1972 Ferrari Dino 246 GTSSOLD
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We are pleased to offer 1972 Ferrari 246 GTS s/n 03998, a Platinum scoring USA model 246 GTS with only 29,613 total miles. New in Fly yellow with tan leather, A/C, P/W and Campagnolo wheels, and still in Fly yellow with tan leather today. Restored in the late 1980s and again in the late 1990s. Shown at Cavallino, scoring Platinum in 1998. Show quality “patina” leather, excellent paint and body fit, with all rubber, trim and controls detailed to show standards. Complete with the leather pouch, owner’s manual and parts book, complete tool set, tool roll, jack, jack kit and tire chalk. It also includes an album documenting the latest restoration and service records back to the mid–80s.

Mechanically maintained and detailed, this Ferrari is in excellent mechanical condition and needs nothing. A “time capsule” Ferrari with excellent syncros, a strong engine, and everything working as it should. 246 GTS s/n 03998 is equipped with air, power windows, power antenna and has the original top cover used to cover the targa top when stowed behind the seats. A cosmetically and mechanically superb Ferrari that would only need minor detailing to be back on the show circuit.

Reference Number 8367

as of 4/8/2007

Overview
Car 1972 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS
VIN 03998 
Exterior / Interior Color      Yellow /      Tan 
Configuration Left Hand Drive (LHD) 
Transmission Manual Shift 
Options Electronics: Airconditioning, Power Windows
Exterior: Alloy rims, Sunroof
Interior: Leather interior 
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Known History

S/n 03998 GTS. Dino 246 GTS. USA model. March 1972 production. New in fly yellow with tan leather. Power windows, air conditioning and Daytona seats.

 

1972, unknown first US owner.

1985, July, purchased by Don Gienty, Colorado Springs, CO.

1988, March, sold by Don Gienty to J.M. Motorsports, 13950 W. 32nd Ave in Golden, CO.

1988, June, offered for sale by Fine Car Store in San Diego, CA. Yellow with tan leather.

1988, December, with Ken Owen in Sarasota, FL. Still yellow with tan Daytona seats. Price $175,000.

1989, 07 Jan.–21 Jan., for sale in FML by Ken Owen, Sarasota, FL:

Fly yellow with tan Daytona chairs. Air, p/w, Absolutely flawless. 2,700 miles. $175,000.

1989, August, owned by Brett Joiner, MI, Yellow with tan. Offered for sale for $195,000.

1989, 05 Aug.–02 Sept., for sale in FML by Brett Joiner, MI:

Yellow/tan. Ground-up restoration. $200K.

1990, 03 Mar.–31 Mar., for sale in FML by Brett Joiner, MI:

Fly yellow with tan and black Daytona seats. Fresh chrome, carpets, paint and leather. Premier example. $225,000.

1990, to Jerry J. Moore, Houston, Texas.

1995, June, sold by Jerry J. Moore through the Kruse Auction, Tulsa, OK, to Dan Guterman, Tulsa OK.

Dan Guterman then embarked on a quest to find minor parts and trim to restore the car to “Platinum” level.

1996, July, invoice from Dennis McCann Ferrari Parts, Westerville, OH: levers, switches, pipes, hoses and emissions components. Total: $2,709.00.

1996, 12 July, invoice from Dennis McCann Ferrari Parts, Westerville, OH: electrical components. Total: $1,888.70.

1996, 22 July, 3 page work order from Rennsport Werkstatt, LTD. in Tulsa, OK. Major service, work including an engine reseal and electrical components. Total: $1,621.08.

1996, 31 July, final bill of sale from Jerry Moore, Harris county, TX, to Dan Guterman for $58,500.00.

1996, 16 Aug., invoice from T. Rutlands, Inc., Tucker, GA: full suspension bushing and ball joint kit. Total: $1,089.53.

1996, 18 Oct., invoice from PartSource, Camden, ME: air pump package. Total: $2,255.00.

1996, 20 Oct., service invoice from Ken’s Auto in Sand Springs, OK: R&R dash, rear suspension, muffler, rear exhaust manifold, bushings, and bead blasting “A” arms, sway bar, rear coil springs. Total: $662.50.

1996, 26 Oct., service invoice from Ken’s Auto in Sand Springs, OK: work on suspension, choke cable, water valve cable, front header, R&R front suspension bushings. Total: $645.00.

1996, 21 Nov., service invoice from Ken’s Auto in Sand Springs, OK: re–assembly of exhaust. Total: $1,480.00.

1997, 25 Jan., Cavallino Ferrari Classic. Class Five, scored 87 points because of minor flaws in plating, upholstery and external engine appearance.

Dan Guterman then stepped up his quest to correct minor parts, trim and other components problems.

1997, 1 Apr., service invoice from Rennsport Werkstatt, LTD in Tulsa, OK: overhaul the AC and rebuild the water pump. Total $1,825.96. Mileage: 28,258.

1997, 21 Mar., invoice from Dennis McCann Ferrari Parts, Westerville, OH: new windshield. Total: $1,134.50.

1997, 9 Apr., invoice from Wheel Collision Center, Columbus, OH: refinish all wheels. Total: $449.84.

1997, 17 June, invoice from T. Rutlands, Inc., Tucker, GA: four new front and rear shocks. Total: $537.18.

1997, 04 Aug., invoice from Tillack & Co, LTD: new carpet set. Total: $1,242.00.

1998, 31 Jan., Cavallino Ferrari Classic VII. Palm Beach, FL. Class 5–Dino. Scored “Platinum”. Dan Guterman, Tulsa, OK.

1998, June, sold to Bennet, Tulsa, OK. Purchased from Dan Guterman.

2004, January, sold through Barrett-Jackson Auction, Scottsdale, AZ, to current owner, South Dakota.

2004–2007, regularly serviced and maintained by the current owner, South Dakota.