Petersen Automotive Museum To Auction Off Collectibles

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CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — One of the nation’s most prized collection of rare and antique automobiles is offering collectors a chance to own a piece of automotive history.

KNX 1070’s Bob Brill reports the Petersen Automotive Museum is choosing to quietly auction off its vehicles.[cbs-audio url=”http://cbsla.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/petersen-museo-bbr1.mp3″ size=”” download=”” name=”Petersen Automotive Museum To Auction Off Collectibles” artist=”Bob Brill”]

Officials told the Los Angeles Times the plan is to sell up to one-third of the Petersen’s 400 classic cars and trucks to finance a makeover for the 19-year-old museum.

The makeover would emphasize motorcycles and French art deco vehicles, which are the main interests of the museum’s new executive director and chairman of the board, according to the Times.

Some of the more notable vehicles up for auction include a 1968 Excalibur Series 1 Phaeton, a 1984 Porsche 928, a Hyundai Elantra Pikes Peak car, and two cars used in the 2000…

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