Best of Britain-Forgotten Fiberglass Racers at The Simeone Museum

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Best of Britain-Forgotten Fiberglass Racers at The Simeone Museum

Time: February 17, 2018 at 10am to March 4, 2018 at 4pm
Location: The Simeone Museum
Street: 6825 Norwitch Drive
City/Town: Philadelphia, PA 19153
Website or Map: http://www.simeonemuseum.org/…
Phone: 215-365-7233
Event Type: exhibition
Organized By: The Simeone Museum
Latest Activity: Feb 21

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The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum will once again present the “Best of Britain” this winter from February 17 through March 4. The event will feature “Forgotten Fiberglass Racers” from the 1950's and 1960's.

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1911 POPE-HARTFORD
PORTOLA ROADSTER

 

It is believed the body is a reconstruction of the original, built atop a genuine Portola engine and chassis. After its time with Dick

King, the Pope-Hartford was

passed to another brass-era enthusiast who continued to show and enjoy the car. Still appearing fresh and impeccably detailed, the black bodywork is finished to concours quality standards, with outstanding paintwork on the

chassis and body components.

The wooden cowl boards are exquisitely finished, like fine

antique furniture. The frame-

mounted fuel tanks and gloss

black patent-leather skirts

between the body and running

boards help give the Pope its low-slung appearance, despite those massive 36” wheels. Accessories include Pope-Hartford branded

Gray & Davis headlamps, Gray & Davis cowl lamps and numerous beautifully restored brass fittings. Instrumentation is via a Warner speedometer and clock, while a separate gauge monitors fuel pressure, which is boosted via a

hand pump between the seats. Running boards and floors are finished in period appropriate

linoleum panels, and the seats

are beautifully trimmed in black leather showing virtually no signs

of use since the restoration was completed in 2011. The sale will include both the jump-seat rear

deck as well as the spare-wheel carrier, which can be changed

over for the full road-racer effect.

     

Offered for $650,000

full and partial trades

considered

Hyman Ltd. Classic Cars, 2310 Chaffee Dr, St. Louis, MO.

314 524-6000

www.HymanLtd.com

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