Gavels n Paddles: Peters Ammunition poster, $12,540, Showtime Auction

Gavels n Paddles: Peters Ammunition poster, $12,540, Showtime Auction

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by Ken Hall
A rare, antique Peters Ammunition poster with a bold and imposing graphic of a bear on a mountain, sold for $12,540 at an auction held April 10-12 by Showtime Auction Services in Ann Arbor, Mich. Also, an oil painting by Edmund Henry Osthaus (1858-1928), done in 1892 and showing two English Setters on the scent, rose to $12,000; an Ithaca (N.Y.) Sign Works tin sign with a “locomobile” image brought $10,080; and an ivory poker buck or chip in fine original condition, saying “You Deal,” made $9,000. Prices include a sliding scale buyer’s premium.

Gavels n Paddles: Peters Ammunition poster, $12,540, Showtime Auction