This Ferrari 166MM/53 was first delivered as a Vignale Berlinetta (see last photo) to a Mr. Jacques Herzet from Brussels, Belgium, who raced it many times with great succes in 1953 and 1954.
In 1954 Mr. Herzet had the car rebodied as a Barchetta by Martial Oblin. Herzet raced his Oblin 166 Spyder for two more years and then sold the car to Jean de Dobbelus, Brussels, Belgium. Since 1966 the car has had four American owners. In 1992 Bob Smith, Gainesville, TX, USA, gave the car a full restoration.
Read the full history at barchetta.cc.
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