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62 Vintage Photos In History

Uncategorized | October 12, 2018

Raquel Welch vamping with her Ferrari 275 GTS in 1967. 

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It's a fact of life: Pretty people get stuff for free. Raquel Welch drove a rare 1965 Ferrari 275 GTS in the movie Fathom (1967), and she liked it a lot. Hey, it's a Ferrari convertible, who wouldn't like driving it? Director Leslie H. Martinson noted Welch's affection for the car, and gave it to her for keeps after filming was complete. Only 200 of this model, also called a 275 GTS Pininfarina Spyder, were made during a production run that began in 1964 and ended in 1966. According to meticulous Ferrari-trackers, Welch sold hers in 1975 to -- no joke -- a lady in Peoria, Illinois.

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Josh Robertson is a freelance writer who lives in the past -- and likes it there. He's a former Playboy and Yahoo! Internet Life editor and current social media whiz/hack. He prefers Martin Denny to Herb Alpert, still reads his Kurtzman-era Mad magazines, thinks margarita mix is an abomination and believes Lazenby was the second-best Bond, deal with it.