Bodymaker Vignale
Bodystyle coupe
Year of manufacture 1952
First colour
Engine type 340/A wet sump
Enginenumber 34A
Gearboxnumber 17A
Rearaxlenumber 55A
First owner Fassio, Italy
Last location



1952 Fassio, Italy
12-04-1952 Certificate of origin issued

Sold through Franco Cornacchia in Milan to Compagnia Internazionale Mavigazione, Genova/Italy,

1953 Registered on Italian plates GE 61409
1953 Sold by the C.I.N. to Alessandro Ruspoli
1953 Re-registered on Italian plates Roma 175430
1953 Sold by Ruspoli to Benedetto De Martinis, Rome

Sold by De Martinis to Count Antonio Naselli, Trevinano/Italy.
Maintained by Pacini & Boncompagni, Rome

1954 Re-registered on Italian plates Roma 207972
late 1950's

Sold through Ferrari agent Mario Camelliniís company Sasa Motore in Modena


Gottfried Maurer, Marston Mills Ma USA. Car still original only the bumpers were from a Jaguar

1965 Robert P Rafuse USA
- Bill Guerdon USA
- Charles B. Loring USA
- Ray W. Caldwell, USA
1969 Robert L. Shackleford, Miami FL

Robert Taylor, San Francisco CA.
Fitted with drilled pedals and door handles, regular wind-up windows. Modified and bug screen fitted, full headliner with clear green plastic. Visors and netted map holder removed.

1987 Restored in Italy

Sold at the Orion auction in Monte Carlo to John Collins, Talacrest Ltd

1989 Imported to England by Michael Fischer Ltd. Berks./England
- Probably owned by a Japanese but kept in England
1990 For sale through Julian McNamara in England
1990 Stored at Storacar Ltd. Newport Pagnell England

For sale through Stephen Yanoshek FL/USA. Also offered by J. Katherine McClure and Christopher Renwick

- Owned by Pitney Bowes Ltd England
1994 For sale through Dan Margulies, London

For sale by Peter Groh, Stutgart/Germany. Stripped to metal for restoration

1994 Sold to Alain de Cadenet, London/England

Sold to John Collins Talacrest, Registered on British plates KFO 435

1996 Sold to Symbolic Motor Car Co. La Jolla, kept in England
1996 Displayed during the Techno Classica Essen/Germany by Symbolic
1996 Sold to Peter McLaughlin, USA

Shown by Peter Markowski during the FCOA national meeting Watkins Glen

1996 Featured in Auto Italia magazine #10
1997 Featured in magazine of FOC Great Brittain