1972 Ferrari 246 GTS Dino

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1972 Ferrari 246 Dino GTS

Chassis No. 04264
Chassis Type: 607 E
Engine Type: 135 CS, Internal No. 10144 (Matching Numbers)
Gearbox Type: 607 E, Internal No. 1193 (Matching Numbers)
Scaglietti Body No: 607 E, Internal No. 1160 (“1160” Body No. Stampings Throughout)

U.S. Version LHD - Cromodora Wheels, Air Conditioning, Power Windows

Original Exterior Color: Blu Dino Metallizzato 106-A-72
Original Interior Color: Leather Beige VM 3234 Connolly

Ever Desirable 246 Dino in GTS Form
Matching Numbers Throughout - Engine, Transmission, Body Stampings #1160
DOCUMENTED 4-Owner Car & 36,400 miles from New
Provenance and History Recorded by Marcel Massini, Michael Sheehan/Ferraris Online & The Dino Register
1 of 255 Dino's Originally Delivered in Glidden Salchi's optional Blu Dino Metallizzato paint (Source: Dino Compendium by Matthias Bartz)
Supported by a Substantial Dossier with a lifetime of Records & Invoices from its Original 1972 Purchase Paperwork and Payoff to Recent 2022 Services

• Including transfer of ownerships, records, detailed restoration invoices, regular upkeep and much more 1972-2022
• Extensive photo album displaying 04264's entire restoration with explanatory descriptions of the work being performed, circa 1994

Displayed at the 2022 Keels & Wheels Concours d' Elegance

Spring 2022 Inspection & Scheduled Tune-Up (See Invoice)

Complete with:

• Original Operating, Maintenance and Service Handbook
• Maintenance and Service Handbook Supplement
• Spare Parts Catalogue
• Consumer Information booklet
• Original Ferrari Dust Cloth – All in leather Dino Folio
• Original Veglia-Borletti Clock Instructions Tag
• Original Steering Column Lead Tax Seal
• Original Tool Kit
• Jack in Pouch with Tire Iron and Emergency Accessories,
• Matching Spare Wheel
• Wheel Chock
• Emergency Window Crank
• Current “72-Dino” Hawaii License Plate
• A Copy of Matthias Bartz Dino Compendium


July 1972 Factory production month

July 26, 1972 Factory completion date

August 1972 Delivered new to Chinetti-Garthwaite Imports, Inc., domiciled in Paoli, PA/USA

1972 Sold to the first owner, C. Allen Wagner, Jr., resident in College Park, GA/USA – through Donald W.Y. Fong, Ferrari dealer for Atlanta, Georgia.

1985 Offered by C. Allen Wagner, Atlanta, GA. Metallic dark blue with parchment interior. 15,727 one owner miles. (FML 1008). Factory air, p/w, am/fm, 8-track. 16,200 miles (FML 1011) – Advertisement on File

1985 Sold by Wagner Jr. to the second owner, Kenneth W. Frank, resident in Buffalo, NY/USA

1972-85 Owner: C. ALLEN, JR. WAGNER (1ST OWNER) Address: COLLEGE PARK GA, USA. Exterior Color: MET.DARK BLUE Interior Color: PARCHMENT Mileage: 16200/85. Comments: USA MODEL, A/C, P/W, CROMODORAS. For Sale: 85/06. Sale Price: 32000. Market: USA, LHD. Power Windows. Wheels: Standard Cromodora. Air Conditioning. (2009, Dino Register/MU)

Thereafter Repainted red

1985-91 Owner: KENNETH W. FRANK (2ND OWNER) Address: BUFFALO NY, USA. Exterior Color: RED Interior Color: TAN Mileage: 23000/90. For Sale: 90/. (2009, Dino Register/MU)

1992 Sold by Frank to Jon Werling, resident in Boulder, CO/USA. The inspection is said to be extraordinarily thorough.

1992-July 1994 Restored by Michael Sheehan's European Auto Sales and Restoration, Inc. Bare metal paint. New leather. Engine out service major service, transaxle overhauled.

Sept. 8, 1998 John called. He still has the 246 GTS s/n 4264. Gorgeous medium to dark metallic blue lacquer with new light tan leather. Now has about 28,000 miles.

June-July 2001 Per multiple conversations with John, yes, he has a massive photo album showing each step of the restoration and all service records. The car needs nothing. Now at his home in Colorado Springs.

2004 Car still owned by Werling, Numerous continual servicing records on file.

2004 For sale through Mike Sheehan's Ferraris-Online in Newport Beach, CA/USA

OCT. 2004 MICHAEL SHEEHAN'S FERRARI SALES Address: NEWPORT BEACH CA, USA. Exterior Color: MEDIUM BLUE METALLIC Interior Color: PARCHMENT Mileage: 33,721/2004. For Sale: OCT.2004. Sale Price: 89500. (2009, Dino Register/MU).

2004 Sold to Kendric W.L Wong of Honolulu, Hawaii

2004-Nov.2021 Owned by Kendric Wong, Hawaii, USA

December 2022 Owned by DriverSource, Shipped to Houston, Texas

From known ownership and meticulously documented history from NEW-2022, 04264 is an extraordinarily honest and complete 246 Dino in GTS form. The car presents its 1994 Michael Sheehan European Auto restoration very well today with only 36,400 recorded miles from new. This exceptional Dino is supported by a large dossier of all recorded history, restoration photographs, and factory accompanying accessories.

Engine number 10144 starts without hesitation and performs well, much thanks to decades of regular servicings and mechanical upkeep. Importantly, its Scaglietti body 1160 number can be seen chalked on the rear firewall, and stamped on the boot hinges, coolant expansion tank tab, and both inner door jambs.

Spring 2022 Inspection & Scheduled Tune-Up, Performed by DriverSource

• Mechanical assessment and adjustements
• All new Targa top and roof seals
• Brake lines/hoses
• Thermostat, housing, header tank, radiator cap, front foam insulator, and hoses
• New fluids and filters
• Radio restoration by Becker Auto Sound
• 40 Hour Detail Performed
• Invoices on File

Compression Test - PSI/Cylinder

1. 150
2. 145
3. 145
4. 140
5. 140
6. 150

Dino's have developed into highly sought-after collectibles with unmatched iconic design and drivability. 04264 offers a tremendous opportunity for immediate enjoyment and is available for worldwide purchase and delivery from our Houston, Texas showroom.

The above vehicle information is accurate to the best of our knowledge at the time it is posted to this website. It is provided 'as-is', without warranties as to its accuracy, whether expressed or implied, and is intended for informational purposes only. Corrections or additional information is always appreciated.

All advertised prices exclude government fees and taxes, any finance charges, any dealer document preparation charge, and shipping expenses. Vehicles are subject to prior sale. DriverSource is not liable for any errors, omissions, or mistakes.

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