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  1. Marcel Massini

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    Enjoy those drives Mark, my drive in 0879 at Spa on the open roads including the old circuit for a Cavallino article in February rain in 1997 (IIRC) remains one of the purest proper classic Ferrari V12 driving experiences I ever had:)
     
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    Another 50 miles today, really pushing it temperature-wise, I think the high was 38 degrees / 3 C but with the cardboard in, the engine still got up to temp and ran beautifully. Drove with a great bunch of guys to a country store called Hayfields in North Salem New York. Nice people that I liked even more once I saw the picture of Enzo on the wall. I have done 4,600 kilometers since the car was restored and was hoping to get to 5,000km before the winter but looks like I’m going to fall a little short. Since then I have driven the car in England, France, Switzerland, Italy and of course the US of A. It did go back to the factory a bunch of times, in 2015 to the classiche department and then of course in 2017 for the 70th anniversary, read about my journey on:

    www.ferrarichat.com/forum/threads/ferrari-250-tdf-0895gt-rally-london-to-maranello.556864/


    ... if you missed it.

    It was good to see the young kids checking out the car, they are the collectors of tomorrow!

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    Hello,


    250 LWB TDF#0909GT is currently with a new paint scheme, metallic gray with a red white blue tricolor strip.
    To my knowledge, the car has been delivered new in Switzerland and has had a long racing career in this country with Walter Lambert and Tommy Spychiger. I know pictures of this car in red with a white stripe, then completely red.
    Can someone tell me which period corresponds to this new livery? Or is it a personal choice of the owner, can it be a reminder of the GTO #4153GT, another car from his collection?


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  7. Marcel Massini

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    Same livery today as owner‘s 4153 GT.

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    Thanks Marcel.
    Thus no reference with history of the car.
     
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    Browsing through my pics, I found some of a TDF I saw in 2008 (but I remember seeing the same example 10 years before, at another Ferrari meeting).
    Does anybody know if it is real?
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    It is VERY real. Chassis number is 0753 GT.
    I sold this car in April 1987 to a friend in Switzerland.

    From the 1st to the 4th November 2018 this car was displayed in the Special Monza Legend display during the Ferrari Finals in Monza, Italy.

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    Thank you.
    Is it possible to know who was the owner when I took these pics?

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    I will contact you directly via conversations/PM.

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