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$1 million Auto Archives to go to Philadelphia and Hershey Car Museums

An antique car lovers dream auto archive is being sold to the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum in South Philadelphia and the Antique Automobile Club of America Library and Research Center in Hershey.

The Free Library of Philadelphia is selling its $1 million Automobile Reference Collection to both museums, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer. The collection includes more than 100,000 auto manuals, journals, historic license plates, advertisements and more.

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By Julia Hatmaker – PennLive

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About the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum

Located in Philadelphia, PA, the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is one of the world’s greatest collections of racing sports cars. Through our theme, “The Spirit of Competition”, we celebrate the history and evolution of these magnificent machines.

Assembled over 50 years by Dr. Frederick Simeone, the Museum contains over 75 historically significant cars including Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Bugatti, Mercedes, Jaguar, Bentley, Porsche, Aston Martin, Corvette, Ford, and more.

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