Cars We Sold

1964 Ferrari 250 GTL Lusso Berlinetta Serial Number 05859 GT


Lead photograph of 1964 Ferrari 250 GTL Lusso Berlinetta Serial Number 05859 GT


Make   Ferrari Model   250 GTL Lusso Berlinetta
Year   1964 Serial #   5859 GT
Engine #   5859 GT VIN   
Engine Type   168U Chassis Type   539U
Build Sequence #    Number Built   350
Body Type   Berlinetta Body Builder   Scaglietti
First Owner   Europe Current Owner   Current Owner
Build Sheet   No Current Location   California


250 Lusso. Gorgeous black paint with a concours quality black leather interior with grey carpets. Fanatical detail work to every component on the car! A much better than new 1964 Lusso. Well documented ownership going back to the first owner, drummer Buddy Rich.


S/n 5859 GTL. 1964 250 GTL.

New to Buddy Rich, the Drummer.

1974, offered for sale by Marty Siedentop, Denver, CO. 77,000 km. Original leather interior and wheels. Strong engine. Iron valve guides; recent clutch, brakes and suspension. Described as a Berlinetta Lusso. When with Siedentop in Denver it was painted a dark brown.

Later in Lincoln Nebraska.

1980, to Gerry Marolda. Black exterior, black interior, gray carpets.

1999, 27 Sept., as per long talk with Gerry, the family has owned all of the cars since about 1980. None are really for sale. They have owned the Lusso for twenty years. Black on Black. Ground up restoration. Everything is powder coated or plated. Every nut and bolt on the car is stainless steel. S/n 5859 GTL.

2002, 14 Nov., met with Gerry Jr. They had a full time mechanic/detailer for the cars in his collection so all are very well maintained and fanatically detailed. Most are older restorations.

2003, 23 Jan., delivered on consignment to Michael Sheehan’s European Auto Sales. Gorgeous car in black on black. Absolutely concours condition.

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