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Simeone Automotive Museum Hosts Preserving the Automobile auction

The Simeone Automotive Museum in Philadelphia is to host Bonhams Preserving the Automobile auction on October 7th.

Preserving the Automobile auctionConsisting almost exclusively of cars in original, unrestored condition, this anticipated sale will present an extraordinary selection of automobiles from turn-of-the-century pioneering models, to diverse cars through the decades, to later-century sports cars.

With models representing Aston Martin, Cadillac, Ferrari, Jaguar, Packard, Pierce-Arrow and Rolls-Royce, to name a few, in addition to the remarkable cars from a private European collection that are to be offered without reserve, some of the many highlights include:

1904 Knox 16/18hp “Touraine” 4-Passenger Stanhope – a VCC-dated, London-to-Brighton Run finisher

1911 Panhard-Levassor Type Y 6.6-Liter 35hp Open Drive Limousine, formerly owned by Augustus Juilliard of Juilliard School of Music fame

1912 Pierce-Arrow Model 36 Vestibule Town Car – a rare survivor of an early formal car

1932 Cadillac V-16 All-Weather Phaeton – just two owners from new

1934 Aston Martin 1.5-Liter 2/4 Seater – formerly owned by Bill Cosby

1954 Jaguar XK120 SE Roadster – single owner from 1957-2010 with many period speed equipment upgrades

1966 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage – three owners from new with superior uprated factory specifications