At what point does a “toy” becomes a collector’s piece? What you see is a scale replica 1:2, a Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa, an icon of the competition, the successes of the prancing horse, with engine V12 razed in the fifties, winning the world, and the prestigious race 24 Hours of Le Mans. Today, the 250 Testa Rossa of the fifties is listed on tens of millions of euros. Luckily, this scale replica will be available for purchase, auction, by, between 50,000 and 70,000 euros. An amount that, on the other hand, is not negligible. Keep in mind that for that price you can buy a Ferrari 360 Modena in the market of occasion.
This scale replica 1:2, created in 1985, is fully functional.
this Is a scale replica that is intended for the use and enjoyment of the little ones. Its creator, Michele Conti, conceived this piece in 1985. It features a tubular chassis, aluminum finishes high quality paint, and a two-seater, with individual seats upholstered in leather, for small appreciate the history of the automobile. It also features complete wheels, headlamps, functional, and even a rear-view mirror.
In any case, we insist that we are facing something more than a toy. It is not unreasonable to think of this replica as a collector’s piece, virtually a museum.
there are Still more. This car is also fully functional. Under the hood hides a small gasoline engine that would allow two passengers with small take a walk descapotados.
Is to auction in a few days in New York, in the event Driven by Disruption.
Source: RM Auctions Sotheby’s