The first of a series of history-making auctions, featuring one of the most prestigious petroliana collections, is scheduled for Oct. 5. Morphy Auctions is presenting the collection, valued at more than $15 million.
Bidding is expected to be wild for a veterinary cabinet, advertising Dr. Daniel's Veterinary Medicines, during Morphy Auctions' Aug. 9 sale.
Among the nearly 500 lots scheduled for Witherell's summer auction (July 1-15), is a late 19th century wooden santos (a religious statue) with a high estimate of more than $1K.
The circus is coming town, in a matter of speaking. During The World Wide Circus Summit 2015, in Springfield, Mass. July 14-18, Enquirer Printing Company of Newtown, Ohio, will be offering a large collection of circus memorabilia for sale.
Vintage circus posters and banners are among the lots headlining Mosby & Co.'s May 16 auction.
A record number of bidders participated in the March 17-19 auction at Hake's Americana, where pair of mechanical, painted-composition Mickey and Minnie Mouse store displays sold $29,222.
Islander Trading Post, located on Sanibel Island, is more than one of the businesses of this vacation destination, it's an eclectic haven for collectors. Learn more about this seaside shop in the latest Knowing Your Business column.
A popular vintage tin sign, by Ithaca, titled “Miles to Church Street Garage,” is among the 2,100 lots to be presented before bidders April 10-12, during a no-reserve auction offered by Showtime Auction Services.
From the essentials of day-to-day living of the past, to nostalgic and popular collectibles of today, country store memorabilia continue to enjoy widespread appeal.
In this excerpt from Picker's Pocket Guide -- SIGNS by Eric Bradley, you get an intriguing and educational sneak peek behind the scenes of the white hot world of vintage advertising signs.