Tag Archives: Morphy’s Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Prototype Coke bottle, $110,700, Morphy’s

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Prototype Coke bottle, $110,700, Morphy’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A rare Coca-Cola prototype bottle sold for $110,700 at an auction held April 12-14 in Las Vegas by Morphy Auctions, based in Denver, Pa. The modified prototype bottle was created by the Root Glass Company in 1915 and submitted to Coca-Cola executives for consideration […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Coca-Cola sample cooler, $17,835, Morphy Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Coca-Cola sample cooler, $17,835, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A circa 1929 Coca-Cola double Glasscock Brothers salesman’s sample cooler sold for $17,835 at a Spring Antique Advertising Sale held March 18-19 by Morphy Auctions in Denver, Pa. Also, a 1903 Coca-Cola bottle 5-cent tip tray, made by Chas. W. Shonk, breezed to $17,220; […]

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. Also, a Smith-o-Lene Aviation Brand gasoline sign with airplane graphics soared to $134,200; a Beacon […]

Morphy’s May 30-31 Toy Auction features top-notch Bob Gallegos robot collection, rare European toys, early French & German dolls

DENVER, Pa. – Robots are on the march again at Morphy’s. The Pennsylvania company’s May 30-31 Toy Auction containing 1,450 lots is led by a prized grouping of sci-fi classics from the Robert V. “Bob” Gallegos collection. Approximately 115 robots, mostly boxed, will cross the auction block. Some of them boast illustrious provenance, like the […]