Tag Archives: Petroliana

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Kelly Tires porcelain sign, $88,450, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Kelly Tires porcelain sign (“Lotta Miles”) sold for $88,450 at a Premier Automobilia and Petroliana Auction held July 23-24 in Denver, Pa. Also, a Polly Gas die-cut sign

Road Art

Road Art

By Don Weberg While motoring enthusiasts normally collect cars, motorcycles and trucks as the obvious items of choice, they also frequently accumulate collections of associated paraphernalia known to Mecum Auctions as Road Artô. Known also as Automobilia or Petroliana, Road

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Kelly Tires logo sign, $94,550, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Kelly Tires “Lotta Miles” logo sign sold for $94,550 at a Premier Automobilia & Petroliana Auction held April 23-24 by Morphy Auctions in Denver, Pa. Also, a Champion

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Musgo Gasoline sign, $164,700, Morphy’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Musgo Gasoline sign  featuring an Indian in full headdress graphics sold for $164,700 at a Premier Automobilia and Petroliana Auction held Jan. 9-10 by Morphy’s in Denver, Pa.

Collecting Petroliana

Collecting Petroliana

Collecting Petroliana By Dan Matthews It pays to advertise, so the old saying goes, but the real profits nowadays are in the signs that deliver the advertiser’s message, especially when it comes to petroliana. Ever since collecting gas and oil-related

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles August 2014 Issue

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles August 2014 Issue

The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles August 2014 issue features “Collecting Petroliana” by Dan Matthews, “What Other Casino Memorabilia Do I Want to Collect?” by Sheldon Smith, and “Comic Characters and Collectibles: Artist Shawn Martinbrough to Appear at Geppi’s Entertainment