Maserati Birdcage 1st Hondo Texas 1961 #166 Hall

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Maserati Birdcage 1st Hondo Texas 1961 #166 Hall by J-F B Models

Alternative versions JFB43065 Road America, JFB43066 Laguna Seca & JFB43067 Portland

Delivered new to Jim Hall of Texas, #2463 had red N°66 and a Texas flag on the back. This was his 2nd Birdcage, having already #2458 bought as 2nd hand, he owned also the Maserati 450S #4508, all in white. The Birdcage #2463 was entered in 8 events with Jim Hall, of which 4 wins (Continental Divide, Midland, Hondo, Las Vegas). Sold to Chuck Parsons of California in mi-1961 and adorned with blue flames on the body. Entered in 4 events with Chuck Parsons, of which 2 wins (Vaca Valley, Reno). Sold to Daniel Prades (frenchman born in Nice), living in California in end of 1961 and resprayed red with a large black stripe on the back for the 1962 season. Entered in 4 events with Dan Prades. No wins and end of the racing career of #2458 at the Oakland GP in 1962 with a blown engine.

Description: Maserati Birdcage 1st Hondo Texas 1961 #166 Hall
Catalogue#: JFB43065B
Product Type: Hand Built
Scale: 1:43
Event: GT & Sports Car Racing
Colour: -
Drivers: Hall J
Sponsors: #166
Dates: 1961
Race/Position: 1st
Release Date: Due: 03/18
Weight: 500 grams
Comments: Hondo Texas.  Chassis #2463

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