Music Items, Coin-Op, Advertising, Toys and Gaming to lead Fontaine’s Auction
PITTSFIELD, Mass. – For folks looking to start or increase their collection of musical items, coin-op, advertising, toys, country store, banks, gaming and more will have 365 lots of fresh, quality merchandise to consider in a March 29 auction scheduled by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery. The musical items will feature rare Victrolas, gramophones, music boxes, phonographs […]
Medley of Advertising Collectibles to Cross Block in October
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The lifetime collection of advertising collectors Don and Diane Sayrizi and consignments from more than 100 other collectors will be offered at a three-day sale beginning Oct. 4. Showtime Auction Services will host the auction. The auction will feature many collection categories including salesman’s samples, petroliana, automobilia, general store, country store, […]
Cigar Store Indians: The Original Tobacco Advertising Pitchmen
In the 1600s, ships traversed the Atlantic Ocean as businessmen in England looked to expand commerce and consumption of tobacco from America to Europe. The tobacco trade connected settlers who grew the crops in Virginia near the Jamestown colony, sailors who transported the dried leaves and the brokers who sold tobacco to merchants and shopkeepers […]
Advertising & Country Store Collectibles to pace Huge Showtime Auction
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – More than 2,400 lots from three major collections of country store, pedal cars, toys and firefighting memorabilia will be offered at auction on the weekend of April 12-14 by Showtime Auction Services, at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor/Saline Road in Ann Arbor. Internet bidding will be facilitated by […]
March Auction to Feature Fine Art, Jewelry, Native American Objects
GENESEO, N.Y. — Approximately 900 quality lots of fine arts and antiques in an array of categories will be sold on Friday, March 22, and Saturda, March 23, by Cottone Auctions. The auction will feature original oil paintings by many by notable artists, bronzes, jade and ivory Asian objects, sterling silver items, estate jewelry pieces, […]
Collectible Automobilia Ashtray
“Automobilia” comes in many forms. Often, these objects are cross collectibles (i.e. ashtrays). One of the most interesting early ashtrays is the one pictured.
Don’t Smoke!…Collect Tobacciana
What a great area to collect in and it is hot! Whether it is pipes, tins, silks, baseball cards, signs or porcelain, there is something for everyone.
Cigar Collectibles “Official Price Guide to Collectibles” by Harry L Rinker Cigars and cigarettes are not synonymous. Cigars have always had an aloofness about them. They were appreciated by a select group of smokers, not the masses. Cigar connoisseurs are as fanatical as wine aficionados concerning the objects of their affection. The cigar renaissance of […]