7 February 2018

1976 Ferrari 308 GTB 'Vetroresina'

  • Chassis no. 19751
  • Engine no. 01863

Without Reserve

Documents: Dutch Kentekenbewijs

  • Rare and desirable fiberglass ‘Vetroresina’ 308 GTB
  • One of 712 built and one of only 100 examples imported to North America

One of just 712 fiberglass ‘Vetroresina’ Ferrari 308 GTB coupés produced, and one of only 100 originally imported into North America, this car’s early history has been documented in Gerald Roush’s Ferrari Market Letter, with documentation accompanying the car.

Imported new by Chinetti-Garthwaite, of Paoli, Pennsylvania, today, chassis no. 19751 sports its original colour of Azzurro Metallizzato. The car was then sold new to FAF Motorcars of Tucker, Georgia, on 9 February 1977. FAF Motorcars then sold the car to John Jellinek of Chicago, Illinois, who took delivery of the car directly from Chinetti-Garthwaite. It was then immediately offered for sale at Joe Marchetti’s International Autos in Chicago, where it was sold to Howard Schultz of Chicago.

Subsequently, this Vetroresina was sold in April 1988 to Netherlands-based Hans Disma. Mr Disma has enjoyed this Vetroresina to its full potential and appeared regularly at Ferrari Club events in the Netherlands in his ownership. After its importation to Europe, the car’s U.S. side markers were removed, and its U.S.-specification bumpers were updated to the more attractive European bumpers.

Presented in its original and desirable colour, with tool roll, ownership and race history documentation, as well as shipping documentation, this 308 GTB Vetroresina is ready to be enjoyed by its new owner.

• Rare et désirable 308 GTB ‘Vetroresina’ en fibre de verre
• Fait partie des 712 exemplaires produits et des 100 exportés en Amérique du Nord

Faisant partie des 712 exemplaires de coupés Ferrari 308 GTB ‘Vetroresina’ produits, et des 100 exemplaires exportés à l'origine en Amérique du Nord, cette voiture affiche une histoire dont les premières années ont été documentée dans la Ferrari Market Letter de Gerald Roush. Elle est accompagnée de sa documentation.

Importée neuve par Chinetti-Garthwaite, de Paoli (Pennsylvanie), cette voiture (numéro de châssis 19751) présente aujourd'hui sa teinte d'origine "Azzurro Metallizzato". Elle a été ensuite vendue neuve à FAF Motorcars, de Tucker (Géorgie), le 9 février 1977. Le même FAF Motors la cédait à John Jellinek, de Chicago (Illinois), qui venait en prendre livraison chez Chinetti-Garthwaite. Elle était ensuite immédiatement proposée à la vente chez Joe Marchetti (International Autos, Chicago), où elle était achetée par Howard Schultz, de Chicago.

En avril 1988, cette Vetroresina était vendue à un M. Hans Disma, basé aux Pays-Bas. M. Disma a ensuite largement profité de cette Vetroresina, apparaissant régulièrement dans les rencontres sportives du Club Ferrari en Hollande. Après son importation en Europe, la voiture a été débarrassée de ses réflecteurs latéraux et a reçu des pare-chocs européens, plus élégants que les éléments aux normes américaines.

Avec aujourd'hui sa belle couleur d'origine, une trousse à outils, la documentation concernant ses propriétaires précédents et son histoire en course, ainsi que la documentation d'importation, cette 308 GTB Vetroresina est prête à apporter à son nouveau propriétaire le plaisir de conduire qui la caractérise.

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