Heroshot
$2,424,882
Sale Price
$2,716,320 - $3,169,040
Est. Range
No
Reserve
19 November 2021
Sold Date
144
Lot Number
#2
Modified restoration
RM Sotheby's
Auction House
Chassis no. 7765; Engine no. GP07213. Blu Sera over Beige Scura leather and cloth. 3286/240hp, 5-speed, centerlock alloy wheels, 3-lobe wheel nuts, Dunlop Racing tires, drilled pedal pads on floor mounted pedals, fire system, Willans 4-point belts, driver's headrest, braced roll bar, short nose, covered headlights, lightweight opening panels.

Evaluation: Bought new by Count Frederic Chandon de Brialles, sold after a year to Claude Bouscary who upgraded from three carburetors to six and raced it in France, winning the French GT Championship in 1967. Restored in 1991 with a Roelofs Engineering six-carburetor engine and competition gearbox that are still installed along with many other competition modifications. The rebuilt original 3-carburetor engine s/n 07765 and gearbox are included along with other removed original items. Ferrari Classiche certified. Very good cosmetics, spotless engine compartment.

Bottom Line: With a combination of interesting history, period competition success, top quality race preparation and two engines this 275 GTB has a lot going for it. All of that is reflected in the price it brought, a result that is fair to both the buyer and the seller.

by Rick Carey
7 December 2021
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Condition #1: Concours
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Condition #5: Poor
Running, but battered, incomplete, and perhaps rusty.
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Parts car.
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