Mark, thanks for that. It's nice to see ANOTHER original in white. There were quite a few, and some people get a little bossy with their "it only looks right in silver" speech.
Paint it Pink Floyd. As in "Any Colour You Like" LOL!
"the new name ’spyder’ which was a gold plated script positioned on the front quarter panel on each side. 550-0016’s spyder script was positioned on an obscure angle from when it came out of the factory, but all other 550s had it positioned horizontally to the body." http://type550.com/history/chassis-number/550-0016/