I love attending estate auctions. You never know what you will find. So many times, you don’t know you will like or want something until you see it. The latest auction I went to, I took it a step further and didn’t realize I wanted something until after I bought it!
An exciting selection of antique advertising, toys and dolls, from various private East Coast collections, including an Izannah Walker cloth doll that was rescued from the trash, made for an exceptional sale at James D. Julia.
Phillip Weiss Auctions is kicking off a new year in a new locale, and a jam-packed calendar of auctions, starting with a comics, comic art, sports memorabilia and animation auction Jan. 18.
Victorian Casino Antiques is kicking off the new year with a 1,200-lot auction Jan. 18-19 which includes vintage toys, fine art, retro petroliana memorabilia, and of course, coin-operated machines.
In the latest installment of Ask the Experts, a vintage florist's sign and hand-made blanket both carry interesting histories, and may bring their owners thousands, according Dr. G. Marchelos's.
Topping all lots in a Show Time Auction Oct. sale that saw $1 million in sales was a coin-op Pepsin Gum dispenser, that topped $57K before the gavel fell.
The 600+ lots in Mosby & Co.’s Nov. 16 cataloged collectibles auction covers vast collecting territory, including a collection of popcorn machines and wagons.
Hake’s Americana Auction #210 is chock-full of rare and beautifully preserved memorabilia, including examples from Maurice Sendak’s own Disneyana collection.
The September 27-28 Indy Advertising Show features a special group of guests with members of the Road Map Collectors Association also displaying at the show.
A Harbor Petroleum Products sign sailed to $8,250 before the hammer fell, making it one of the top performers of the nearly 500 petroliana lots auctioned off during the Check the Oil, Gas & Oil Show in Dublin, Ohio, June 22.