Illinois-based Matthews Auctions, revered for its petroliana and automobilia auctions and involvement with collector shows, will become a division of Morphy Auctions beginning Jan. 1, the two parties announced recently. Matthews founder, Dan Matthews will head the new division at Morphy's.
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.
Hundreds of petroliana and automobilia porcelain and tin signs, countertop displays, cardboard advertising, globes cross the block June 23. The auction coincides with the famous Check the Oil Gas & Oil Show, an annual gathering of petroliana and automobilia enthusiasts from around the country.
DENVER, Pa. – The featured collection in Morphy Auctions’ Feb. 24-25, 2012 sale is a set of antique armor which was amassed over 50 years by Hollywood animator and film director Frank Andrina. The most imposing item in the collection is a suit of full standing armor, with most of its...