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Route 32 Auctions Country Store & More Auction Sale

Route 32 Auctions’ upcoming Country Store & More Auction on Friday and Saturday, May 20th and 21st, will feature approximately 500 lots each day of gas and oil, soda, salesman’s sample oddities, advertising items and more – an eclectic mix of country store collectibles, online and live in the Crawfordsville gallery located at 3097 East State Rd. 32.

Doors will open both days at 9 am Eastern time, with the auction starting at 10 am. Day 1 lots range from a very rare, repainted 1-cent Sunny Boy Gumball vending machine made by Field Mfg. Co, in working condition and with one key, 17 inches tall; to a self-framed, single-sided tin sign for the Music Master Washington Liquor Company in Spokane, Washington, graded 9.25, an amazing example of early West Coast advertising and measuring 24 ¼ inches by 20 ½ inches.

Other signs will feature a William M. Fifer Jeweler sign that appears to be made of zinc and displays well, boasting a great look, with a chain, 24 inches by 17 ½ inches, rated 7.5; and a single-sided porcelain sign for Fisher Dairy Milk & Cream, rated highly at 8.75, marked “Burdick Enamel Sign Co.” and measuring 28 inches in diameter.

The auction catalog is currently available online, at https://online.flippingbook.com/link/621661/ as well as on the popular bidding platforms LiveAuctioneers.com and Proxibid.com. Phone and absentee bids will also be taken. The preferred hotel is the Best Western Plus in Crawfordsville. Reservations can be made by calling (765) 307-3999 and mentioning Route 32 Auctions. Crawfordsville is located approximately 35 miles northwest of Indianapolis.

The buyer’s premiums for this auction will be 18 percent for on-site, absentee and phone bidders, and 23 percent for online bidders. There will be an additional 3 percent fee charged for all credit card transactions. Shipping services will be available at the expense of the buyer. There will be a concession stand.

Route 32 Auctions specializes in petroliana, automobilia, porcelain advertising and general store memorabilia. The auction company is always seeking quality consignments for future auctions. To inquire about consigning a single item or an entire collection, you may call them at (765) 307-7119; or, you can send an e-mail to [email protected]. For more information, visit www.route32auctions.com

Tower clock mechanism, German in construction with heavy metal construction, having a slave clock with good face and hands, three barrels and two flywheels, functioning, rated 8.75-9.