The combination of vintage advertising collectibles and coin-op machines made for an exciting auction June 1 at Morphy Auctions, when 547 lots realized $610,000.
A unique 1-cent fortune teller coin-op machine is among the 537 lots that may claim the top spot during Morphy Auctions' June 1 specialty sale.
James D. Julia Inc.'s summer auction session begins with back-to-back auctions June 19-20. The event begins with lamps and glass, and then moves onto toys, dolls and advertising.
Serious Toyz is hosting a serious size (1,300-lots) auction, featuring vintage robots, space toys, Barbie, cast-iron toys and much more through April 6.
One of the earliest openers, Grand Trunk Antiques’ doors open at daybreak May 14-19, July 9-14 and Sept. 3-8, 2013. With no gate, closing is at the discretion of the individual dealers.
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.
Everything from a branded tomb vault to cast-iron toys and Pepsi signs take center stage during the annual Indy Antique Advertising Show, set for March 15-16.