Beacon die-cut sign, $55,000, Matthews
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Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
Beacon Security Gasoline single-sided porcelain die-cut sign, rated 9.5/10 for condition and measuring 48 inches by 30 inches, sold for $55,000 at an auction held Feb. 28-Mar. 1 in Peotone, Ill., by Matthews Auctions, LLC, based in Nokomis, Ill. Also, a Harbor Petroleum Products single-sided porcelain die-cut sign with seaplane graphics soared to $40,700; a 1933 Cadillac and La Salle double-sided porcelain sign fetched $36,300; and a Peerless Stages Bus Depot double-sided porcelain sign hit $17,050. Prices include a 10 percent buyer’s premium.