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1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano Coupe / 0609GT Vehicle Information

1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano photograph

1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano photograph

1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano photograph

1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano photograph

1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano photograph

1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano photograph

1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano photograph

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The Pinin Farina-designed Ferrari 250 Europa GT debuted at the 1954 Paris Motor Show, where it officially launched spec car builder Ferrari into the world of low volume production cars. The demand for the 250 GT came so feverishly that Pinin Farina could not keep pace, so they called on design house Carrozzeria Boano. Boano built sixty 250 GT's in both steel and aluminum and all with a slightly lower roof line than the cars manufactured by Pinin Farina. When Mario Felice Boano moved on to FIAT, the design house was taken over by employee Ezio Ellena, who elevated the roofline back to original specifications.

This Ferrari 250 GT low-roof Boano-bodied coupe is approximately the 52nd of 88 examples built. The coachwork was done in lightweight alloy and is believed to be one of a few (possibly a dozen) such alloy-bodied Boanos.

This 250 GT was fitted with a 3-liter 128B motor that had a 2,953cc displacement size and offered 240 horsepower. It has a four-speed manual gearbox and four-wheel drum brakes.

The first owner of record was Luciano Pacini of Rome who took delivery in April of 1957. It was given registration tags 'Roma 286041' and purchased in December of 1957 by the Societa Immobiliare Agricola Rifugio, and the car continued to reside in Rome for the next three years. In February of 1960, it was acquired by Giuseppe Casagrande of Naples, Italy. Its history from that point until the 1980s is not fully known. In the 1980s it was acquired by Hans Thulin of Sweden. In 1989, it was auctioned off in Monaco, and was soon acquired by Robert Beachem of England. A short time later, it was given a restoration by Colin Clarke Engineering of London.

It passed to John Collins' Talacrest Ltd., and was sold in July of 1997 to Robert Korastinsky, an American residing in Basel, Switzerland. It was registered on Swiss license plates in August 1998. It was entered in the Mille Miglia Storica in May of 2002, but did not start the race.

At some point, the car was transported to Germany.

In August of 2012, it was sold to Mario Bernardi of Hannover, who conducted a mechanical restoration during January of 2013.


By Daniel Vaughan | Nov 2018



2016 Scottsdale, The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $1,500,000-USD $1,800,000 
Lot was not sold

1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1956 sales)
1956 Ferrari 250 GT Alloy Coupe by Boano
Chassis#: 0613 GT
Sold for USD$1,352,500
  2021 RM Sothebys : Arizona
1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano image  1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano image  
1956 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe
Chassis#: 0581GT
Sold for USD$522,000
  2019 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach
 
1956 Ferrari 250GT Berlinetta Coachwork by Carrozzeria Boano
Chassis#: 0543GT
Sold for USD$1,133,000
  2017 Bonhams : Quail Lodge
1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano image  1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano image  
1956 Ferrari 250 GT Alloy Coupe
Chassis#: 0613 GT
Sold for USD$1,485,000
  2016 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach
1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano image  1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano image  
1956 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe 'Boano Prototype' by Pinin Farina
Chassis#: 0435GT
Sold for USD$1,485,000
  2015 RM Sotheby's : Monterey
1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano image  1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano image  
1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano Coupe
Chassis#: 0625 GT
Sold for USD$726,000
  2013 RM Auctions - Monterey
1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano image  1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano image  
1956 Ferrari 250 GT coupé Boano
Sold for USD$624,073
  2012 Artcurial Motorcars at Rétromobile
 
1955 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta
Chassis#: 0429 GT
Sold for USD$715,000
  2011 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach Auctions
1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano image  1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano image  
1956 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe by Boano
Chassis#: 0543 GT
Sold for USD$440,000
  2010 RM Auctions - Sports & Classics of Monterey
1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano image  1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano image  
1956 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe Boano
Chassis#: 0569 GT
Sold for USD$542,037
  2009 Ferrari – Leggenda e Passione
 
1956 FERRARI 250 GT LWB BOANO BERLINETTA
Sold for USD$550,000
  2007 Worldwide Auctions - Houston Classic 2007
 
1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano
Chassis#: 0661GT
Sold for USD$417,780
  2006 Coys Auction - The Sports car Auction
 
1956 Ferrari 250GT Boano Coupé Prototype
Chassis#: 0521GT
Sold for USD$168,910
  2003 Bonhams - Exceptional Ferrari Motor Cars
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1956 Ferrari 250GT Berlinetta0543GT2019 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais $1,000,000$1,300,000
1956 FERRARI 250 GT ALLOY COUPE0609GT2016 Scottsdale, The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa $1,500,000$1,800,000
1956 Ferrari 250GT Berlinetta0543GT2011 Bonhams Les Grandes Marques à Monaco $450,000$550,000
1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano 2007 Gooding & Company $600,000$700,000

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1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano vehicle thumbnail image  1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano vehicle thumbnail image  
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1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano vehicle thumbnail image  1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano vehicle thumbnail image  

Ferrari 250 GT Boano Vehicle Profiles
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Chassis Num: 0609GT
Engine Num: 0609GT
Model Year: 1956
Profile and Auction History
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Chassis Num: 0613 GT
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Profile and Auction History

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Coachbuilder: Boano
Chassis Num: 0625 GT
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Ferrari 250 GT Boano Coupe

Coachbuilder: Boano
Chassis Num: 0605 GT
Engine Num: 0605 GT
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Chassis Num: 0641 GT
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