PREVIOUS OWNERS: (see text below)
HISTORY: (at copied from the Mecum Auction website July 29, 2017)
Seller’s Description: The only known original-and-unrestored Giulia Sprint Speciale in existence
- Unrestored with 50,919 original miles
- Original Verde Muschio paint
- Original Tobacco interior
- One owner car until 2012
- Part of the Colin Comer Collection since 2012
- Very late production, the 19th-to-last Giulia SS built
- Original 1600CC Speciale-spec all-aluminum twin cam engine
- Original dual Weber DCOE carburetors
- Original 5-speed manual transmission
- Original dealer-installed Blaupunkt AM/FM radio
- Purchased new in 1965 by well-known Alfa enthusiast Hal Chalmers from Knauz Imports in Chicago
- The car remained in the Chalmers family's devoted care for the next 47 years and 47,000 miles, until Hal Chalmers' son Rex, also a well-noted Alfa authority and long-time AROC Technical Advisor, sold his father's car to his long-time friend Colin Comer, who has owned it since 2012
- Runs, drives and feels like only an unrestored Alfa that has been fastidiously maintained since new can
To be sold at the Monterey 2017 auction, Monterey, CA, August 16-19, 2017.