Antique Automobiles, Including Historic 1923 Maddox Model T Roadster, On Proxibid Proxibid, the world’s largest provider of live auction webcasting services, today announced that Rich Penn Auctions has selected the Company to provide live online bidding for an auction of the conten
News-Antique.com - Mar 02,2009 - Proxibid, the world’s largest provider of live auction webcasting services, today announced that Rich Penn Auctions has selected the Company to provide live online bidding for an auction of the contents of Bobby Protsman's Antique Automobile & Treasure Museum. The two-day live auction event will take place Saturday, March 21 and Sunday, March 22 at 10:00 a.m. EST at Stone Mountain State Park in Atlanta, GA. Live online bidding will be available both days via Proxibid. Auction registration and pre-bidding are available by visiting www.proxibid.com/richpenn.
Bobby Protsman’s Antique Automobile & Treasure Museum included a fifty-year-old Collection of automobiles, band organs, Coca-Cola advertising memorabilia, music machines, bicycles, carousel animals, hanging lamps, radios, toy trains, automobile brass and more. While the gem of the auction is certain to be the 1923 Model T Roadster, originally owned by Georgia’s Governor Lester Maddox, a dozen automobiles will be available for live online bidding during this auction. Additionally, an amazing collection of pedal cars, all in restored condition, will be up for auction.
In all, more than 1,100 lots of automobiles, antiques and collectibles will cross the auction block during this live auction webcast. With so much to choose from, there’s literally something for everyone in this collection. Featured items include:
• Lot 402: Coin-operated slot machine, Caille New Century Detroit, 5 cent floor model, made in Detroit to honor the year 1900 or the New Century, quartersawn oak case, a great example of a Mint restored machine in excellent operating condition, 63"H x 25"W x 15"D.
• Lot 507: Coin operated theater candy machine, 5 cent, birds eye maple w/ebony inlay on center front, triple arch, pat date of 4-24-23 on original nickel-plated mechanisms, reverse etched glass panels are backlit & light the candy below, original coin box & keys, one of the best original candy machines in existence, excellent condition, 59"H x 77"W x 18"D.
• Lot 595: Automobile, 1923 Model T Roadster owned by Georgia Governor Lester Maddox.
• Lot 950: Automobile, 1932 Packard Model 902 2-Door Sedan.
“We are honored that Mr. Protsman selected us to assist him with this auction. This is one of the finest and most interesting collections we’ve ever taken to market and there’s sure to be something for everyone,” said auctioneer Rich Penn. “Bobby Protsman made certain the museum had something of interest for everyone and with online bidding, anyone from across the globe can log on, bid and win something from this amazing collection.”
For more information about this auction, to register to bid or to pre-bid, please visit www.proxibid.com/richpenn.
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