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1953 Ferrari 212 Inter Pinin Farina Coupe Serial Number 0279 EU

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Lead photograph of 1953 Ferrari 212 Inter Pinin Farina Coupe Serial Number 0279 EU

Specifications

Make   Ferrari Model   212 Inter
Year   1953 Serial #   0279 EU
Engine #   0279 EU VIN   
Engine Type   212 Chassis Type   212 Inter
Build Sequence #    Number Built   1 of 4 LHD 212 PFs
Body Type   Coupe Body Builder   Pinin Farina
First Owner   USA Current Owner   Current Owner
Build Sheet   No Current Location   Louisiana

Features

A complete ground–up restoration done in the early 1990s and little use since. Red exterior with cream leather. A triple–carburetor, matching number car with an original 13,388 km that was with the same owner in California for over 25 years. Mechanical restoration by Tom Valereo and Nino Epifani. Left hand drive. Eligible for almost any event.

History

S/n 0279 EU. 1953 212 Inter Pinin Farina hardtop coupe. Pinin Farina body number 10932. Entered PF on May 14, 1953, job no. 29746. Destinazione Ferrari, USA. New in Verniciatura azzurro, tetto grigio; Interno in leather. See H. Raab’s FSN Part I, 2nd ed.

To a Mr. Stot.

1975, 05 Oct., offered in the L.A. Times by someone in Orange County, CA at 714 295 6048. Aluminum body in good condition, interior excellent. Engine has one broken piston, no other damage.

1976, March, offered in the Ferrari Owner’s Club USA magazine, by Jim Boulware, San Jose, CA. Excellent condition, original interior.

1976, listed in the Ferrari Owner’s Club USA by Ronald S. Laurie, San Francisco, CA.

1991–1992, body restored by Tom Valereo and mechanicals by Nino Epifani. One of only four left hand drive Pininfarina 212s.

1992, As per European Auto Sales stock no. 2130: Offered by Fantasy Junction. Pininfarina body. In San Francisco Bay Area for twenty–five years.

1994, 26 Aug., at Concours Italiano, Carmel Valley, California, Mark Ketchum.

1994, 28 May – 25 Jun., for sale in FML by Mark Ketcham:

A complete ground–up restoration completed two years ago. Red exterior with cream leather. A triple–carburetor, original 11,000 km car that was with the same owner for over 25 years in California. Mechanical restoration by Nino Epifani. LHD. $225,000.

1995, 13 May – 24 Jun., for sale in FML by Cammisa Motor Car Co., 415 340 7300; fax 415 340 0489:

11,471 original km. S.F. Bay area car past 35 years. Full ground–up restoration at 11,000 km. Red with cream leather. All receipts on restoration. All matching numbers. $175,000.

1995, 24 Jun., at Rosso Rodeo, Beverly Hills, California, Mark Ketcham.

1995, 05 Aug. – 23 Dec., for sale in FML by Cammisa Motor Car Co., 415 340 7300; fax 415 340 0489:

11,471 original km. S.F. Bay area car past 35 years. Full ground–up restoration at 11,000 km. Red with cream leather. All receipts on restoration. All matching numbers. $175,000.

1996, 06 Jan. – 16 Mar., for sale in FML by Cambia Motor Car Co., 415 340 7300; fax 415 340 0489:

11,471 original km. S.F. Bay area car past 35 years. Full ground–up restoration at 11,000 km. Red with cream leather. All receipts on restoration. All matching numbers. $175,000.

1996, 18 Aug., Christies Monterey:

Red/cream leather. Impressive appearance. Chrome and rubbers not perfect, and superb interior let down by some minor details. A handsome car with very shiny red paint. 11,000 original kms. Engine by Epiphany. $100,000 restoration in ’93. Condi: 2-.

2001, entered in the Colorado Grand. Completed without problems.

2006, March, on consignment with Michael Sheehan’s www.Ferraris-online.com.

Note: The above vehicle information is complete and accurate to the best of our knowledge at the time it is posted to this website. Corrections or additional information is always appreciated.