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Ferrari-LogoFerrari 195/212 Coupé (1951–1952)

Designer: Giovanni Michelotti, Torino (I)

coachbuilder: Swiss Ferrari concessionaire Carrosserie Ghia S.A., Aigle (CH)

Ferrari 212 Export s/n 0137 E (1951)

Chassis No. 0137/E ("Export"), wheelbase 2,500 mm, RHD
Engine No. 0137/E (numero interno "50"), V12, 2,562.51 cm³, 150 bhp @ 6,500 rpm
Steering Box No. 159 (built 25/06/1951)

color: red, interior: tan (Urban 2007: p. 32)

pictured in Ghia Aigle brochure, radiator grille concave, split windshield

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1951 owner Henry Thiébaud (CH)

20/02/1952 pictured in Automobil Revue

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197x owner F. John Buckland, Broadchalke (Salisbury, GB) (www.barchetta.cc: 1987)
license plate EAM 212L
larger air vent on hood, front and rear bumpers, modern rear lights, and plexiglass windows, one-piece instead of split windshield

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1985 sold through car dealer Dan Marguelis, London (GB)

1985 owner Robert Marceca, New York (USA)

12/1989 owner Mark McClintick (de Boer 1994 erroneously: McClintock), Columbus (Ohio, USA) (www.barchetta.cc: 1992)
05/06/1992 2nd in class 1 (Pre-1956) at Ferrari Club of America (FCA) 1992 National Concours in Grand Rapids (Michigan, USA)

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07/1992 Blue ribbon award at Meadow Brook Hall Concours d´Elegance (McDermott 1992, 1993) at Oakland University in Rochester (Michigan, USA)

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10/1994 offered by Ferrari of San Francisco, Mill Valley (California, USA) at $ 295,000

1995 sold through Bill Noon (Symbolic Motor Car Company, SMC), La Jolla (California, USA)

1995 owner Emile Yamano, Tokyo (J)
registered in Shinagawa City (= ward of Tokyo) with license plate 品川 34 る・5 10 (japan. = Shinagawa 34 Ru 5 10)
09–12/05/1996 participant of 14. Mille Miglia Storico (I); race no. 245

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01–04/05/1997 participant of 15. Mille Miglia Storico (I); race no. 266

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14–17/05/1998 registration no. 253 for 16. Mille Miglia Storico (I) withdrawn (www.barchetta.cc)

199x participation at La Festa Mille Miglia of the Veteran Car Club Tokyo (J); race no. 16

06/1999 owner Yoshiho Matsuda (Matsuda Ferrari Museum), Gotemba (J)

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05/2002 offered by Bill Noon (Symbolic Motor Car Company, SMC), La Jolla (California, USA)
01/06/2002 offered in Ferrari Market Letter at $ 295,000

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2002 owner Charles Arnott, Easton (Maryland, USA)
license plate 8623 ANC
21–26/01/2003 participant at XII. Cavallino Classic with Concorso d´Eleganza at The Breakers Hotel, West Palm Beach (Florida, USA)

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22–25/05/2003 participant of Mille Miglia storico; race no. 347, drivers: Bill Noon, Charles Arnott; did not finish (Massini 2003)

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07/2003 owner Bill Noon (Symbolic Motor Car Company, SMC), La Jolla (California, USA); traded back for 250 GTO s/n 3445GT

04/2004 owner Warren de France, Auckland (NZ)
13/11/2004 exhibited at Whittakers Classic Race meeting in Fielding (NZ)

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17.–20.5.2007 268. place at the 25. Mille Miglia storico, Brescia (I); race no. 225, class E, co-driver: L. Rogers
06/2007 article in New Zealand Classic Car (de France et al. 2007)
(04/08/2007) installation of safety items by Dodson Motorsport, Glenfield (Auckland, NZ)
24/06/2007 partcipant in class 1 “Le Prime Granturismo” at the Concorso d’Eleganza of Ferrari’s 60th Anniversary (1947–2007) in Maranello (I)

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7/2013 owner Bill Noon (Symbolic Motor Car Company), La Jolla (California, USA); offer

8/2013 owner Talacrest 2000 AD Ltd., Ascot (Berkshire, GB)

9/2013 owner N.N.
Colour changed: Dark blue

9/2014 owner Talacrest 2000 AD Ltd., Ascot (Berkshire, GB); offer

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Ferrari 195 Inter s/n 0195 EL (1952)

12/1951 chassis and engine manufactured
Chassis No. 0195/EL (“Export Lungo”), extended wheelbase 2,550 mm, RHD
Engine No. 0195 “S”, V12, 2,341 cm³, 140 bhp @ 6,500 rpm, single twin-choke carburettor (Weber 36 DCF)

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ca. 01/1952 at Ghia Aigle

 

 

 

 

2x–30/03/1952 exhibited at 22. Geneva Motor Show (20–30/03/1952)
metallic gray with silver roof (Urban 2007: p. 34; Massini 1993b: two tone metallic gray), radiator grille convex, split windshield

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03/1952 1. owner Roberto Bellorini, Lausanne (CH) (Corness 1990: sold by Ghia Aigle; Marcel Massini, pers. comm. 09/12/2004: bought directly from Ferrari in Maranello)

1955 2. owner Emanuel “Toulo” de Graffenried (Italauto S.A.), Lausanne (CH)

195x 3. owner Hans Wirz, Effretikon (CH)
registered in Zürich (CH) with license plate ZH 891

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195x imported to USA (Massini 1993b)

196x owner Harry Morrow, Burbank (California, USA)

30/12/1969 owner Mark Lloyd Dees, Beverly Hills (California, USA)
license number ZUR 773 changed to UL 12

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197x repainted blue metallic
197x dismantled

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1981 dismantled for restoration at European Auto Restoration, Costa Mesa (California, USA)

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US-$ 10,000 spent on chassis and engine (rebuilt by Allan Bishop) and US-$ 10,000 on body (Helm 1987, Tuckey & Kent 1987)
Steve Griswold, San Francisco (California, USA): rebuilt of gearbox with new low gear (from Graypauls, GB)

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11/1984 sold through Michael W. Sheehan (European Auto Sales), Costa Mesa (California, USA); bill dated 18/12/1984: total sales price US-$ 22,500 (incl. US-$ 5,000 brokers commission)
dismantled, body in primer; radiator and some small body parts missing
01/12/1984 laden on board of ocean vessel “Lilly Star” from port of Los Angeles (California, USA) for shipment to Brisbane (AUS); 29/11/1984 prepaid freight charge US-$ 2,621.32

11/1984 owner Ray Helm, Forestdale (AUS)

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Arrival in Australia

 

 

 

 

restoration until 1987 (see restoration report: Helm 1987)
Jim Inglis (AUS): steering wheel, resin moulding of interior handles and switches and tail light lenses; mechanics

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front suspension rechromed
Colin Chapman (AUS): body; correction of right door opening, straightening of accident damaged front grille; new window glasses including for the original perspex rear window made from a Ford Falcon windscreen

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Tony Cairns (AUS): re-upholstery of interior with new beige leather, trim in blach diamond shaped quilted vinyl and beige leather; carpets
Karl (Arrow Custom): painting with Glasurit color burgundy

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1987 license plate Q 195

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1987 winning best restoration trophy and prize for the most desirable car at Ferrari Owner´s Club (FOC) National Concours d´Elegance (AUS)
1988 exhibited at Brisbane Motor Show (AUS)

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04/1988 Article in Wheels (Tuckey 1988)
07/1989 Article in Sports Car World (Tuckey & Kent 1989)

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07/1990 article in Australian Sports Driver (Corness 1990)

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1991 article in Super Car Graphic (Tuckey & Victor 1991)

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04/1993 National Ferrari Rally at Winton Motor Raceway in Victoria (AUS)

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09/1994 Article in Australia´s Sports & Classic Cars (Gavaghan & Greenaway 1994)

1995 at Wakefield Park Raceway during a Ferrari Rally held at Bowral (AUS) (?)

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08/1996 owner David L. Rodd, Elsternwick (Victoria, AUS)
repainted with black roof
2000 offered for sale (Mark Shannon, pers. comm. 13/04/2006)

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06/2004 car dismantled for rebuild of the body (Ray Helm, pers. comm. 11/12/2004)

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[Sources: Massini 1993b, www.barchetta.cc and the cited references]