Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Frye “Mae West” gas pump, CA$7,800, Miller & Miller

Frye “Mae West” gas pump, CA$7,800, Miller & Miller

Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
Frye “Mae West” gas pump, CA$7,800, Miller & MillerA Fry visible “Mae West” gas pump made in America in the 1920s sold for CA$7,800 in an Advertising, Toys & Historic Objects auction held June 20 by Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd., in New Hamburg, Ont., Canada. Also, a Kuntz tin lithographed beer tray, made in Canada, with a St. Bernard dog graphic, brought CA$7,500; a Coca-Cola school policeman sign, 60 inches tall, realized CA$3,900; and a J.M. Fortier Cigar framed lithograph, went for CA$3,000. Prices include the buyer’s premium and are in Canadian dollars.