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1972 Dino 246 GTS Serial Number 04302

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Lead photograph of 1972 Dino 246 GTS Serial Number 04302

Specifications

Make   Dino (Ferrari) Model   246 GTS
Year   1972 Serial #   04302
Engine #    VIN   
Engine Type   236 E Chassis Type   607 E
Build Sequence #    Number Built   1,274
Body Type   Spyder Body Builder   Scaglietti
First Owner    Current Owner   Current Owner
Build Sheet   No Current Location   Florida

Features

1972 USA model 246 GTS s/n 04302. 1972 Production. A four–time Platinum scoring USA model 246 GTS. Restored in the late 1980s and again in the late 1990s. Shown at Cavallino, scoring Platinum in 1998, 2000, 2001 and again in 2002, with a Gold finish in 2003. Mechanically maintained and detailed by Tom Straubinger in excellent mechanical condition. A time capsule Ferrari with excellent syncros, a strong engine and everything working as it should. Complete with the leather pouch, owner’s manual and parts book, complete tool set, tool roll, jack, jack bag, lug wrench, tire chalk and the original key fob. Equipped with air, power windows, power antenna and has the original top cover for the targa top. A cosmetically and mechanically superb Ferrari. Would need only minor detailing to be back on the show circuit.

History

S/n 04302. 246 GTS. USA model. Chassis number *04302GTS*. P/w, a/c, Cromodora wheels. New in Nouvo Giallo Fly, Nr 20-Y-490 with Nero leather.

1973–1983, with first owner in USA.

1973, delivered to the official Ferrari importer to the US Chinetti Garthwaite Import Inc., 1234 Lancaster Avenue, Rosemont, PA.

1973, 13 Mar., new to Algar Enterprises, Inc. 1234 Lancaster Ave., Rosemont, PA.

1973, 13 Mar., on Warranty Card # 2402/D, delivered new to Auto Leasing Ltd. 132 Main Street, Menaska, WI.

1982, June, seen at FAF Motorcars, Tucker, GA/USA by Gerald Roush. Yellow with black interior. Wisconsin plate "246GTS".

1983–1984, FAF Motorcars, Tucker, GA. Yellow/black. Sold to Douglas A.P. Hamilton.

1989, June, in Georgia for sale. Still yellow/new black Connolly. Owned by Douglas A.P. Hamilton.

1989, 8 July–22 July, for sale in FML (1414) by 405 588, 0770, GA:

Yellow Imron paint with new black Connolly leather interior. 19,868 original miles. Factory air and p/w. This car is outstanding! Owned by Douglas A.P. Hamilton.

1989, December, at FAF Motorcars for sale. Owned by Douglas A.P. Hamilton.

1990, 06 Jan., for sale in FML (1426) by FAF Motorcars. Owned by Douglas A.P. Hamilton.

Fly yellow with black interior. AM/FM cassette. 19,500 miles. $165,000.

1990, sold by Douglas A.P. Hamilton to Dr. Walter Padow, Plantation, FL. Paid $135k.

1993, Dr. Walter Padow at Cavallino Ferrari Classic II, Palm Beach, Florida. 1st in Class and Outstanding 6-cylinder award.

1995, Dr. Walter Padow at Cavallino Ferrari Classic IV, Palm Beach, Florida. 2nd in Class.

1997, Dr. Walter Padow at Cavallino Ferrari Classic VI, Palm Beach, Florida. Won La Coppa Per Sei Cilindri and Gold class award.

1998, Dr. Walter Padow at Cavallino Ferrari Classic VII, Palm Beach, Florida. Platinum class award.

1999, 23 Jan., Dr. Walter Padow at Cavallino Ferrari Classic VIII, Palm Beach, Florida. Gold class award. Florida plates "DNO-GTS".

1999, paint work for show done by Auto Acrylics, Oakland Park, Florida.

1999, mechanical work and show quality detailing done by Tom Straubinger of TP Restorations.

2000, 22 Jan., shown by Tom Straubinger for Dr. Walter Padow at Cavallino Ferrari Classic IX, Palm Beach, Florida. Won La Coppa Per Sei Cilindri and Platinum class award. Florida plates "DNO-GTS".

2001, 20 Jan., shown by Tom Straubinger for Dr. Walter Padow at Cavallino Ferrari Classic X, Palm Beach, Florida. Class 6 Dino – Platinum class award. Florida plates "DNO-GTS".

2002, 26 Jan., shown by Tom Straubinger for Dr. Walter Padow at Cavallino Ferrari Classic XI, Palm Beach, Florida. Platinum class award. Florida plates "DNO-GTS".

2003, 25 Jan., shown by Tom Straubinger for Dr. Walter Padow at Cavallino Ferrari Classic XII, Palm Beach, Florida. Gold class award. Florida plates "DNO-GTS".

2003, put into storage by Dr. Padow for two and a half years, with monthly checkups done by the owner’s mechanic, Tom Straubinger.

2005, July, sold to current owner.

2006, September, on consignment and offered by Mike 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.