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1963 Ferrari 250 GTE 2+2 Series III Serial Number 4879


Lead photograph of 1963 Ferrari 250 GTE 2+2 Series III Serial Number 4879


Make   Ferrari Model   250 GTE 2+2
Year   1963 Serial #   4879
Engine #    VIN   
Engine Type   128E Chassis Type   508 E/63
Build Sequence #    Number Built   954
Body Type   2+2 Body Builder   Pininfarina
First Owner   Montchoisy (Swiss importer) Current Owner   Current Owner
Build Sheet   No Current Location   Sweden


1963 Ferrari 250 GTE 2+2 Series III s/n 4879 GTE. Well documented ownership history back to 1963. One owner for the last twenty-two years. Treated to a dedicated and detailed long-term restoration from the frame and bare tub-up by a knowledgeable owner. Excellent body, ready for final paint. A Series III GTE with the later cylinder heads with bigger valves and ports for more power.

Body and chassis stripped and sandblasted to bare metal. Rust-proofed. New door sills, floorpan, firewall and trunk floor. Straight body, the doors, trunk lid and bonnet fit as-new. Painted and ready for final paint. The painted body and frame mechanicals were rebuilt and all rubber seals are new. Bumpers re-chromed. Very good leather front and rear seats. New carpet material.

Engine rebuilt from a bare-block with original Ferrari parts. New liners, pistons, valves, valve guides, bearings, chains, tensioner, etc. Distributors and carbs rebuilt. Several new-old-stock spares including spare pistons and headers. Exhaust system, fuel lines, brake lines and booster are new. New exhaust system. Radiator re-cored. Four new Borranis. Needs only final assembly and final paint. Photo documented. Comes with the complete toolkit with leather tool bag. Matching engine-chassis numbers. In Europe, with EEC duty paid.


S/n 4879 GT. 1963 Production. Body no. 68616. 250 GTE 2+2 Series III. Chassis Type 508E. LHD.

Destination: new to Montchoisy, Switzerland.

Then to Pelle Mark, Billdal, Sweden. On Swedish plates OA 455.

Later to Philippsons Bil Ab, Goteborg, Sweden.

Later to Gunnar Lindholm, Surte. Overhauled the heads.

Later in Karlstad, Varmland, Sweden on Swedish plates S 9047.

1973, 30 Sept., sold to Lars Bostrom, Rotgat 6, 23200 Arlov, Sweden. On Swedish plates MA 887. Owned by Bostrom since 30 Sep 73. Ref.: Jun 85 ltr. from Claes Boreus. In storage, not running.

1988, 20 Feb., sold to the current owner in Sweden. All original, has been sitting in the garage for 12 years. Perfect interior, weak paint and chrome, but no rust and no dents. Needs to be taken apart, cleaned, and put back together. Has all tools, toolbox, and backseat luggage rack w/straps

2010, December on consignment with Mike Sheehan’s Car about 90% restored, needs interior assembly and final paint.

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.