UNION, IL. — Antique coin-ops, slot machines, advertising, petroliana, cars and much more will be among the 1,000 lots of quality antiques featured at November’s Fall Classic at Donley Auctions.
Some of the highlights include a rare and magnificently preserved circa 1898 Mills Double Dewey slot machine with a pre-sale estimate of $60,000-$79,000; a beautiful circa 1900 oak and leaded glass-lit Brunswick triple arch saloon bar and backbar with a pre-sale estimate of $40,000-$50,000; a coin-operated rocket kiddie ride with a pre-sale estimate of $20,000-$30,000; a circa 1920s Fry Visible “Mae West”-style gasoline pump with a pre-sale estimate of $4,000-$6,000; and a 1943 World War II Jeep designed by the American Bantam Car Co. with a pre-sale estimate of $15,000-$20,000.
The schedule is as follows:
Thursday, Nov. 14: a preview from noon to 8 pm, and a preview party from 5-8 pm.
Friday, Nov. 15, 4 pm: Coin-op, advertising, bars architecture items will go up for bid.
Saturday, Nov. 16, 2 pm: Petroliana items, signs and cars will be auctioned.
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