Serious Toyz is hosting a serious size (1,300-lots) auction, featuring vintage robots, space toys, Barbie, cast-iron toys and much more through April 6.
A rare Oldsmobile double-sided porcelain “Rocket” sign, the one that hung under the regular Oldsmobile sign to advertise the auto maker’s “rocket” engines, sold for $6,050 at an auction held Nov. 23-25 by Matthews Auctions LLC
More than 2,400 lots from three major collections of country store, pedal cars, toys and firefighting memorabilia will be offered the weekend of Apr. 12-14 by Showtime Auction Services.
Several outstanding private collections sourced from the West Coast, Florida and the Northeast headline Mosby & Co.’s 400-lot March 23 Americana, Historical & Posters catalog auction.
Morphy’s 700-lot March 30 Advertising & General Store Antiques Auction brings together hundreds of colorful antique amusements, including a collection of rare, primarily 19th-century safes.
Everything from a branded tomb vault to cast-iron toys and Pepsi signs take center stage during the annual Indy Antique Advertising Show, set for March 15-16.
Cookie jars have been used to peddle everything from pancakes and green beans to soft drinks and dog treats, among other things, and are popular collectibles.
A couple large-scale porcelain advertising signs are pegged to draw top bids at the Spring Petroliana & Advertising Auction in Chicago, Feb. 28 - March 1.
In this space you’ll see fresh updates to the latest antiques auctions, shows and events in Antique Trader. Weekly Auction & Show Ads: Dec. 15, 2012-Feb. 27, 2013.
For Andy Warhol, art and business were separated only by a hyphen. In his 1975 book, “The Philosophy of Andy Warhol: From A to B & Back Again,” the artist speculated that art was a business, and that business was art. He later added, “Good business was the best art.”