Posts

Maud Lewis, ‘Black Truck,’ CA$413,000

Maud Lewis paintings motored to $390K at Miller & Miller

Maud Lewis, ‘Black Truck,’ CA$413,000

Maud Lewis, ‘Black Truck,’ CA$413,000

NEW HAMBURG, Canada – A pair of paintings by the Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis (1901-1970) blasted through their pre-sale estimates to finish at a combined $501,500 (about $390,000), and a group of letters written by Lewis to a fellow artist and confidante hit $82,600 in an online Canadiana & Decorative Arts auction held May 14 by Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd. All sums given in this story are in Canadian dollars.

Read more

Circa-1884 Winchester cartridge board, est. CA$35,000-$50,000

Winchester cartridge board should hit bull’s-eye at Miller & Miller, April 23

Circa-1884 Winchester cartridge board, est. CA$35,000-$50,000

Circa-1884 Winchester cartridge board, est. CA$35,000-$50,000

NEW HAMBURG, Canada – A Winchester cartridge board from around 1884 – one of the most sought-after examples of American sporting advertising – is an expected highlight lot in an online-only Petroliana & Advertising Auction planned for Saturday, April 23 by Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd., starting promptly at 9 am Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

Read more

Replica 1946 Wurlitzer Model 1015 One More Time (OMT) jukebox, CA$8,260

Music machines and mechanical banks win the day at Miller & Miller

 

Left to Right: Circa-1890 battery-driven Edison Class M cylinder phonograph, CA$35,400; Replica 1946 Wurlitzer Model 1015 One More Time (OMT) jukebox, CA$8,260; J. & E. Stevens mechanical bank with reliefs of Robert E. Peary’s 1909 expedition to reach the North Pole, CA$7,670

Left to Right: Circa-1890 battery-driven Edison Class M cylinder phonograph, CA$35,400; Replica 1946 Wurlitzer Model 1015 One More Time (OMT) jukebox, CA$8,260; J. & E. Stevens mechanical bank with reliefs of Robert E. Peary’s 1909 expedition to reach the North Pole, CA$7,670

NEW HAMBURG, Canada – Edison phonographs, mid-century jukeboxes and early 20th-century mechanical banks by J. & E. Stevens all performed well in Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd.’s online Music Machines, Toys & Advertising sale held March 19. The 541-lot auction grossed $420,847. All prices quoted are in Canadian dollars.

Read more

Franz Johnston, ‘The Battlement, Lake of the Woods,’ est. CA$22,000-$30,000

Canada’s ‘Group of 7’ artists poised for success at Miller & Miller, Feb. 12

Franz Johnston, ‘The Battlement, Lake of the Woods,’ est. CA$22,000-$30,000

Franz Johnston, ‘The Battlement, Lake of the Woods,’ est. CA$22,000-$30,000

NEW HAMBURG, Canada – Original oil paintings by Franz Johnston and Alexander Young Jackson, both founding members of Canada’s Group of Seven, plus a one-piece Adam-style corner cupboard from an estate near Orono, Ontario are expected top lots in an online-only Canadiana & Folk Art auction slated for Saturday, Feb. 12, by Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. All estimates are given in Canadian dollars.

Read more

1956 Seeburg VL200 Select-O-Matic jukebox, est. CA$4,000-$6,000

Seeburg Select-O-Matic jukebox to perform at Miller & Miller Dec. 4 sale

1956 Seeburg VL200 Select-O-Matic jukebox, est. CA$4,000-$6,000

1956 Seeburg VL200 Select-O-Matic jukebox, est. CA$4,000-$6,000

NEW HAMBURG, Canada – Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd. will usher out 2021 with an online-only Petroliana, Advertising Signs & Memorabilia auction on Saturday, December 4, beginning at 9 am Eastern time. The sale will include seldom-seen Canadian soda signs from the 40-year collection of James Burridge and the advertising collection of the late Dave Toccalino. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. All prices are given in Canadian dollars.

Read more

Alfred Joseph Casson, ‘Outside Algonquin Park,’ est. CA$30,000-$40,000

Canadian masters in spotlight at Miller & Miller, Oct. 9

Alfred Joseph Casson, ‘Outside Algonquin Park,’ est. CA$30,000-$40,000

Alfred Joseph Casson, ‘Outside Algonquin Park,’ est. CA$30,000-$40,000

NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – Original, vibrant paintings by Canadian artists Alfred Joseph Casson, Alexander Young Jackson, Anna Weber, Joseph Swift and Homer Ransford Watson will all appear in a Firearms, Sporting & Canadiana auction slated for Saturday, October 9 at Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

Read more

1869 French style Boneshaker bicycle, est. CA$3,000-$3,500

Toys, vintage advertising dominate Miller & Miller’s Sept. 11-12 sales

1869 French style Boneshaker bicycle, est. CA$3,000-$3,500

1869 French style Boneshaker bicycle, est. CA$3,000-$3,500

NEW HAMBURG, Canada – Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd. will hold back-to-back auctions the weekend of September 11 -12. The Saturday, September 11 event will be a Toys & Nostalgia sale, featuring the Bryan Beatty collection. The Sunday, September 12 sale will be an Advertising & Historic Objects auction, featuring the Scott Vanner breweriana collection. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. All estimates quoted are in Canadian dollars.

Read more

Prince Edward Island pocket watch trade sign, which sold for CAD $16,520

Maud Lewis painting, watch trade sign charm bidders at Miller & Miller

Prince Edward Island pocket watch trade sign, which sold for CAD $16,520

Prince Edward Island pocket watch trade sign, which sold for CAD $16,520

NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – An oil-on-board painting by Canadian artist Maud Lewis (1903-1970) sold for $25,960, a circa 1865-1870 Prince Edward Island pocket watch trade sign hit $16,520 and a carved slide-top pencil box made around 1800 in Quebec realized $12,980 in an online-only Canadiana & Folk Art auction held on April 17 by Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd. All prices quoted are in Canadian dollars.

Read more