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Jersey shore carousel up for auction

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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) - A piece of Jersey shore history is up for auction.

The 82-year-old carousel on the Seaside Heights boardwalk that survived Superstorm Sandy is up for sale to make room for new attractions.

It's one of only about 150 left in the United States.

An auction is planned for the fall, with the hope that a buyer will take the entire ride and prevent it from being broken up. Otherwise, its 58 hand-carved figures and Wurlitzer organ will be sold piecemeal.

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