A 19-inch gold quartz chain and horseshoe locket soared past its presale estimate of $5,000 to $10,000 to finish at $20,400 during Witherell’s spring Western Americana Auction.
A collection of 75 pinball machines soared to top sale amounts in a 1,300-lot February auction at Morphy Auctions, which grossed $1,032,000, and also included soda pop, tobacciana, chewing gum and other product advertising items.
More than 40 categories of antiques and collectibles will be represented during an auction with more than 2,200 lots during an auction April 4-6 through Showtime Auction Service.
Wherever you live, its a good bet there are antiques shows and auctions coming up. A good way to shake off the winter blah's and feed your passion for antiques and collectibles is to take in an auction or show.
Everything from oil cans to porcelain and metal gas and automotive signs and even full-size gas pumps, plus a special collection of gas pump-shape salt and pepper shakers are the feature at Morphy Auctions' Feb. 28 auction.
I love attending estate auctions. You never know what you will find. So many times, you don’t know you will like or want something until you see it. The latest auction I went to, I took it a step further and didn’t realize I wanted something until after I bought it!
Topping all lots in a Show Time Auction Oct. sale that saw $1 million in sales was a coin-op Pepsin Gum dispenser, that topped $57K before the gavel fell.
The 600+ lots in Mosby & Co.’s Nov. 16 cataloged collectibles auction covers vast collecting territory, including a collection of popcorn machines and wagons.
The September 27-28 Indy Advertising Show features a special group of guests with members of the Road Map Collectors Association also displaying at the show.