Gil Shapiro built the collection over his lifetime. It includes light fixtures, sculptures, signs and even a gate from St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
The New York City-based auction house Guernsey’s said it’s working hard to find someone interested in keeping the 82-year-old carousel that survived Superstorm Sandy in one piece, the Asbury Park Press reported.
The 82-year-old carousel on the Seaside Heights boardwalk survived both Superstorm Sandy and the devastating fire last September – but it is now expected to be taken away anyway.
A copper casting of the tip of the Statue of Liberty’s nose is among a collection of items that will be auctioned off next month at Guernsey’s auction house.