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.
Vintage advertising and toys will take center stage during the Indy Antique Advertising Show March 14-15. A wide variety of advertising pieces from soda fountain, gas & oil, drug & country store to brewery advertising will be offered.
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.
The time has come for the Springdale Country Store of Huntington Beach, Calif. to close its doors and this entire collection will go up for auction at Gallery Auctions in Houston on Jan. 12. The collection has been kept entirely intact and each item will be sold to the highest bidder.
A rare and desirable 1905 Wurlitzer Style 17 PianOrchestra in excellent working condition soared to $120,000 at a huge three-day auction held Oct. 5-7 by Showtime Auction Services.
Over 2,000 lots of investment-grade antiques and collectibles from over 100 consignors will change hands March 30 to April 1 in Showtime Auction Services' spring sale. In addition to pedal cars and toys, the auction will feature banks, pottery, Wave Crest, trade signs, advertising signs, folk art, soda fountain, Coca-Cola, Western, Native American, country...
From an 8.2 carat diamond ring to more than 100 vehicles in cast iron and tin wind-ups, 1,500 lots are offered at Rich Penn's Nov. 4-6, 2011 auction.