Cars We Sold

1968 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2 Serial Number 11805 GT


Lead photograph of 1968 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2 Serial Number 11805 GT


Make   Ferrari Model   365 GT 2+2
Year   1968 Serial #   11805 GT
Engine #   11805 GT (numero interno A442) VIN   
Engine Type   245 Chassis Type   591
Build Sequence #   197 Number Built   809
Body Type   Coupe 2+2 Body Builder   Pininfarina
First Owner   Garrison Current Owner   Ferraris-online/Fantasy Junction
Build Sheet   No Current Location   California


1968 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2 s/n 11805. Very well documented, low mileage, three owner Queen Mother. A Euro–spec car, built for an American client well known to the Factory. New with US gauges but no side lights or emissions equipment. 1968 build date, smog exempt almost everywhere. Only 30,258 original miles, stored in Las Vegas for thirty years, in remarkably good unrestored condition. From new in Amaranto 19379 M (Burgundy) and now with Nero black vinyl interior and dark red carpets. Just completed brakes, a major mechanical service, cooling system overhaul and new Michelin tires. Has the original tool roll and some tools, the jack and jack bag, and an aftermarket owner’s book and shop manual. Has a strong engine. The 365 GT 2+2 was built for the sporting enthusiast for long distance travel, fitted with air conditioning, power windows, power door vent windows and variable ratio power steering.


S/n 11805 GT. 365 GT 2+2. Euro model. Chassis Tipo 591, Motor Tipo 245, Gearbox Tipo 571/1212, 1968 European production. Originally Amaranto 19379 M with Beige Scuro 846 interior. Assembly sequence #197. PF Body #199/A. Numero interno A 442.

Original destination SAVAF Geneva, Switzerland, but changed before delivery and built as U.S. version for Greg Garrison of Garrison productions. Greg Garrison was the producer of the Dean Martin show. 365 GT 2+2 s/n 11805 has a Euro–spec engine, no smog pump, Euro–spec distributors but US specification instruments, so a Euro car with US instruments.

Identified in H. Raab “Ferrari Serial Numbers Part I, 2nd ed” as a 365 GT 2+2.

1968, new to Greg Garrison.

1970, to Steve Wynn, Las Vegas Casino owner, whose companies built or refurbished the Golden Nugget, the Mirage, Treasure Island, Bellagio, Wynn and Encore.

1973, sold to Mel Ports, aircraft maintenance mechanic for Flying Tigers Air service, based in Las Vegas, NV.

1975 – 1983, Ferrari Owners Club roster listed by Mel Ports, Las Vegas, NV.

2009, 02 Nov., purchased from Mel Ports widow by M. Sheehan and Bruce Trenery.

2009, November – December, serviced at Dino Motors. 1321 South Railroad Ave. San Mateo, CA 94402–2124

Brakes, safety check brakes, fit new brakes hoses and flush system. Major mechanical engine service including check and set cam timing, set valves, overhaul distributors, set and adjust carbs, lubricate and clean carburetors and mechanic gears and torque heads. Overhaul cooling system, new water hoses, sublet flush radiator. Remove and refit heater hoses, heater pipes, clean all water passages, remove thermostat, Rebuild brake master booster. Fit new half–shaft boots. Flush gas tank and fuel lines. Replace passenger window cable.

New parts include two rear brake rubber hoses, three pints of brake fluid; new heater hose, 24 hose clamps, one upper radiator hose, two lower radiator hoses, new thermostat, four new Michelin tires, four inner tubes, one fuel line, new radiator coolant, four new half–shaft boots, one fuel fitting, new battery, new battery frame, nine quarts of gear oil, one window cable. Odometer reading at the time of service: 30,256. Total invoice: $7,669.11.

2009, December, offered for sale by Mike Sheehan’s and Bruce Trenery’s

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