Classics Legendary Harrah's Ferrari Daytona Comes to RM Sotheby's Auction Monterey

19:47  28 july  2017
19:47  28 july  2017 Source:   Forbes

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Robin Adams/ RM . Bill Harrah ' s Ferrari Daytona comes to RM Sotheby ' s Monterey auction in August. Bill Harrah bought his first Ferrari in 1959, a reward car for the financial success of his Vegas casino.

Monterey . Harrah passed the Daytona in 1975 to A&P heir John Robertson, who damaged it in an accident, necessitating the replacement of new front and rear clips. Michael Squire joined RM Sotheby ’ s European Division in the summer of 2016. He comes to RM with a prestigious racing

Bill Harrah bought his first Ferrari in 1959, a reward car for the financial success of his Vegas casino. By the time of his passing in 1978, Harrah’s Modern Classic Motors of Reno was Ferrari’s west coast distributor.

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1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona " Harrah Hot Rod". +44 (0) 20 7851 7070 United Kingdom. Michael Squire joined RM Sotheby ’ s European Division in the summer of 2016. He comes to RM with a prestigious racing background read more.

Casino magnate Bill Harrah ' s legendary 1971 Ferrari Daytona is heading to auction in August where it could go for over million. The 1971 Daytona will headline the RM Sotheby ’ s Monterey sale in August.

All numbers match on the Harrah Daytona.© Provided by Forbes Media LLC All numbers match on the Harrah Daytona.

Next month in Monterey RM Sotheby’s will offer Harrah’s personal 365 GTB/4 Daytona Berlinetta. Harrah had Francisco Mir’s Service Center in Santa Monica mount competition-style nine-inch rear wheels and fender flares and, as legend has it, upgrade the engine. Finished in Rame Metallizzato, the car has U.S.-spec pop-up headlights, Borrani wire wheels, and Borletti air conditioning.

Harrah Daytona has US=spec pop-up headlights.© Provided by Forbes Media LLC Harrah Daytona has US=spec pop-up headlights.

The current owner acquired the car in 2012, and recently commissioned beautiful paint and bodywork with Glenn Roberts, and a suspension and front end rebuild by Ferrari of Scottsdale. Freshly rebuilt, the matching-numbers engine produced 386 horsepower on the dyno. Offered with complete concours-quality sets of books and tools, the “Harrah Hot Rod.”

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