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Denver, PA, United States
DoneTue, Aug 20, 2013 1:00 PM GMT

MORPHY AUCTIONS Tues, Aug 20th, 2013 Auction

General & Advertising, August 20


Over 25 lots of sterling silver, over 150 general antique lots, over 380 lots of advertising and much more.

Morphy?s August 20th auction features a stellar postcard collection of over 200 lots which is vast and covers nearly every category of postcards. There are several hundred Halloween cards by Tuck, Winsch, International Art and many other publishers. One highlight is a card by Ellen Clapsaddle that depicts an African American boy dressed as a ghost holding a pumpkin head. His arm can be moved to cover and uncover his face with the pumpkin. If you are a Christmas fanatic then don?t miss the thousands of Christmas postcards as well, many featuring Santa.

Other highlights include a group of Schmucker Butterfly girls, numerous hold-to-light cards and thousands of real photo cards. There are real photo cards featuring baseball players, baseball teams, race cars, airplanes, ships, trains and many other subjects.

Some specialty cards include hold-to-mirror, mechanical, open-ups, leather, real hair and just about every category imaginable. Check out the online catalog for more fantastic postcards!

The August 20th General sale consists of a nice grouping of Coca-Cola advertising with trays, signs, bottles, toys and neon?s. The Coke is followed by beer trays and general advertising with many figural display items.

This sale has variety of country store items ranging from scales, spool cabinets to store display items. There are even some lots for coin-op collectors including gumball machines, trade stimulators and wall boxes for juke boxes.

Miscellaneous items in this sale include dolls, candy molds, ABC plates, doorstops, door knockers, large assortment of silver plate and sterling. match safes, cigarette cases, pewter and copper, Fiestaware, stoneware and prints.