Rare Glenview Car Collection Rakes In $4 Million (PHOTOS)

11/09/2011 09:55 am ET | Updated Jan 09, 2012
  • Philip DownieEmail the Author Glenview, IL Patch

In the last week, vintage car and motorcycle enthusiasts converged on Glenview from across the country and around the globe for the auction of Lee Roy Hartung's extensive auto collection. Hartung, who worked as a scrap dealer, amassed his trove of treasures over five decades.

Much of the collection was acquired from the local area, like a museum-worthy Glenview Fire Department motorcycle.The five-day event consisted of two days of previews followed by one day devoted to parts, one day devoted to motorcycles, and the final day focused on cars and other large vehicles.

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