’s family sold it to Rick Grant in 1999, where it was displayed at the 1999 Cavallino Classic. The Ferrari remained in Grant’s collection until early 2023, when the family sold it to its current owner, who had the car refinished its original color combination. Racer history documented by a Massini report. Factory tool roll. Lot F215. Not sold at $2.8 million high bid.

 

 

    275 GTB/4*S NART SPYDER, S/N 10749 (1967). Grigio Argento with red leather. 50,460 miles. The ninth of 10 built and imported by Chinetti Motors. Sold new to Dr. Michael Serman of Rye, New York, in March 1968. Dr. Serman and his son drove the NART Spyder 47,000 miles over 10 years. In 1977 it was sold to Connecticut. By 1979, it was in Los Angeles, California. It was restored by Bob Shanahan in 1989. It soon found a home with former San Diego Padres owner John Moores. Junior Conway’s House of Color was commissioned to restore 10749. After the restoration, it was exhibited at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in 1995 and Rodeo Drive Concours in 1997. Mr. McCaw of Cavallino Holdings in Seattle, Washington, acquired 10749 in 1998, and by 2002 it passed into the stewardship of Carlos Hank Rhon of Mexico. In 2006, Clive Beecham of England acquired the car. He exhibited at numerous European concours events, including Ferrari’s 60th Anniversary of the Prancing Horse Celebration (2nd in Class) in Maranello, Italy, and a Best of Show victory in 2009 at the Salon Privé Concours d’Elegance. In 2014, the Rare Wheels Collection acquired and reintroduced this NART Spyder to the American concours d’elegance scene. The car has been exhibited at the following venues: the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours, 2014 Festival of Speed Orlando, 2015 Cavallino Classic, 2015 Boca Raton Concours, 2015 Amelia Island Concours, 2016 Ferrari Finali Mondiali at Daytona Speedway, 2017 Hilton Head Concours, 2017 Casa Ferrari Pebble Beach, 2018 Cavallino Classic, 2018 Casa Ferrari Pebble Beach, 2019 Elegance at Hershey, 2019 Concours of America at St. John’s, 2021 Chattanooga Motorcar Festival and the 2022 Casa Ferrari Pebble Beach. Lot S195.1. Not sold at $23.5 million.

 

 

    330 GTC, S/N 10761 (1968). Red with black leather. 20,992 miles. Delivered new to Luigi Chinetti Motors in June 1968. Part of a private collection since 2002. It retains the original black leather upholstery. Electric windows and factory air conditioning. Leather owner’s pouch, operating handbook, parts catalog and warranty booklet. Lot T164.1. Sold for $451,000.

 

 

    365 GTC/4, S/N 15359 (1972). Rosso with black leather. 52,573 miles. Delivered new to William Harrah’s Modern Classic Motors in March 1972. Comprehensive restoration by Ambrosio Concepts. Stripped down to bare metal and finished in the correct Rosso color. Dashboard restored using factory-correct ‘mouse hair’ material. Factory-correct windshield, rear glass, and passenger door glass sourced from an OE supplier in Italy. Service performed at 51,742 miles in October 2017 and at 52,552 miles in August 2022. Borrani wire wheels, historical binder including restoration details, original tool kit and 1972 Florida license plate. Lot S145. Sold for $198,000.

 

 

    I don’t normally list multiple results of the same model. I try to choose a representative example to gauge value. These three Boxers all seemed to be fairly comparable to each other. Since there was such a disparity in price I thought you should be exposed to all three results. Ed.

 

    512 BBi , VIN ZFFJA09B000040731 (1982). Red with black Zegna interior. 5,296 miles. Built in April 1982. Delivered new to Charles Pozzi SA, in France. Imported in the mid-1990s. Classiche certification with Red Book. Engine-out service in 2019. Original tool kit. Lot S256.1. Sold for $330,000.

 


    512 BBi, VIN ZFFJA09B000047867 (1984). Rosso Corsa with tan interior. 10,138 miles. California car from new. Power windows, air conditioning, Pioneer AM/FM/cassette radio and equalizer, and fog lights. Retrofitted with a replacement odometer when the original failed at 16,834 miles in 2010; the replacement unit now shows 10,135 miles. Owner’s manuals, spare tire and tool kit. Classiche Red Book certified. Lot S132. Sold for 248,500.

 


    512 BBi, VIN ZFFJA09B000047971 (1984). Red with tan leather. 10,317 miles. Warranty card states the original owner was Elvidio Grande of Pennsylvania. Grande owned several exotic car dealerships including Grande Auto Imports, Auto Palace Sales and Lamborghini of Pittsburgh. Part of a private collection since 1999. Maintenance invoices from Sport Auto LTD in Ridgefield, Connecticut, since 1999. Timing belt service in 2000 at 9,000 miles and again in 2008 at 9,700 miles. Extensive service including Bosch injection pumps in 2014. New Michelin TRX tires in 2022. Lot S253.1. Sold for $198,000.

 


    TESTAROSSA, VIN ZFFSA17A6G0062945 (1986). Red with tan interior. 43,418 miles. Early, single-mirror example. Air conditioning, power windows and quartz clock. Books, tools, window sticker and service records. Lot S130. Sold for $137,500.

 

 

    ENZO, VIN ZFFCZ56B000136089 (2004). Grigio Titanio with black interior. 2,745 miles. One of six finished in Grigio Titanio. Documentation from new includes books and tools, a Massini report and Classiche certification. Lot S131. Sold for $4.5 million.

 


    SUPERAMERICA F1, VIN ZFFGT61A650142605 (2005). Grigio Titanio with beige interior. Scuderia shields. Revocromico variable-opacity pivoting hardtop, Daytona-style seats and hi-fi audio system. Optional Fiorano Handling package with carbon ceramic disc brakes and aluminum calipers. Lot S140. Sold for $319,000.

 

 

    246 GTS, S/N 07898 (1974). Rosso Cordoba with tan leather. 45,963 miles. Delivered new to U.S. West Coast Ferrari distributor William Harrah’s Modern Classic Motors in Reno, Nevada. Daytona seats, air conditioning, power windows. Prior cosmetic restoration in its original color combination. Lot S223.1. Sold for $467,500.

 

 

    308 GTSi, VIN ZFFAA02A2C0040173 (1982). Metallic blue with tan interior. 27,466 miles. One repaint. Recent maintenance includes a new timing belt and water pump. New Michelin tires. Service records, receipts, and owner’s manual.  Lot S144.1. Not sold at $65,000.

 

 

    3.2 MONDIAL CABRIOLET, VIN ZFFXC26A6G0065495 (1986). Red with tan interior. 26,496 miles. Highly original condition. Belts and hoses changed at 20,000 miles. Lot E182. Sold for $41,800.

 

 

    F40, VIN ZFFMN34A3N0092396 (1992). Rosso Corsa with red seats. 8,688 miles. One of 213 total U.S.-spec cars built and one of only 22 U.S.-spec cars produced in 1992. Three-owner car. Winning both the Platinum and Best Supercar Awards at Cavallino 30 in Palm Beach, Florida, in April 2021. In August that same year it was invited by Ferrari North America to be displayed at Casa Ferrari at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Tool kit, books and manuals, service history documented back to 1992. Recent major service completed in October 2022. Service included belt service and fresh cam cover seals, change all fluids and replace the water pump and seals, all eight spark plugs, the tensioner bearing, rear cover gasket and the air conditioning belt. Classiche certification. Lot S131.1. Sold for $3.4 million.

 

 

    360 SPIDER F1, VIN ZFFYT53B000124825 (2001). Rosso Corsa with black interior. 6,008 miles. Scuderia shields, CD stereo system and air conditioning. Lot J154.1. Sold for $129,250.

 

 

    F430 SPIDER, VIN ZFFEW59A950144619 (2005). Rosso Corsa with tan leather. 14,869 miles. Daytona power-adjustable seats with red accents, carbon fiber driving zone and lower cabin zone options, leather-trimmed rollbar and high-power hi-fi audio system. Original polished factory split five-spoke alloy wheels, twin-tipped dual exhaust, spare key/fob, original window sticker, and original owner’s manuals and books with brown leather case. Lot K164. Sold for $143,000.

 

 

    CALIFORNIA, VIN ZFF65LJA4A0172779 (2010). Rosso Corsa with tan interior. 18,257 miles. Ceramic coating, power adjustable Daytona-style front seats, front and rear parking sensors, carbon fiber interior trim, touchscreen with navigation, wind deflector. Recent service. Factory literature, charger, and car cover. Clean CARFAX. Lot E259. Sold for $105,600.

 

 

    CALIFORNIA, VIN ZFF65LJA9A0173295 (2010). Blu Tour de France with tan interior. 1,420 miles. Daytona-style seats, power retractable top, Scuderia shields, black brake calipers. Dual-zone climate control, carbon fiber interior accents and blue seatbelts. Alloy wheels with contrasting Blu Tour de France accents. Lot S146. Sold for $132,000.

 

 

    458 ITALIA, VIN ZFF67NFA9A0176180 (2010). Black with tan interior. 14,364 miles. Satin clear PPF over the black paint. Power-adjustable Daytona-style seats. Carbon fiber interior trim. Yellow tachometer. Dual-zone automatic climate control. Lot U112. Sold for $233,750.

 

 

    458 SPIDER, VIN ZFF68NHAXD0191494 (2013). Rosso Corsa with tan interior. 1,611 miles. Shields, painted carbon fiber engine lid with visible window, carbon fiber fuel filler door, lower sill trim and red brake calipers. Daytona-style power seats, carbon fiber interior accents and hi-fi stereo system. 20” forged diamond sport wheels. Lot S143. Sold for $330,000.

 

 

    CALIFORNIA T, VIN ZFF77XJA7F0207473 (2015). Black with natural interior. 10,352 miles. Carbon fiber driver zone + LEDs, carbon fiber central bridge, carbon fiber dashboard inserts. Ceramic brakes with yellow calipers. Scuderia shields. Daytona-style seats, Daytona-style rear seats, horse stitched on headrests. Extensive service history with receipts. Laminated window sticker. Two master keys, owner’s manuals with tool kit, car cover, battery charger. Clean CARFAX. Lot J207.1. Sold for $165,000.

 

 

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