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Mecum Auctions Offering Collections

            from Elmer’s Auto and Toy Museum

            WALWORTH, WI – On the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River    from     Elmer’s
            in the small community of Fountain City, Wisconsin, lies a 90-acre   Auto and Toy
            parcel with five buildings that are stocked to the hilt with more than   Museum collec-
            100 collector cars, over 700 pedal cars, hundreds of bicycles, motorcycles,   tion will be avail-
            snowmobiles, thousands of vintage toys and more. Long known       able for bids.
            worldwide as Elmer’s Auto and Toy Museum, a large portion of the   Additional infor-
            collection will soon be offered at auction by Mecum Auctions, the   mation, photos,
            world’s largest classic and collector car auction company, at an on-site   and descriptions of the collection are available at
            auction event in Fountain City this September 14-17.                 The auction will be open to registered bidders only; members of the
               Collector car enthusiast Elmer Duellman bought his first pedal car   public are welcome to visit the museum and preview the offerings in
            in 1971, a 1905 chain-driven, wooden pedal car, and after filling his   advance of the event during scheduled business hours. Bidder
            available garage and storage space with full-size classic and collector   registration is available online in advance and on-site at the auction for
            cars, he switched his focus fully to the pedal car pursuit, ultimately   $200. It includes admission for two persons to the four auction days.
            building one of the world’s largest and most encompassing collections   For those unable to attend in person, enhanced remote bidding
            of its kind. Throughout his time collecting, Duellman became so   options are also available both online (at and
            knowledgeable about the hobby and so well-known within its realm   telephone bidding.
            that he was featured on the show American Pickers with Mike Wolfe    Elmer’s Auto and Toy Museum Collection Auction will take place
            several times, contributed to a series of books, and was sought out by   September 14-17, 2022, at the Elmer’s Auto and Toy Museum located
            others compiling reference and price guides for contributions of   at W903 Elmer’s Road in Fountain City, Wisconsin.
            information and imagery from his collection.                         Bidder Registration is $200 in advance online and at the door;
               In 2003, eight of Duellman’s pedal cars were utilized as a part of an   includes admission for two to each auction day.
            exhibition at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center in Stamford,       To preview the auction, members of  general public are welcome to
            Connecticut, titled  Pedal to the Metal: A History of Children’s Pedal   visit the museum during regular hours of operation, which are 9 a.m.
            Cars. Elmer and his wife, Bernadette, also gifted one of their pedal cars,   to 5 p.m. (CDT) on July 23, 24, 30, and 31; August 6, 7, 20, 21, 27
            a circa-1953 Kidillac, to the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. in 2003   and 28; and September 3, 4 and 5. Museum admission is $15 for adults
            to be featured in a display called “America on the Move” within the   and $5 for children.
            National Museum of American History.                                 Auction days will be open to registered bidders only. Gates open daily
               As part of the upcoming auction, all of the full-size classic and   at 8 a.m. The auction begins at 10 a.m. Wed. – Sat. September 14-17.
            collector cars, all the motorcycles, scooters, mini-bikes, and bicycles, all of   For more information, visit
            the pedal cars, and a large selection of other Road Art and memorabilia   fountain-city-2022/

                                                   The Original 179th Semi-Annual                                       GENERAL ADMISSION
                                                                                                                        $10 EACH, WITH THIS
                                  YORK, PA ANTIQUES SHOW & SALE                                                              AD $9 EACH

                            York Fairgrounds Convention & Expo Center • Memorial Hall East • York, Pennsylvania 17404
                                                       334 Carlisle Ave. From Rt. 30, Take Rt. 74 South.
                                                   SEPTEMBER 23 & 24, 2022

                                                         Friday 10am-6pm • Saturday 10am-6pm
                             75 Selected Exhibitors featuring 18th & 19th Century American, English, Primitive and Period Furniture and Accessories
                         • Fine Early China and Glassware • 18th & 19th C Silver • Chinese Export Porcelain • Oriental Rugs • Fine Antique Jewelry • Antique Toys • Pewter
                • Early Kitchen & Fireplace Accessories • Historic American Militaria • American & English Samplers • Navajo Rugs, Pueblo Pottery, Baskets and Native American Artifacts
                                                                     Exhibitor List:
                Michael Gunselman   Centreville, DE       Scott Buchanan      Pottstown, PA         Beaver Creek
                H. and L. Antiques  Princeton, NJ         Greg K. Kramer & Co.   Robesonia, PA         Antiques & Arms  Dillsburg, PA
                Jane Langol         Medina, OH            Joseph J. Lodge     Lederach, PA          Soheil Oriental Rugs   Roslyn, NY
                Antiques from Home  Bethesda, MD          James Island Antiques              Charleston, SC   The Haneberg’s Antiques          East Lyme, CT
                Heller and Washam   Portland, ME          James L. Price      Carlisle, PA          Marvin Wies
                Steven F. Still     Manheim, PA           Gene & Carol                                 Folk Art & Antiques  Baltimore, MD
                Hilary and Paulette Nolan          Falmouth, MA      Rappaport Antiques  Lancaster, PA   Betty H. Bell  Dallas, TX
                Jon Mehl, Cabinetmaker           York, PA   Marc Calciano     Clifton Heights, PA   Lana Smith          Louisville, KY
                Chris & Bernadette Evans         Waynesboro, VA   Wm. R. & Teresa F. Kurau        Lampeter, PA   Perkins and Menson  Ashby, MA
                Jewett • Berdan     New Castle, ME        Stephen Score       Boston, MA            Stephen • Douglas   Rockingham, VT
                Neverbird Antiques  Surry, VA             Joan Staufer Antiques  Catskill, NY       Newsom • Berdan     Thomasville, PA
                Barometer Fair      Sarasota, FL,         B. Hannah Daniel    Athens, AL            Steve Smoot Antiques
                                    Blowing Rock, NC      Randy Ona           Wayne, NJ                & Navajo Textiles                   Lancaster, PA
                Pat & Rich Garthoeffner            Lititz, PA   Frank Gaglio Inc.  Rhinebeck, NY    Scott Bassoff • Sandy Jacobs   Swampscott, MA
                John H. Rogers, LLC  New London, NH       The Norwood’s                             Robert M. Conrad    Yeagertown, PA
                Daniel and Karen Olson             Newburgh, NY      Spirit of America  Timonium, MD   Sorisio’s Antiques  Leechburg, PA
                Fryling’s Antiques  Green Lane, PA        James B. Grievo     Stockton, NJ          Nancy & Gene Pratt Antiques   Victor, NY
                Lisa S. McAllister  Clear Spring, MD      Hanes and Ruskin    Niantic, CT           A Bird in Hand      Florham Park, NJ
                Stonecrop Antiques LLC           Mt. Crawford, VA   Mark & Kelly Saylor Design      Cape May, NJ   Pat & Don Clegg  East Berlin,PA
                John Kolar          Lebanon, PA           Richard M. Worth    Centreville, DE       Firehouse Antiques  Galena, MD
                Kelly Kinzle        New Oxford, PA        Larry Thompson      Atlanta, GA
                Thomas Restoration, Ltd.         Laurel, MD   Marc Witus      Gladstone, NJ
                  Credit Cards Accepted                          Managed by Melvin L. Arion                               Show Phones:
              A/C • Good Food • Free Parking           P.O. Box 119 Laurel, DE 19956-0119 • 302-875-5326                  717-718-1097
                 No Smoking in Building                                      302-542-3286

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