It’s one of only 35 ever built and appeared on screen with Astaire in the movie On the Beach, alongside fellow actors Gregory Peck and Ava Gardner.
It’s also been involved in professional racing, having been entered in 22 West Coast races during an intense period taking place between 1955 and 1956. Among its drivers were famed Porsche importer John von Neumann, as well as Formula 1 World Champion Phil Hill.
With such a storied history, it’s no surprise that the car is expected to fetch around $3.5 million at auction. Handling the sale is RM Auctions, which has the complete documents for its two-year restoration as well as an authenticity certificate from Ferrari authority Brooke Betz.
1955 Ferrari 750 Monza Spider
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