2955GT 61   *** 24th ***
Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder, LHD
Steel
there is no reference to any special "allestimento", that means that it should have covered headlights as the majority of the Californias
The original color was white (bianco) with black leather (nero)
Chassis Tipo 539/61
Engine Tipo 168/61
Gearbox Tipo 539/61
Date Result Event Driver # Reference
61 - Auto-Becker, Duesseldorf, D
The car had 2 different "schede commerciali" or commercial files. The dealer was Auto-Becker in Duesseldorf. The name of the first client is unknown, but it looks like he was living in Italy. The 2nd "commercial file" (july 1961) is due to the fact that the car was foreseen to be shown at 1961 Frankfurt Motor Show, and then delivered to the customer.  
61/sep/21-oct/01 - displayed at IAA Frankfurt show  
There was a white Ferrari Spyder displayed in 1961 at the IAA in Frankfurt and it looked like it had covered headlights  
The A and the B technical checks (tagliandi) have been made by Ferrari in the factory. The C inspection and check has been performed by Malagò (today SAMOCAR, Ferrari dealer in Rome). This makes suppose the car running in Italy, rather than in the States, at least in the first year.  
6. - Charles P. Hamill, Jr., 500 Mascoutah, Belleville, Illinois, USA  
6. - Luigi Chinetti, NY, NY, USA  
6. - Bernhard Stayman, 4242 Northgate Court, Dayton, OH, USA until 68/69 when he bought 3387GT 250 GTO  
69 - Kenneth Mars, L.A., CA, USA "XUM 162 (CA)"
00/jan/26 - Rick Cole, CA, USA (550 Maranello + $)  
00/jan - Craig Jackson, USA - paid $875k  
00/jan - offered for $1.0mio  
00/mar - Klaus Busch, Dreieich, D - paid $1.0mio  
0. - completely restored in Italy, repainted dark blue met.  

 

 

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