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Mobilgas Pegasus neon sign, est. $10-$10,000

Vintage neon signs beckon enthusiasts to Worldwide’s April 22-23 auction

Mobilgas Pegasus neon sign, est. $10-$10,000

Mobilgas Pegasus neon sign, est. $10-$10,000

AUBURN, Ind. – Worldwide Auctioneers will hold its annual Enthusiast Auction on Friday, April 22, and Saturday, April 23. Collectors can choose among pre-war automobiles, muscle cars, sports and classics, as well as an exceptional selection of the best memorabilia to be found. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Morphy’s rings up $2.4M at Automobilia, Petroliana & Railroadiana Auction

Buick Authorized Valve In Head neon porcelain sign in complete, original condition graded 9.0+ on both of its sides. Sold above estimate for $27,600

DENVER, Pa. – Trains, planes and automobiles were on the minds of bidders who brought their A-game to Morphy’s big March 29-30 Automobilia, Petroliana & Railroadiana auction. The colorful 1,498-lot sale featured rare, fresh-to-the-market examples of signage, gas pumps, globes and other service station equipment from motoring’s golden era. The two-day grand total came to a hefty $2.4 million. Absentee and Internet live bidding was available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Collectors can fill ‘er up at Morphy March 29-30 Automobilia, Petroliana & Railroadiana Auction

A selection of top lots from the railroadiana to be auctioned during the opening session of Morphy’s March 29-30 auction, including a green-glass D&H Railroad lantern ($1,000-$4,000); single-sided die-cut porcelain MKT Railroad sign ($3,000-$5,000); and one of few known Crosby bronze three-chime factory steam whistles in the 40½-inch size ($2,000-$15,000)

DENVER, Pa. – Ever since the first Model A car rolled off Ford’s assembly line in 1903, America has had a fascination with cars. Now, nearly 120 years later, that attraction has become more of an obsession for the legion of collectors from coast to coast who covet signage, gas pumps, globes and other service station equipment from motoring’s golden era. Morphy Auctions is the destination of choice for hobbyists seeking antiques of exceptional quality, condition and authenticity. They’ll have their next chance to bid and buy on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 29-30 at the central Pennsylvania company’s Automobilia, Petroliana & Railroadiana Auction.

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Morphy Auctions reports blockbuster year with 2021 sales exceeding $50M

Rare and exceptional Mohawk Gasoline circular porcelain neon service station with Native American graphic and original cast-metal mounting stand. Produced in the 1930s for Mohawk Oil Co., Bakersfield, California. 9.0+ condition. Sold at Morphy’s Oct. 3-4, 2021 Automobilia & Petroliana Auction for its high-estimate price of $120,000

DENVER, Pa. – Morphy Auctions is pleased to report a year of unprecedented new-buyer interest and stellar results across all categories in 2021, with gross sales surpassing $50 million.

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Stephenson’s Jan. 1 auction laden with fine jewelry, Faberge, silver, furniture & decorative art 

Ruby, pearl, turquoise, sapphire, opal and emerald Mogul 14K gold choker. Estimate $3,000-$5,000

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa. – For sixty years, family owned and operated Stephenson’s Auctioneers has earned an impeccable reputation from its sales of fresh-to-market art and antiques from the Philadelphia area’s most elegant estates. Traditionally, their most anticipated event of the year is their New Year’s Auction, which, for 2022, will take place on January 1st and feature high-quality furnishings, art and personal property from residences in the Mid-Atlantic region. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Miller & Miller’s Advertising Signs & Memorabilia sale pumped up collectors

Circa-1930s Canadian Eco Model 160 clockface gasoline pump, CA$35,400

Circa-1930s Canadian Eco Model 160 clockface gasoline pump, CA$35,400

NEW HAMBURG, Canada – A 1930s Canadian Eco Model 160 clockface gasoline pump and a circular Canadian 1946 McColl-Frontenac double-sided porcelain sign each sold for $35,400 in an online-only Petroliana, Advertising Signs & Memorabilia auction held December 4 by Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd. All prices quoted are in Canadian dollars.

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Morphy’s to roll out top-notch automobilia, petroliana & railway rarities, Oct. 3-4

DENVER, Pa. – An exciting array of antique and vintage automobilia, petroliana and railroadiana is revved up and ready to power across the auction block at Morphy’s Sunday/Monday, October 3 and 4 sale. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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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.

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Richfield Oil memorabilia & petroliana drive July 25 auction

Circa-1920 Richfield Oil promotional desk clock with an aviation theme, estimated at $250-$500

Circa-1920 Richfield Oil promotional desk clock with an aviation theme, estimated at $250-$500

FULLERTON, Calif. – A massive single-owner collection of oil and petroliana, aka gas station collectibles, especially items pertaining to Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO), will be showcased in a live online auction on July 25 held  by Appraisal & Estate Sale Specialists, Inc. It will feature nearly 500 lots in all, and will begin promptly at 12 noon Pacific time/3pm Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Black Cat Shoe Dressing clock, known to collectors as ‘The Black Cat Clock,’ which sold for CA$11,210

Black cat advertising clock scampers to top of Miller & Miller sale

Black Cat Shoe Dressing clock, known to collectors as ‘The Black Cat Clock,’ which sold for CA$11,210

Black Cat Shoe Dressing clock, known to collectors as ‘The Black Cat Clock,’ which sold for CA$11,210

NEW HAMBURG, Canada – An important Black Cat Shoe Dressing clock – known to collectors as “The Black Cat Clock” – sold for $11,210, and an early 20th-century Peabody’s Overalls single-sided porcelain sign realized $8,850 in Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd.’s online-only Advertising & Breweriana sale held June 19. All prices quoted are in Canadian dollars.

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