Court says Hallingby owns the rare Ferrari

After a lengthy court battle, Barney Hallingby of Sharon has clear title to a rare 1957 Ferrari auto. Photo courtesy Paul “Barney” Hallingby

SHARON — In what must be one of the longest-running ownership disputes of any item ever, a U.S. District Court has ruled that Paul “Barney” Hallingby Jr. is in fact the owner of a rare 1957 Ferrari.

Hallingby is a resident of Sharon, which is where he stores the car (and other autos in his collection of vintage makes). The court ruling was made in March by the district court for Connecticut. 

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