During the course of the sale the auction house set 10 world record auction prices. It was delivered new to baron emmanuel de graffenrieds official ferrari dealership italauto sa in lausanne switzerland.
As the most celebrated open air ferrari ever made the 250 gt swb california spider is an automobile with few peers.
1961 ferrari 250 gt swb california spider. This 1961 ferrari 250 gt swb california spider once owned by alain delon and part of the baillon collection sold for 18450296 1623 million at an artcurial auction in paris in february. Wrecked rebuilt and changed to covered headlights side vents removed 95 restored by dk with side vents ferrari 250 gt swb california spyder sn 2277gt 61 brussels show car. The 1961 250 gt california spider swb is a vintage high end car inspired and created by a brilliant and world renowned designer and his team its a piece of the history of ferrari as well as within the automotive industry in general and its a rare example.
As completed on december 19 1961 3095 gt was the 33rd swb california spider built. The 1961 ferrari 250 gt swb california spider clearly defined this trend with a spirited round of bidding until the hammer dropped with a realized price of 17160000 setting the single lot. Ferrari 250 gt california spyder sn 2249gt.
Neumann was the west coast ferrari and porsche distributor who had chopped down a gmund built porsche coupe in the late 1940s to create a lightweight competition car. 1961 ferrari 250 gt california l uigi chinetti and john von neumann were ferrari dealers in the united states and the inspiration behind the ferrari 250 california spider. The 1961 ferrari 250 gt california measures 6400 inches in width the 1961 ferrari 250 gt california measures 17400 inches in length and has a wheelbase of 9450 inches.
Ownership of such an automobile both now and when new is something that almost every ferrari enthusiast aspires to yet something that few can attain. Epilogue on may 18 2008 1961 250 gt swb spyder california chassis gt 2377gt was sold by rm auctions in association with sothebys for 64 million euros or 10894400 at then current exchange. Without a doubt the most exciting moment of the afternoon was the appearance of the uncontested star of the.
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