TIMONIUM, Md. – Over & Above Online Auction is having an auction of Art, Advertising and a Menagerie of Ephemera that will conclude Sunday, April 29. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
Many of the collectible items are paper and cardboard: advertising signs, maps, engravings and lithographs, historical documents, early photographs, books, posters, catalogs, trade brochures, postcards and trade cards.
There is a huge amount of “collectible crossover” when it comes to this material. Toy collectors will find this sale features early train and toy catalogs, including Hubley, Metalcraft, Lionel and American Flyer.
Advertising buyers will find this sale features terrific Coca-Cola cardboard signs, advertising easel backs, trade cards, as well as illustration art mock-ups for advertising products and displays.
Car and automotive fans will find illustration art, as well as brochures for vintage cars, automotive safety posters, gas and oil company sponsored ephemera and similar items.
An incredible illustrated catalog for carriages will also be offered in this auction, presenting a rare glimpse into American transportation history.
Aviation fans will find fantastic Boeing illustration art, early airline brochures and ephemera. Other items of interest include early circus posters, early photographs featuring horse-drawn circus wagons and calliopes, and ephemera.
Artwork, including early 19th century engravings, prints and lithographs will be featured in this auction.
Also included in this auction is an iconic photograph of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s funeral as featured in Life magazine, photographed and signed by Edward Clark.
Additionally, this auction features ephemera pertaining to movie and television personalities, including movie posters, film magazines and brochures, and other entertainment related periodicals. Lucille Ball, the Little Rascals, Marilyn Monroe and other celebrities are included in this eclectic mix of auction items.
Over & Above Online Auction and Estate Sales LLC is a new company, founded by three people who have worked in the antiques and auction industry for over 10 years each. Their focus is to provide consignors with a means to sell their collections, online, using an international bidding platform. Buyers will appreciate the personal attention and level of service that a small company provides its customers.