Tag Archives: Railroad

What’s Selling on eBay: October 2019

What’s Selling on eBay: October 2019

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $2,650 (48 bids, 14 bidders): Cap’n Hanks 1 Gallon Tin Litho Oyster Can packed for Hanks Seafood Co. Easton, Maryland. I have not run across this one before. Love the colors! Great image of Captain Hank. The front does show some age and usage wear. There are small little […]

Great Collections: August 2019

Great Collections: August 2019

Our Stock is Always Fresh: The Mooney-Barker Drugstore Collection at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History by Carolyn Reno, Collections Manager and Assistant Director In 1985, the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History was allowed to go through the contents of an old drugstore in Pettigrew (Madison County) Arkansas before it was razed to make way […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Watling mid-‘30s 5-cent slot machine, $3,250, Holabird Western Americana

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Watling mid-‘30s 5-cent slot machine, $3,250, Holabird Western Americana

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A mid-1930s Watling three-reel 5-cent slot machine sold for $3,250 at an Americana, Railroad, Mining & More Auction held May 7-10 by Holabird Western Americana Collections in Reno, Nev. Also, an 1871 general and business directory for the residents of four counties in Nevada […]

Antiques Peek: January 2017

Antiques Peek: January 2017

Railroad Lanterns By Jessica Kosinski The history of the American railroad system is undeniably amazing. Without railroads many of the U.S. cities and states as we know them today simply wouldn’t exist. The coming of the railroad allowed many sparsely populated areas to become the big cities that they are now. The railroads led to […]

What's Selling on eBay: March 2016

What's Selling on eBay: March 2016

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $4,383 (32 bids, 9 bidders): Brass N & W RR Railroad Steam Classification Plates The plates were purchased along with other railroad items on Oct. 16, 2015 from an individual who had placed a classified in the Roanoke Times. This individual started a career at N&W in 1939, and […]

Collector's Showcase: August 2015

A Collection Unmatched Marc Edelman can remember visiting his aunt and uncle in Englewood Cliffs, NJ as a young boy and being fascinated by his aunt’s jar full of matchbooks from places that even today bring back fond memories. Fifty years later, that fascination with matchbooks and matchbook covers has not waned, turning an interest […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Carlisle & Finch train set, $46,020, Bertoia Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Carlisle & Finch train set, $46,020, Bertoia Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Carlisle & Finch train set, $46,020, Bertoia Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A circa 1904-1908 Carlisle & Finch No. 45 locomotive with tender and passenger cars sold for $46,020 at a Spring Toy Break Auction held May 9-10 by Bertoia Auctions in Vineland, N.J. Also, a […]