Tag Archive for: Coca-Cola
SAVANNAH, Ga. – The carefully curated selections featured in Everard Auctions’ June 20-21 Southern Estates and Collections online auction exemplify centuries of excellence and quality across a broad range of fine and decorative art. Highlights include a newly discovered and expertly authenticated waterscape by Sanford Robinson Gifford, John J Audubon’s White Heron, a sizable collection of outsider art, sterling silver, mid-century modern furniture, Asian art, jewelry, watches and autographed sports collectibles. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.
CHICAGO – Potter & Potter Auctions will hold a 700+ lot sale titled Coin-Op, Advertising & Breweriana on Saturday, January 28. It will showcase the extensive Anheuser-Busch collection of William F. Goza, including vintage advertising, ephemera, bottles and other beer-related antiques. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
An original 1897 Coca-Cola tray with painted cola leaves and nuts decorating its rim, achieved $50,000 plus the buyer’s premium in February 2019. Image courtesy of Michaan’s and LiveAuctioneers
NEW YORK – Far and away, Coca-Cola is the world’s bestselling soft drink. The company claims that nearly two billion eight-ounce servings are consumed every day. So, exactly how does a sugary soda dominate all others for more than 100 years? The answer is marketing and then more marketing. Coca-Cola trays were key to building the beverage’s brand.
NEW YORK — Long before the eras of television and digital media, posters were the preferred medium for advertising. The arrival of stone lithography around 1880 allowed for colorful advertising posters to be produced fast and in mass quantities. Vintage posters in virtually every genre are sought-after, but a perennial favorite is those that tout food and drink.
WILLOUGHBY, Ohio – The multifaceted collection of the late Mark Smith was the cornerstone of an exciting $613,000 event at Milestone Auctions’ suburban Cleveland gallery on October 15th. Smith, a Virginia businessman, was a passionate and very hands-on collector of automotive advertising and memorabilia, a reflection of his involvement in the car industry. But there was much more to Smith’s collecting interests than just motoring, said Miles King, co-owner of Milestone Auctions.
WILLOUGHBY, Ohio – When the doors open to Milestone’s auction gallery on Saturday, October 15th, an energized – and eclectic – group of bidders is expected to rush in, grab a coffee and take a last-minute look at the merchandise they hope to bring home.
DENVER, Pa. – On September 30, Morphy Auctions begin the thrilling year-long adventure of selling the Bobby Knudsen Jr Collection of World-Class Automotive, Gas & Oil and Soda Pop Advertising. The massive personal collection will be offered in a series of three no-reserve auctions concluding in the fall of 2023, with all sales to be conducted live at Morphy Auctions’ gallery in Denver (Lancaster County), Pennsylvania. The September 30, 2022 series opener, devoted exclusively to Knudsen’s collection, will be followed by October 1-3 sessions featuring high-quality automobilia, petroliana and railroadiana from other consignors. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.