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1959 Ferrari 250 GT

Chassis number : 1433 GT

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Sold for $610,000 at 2017 RM Sothebys : Monterey.
Sold for $638,000 at 2020 RM Sothebys : Shift/Monterey.
This Ferrari 250 GT Coupe wears coachwork by Pinin Farina and given numerous bespoke details, including chromed door sills and a 410 Superamerica-style air intake on the hood. The car left the factory finished in Grigio Azzurro (Max Meyer 13471), with a Rosso vinyl and leather (VM 3171) interior. It was sold new directly by the factory on July 24th of 1959, to Agostino Mereghetti of Milan, for whom it was registered on local plates as 'MI 440357.' On January 21st of 1961, Mereghetti sold it to its second owner, Franco Carrodi. The car remained wiht Mr. Carrodi for the remainder of his life, after which it was received by his heirs in 1986.

In 1987 the car was sold to its fourth owner, Pietro Mariani, also of Milan. Subsequently refinished in a rich Blu with Argento roof, with Naturale leather interior, it was acquired in 2002 by Christian Geistdörfer. Mr. Geistdörfer used the Ferrari in several rallies throughout Germany and Austriaduring the next decade.

The car then entered the Lee Minshull collection before joining the stable of its present owner.

Currently, the car shows 13,330 km on its odometer. It retains its original and numbers-matching engine.


By Daniel Vaughan | Nov 2017

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2020 RM Sothebys : Shift/Monterey

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $600,000-USD $700,000 
Sale Price :
USD $638,000

2017 RM Sothebys : Monterey

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $700,000-USD $900,000 
Sale Price :
USD $610,000

1959 Ferrari 250 GT Auction Sales

Recent Sales of the Ferrari 250 GT

(Data based on Model Year 1959 sales)
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupé Series I By Pinin Farina
Chassis#: 1383 GT
Sold for USD$438,551
  2022 RM Sothebys : Munich
 
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Series II Cabriolet by Pinin Farina
Chassis#: 1941GT
Sold for USD$1,290,183
  2022 RM Sothebys : Paris
 
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Series II Coupé
Chassis#: 1533 GT
Sold for USD$308,835
  2020 Bonhams : The Bond Street Sale
 
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe by Pinin Farina
Chassis#: 1433 GT
Sold for USD$638,000
  2020 RM Sothebys : Shift/Monterey
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1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupé by Pinin Farina
Chassis#: 1533 GT
Sold for USD$498,493
  2019 RM Sothebys : Villa Erba
 
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe
Chassis#: 1315 GT
Sold for USD$599,000
  2019 Gooding & Company : Scottsdale Arizona
 
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe by Pinin Farina
Chassis#: 1245 GT
Sold for USD$643,000
  2018 RM Sothebys : Monterey
1959 Ferrari 250 GT image  
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe by Pinin Farina
Chassis#: 1433 GT
Sold for USD$610,000
  2017 RM Sothebys : Monterey
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1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe
Chassis#: 1275 GT
Sold for USD$489,500
  2017 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach
 
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Series I Cabriolet
Chassis#: 1475 GT
Sold for USD$4,840,000
  2017 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach
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1959 Ferrari 250 GT 'Series I' Coupé
Chassis#: 1247 GT
Sold for USD$464,487
  2017 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupé Pinin Farina
Chassis#: 1365 GT
Sold for USD$419,440
  2016 RM Sothebys : Duemila Ruote
 
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe
Chassis#: 1447 GT
Sold for USD$660,000
  2016 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach
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1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupé
Chassis#: 1649 GT
Sold for USD$668,379
  2015 Bonhams : The Chantilly Sale
 
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe by Pinin Farina
Chassis#: 1301GT
Sold for USD$693,000
  2015 RM Sotheby's : Monterey
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1959 Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Series II Prototype by Pinin Farina
Chassis#: 1213GT
Sold for USD$1,320,000
  2015 RM Sotheby's : Monterey
 
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe
Chassis#: 1195GT
Sold for USD$715,000
  2015 Auctions America - Fort Lauderdale
 
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Pinin Farina Coupé
Chassis#: 1255GT
Sold for USD$401,605
  2014 Bonhams : Goodwood Revival
 
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Series I Cabriolet
Chassis#: 1475 Gt
Sold for USD$5,610,000
  2014 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach Concours
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1959 Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Series I by Pinin Farina
Chassis#: 1181 GT
Sold for USD$6,472,939
  2014 RM Auctions : Monaco
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Ferrari 250 GTs That Failed To Sell At Auction

1959 Ferrari 250 GT's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe by Pinin Farina1491 GT2022 RM Sothebys : Gene Ponder Collection $475,000$550,000
1959 Ferrari 250 GT1809GT2022 Mecum : Monterey$500,000  
1959 FERRARI 250 GT SERIES II COUPÉ1583GT2020 Bonhams : The Bonmont Sale $400,000$600,000
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupé by Pinin Farina1427 GT2020 RM Sothebys : Open Roads, The European Summer Auction $550,000$650,000
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Coupé by Pinin Farina1533 GT2020 RM Sothebys : Paris $390,000$500,000
1959 Ferrari 250 GT Series II Coupé1583 GT2019 Bonhams : The Bonmont Sale $600,000$700,000
1959 FERRARI 250GT SERIES 1 COUPE1471GT2014 Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction $600,000$700,000
1959 Ferrari 250GT Coupe14632012 Bonhams Paris, La Halle Freyssinet Motocars $225,000$280,000
1959 Ferrari 250GT Series II Coupé1629GT2008 The Palace Hotel, Gstaad, Switzerland $250,000$300,000
1959 Ferrari 250GT Coupe1173 GT2005 Bonhams Les Grandes Marques a Monaco $70,000$90,000
1959 FERRARI 250 PF COUPE 2001 Kruse Auction Santa Clara, CA$55,000  
1959 FERRARI 250 PF COUPE 2001 Kruse Auction Auburn, IN$54,000  

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1959 Ferrari 250 GT Profiles

1959 Ferrari 250 GT vehicle information
Coupe
Designer: Pininfarina
Chassis #: 1175GT
1959 Ferrari 250 GT vehicle information
Coupe
Designer: Pininfarina
Chassis #: 1427GT
Engine #: 1427GT
1959 Ferrari 250 GT vehicle information
Cabriolet
Designer: Pininfarina
Chassis #: 1865 GT
1959 Ferrari 250 GT vehicle information
Coupe
Designer: Pininfarina
Chassis #: 1447 GT
Engine #: 1447 GT
1959 Ferrari 250 GT vehicle information
Coupe
Designer: Pininfarina
Chassis #: 1301 GT
Engine #: 1301 GT
1959 Ferrari 250 GT vehicle information
Coupe
Designer: Pininfarina
Chassis #: 2501463GT
1959 Ferrari 250 GT vehicle information
Coupe
Designer: Pininfarina
Chassis #: 1471GT
Engine #: 1471GT
1959 Ferrari 250 GT vehicle information
Coupe
Designer: Pininfarina
Chassis #: 1433 GT
Engine #: 1433 GT
1959 Ferrari 250 GT vehicle information
Coupe
Designer: Pininfarina
Chassis #: 1245 GT
Engine #: 1245 GT
1959 Ferrari 250 GT vehicle information
Cabriolet
Designer: Pininfarina
Chassis #: 1723GT