Cars We Sold

1973 Dino 246 GTS Serial Number 05524


Lead photograph of 1973 Dino 246 GTS Serial Number 05524


Make   Dino (Ferrari) Model   246 GTS
Year   1973 Serial #   05524
Engine #    VIN   
Engine Type   236 E Chassis Type   607 E
Build Sequence #    Number Built   1,274
Body Type   Spyder Body Builder   Scaglietti
First Owner   Oakley Current Owner   Current Owner
Build Sheet   No Current Location   Florida


S/n 05524. Dino 246 GTS/E. 1973 Production. Original exterior color: Nuovo Giallo Fly, Code Nr. 20–Y–490. Original interior color: Tan leather, Code Nr. Unknown. Equipment & options: Electric window lifts, air conditioning, 6½″ wide wheels.


1973–76, first owner, Elke Oakley, St. Louis, Missouri. 19,000 miles showing in 1976. Delivery taken in England. After driving the car in Europe, she had it shipped home to St. Louis and sold it to Bud Pessin in 1976.

1976, Bud Pessin sold the car to Marty Coulter, St. Louis, Missouri.

1976–99 with second owner, Marty Coulter, St. Louis, Missouri. 26,082 miles showing in 1982. Still yellow/tan.

1982–83, FOC roster listed by Marty Coulter, St. Louis, MO. Car has been sitting, along with his other Dino 06282, in his garage/barn/shed for the last ten years. Batteries are long since dead. Water and gas lines are rotten, etc. 33,000 miles showing in 1999. Yes, it has A.C. and Power windows. Now has about 33,000 miles.

1999, 14 Sept., as per Marty Coulter he is the 2nd owner. He wants to sell 246 GTS s/n 6282 and this car, s/n 5524 as a “package”. The car is Yellow with tan leather. The top is missing the latches, the headliner pads and needs new rubber seals. Both cars have been sitting in his garage/barn/shed for the last ten years. Batteries are long since dead. Water and gas lines are rotten, etc… He wants to buy a new house, so… both are for sale.

1999, 15 Oct., as per call from Marty Coulter he has two new rear inner trunk tail light cover panels (in plastic) and also two new inner front spare firewall covers that cover the wiring and the under dash “stuff”. Also has two complete weatherstrip kits, one for each car. Also has a new clutch cable for the black car and two new ANZA exhaust systems. Black car was repainted in Imron years ago. Has a spare set of XWXs for the yellow that are new but probably dry rotted. Also has a complete set of 16 inch speedline wheels and brand new Pirelli tires that he was going to use on the black Dino.

1999, 27 Nov., for sale in FML, half page ad, by M. Sheehan. Fly yellow with tan leather. One owner for 26 years! Sitting 10 years. 32,884 miles. Factory a/c, p/w. Runs and drives well but needs paint. Priced to sell at $52,500 very firm.

1999, 29 Dec. sold to new owner. Florida.

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