Huge Private Estate Collection of Stoneware and More Goes Live on Proxibid A unique collection of Uhl and Red-Wing stoneware, World Fairs and Expo items, primitives, advertising pieces and much more will go to the highest bidder webcast on Proxibid (www.proxibid.com), the wo
News-Antique.com - May 01,2012 - A unique collection of Uhl and Red-Wing stoneware, World Fairs and Expo items, primitives, advertising pieces and much more will go to the highest bidder webcast on Proxibid (www.proxibid.com), the world’s largest real auction marketplace, with the live event hosted by Sohn & Associates, Ltd. Bidding will occur over two weekends, beginning May 3 at 3:00 p.m. Central and concluding Sunday, May 13. To see the exact dates and times of the auction, to view the complete catalog and to place pre-bids, visit www.proxibid.com/sohn.
Dr. Stanley Epperson, a well-respected veterinarian of the Mesker Park Zoo in Evansville, Indiana, was an avid antiques collector and accumulated a vast amount of rare collectibles over many years. His special love for Uhl and Red Wing Stoneware, created a stunning collection, which will go to the highest bidder in the 8-day auction. Along with stoneware, Epperson’s collection including 25 brass cash registers, World Fairs & Expo items, Indian artifacts, cap guns, calendar and ABC plates, and primitives and cast irons.
Specific highlights include:
• Lots #1105A and #1105B: Rare large Uhl frog and turtle featured Saturday, May 5;
• Lot #1173: Evansville, IN Uhl Jack Daniel old number 7 advertising whiskey jug featured Saturday, May 5;
• Lot #1291: 50 gallon Red Wing crock complete with lid featured Sunday, May 6;
• Lot #1700: Full groove Vanderburgh County, IN axe 5”W x 6.75”L featured Thursday, May 10;
• Lot #2227: Mills 25 cent floor model “Extra Ordinare” slot machine featured Saturday, May 12.
“In 50 years in the auction business, this is by far the largest and most diverse collection of stoneware that I have ever had the pleasure to represent”, said Don Sohn, President of Sohn & Associates. “We are happy to be partnering with Proxibid in this auction that will be admired by a global audience.”
To view a full catalog, create an account and bid, visit www.proxibid.com/sohn.
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