GEORGE HARRISON | Ferrari handbook and Guarantee booklet for Ferrari 275 GTB, dated 1965
GEORGE HARRISON | Ferrari handbook and Guarantee booklet for Ferrari 275 GTB, dated 1965
GEORGE HARRISON | Ferrari handbook and Guarantee booklet for Ferrari 275 GTB, dated 1965
GEORGE HARRISON | Ferrari handbook and Guarantee booklet for Ferrari 275 GTB, dated 1965
GEORGE HARRISON | Ferrari handbook and Guarantee booklet for Ferrari 275 GTB, dated 1965
GEORGE HARRISON | Ferrari handbook and Guarantee booklet for Ferrari 275 GTB, dated 1965
GEORGE HARRISON | Ferrari handbook and Guarantee booklet for Ferrari 275 GTB, dated 1965
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Property of Alan Herring

GEORGE HARRISON | Ferrari handbook and Guarantee booklet for Ferrari 275 GTB, dated 1965

Estimate: 1,200 - 1,800 GBP

Property of Alan Herring

GEORGE HARRISON | Ferrari handbook and Guarantee booklet for Ferrari 275 GTB, dated 1965

Estimate: 1,200 - 1,800 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property of Alan Herring

GEORGE HARRISON

Ferrari handbook and Guarantee booklet


Ferrari Guarantee booklet, "Bulletin De Garantie", for Harrison's Ferrari 275 GTB (Registration No: HJB 88D), dated 7/10/65, no. 1702/385, printed wrappers with Ferrari logo, staples rusting, wrappers worn; [with] Ferrari operating, maintenance and service handbook for 275 GTB, printed in Italy, printed in black, white and red, images, laminated wrappers, wrappers worn and creasing, (2)


....Faster than a bullet from a gun

He is faster than everyone

Quicker than the blinking of an eye

Like a flash you could miss him going by... ('Faster', George Harrison)


Produced only between 1964 and 1968, the 275GTB Ferrari represented quintessential sixties glamour. The original production run was less than one thousand and owners included Clint Eastwood, Miles Davis, Eric Clapton, James Coburn and George Harrison. Given to Alan Herring by George Harrison "sometime in 1968 after I’d helped him change this car". Herring recalls that "George kept this Ferrari at Kinfauns and I frequently drove it for him. It was a beautiful car but exhausting to drive locally, as you had to double de-clutch and use very high revs to change gear. Once we got to the A3 however and could put your foot down it was fine."


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