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Lot 262

1967 Ferrari 330 GTC by Pininfarina

  • Chassis no. 09847
  • Engine no. 09847

Sold for $561,000


  • Just over 26,600 miles from new and fitted with its original engine
  • Recent mechanical overhaul by Motion Products Inc.
  • Fitted with factory air conditioning and power windows
  • An ideal driver, one of Ferrari’s greatest touring cars


The 219th example of just 598 330 GTCs built, chassis number 09874 was originally finished in Argento over Nero and fitted with the seldom seen factory options of air conditioning and power windows. Originally sold new in Genova, Italy, to a Mr. Coppola in 1967, the car would only remain in Italy for six years and was sold to Luigi Chinetti Motors in December of 1973 and exported to the United States that same month and was then sold to an owner in Savannah, Georgia. In 1984, the car was purchased by Edward A. Weschler Jr., of Nashotah, Wisconsin.

Weschler kept the car for two years before selling it to the noted Ferrari collector Robert L. Bodin of Minneapolis. Garaged alongside a number of significant Ferraris, the car was repainted red in Bodin’s ownership. By 1989, it had passed to Tim Traff of Wayzata, Minnesota, who had the car refinished in its current colors of black over a red interior. Its next Minneapolis-based owner kept the car for about 10 years. In his custody, the car was shown at the Cavallino Classic in 2002 as well as Concorso Italiano in 2004 but was also driven regularly.

Acquired by its current owner nine years ago, also of Minnesota, the Ferrari was shown by him at the Carmel-by-the-Sea Concours in 2008, where it won 3rd in Class, and also accompanied its owner to the 2012 Cavallino Classic. In his ownership, the car spent the majority of time at his residence in Florida, where it was used and enjoyed in the temperate Florida winters. In his decade of ownership, the car was driven about 5,000 miles, which mostly consisted of leisurely drives with the Ferrari Club of America.

Last year, the car received a complete mechanical overhaul by the Ferrari specialists at Motion Products Inc. of Neenah, Wisconsin, and is said to be a lovely driver and grand tourer in all regards. Furthermore, new Michelin XWX tires were fitted to the car’s Borrani wire wheels. Receipts for this work totaling to $45,000, as well as a thick file of documentation going back to the early 1990s, is included in the car’s history file. The car is also accompanied by a set of owner’s manuals, tools, and a jack.

Well regarded for its luxurious, yet sporting driving dynamics thanks to its rear-mounted transaxle providing perfect balance, the 330 GTC is considered to be one of the most usable and lovely Ferrari grand tourers of the 1960s. Well-presented in attractive colors with a recent mechanical overhaul by Motion Products, this particular 330 GTC is certainly not to be overlooked.

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Alexander Weaver

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California, United States

Alexander Weaver joined RM Sotheby’s in 2011 as a Car Specialist after graduating from Furman University in South Carolina. Born... read more

Augustin Sabatié-Garat

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United Kingdom

Augustin Sabatié-Garat joined RM Europe in 2012 as a Car Specialist after more than a decade in the collector car hobby. Gradua... read more

Barney Ruprecht

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Ontario, Canada

Barney’s interest in classic cars began at an early age after being introduced to his father’s all-original 1965 Porsche 911. Barney l... read more

David Swig

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California, United States

David Swig joined RM Sotheby’s West Coast division as a Car Specialist in May 2015. David is a life-long automobile enthusi... read more

Don Rose

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United States

Don joined RM in 2006 after several years of professionally trading sports and classic cars, and after earning a reputation as a noted... read more

Donnie Gould

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Florida, United States

Donnie Gould joined the RM team in 2002 as a partner and Car Specialist after more than two decades in the vintage automobile auction ... read more

Gord Duff

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Ontario, Canada

Gord Duff began his journey with RM Sotheby’s in 1998. Since then, he has gained an intimate knowledge of a variety of marques a... read more

Jake Auerbach

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California, United States

Jake Auerbach got his start in the automotive industry at an early age, spending his summers during high school working at a classic c... read more

Kurt Forry

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California, United States

Having worked for Bonhams’ Automobilia department for over 10 years, Kurt Forry joined RM Sotheby’s with more than a decad... read more

Matt Malamut

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California, United States

A long-time car enthusiast and Southern California native, Matt studied Automotive Technology at San Diego Miramar College and complet... read more

Michael Squire

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United Kingdom

Michael Squire joined RM Sotheby’s European Division in the summer of 2016. He comes to RM with a prestigious racing background ... read more

Mike Fairbairn

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Ontario, Canada

As one of the three founding partners of RM Sotheby’s, Mike has a long-standing interest in the classic car industry. Graduating... read more

Oliver Camelin

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United Kingdom

With an extensive background in exotic sports car history and sales, a particular passion for American curves, and fluency in three la... read more

Paul Darvill

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United Kingdom

Paul Darvill joined the RM Sotheby’s European team at the beginning of 2015. Paul holds a degree in French and Politics from the... read more

Pete Fisher

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Ontario, Canada

Pete Fisher was first introduced to antique cars in high school, working for Classic Coachworks in his hometown of Blenheim, Ontario. ... read more

Shelby Myers

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California, United States

Shelby Myers grew up with the classic car industry infused into every aspect of his life. He had the unique opportunity to watch the R... read more

Tonnie Van der Velden

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United Kingdom

Tonnie Van der Velden joined RM Sotheby’s European division in September 2015 as a Car Specialist. A lifelong enthusiast, Tonnie... read more