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Two letters signed by Enzo Ferrari (1948)

Two letters signed by Enzo Ferrari (1948)

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Unpublished correspondence from Enzo Ferrari with one of the legendary brand's first customers.

  • Two letters signed by Enzo Ferrari to Mr Polledry.
  • Two sheets.
  • In Italian.
  • 17 cm x 23.7 cm (1st card) and 21 cm x 27 cm (2nd card).
  • Modena in Italy, May 11, 1948 (1a) and May 20, 1948 (2a).
  • Good state.
  • Unique set.

In 1947, the first copies of the Ferrari 166 Inter were manufactured, a first model produced until 1953, totaling just 100 units. The brand Ferrari had been born and Mr. Polledry - the recipient of these two letters - was one of the first customers of the factory, which at that time was more like a workshop.

In the first letter, Enzo apologizes for the delay in responding, as he was busy preparing for the Mille Miglia race (which the Ferrari won that year). He also asks if the customer wants the car for competition or personal use. Additionally, he asks about the desired body or whether the customer prefers just the car's chassis.

In the second letter, 9 days later, Enzo Ferrari he writes:

We can offer you a Ferrari 166 Inter Lando, which is an international sports category racing car. This car is equipped with a 2.5-liter V12 engine, which develops 165 horsepower. It is capable of reaching a maximum speed of 250 km/h. The car is ready for delivery, and the price is 6,250,000 Italian lira.

It concludes with considerations on the import procedure into France.

This set constitutes a unique testimony to Ferrari 's first sales, where the founder personally responded to the first customers. They are written in Modena, signed by Enzo Ferrari himself.


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