The lifetime collection of Bill Dagg will be sold Sept. 14-16 in Ina, Illinois The single-owner lifetime collection of William “Bill” Dagg will be sold the weekend of Sept. 14-16 by Matthews Auctions, LLC, based in Nokomis, Illinois. The auction will be held in Ina, Illinois.
display with a jar in good condition embossed with a metal lid, rated 8, 10 inches tall; a Prairie Farms Butter single-sided porcelain sign with great graphics, rated 7.75, 15 inches by 30 inches; a De Laval Authorized Agency porcelain flange sign, rated 8, 27 inches by 18 inches; and an Ebberts Wagons original single-sided tin sign (“In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree”), self-framed, 26 inches by 38 inches.
Southern Illinois Auction Company, the site of the auction, is located at 301 Ina Avenue in Ina, Ill. The preferred hotel for the event is the Fairfield Inn & Suites, at 217 Potomac Blvd., in nearby Mount Vernon, Ill. Mention Matthews Auctions and get a 10 percent discount. To reserve a room, call (618) 244-2300. They are part of the Marriott chain (www.Marriott.com).
Other nearby hotels include the Hampton Inn in Mount Vernon (618-244-2323); the Holiday Inn Hotel Mount Vernon in Mount Vernon (618-244-7100); the Drury Inn in Mount Vernon (618-244-4550); the Super 8 Hotel in Mount Vernon (618-242-8800); the Comfort Suites Inn in Mount Vernon (618-244-2700); and the Quality Inn in Mount Vernon (618) 242-7200.
Matthews Auctions, LLC is always accepting quality consignments for future sales. To consign a single item, an estate or an entire collection, you may call them toll-free at (877) 968-8880, or you can send an e-mail directly to Dan Matthews at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mr. Matthews has written a book about petroliana, titled The Fine Art of Collecting Petroliana. For information on how to order a copy, please log on to the Matthews Auctions, LLC website, at www.matthewsauctions.com. For more information about Matthews Auctions, LLC, and the Sept. 14-16 auction in Ina, Ill., please log on to www.matthewsauctions.com.