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    62 300 mi / 100 263 km
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    Convertible / Roadster
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    United Kingdom
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- Fabulous Argento Auteuil from new with Black leather ''Daytona Seats'' - Rare, UK supplied right-hand drive GTS - One of the finest available - Extremely well maintained - Supplied with an extensive history file We are incredibly pleased to offer this beautiful, UK-supplied Ferrari 246 GTS Dino. It was supplied new by S.G.M. Garages Ltd of Newcastle Upon Tyne to its first owner at Conforth Developments Ltd on the 24th September 1973. Letters from Tony Willis at the Maranello Concessionaires Archive and copies of the original build sheet confirm that chassis #06964 was finished in Argento Auteuil with a Nero interior. Also specified were 2 door mirrors, Perspex headlight covers, radio, 2 speakers and an electric aerial which all remain to this day. Following two further owners, the car was purchased by John Harris, the sound engineer for rock band Queen. It is believed that Queen's song ''I'm in Love with My Car'' was written about Mr Harris and his attachment to his Dino. In the early 1980s after Mr Harris' ownership came to an end the car was purchased by a Mr J. Ford who had the car completely restored by Rosso Ltd, leading to a Concours class win in 1982 at the Ferrari Owners Club, Eastington Hall Concours. In 2008, the Dino was owned by a Mr N. Freeman who decided the Ferrari could do with a bit of attention. An engine rebuild was at the top of the list which was carried out in May 2008 by a Ferrari specialist who entirely removed and dismantled the

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97-101 North Road
United Kingdom
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