Ferrari Barn Find - 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spider


While the century is just fifteen years old at this point the Bailon collection uncovered in a barn in France has already been dubbed “The Barn Find of the Century” and for once, that might not be hyperbole. I might actually wind up having eighty-five years of staying power because included in the stash of sixty exotic European classics was and ultra-desirable 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spider. It was found under a stack of magazines in a scene not unlike one you might find in your Uncle Cletus’ barn covering a ’72 Gremlin assuming your Uncle Cletus covered his Gremlin with back issues of Paris Match.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2015/02/06/barn-find-ferrari