Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Comp. Conversion

12467 1969/apr 3rd
Ferrari 365 GTB/4, Euro,
Rosso Chiaro / Black leather

N.A.R.T. Competizione conversion, LHD
no bumpers, plexi windows
96 - eligible Challenge storico Ferrari Shell
Date Result Event Driver # Reference
69/apr/28 - completed as road-going model. Retained at factory as development prototype/test bed.  
71/apr/26 - Luigi Chinetti Motors, Inc., 600 West Putnam Ave, Greenwich, CT, U.S.
71/apr - serviced by Assistenza Clienti, Modena  
71/apr - converted to Group 4 competition prototype for Chinetti/N.A.R.T. by Gianni Diena's "Autofficina Sport Auto", Modena, and Piero Drogo's "Carozzeria Sport Car".
71/jun/5 - shipped directly to Le Mans. Inv. 378/71
5th OA
5th S5.0
24h Le Mans Bob Grossman /
Coco Chinetti
#58 FaLM p109    TF p322

could not run in the GT5.0 class in '71
71/nov/17 - Grossman Motor Car Corp., West Nyack, NY, U.S.
Chinetti's "Manufacturer's Statement of Origin" documents "first transfer in ordinary trade and commerce" of "new motor vehicle: 71 Competition Ferrari 365 GTB-4 Racing Car".
71/nov/22 - Clive Baker, Baker Motor Co., Atlanta, GA, US
Ring Free Oil
15th OA
2nd GT+2.5
6h Daytona Bob Grossman /
Clive Baker /
Charles Reynolds
19th OA
5th IC
12h Sebring Harry Ingle /
Charles Reynolds
11th OA
3rd GT+2.5
6h Watkins Glen Tony Di Lorenzo /
Charles Reynolds
73/jan/24 - Harley E. Cluxton III, Grand Touring Cars, Inc., IL, USA  
73/jun/25 - Herb Wetanson, NY, NY, USA  
73/late - offered by Mark Derish, New York City; brand-new engine and gearbox. FCA 10/73
74/apr/18 - Daniel P. Kingsford, Princeton, NJ, USA  
75/jul/18 - William Kontes, Vineland, NJ, USA - The Checkered Flag
75/jul/20 - repeatedly offered until 1977 by The Checkered Flag, NJ; "race-prepare by NART with further modifications by Holman & Moody." NYT
77/may/20 - Dave Gunn, Suffield, CT, USA  
77/jun - FCA National Meeting, Watkins Glen, New York  
78/jan/25 - Ferrari Automobili, S.p.A. Sefac, Modena issues English "Certificate D'Origine" for 12467 Berlinetta, "built April 1969": "Vehicle is being exported to USA solely for display and cannot be sold, or operated on public roads". #7645
84/may - offered by Gunn +203-668-5909 FML 09/10
84/aug/22 - William Kontes, Milville, NJ, USA - The Checkered Flag  
85/dec - repeatedly offered through 1991 by The Checkered Flag, Millville, NJ, USA, initially for $165,000; "Thoroughly updated and restored by previous owner, new stage 3 specification engine." HMN 12/85 p7204
87/may - FCA National Meeting, Washington D.C  
89/jun/02 3rd IC FCA Concours Lake Lanier Island, class 24 William Kontes
91 - Alan Tyler, College Park, MD, USA  
92/sep - consigned to Todd A. Morici, West Paterson, NJ by Security Savings Bank SLA, Vineland, NJ, after Bill Kontes had defaulted on his $10 Mio loan secured with this car and two non-Ferraris.
Asking $400,000 for "first Daytona modified for competition with factory involvement."
FML 1720
93/mar/19 - Released by failed bank's conservator for $205,000, shipped by Morici to Vintage Motor Car Company (Bernie Chase), Encinitas, CA.
13,483 miles at pickup by Intercity Lines, Inc.
Bank Release / Shipping Order
93/apr - Vintage Motor Car Company (Bernie Chase), Encinitas, CA. Asking $335,000.- FML 1807
93 - Harley E. Cluxton III, Scottsdale, AZ, USA  
93 - Robson S. Walton, Bentonville, AR, USA  

Sometime btw. 1993—1995 the history of the car forks!

One car's chassis had been restamped at some point; the stamping is not type-correct, nor even period-correct:

93 - Dyke & Sue Ridgley, Decatur, IL, USA  
95/jan - Engine block damaged and crankshaft broken. Engine rebuilt using a block and crankshaft sourced from a wrecked Daytona.  
03/jan/22-26 XII. Cavallino Classic Bill Kontes
05/feb - Len M. Rusiewicz, Coopersburg, PA, USA (incl. original engine block. Part exchange for 375 MM 0360AM)
13/jun - "Best of Italy" ... ¯ Simeone Automotive Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA  
14/may/18 Gerald Roush Memorial Award Reading Concours d'Elegance Len M. Rusiewicz
14/aug/16-17 - Gooding & Company's Pebble Beach Auctions
Lot 127 - 1969 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Competizione s/n 12467
Est. Est. $5,500,000 - 7,000,000
Not Sold, High Bid $3,5mio
15/Nov/19 - Keno Brothers ‘Rolling Sculpture’ auction, NYC (US),
st. $4.9M - $5.9M .
Not sold (high bid $4.8M)
.. - appeared at Lehigh Valley Cars & Coffee, PA, US
17 - Guikas GTC, Carnoux-en-Provence, FR
17/sep/9-10 - Chantilly Arts & Elegance, FR
18/jul/07 - Artcurial "Le Mans Classic". Lot 84, 16,659 km, with original engine block "B162" that bears scutineering stamps; chassis stamping neither type-correct nor period-correct.
Est. €6.5-7.5 Mio; not sold, high bid €5.4 Mio
18/sep - Ferrari Classiche would require #12467 to be accurately restored to either its configuration for 1971 Le Mans, or for the 1972 U.S. races, to qualify for certification.  
20 - Jacques Bajol, Toulouse, FR  
22 - Bare-metal restoration to full Le Mans 1971 specs at Corrado Patella's Autoofficina Omega, and Dino Cognolato's Carozzeria Nova Rinascente. Original cylinder heads with 1971 Le Mans scrutineering stamps reunited with original engine block.  
23/jun/09 - RM Sotheby's "Le Mans", FR. Lot 122, "Dutch-titled, undergoing inspection for Classiche certification", new chassis stampings to mimic original. Est. €4.8-5.2 Mio; not sold.  
2024/jan/31 - displayed by Sport & Collection at Retromobile, Paris, F
German-Titled 12467
Chassis stamping appears type-correct.
93 - René Granelli, BE. Engine No "B 162", Type 605 gearbox No. 29. Is said to have purchased from U.S. via UK broker.  
95/dec/30 - C.&U. K., DE.  
99/jun/02-05 3rd iC 11th Giro di Sicilia Storico, Palermo-Trapani-Agrigento-Acireale, IT Hamprecht / Kolles, DE #202 Programme, Pg 15 "Elenco Iscritti"
01/feb/22 - Restauration completed. German title issued for "vehicle imported from U.K.", 65,353 km, registered for street use. "IN-F365H" (DE)
23/may - undergoing Classiche inspection.



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