Philip Weiss Auctions to hold massive weekend sale Oct. 22-24 A massive 3-day weekend sale slated for Oct. 22-24 by Philip Weiss Auctions will feature toys and toy trains, railroad memorabilia, Hollywood memorabilia, vintage dolls, antique advertising and more.
slot machine, a “Shake Hands With Uncle Sam” strength tester, a band box, mutoscopes, tobacco memorabilia, additional coin-operated machines, and additional slot machines from several prominent Long Island estates.
The day will also feature a single-owner collection of laundry and soap memorabilia, to include tin and porcelain signs, toy washing machines, paper advertising and more. Other lots will include a great selection of coin-operated bar machines, gambling games, gum machines and arcade machines. Also sold will be a rare 1905 “Lillian Nordica” Coca-Cola cardboard poster.
Oct. 24 will also present Part 2 of the Mr. Peanut Collection, featuring a Mr. Peanut scale (the second one found in the last six months), a beautiful Mr. Peanut wall clock and other items. Other expected top lots will include a vintage casino full-size roulette table, two player pianos, a nice selection of Edison and other phonographs, table-top machines consigned by a former coin-op distributor, paper ephemera (to include coin-op catalogs and schematics), and pig collectibles.
In November (on a date and time still to be announced), Philip Weiss Auctions will hold a one-day Toy Soldier Bonanza Sale, which will include Part 2 of the Edward Ryan paper toy soldier collection. Lots from other estates will include Britains, dime-store figures, and a wide array of toy soldiers from numerous manufacturers. Watch the website for details and info.
Also scheduled before the turn of the year is a major Disneyana and Animation Sale, which will include a Donald Duck “Window Washer” cel set up on master production background, two rare 1939 Mickey Mouse advertising posters, fresh-to-the-market Snow White animation pieces, Disney figures, Lladros and more.
Finally, Philip Weiss Auctions will present a Comic Books and Comic Art Sale, also sometime before the turn of the year. Featured will be rare and vintage comic books from the 1930s to the present time, wonderful examples of comic art, Part 2 of the Copley comic art collection (featuring original cartoon panels and assorted daily comic strips and Sunday pages.
Sports memorabilia will also be incorporated into an end-of-year sale. Already consigned is a great original owner 1950s baseball card collection, 1930s Diamond Stars and Goudey Indian cards found in an attic and many other sports-related items. Click on the Philip Weiss website – at www.prwauctions.com – and go to the November and December pages for info.
Philip Weiss Auctions is always accepting quality consignments for future sales. To consign an item, an estate or a collection, you may call them at (516) 594-0731, or e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about Philip Weiss Auctions and its calendar of upcoming auctions, to include the Sept. 24-26 weekend event, click on www.prwauctions.com.