History of 1961 250 GT Coupe, VIN # 1831 - Ferrari Life
 
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post #1 of 2 Old 04-06-2011, 12:15 PM Thread Starter
 
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History of 1961 250 GT Coupe, VIN # 1831

In 1971, I imported a used 61' Ferrari, VIN# 1831, Engine # 1831 into Oregon. I had purchased it from a mechanic in Modena, Italy while I was serving in the Army in Germany. I took my discharge in Europe and spent the next year driving a VW camper from the North Cape to Agadir. When I realized I was going to stay overseas for a while, I asked my dad to sell the Ferrari.
It was first sold to a dentist in Lake Oswego, Oregon, then traded for a Masaratti from a Portland, Or Realtor. That histoy goes to about 1979 and then I lost track of it. It was probably serviced/repaired at Ron Tonkin in Portland thru those years.
If anyone knows who now has this car, I would love to find them and fill in its history for them. Many thanks,

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thanks for posting, leef. please contact Darren jaffrey in the UK, who keeps the 250 PF Coupe Registry. His contact info is on the website.

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as you can see, your old car is not on the registry for the Series II cars. The good new is that it is neither in the "deceased/replicas" section, either, so it is hopefully out there somewhere, ready to emerge from its storage place. I think darren would probalby create a spot in the Registry for your car, even though we don't know where it is right now.
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