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1950 Abarth 205A berlinetta

Chassis no. 205101
Engine no. 204016
Coachbuilder Carrozzeria A. Vignale & C.
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1949
1st body by Motto
1950
Manufacturing
1950
Current body by Vignale
From 1st March 1950
to 30th November 1952
Plate: PROVATO487
Country: IT
From 1st March 1950
to 22nd October 1952
Owner: ABARTH & C. SPA (-)
Note: Chassis 205-101 was the first car produced by Abarth & C. In 1949 acquired six (6) Cisitalia 204 S which were all tubular chassis cars. These cars were used as Scuderia Carlo Abarth cars but were not produced by Abarth & C. firm. In 1950 this car was built based on a steel box chassis of Abarth design. Three example were bult and all survive
1st March 1950
Generic fact: Other photos Abarth & C.
26th March 1950
Event: Coppa Intereuropa
Locality: Monza (IT)
Race number: #36
Category / Group: B, 1100
Class: II
Team: SCUDERIA CARLO ABARTH (-)
Driver: Guido Scagliarini (IT)
Results / Prizes: 4th OA / 1st CL
Note: Car of Scuderia Carlo Abarth
From 2nd April 1950
to 3rd April 1950
Event: Giro di Sicilia - 34th Targa Florio
Circuit: Giro di Sicilia
Locality: Palermo (IT)
Race number: #333
Category / Group: Sport
Class: 751-1100 cc
Team: SCUDERIA CARLO ABARTH (-)
Driver: Guido Scagliarini (IT)
Co-Driver: Cornelio Maffiodo (IT)
Results / Prizes: 5th OA / 2nd CL / 5th in category
Note: Car of Scuderia Carlo Abarth
23rd April 1950
Event: Mille Miglia del 1950 - Coppa Franco Mazzotti
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #533
Category / Group: Sport
Class: 1.100 cm3
Driver: Guido Scagliarini (IT)
Co-Driver: Cornelio Maffiodo (IT)
Results / Prizes: DNF
Time: Start: 5.33W- Brescia-Roma: ritirati
From 4th May 1950
to 14th May 1950
Event: Salone Internazionale dell'Automobile di Torino
Locality: Torino (IT)
Note: Car was exhibited in Abarth & C area, with Mille Miglia nose and tail cones but with huber 36 in honor of its victory at Monza. It was reported as a "Abarth 204 A" and also as a "Abarth Tipo Monza"
11th June 1950
Event: 3 ore Notturna della Caracalla
Locality: Roma (IT)
Driver: G. Cortese (IT)
Results / Prizes: 3rd OA / 1st CL
12th November 1950
Event: Coppa Riviera di Ponente - Genova San Remo
Locality: Genova (IT)
Team: SCUDERIA CARLO ABARTH (-)
Driver: Piero Valenzano (IT)
Results / Prizes: 1st OA / 1st CL
Note: Car of Scuderia Carlo Abarth
23rd October 1952
Identification document: ASI
From 23rd October 1952
to 30th November 1952
Owner: Giovanni Migliorini (IT)
From 1st December 1952
to 25th January 1953
Plate: CO-36862
Country: IT
From 1st December 1952
to 25th January 1953
Owner: Federico Chiesa (IT)
Note: Sold to Federico Chiesa of Roma but registered in Como, Italy on 12 December 1952
From 26th January 1953
to 12th November 1953
Plate: LU-17362
Country: IT
From 26th January 1953
to 12th November 1953
Owner: Mario And Giuseppe Ricci (IT)
Purchase price: Lire 100.000
Note: Registered on 03 February 1953
13th November 1953
Generic fact: Other photos Herbert Handley Johnson
13th November 1953
Plate: CALIFORNIAKJN033
Country: US
From 13th November 1953
to 1955
Owner: Herbert Handley Johnson (US)
Purchase price: Lire 1.400.000
Note: Car receipts and shipping record of S.S. Mckinley
29th May 1954
Press review: Unknown author, "La Abarth", L'Auto Italiana , no. 22, 05-1954
From 3rd July 1954
to 4th July 1954
Event: Fourth Running Torrey Pines Road Race
Locality: San Diego (US)
Race number: #53F
Driver: Bob R. N. Willett (US)
Results / Prizes: DNF
Note: Cisitalia engine replaced with first-four two stroke McCulloch drone plane engine installed by Dave Schneider and Bruce Cower (San Diego Union)
1955
Owner: Robert E. Tyson (US)
Note: Partner of Herbert Johnson
1970
Event: O'Sullivan Square Museum
Locality: San Diego (US)
Note: It was exhibited to O'Sullivan Square Museum where, in 1981, during a fire, it was damaged by an 911 Overland
From 10th January 1984
to 2nd October 2008
Owner: Scott S. Emsley (US)
November 1984
Restoration: Photo body and assembly
January 1986
Restoration: Photo body and assembly
20th August 1989
Event: Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance
Locality: Carmel-by-the-Sea (US)
Class: O-1
Driver: Scott Emsley (US)
Results / Prizes: 2nd CL
24th September 1989
Event: San Diego Concours d'Elegance
Locality: San Diego (US)
Driver: Scott Emsley (US)
Results / Prizes: Journalist Trophy
1st October 1989
Event: Newport Beach Concours d'Elegance
Locality: Newport Beach (US)
Class: 12B
Driver: Scott Emsley (US)
Results / Prizes: 1st CL
29th October 1989
Event: Dear Park Auto Show
Locality: Escondido (US)
Driver: Scott Emsley (US)
11th November 1989
Event: Palm Springs Concours d'Elegance
Locality: Palm Springs (US)
Driver: Scott Emsley (US)
From August 1990
to 30th September 1990
Press review: Unknown author, "Sommaire Du N.39", Automobiles Classiques , no. 39, 08-1990, pp. 1
October 1990
Bibliography: Orsini Luigi, Mille Miglia Una Corsa Italiana , Abiemme, n.p. 1990
19th August 2005
Event: The Quail A Motorsports Gathering
Locality: Carmel-by-the-Sea (US)
From 17th August 2006
to 18th August 2006
Event: Concorso Italiano
Locality: Monterey (US)
From 15th May 2008
to 18th May 2008
From 1st October 2008
to currently
Owner: Private collection
3rd October 2008
Plate: CALIFORNIA63E519
Country: US
November 2008
Press review: Unknown author, "Zum 100. Geburtstag", Motorklassik.com , 11-2008
November 2008
Press review: Unknown author, "From 0 To 100: A Journey Around A Legend", MyAbarth.com , 11-2008
November 2008
Press review: Unknown author, "Due Sigle Un Solo Modello", Unknown , 11-2008
From 13th November 2008
to 9th January 2009
Event: Abarth Centenary Exhibit "Da 0 a 100 Karl Abarth"
Locality: Torino (IT)
28th November 2008
Press review: Unknown author, "Vita, Opere E....marmitte Del Signore Karl Abarth", Il venerdì di Repubblica , 11-2008, pp. 152
3rd December 2008
Press review: Tropea Salvatore, "Buon Compleanno Mr.abarth", La Repubblica , 12-2008, pp. 45
18th December 2008
Identification document: FIVA Identity Card no.: 33495 - Categorized: A3 - ASN that issued the certificate: FIVA Techical Commitee - Owner's name: D.D. Bonzom - Owner's country:
From 24th April 2009
to 26th April 2009
Event: Concorso Internazionale d'Eleganza di Villa d'Este
Locality: Cernobbio (IT)
Race number: #78
Class: G - Vetture da corsa dei primi anni cinquanta
Driver: Mark Gessler (US)
Results / Prizes: Special Prize of the Jury
From 13th May 2009
to 17th May 2009
Event: Mille Miglia
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #123
Driver: Mark Gessler (US)
Co-Driver: Carlo Ducci (IT)
Results / Prizes: NC
March 2010
Press review: Unknown author, "Le ''quattro Fari'' Hanno Invaso La Val D'arda", Ruotelibere , 03-2010, pp. 23
From 11th June 2010
to 13th June 2010
Event: Vernasca Silver Flag
Locality: Castell'Arquato (IT)
Race number: #25
Driver: Luciano Viaro (IT)
From 24th September 2010
to 27th September 2010
Event: uniques special ones international concours
Locality: Firenze (IT)
Race number: #61
Driver: Luciano Viaro (IT)
Results / Prizes: 1st in Category Prototype
September 2010
Press review: Unknown author, "Ipotesi Per Riscrivere La Storia", Epoca Auto , no. 17, 09-2010, pp. 14
October 2010
Press review: Grandini Luca,carlini Paolo, "Buona La Prima", Ruoteclassiche , no. 262, 10-2010, pp. 24
2011
Bibliography: Simoni Mario, Il Mistero 204 - La Prima Abarth, L'ultima Cisitalia , Angelini, n.p. 2011
From 12th May 2011
to 15th May 2011
Event: Mille Miglia
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #129
Driver: Mckeel Hagerty (US)
Co-Driver: Angus Forsyth (GB)
Results / Prizes: 248th OA
14th June 2011
Press review: Unknown author, "Hagery Duo Completes Second Mille Miglia In Very First Abarth", Hagerty - Hagerty.com , 06-2011
From 17th May 2012
to 20th May 2012
Event: Mille Miglia
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #144
Driver: Thomas Natelli (US)
Co-Driver: Daniele Calabritto (IT)
Results / Prizes: 380th OA
From 18th May 2017
to 21st May 2017
Event: Mille Miglia
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #221
Driver: Wolfgang Biedermann (DE)
Co-Driver: Thomas Steinke (DE)
Results / Prizes: 210th OA
Note: Points 15544
December 2018
Bibliography: Dolcini Carlo, Orizzonte Perduto Mille Miglia 1947-1956 , Ela, n.p. 2018
2022
Bibliography: Binelli Sandro, Targa Florio's Chassis - The Ultimate Opus Volume I , Automotive Masterpieces Srl, Genova 2022
2022
Bibliography: Binelli Sandro, Coppa D'oro Delle Dolomiti's Chassis - The Ultimate Opus Volume I , Automotive Masterpieces Srl, Genova 2022
2022
Bibliography: Binelli Sandro, Salone Internazionale Dell'automobile Di Torino's Chassis - The Ultimate Opus Volume I , Automotive Masterpieces Srl, Genova 2022
2023
Bibliography: Binelli Sandro, Giro Di Sicilia's Chassis - The Ultimate Opus Volume I , Automotive Masterpieces Srl, Genova 2023
2023
Bibliography: Binelli Sandro, Coppa Intereuropa's Chassis - The Ultimate Opus Volume I , Automotive Masterpieces Srl, Genova 2023
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Plate: 63E519
Country: Unknown nationality
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Plate: HHBA690H
Country: Unknown nationality
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Current interior
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Current engine no. 204016
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Current chassis no. 205101