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1962 Ferrari 250 GTE 2+2 Series II Serial Number 4069

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Lead photograph of 1962 Ferrari 250 GTE 2+2 Series II Serial Number 4069

Specifications

Make   Ferrari Model   250 GTE 2+2
Year   1962 Serial #   4069
Engine #   4069 - int# 702/62 E VIN   
Engine Type   128E Chassis Type   508E
Build Sequence #    Number Built   954
Body Type   2+2 Body Builder   Pininfarina
First Owner   Giordani Current Owner   Ferraris-online.com
Build Sheet   No Current Location   California

Features

1962 Ferrari 250 GTE 2+2 Series II s/n 4069. Very good Black Metallic paint. Excellent body. Good older Tan leather. Very good Tobacco carpets. Restored in the 1980s with the original photo album showing the down–to–bare–metal repaint and serviced by the last owner with $16,894.66 in receipts. Matching numbers. A nice older restoration, runs and drives well with great brakes and suspension. Just put through an extensive inspection and pre–purchase, runs very nicely, good oil pressure, minimal smoke. Overdrive works well, all gauges operating correctly. Complete with the original tool roll with most tools, the jack and the hub–puller. Also has the Richard Merritt Operating, Maintenance and Service handbook and the Prancing Horse Motors maintenance manual. Very good Michelin XWX tires on very nice Borrani wire wheels wire with an excellent Michelin XWX spare tire and Borrani wire. This is a very nice, user–friendly, pride–of–ownership 250 GTE.

History

S/n 4069 GTE. Body no. 68333. 250 GTE 2+2 Series 2. Exterior: Grigio Scuro It. 20152S. Interior: Rosso Connolly VM3171.

Destination: Giordani.

1962, sold new to Giordani. Shortly thereafter sold to Jacques Swaters, Garage Francorchamps, Belgium.

1963, imported into Belgium by Jacques Swaters, Garage Francorchamps.

1963, 29 Apr., Jean Paul van Gyssel, Belgium, first Belgium owner. Delivered on this date by Garage Francorchamps.

1963, 30 Jun., Mr. Bruyelles with a birth date of 03 Aug 1939 received a speeding ticket from just outside of Paris, France in this GTE.

1973, Jack Cantile “Bought the car for $3,800 from a used car lot in Richmond, Virginia. The car came from Georgetown in Washington, DC from a man who needed money for Dental school. It had ratty gray paint and a rough red interior.” During the teardown for restoration Jack found the speeding ticket mentioned above. “It took me 10 years and $11,000 to rebuild the car and bring it back to life. Rebuilt the car from the ground up and painted it black metallic with a saddle tan interior.” As per e-mail of 19 May 2004 from Jack Cantile to the 250 GTE Registry.

1973 – 1987, owned by Jack W. Cantile, Richmond, Virginia 23225. Undergoing restoration.

1987, 02 May, won third place in Class 8 (K), (250-330-365 2+2), FCA National Concours, Wolf Trap Farm, Virginia. Entered by Jack Cantile, Richmond, Virginia. Ref.: Prancing Horse, No 84, 3Q87, p. 12, and Cavallino No. 40, Aug/Sep 87, p. 53.

1987, Jack Cantile traded his 250 GTE in on a 1986 328 GTS.

1987, sold to Ken A. MacDowell, Strongsville, Ohio 41136.

1989, 10 July, owned by Ken A. MacDowell, Strongsville, Ohio 41136. On Ohio plates 322 UHZ. Black/tan. Photographed.

1995, 27 May – 24 June, for sale in FML by Ken MacDowell. Black metallic with tan interior. Borranis. Perfect restoration. 70,000 km.

1996, 3 Feb. – 17 Aug., for sale in FML by Ken MacDowell. Black metallic with tan interior. Borranis. Perfect restoration. 70,000 km.

1996, September, with RUM Classics, Madison, Wisconsin. LHD. Black metallic/tan. 42,000 mi, excellent condition. Ref.: 30 Jul 96 FML. Also pictured in Hemmings: 1963 model, all books and tools. Ref.: Sep 96 Hemmings.

1997, 08 Nov., offered as dark blue with tan. Wire wheels. Good older restoration showing use.

1999. 02 June, registered to last owner, Owings Mills, Maryland.

2002, 12 Sept., serviced by Grand Touring Inc., 14232 Cherry Lane Court, Laurel, Maryland, 20707. Repaired emergency brake. Total invoice: $240.80.

2003, 06, June, serviced by Grand Touring Inc. Replaced and re-plated fuel and oil lines. Rebuilt ignition switch. Rebuilt rear shocks. New differential fluid. Rebuilt rear fuel filter. Cadmium plated fuel system fittings. Changed engine oil and filters and transmission oil. New front suspension bump stops. New oil lines. Safety wired underside of car. Fitted new backup light switch. Replaced rubber shift boot. Cleaned and polished all four Borrani wire wheels. Total invoice: $6,902.70.

2004, 26 Mar., serviced by Grand Touring Inc. Changed oil and filters. New spark plugs. Rebuilt heater valves. Tuned engine, balanced carbs. Rebuilt and reset distributors, new bearings and points, re-curved distributor advances. Total invoice: $4,796.12.

2006, 23 May, serviced by Grand Touring Inc. Flushed gas tank. Replaced rear trailing arm bushings and bump stops. Rebuilt water pump. Total invoice: $4,955.04.

2009, June, offered for sale by Mike Sheehan’s 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.