Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Philadelphia, PA, United States
DoneThu, Aug 21, 2014 9:00 PM GMT
Deschner Railroad Coll. ;1931 Ford Roadster
1931 Model “A” Ford Roadster Deluxe Convertible. Full frame-off restoration and a THE LIFETIME COLLECTION OF THE LATE CHARLES J. DESCHNER, PHILADELPHIA Featuring: 19th / 20th C. American Railroadiana & Other Transportation Ephemera; Railroadiana & Ephemera. Mr. Deschner had an abiding passion and sophisticated eye for prime railroad and other transportation ephemera, which he collected aggressively from his teenage years until his death in 2013. Deschner sold little, building a collection of great depth and breadth. He saw as much relevance in a stamped Pennsylvania Railroad-issue modern door knob as in an album of 19th C. train photographs, and stored all categories of items together in his small Philadelphia row home, much of it out of sight and untouched from the time of its acquisition. Slosberg Auctioneers is pleased to offer Deschner?s entire collection in a series of sales during 2014-15. This sale, the first in the series, to include: vintage photographs; broadsides and handbills; signage; a variety of lanterns; timetables and a broad range of paper-based ephemera; railroad and manufacturer manuals and equipment specifications; advertising; buttons and pins; RR locks and keys; conductor uniform components and accessories; route maps and railway atlases; labor publications and ephemera; stock certificates; trolley/subway/inter-urban/bus ephemera; Much more!!