With thousands of collectors expected to fill the floor at the Check the Oil Gas & Oil Show, and 450 lots set for sale during Matthews Auctions, LLC. June 22 auction, it's all systems go for petroliana and automobilia collectors.
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
A three-day sale singularly dedicated to the lifetime collection of William “Bill” Dagg will be sold Sept. 14-16 by Matthews Auctions LLC; the auction will be held at the facilities of the Southern Illinois Auction Co.
Double-sided porcelain signs and die-cut cardboard advertising displays topped a March 2, 2012 vintage gasoline advertising auction in Illinois. The top lot of the day was a rare Penn-Empire gasoline sign, one of only a handful known, which sold for $6,875.