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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A March 3, 2012 automotive auction has plenty of surprises for collectors. The vintage petroliana category is packed with the best examples of gas pumps, metal signs, pump globes, a collection of approximately 60 ashtrays, dozens of vintage license plates and more.
Despite the recent downward trend in gasoline prices, the fear of filling up and anguish while pulling up to the pump is still a regular response. One of the only places where pumps are greeted with enthusiasm is in the company of gas pump collectors, and those passionate about petroliana ...