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Graham Lancaster and his team would like to welcome you to the website for GDL Auctions. This site will keep you up to date with our current and forthcoming auctions.

Auction 76 - Toowoomba Auction Rooms

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The following lots are late entries to our Day 1 Auction. Please view the photos in our online Photo gallery.

Lot 789 
Enamel Sign - Embossed with rolled edge. Yellow, red and black on blue. "Lubricate With
Shell Motor Oil" Stickman figure t/m. Some scattered dings and small nail holes mostly to edge. A superb early sign. 90% 6' x 3'
Good Estimate 6000 - 8000

Lot 790
Enamel Sign - A figural "Scone Cutter" shape. White on red. Vaccuum Oil Company -
Pegasus. A few scattered dings, mostly to edge. As good as they come. 6' x 4' 95%
Very Good Estimate 4000 - 6000

Lot 791
Enamel Sign - Yellow, black and white on red. "Castrol Wakefield Motor Oil" Bow tie
design. A few very minor scattered dings. Superb condition, brilliant gloss. The best we have ever seen. 6' x 3' 99%
Very Good Estimate 3000 - 3500

Our Annual 'Blokey' Auction

A Major Two Day Auction

Saturday 30th & Sunday 31st August 2014

Special Preview - Friday 29th August 2014

Onsite - Lancaster's Toowoomba Auction Rooms

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Day 1 - Lots 1 - 439
View - 8:00am
Auction - 9:30am
Garagenalia, Enamel Signs, Tins, Racks, Oil Bottles, Millitaria, Cast Iron, Animal Traps, Railway Gear, Telephones, Musical Instruments & much more

Day 2 - Lots 440 - 788
View - 8:30am
Auction - 10:00am
Aboriginal & PNG Artefacts, Pedal Cars and a Superb Collection of Toys

Featuring the Collections of:
The Late Keith Hill (Cairns) &
The Toy Collection – ex Hans & Romy Roeder

A live auction, with full absentee bidding facilities
(Limited phone bidding—conditions apply)
Payment – cash, cheque, EFTPOS, Visa, Mastercard
Buyers Premium - 13.75% includes GST

Auction 75 – Ballarat

 

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 Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th July 2014

Major Two Day Auction

'The Late Bill Howard Private Museum'

One of Australia's Best Private Collections
100's of catagories, 1000's of items

Onsite:
'The Woolshed'
behind 'The Amazing Mill Markets'
9367 Western Highway, Warrenheip, Ballarat, Victoria

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Day 1: Lots 1 - 535
View Saturday 8:00am  Auction 9:30am

Antique Furniture, Display Cabinets, Pear's Prints, Cast Iron & Tin Money Boxes, Lamps, Hat Blocks & Stretchers, Jelly Moulds, Ink Wells, Vintage Lighters, Medical & Quack Items, Taxidermy, Shop & Medical Dummies, Shop Cabinets, Toys, Australian & English Ceramics, Clocks, Antique Hearing Trumpets, Advertising Signs & Posters, Advertising Shop Figures, Circus & Side Show Items and much more

          
Day 2: Lots 536 - 881
View Sunday 8.30am  Auction 10:00am
Arcade Machines, Petrol Bowser, Saucepan Stands,Tools, Strong Boxes, Scales, Doorstops, Cast Iron, Camp Ovens, Book Presses, Irons, Retro TV's, Kitchenalia, Vintage Mix Masters, Electric Jugs, Vintage Toasters Classic Microphones, Early Heaters & Vacuum Cleaners, Antique Cash Registers, Penny Farthing Bikes and much more


Special Preview Friday 4th July 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
A live on-site auction, with full absentee bidding facilities
(Limited phone bidding—conditions apply)
Payment – cash, cheque, EFTPOS, Visa, Mastercard
Buyers Premium - 13.75% includes GST

Auction 74 - Newcastle
National Bottle Show Weekend

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Friday 27th June 2014

Viewing from 5 pm
Bar opens 6 pm
Auction starts at 7 pm

On-site:
'Pavilion Room'
Newcastle Jockey Club
Darling Street
Broadmeadows, NSW 

An Evening Sale of 'Antique Bottles, Pot Lids & Stoneware'

 

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Including: Codds, Ginger Beers, Inks & Ink Wells,
Gins, Bitters, Crown Seals, Hamiltons, Lamonts, Demijohns, Pot Lids,
box lots & more.

Featuring the Collections of:
The Late Bruce Gooden (NSW)
Keith Hill (Cairns, QLD)
Rick & Elaine O'Driscoll (NSW)
& Other Vendors 

View - 5:00pm Auction Starts 7:00pm
Full Bar & Catering from 6:00pm

A live on-site auction with full absentee bidding facilities. 
(Limited phone bidding—conditions apply)
Payment – cash, cheque, EFTPOS, Visa, Mastercard
Buyers Premium - 13.75% includes GST

Auction 73 - Bendigo -
The Dennis O'Hoy Collection

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Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th April 2014

On-Site - The Kangaroo Flat Leisure Centre, Browning Street, Kangaroo Flat, VIC

A major two day auction of Australian Pottery and Antique Bottles

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Day 1: lots 1 - 255

An important collection of Bendigo Pottery and related ephemera, also Australian ceramics & pottery

Day 2: Lots 256 - 810

A huge collection of Antique Bottles including 1000's of ginger beers, codds, hamiltons, demijohns, lamonts, potlids, chemist & heaps of box lots

 

 

Preview - Friday 11th April - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Saturday 12th April - Viewing from 8:30am - Au
ction starts 10:00am
Sunday 13th April - Viewing from 8:00am - Auction starts 9:30am

A live auction with full absentee bidding facilities.

Auction 72 - Toowoomba Auction Rooms

 

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Saturday 15th February 2014
Toowoomba Auction Room, Toowoomba QLD

A Major 'Antique Bottle, Pot Lid & Stoneware' Auction

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300 Quality lots
Including: Codds, Ginger Beers, Gins, Bitters, Crown Seals,
Miniatures, Dose Measures, Hamiltons, Cordials, Lamonts,
Milks, Internal Threads, Pot Lids, Household
& 6 Superb 'Convict Era' Spruce Bottles
Featuring the Collection of:
"The Late Les Jeynes" (QLD)
“Pearl & The Late Les Towe” (VIC)
"Rick & Elaine O'Driscoll" (NSW)
"The Moore Family Collecon" (WA)
& Other Vendors

 

View - 4:00pm, BBQ - 5:00pm, Auction – 6:00pm

This is a Live Auction with full absentee bidding facilities
(Limited phone bidding—conditons apply)
Payment – cash, cheque, direct bank deposit, EFTPOS, Visa, Mastercard
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Auction 71 - Toowoomba Antiques Gallery

 

 
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Saturday 23rd November 2013
On-site - 100 Margaret Street, Toowoomba QLD

Complete Clearance - No Reserves

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Complete contents dispersal of Toowoomba Antiques Gallery - antique shop display cabinets, furniture, sterling silver, gold, sliver and diamond antique and estate jewellery, ceramics, glassware, Bjorn Wiinblad artwork, decorative arts, paintings, maps & prints, Oriental, reference books, restoration and framing materials + dozens of box lots

 

View - 8:00am Auction 9:30am
Preview - Friday 22nd November, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

A live auction with limited absentee bidding facilities.

Auction 70 - Uralla Military Museum

 

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Saturday 9th November 2013

On-site - Hassett's Military Museum, Uralla
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The complete museum contents with military memorabilia from the Boer War, WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam to present day featuring:

Dodge utility, Piggago aeroplane, Ford 'D' model troop carrier, Motorcycles, Trailers, Feret scout car, Mortars (inert), Link trainer, Field antenna, Searchlight, Aeroplane parts

A large array of uniforms, hats, helmets, patches, medals, badges, flags, posters, trench art, field telephones, photographs, swords, bayonets, other weaponary, memorabilia and ephemera

Contents includes display cabinets, kitchen equipment, office equipment and more.

Much has been sourced from New England area families.

View - 8:00am Auction 9:30am
Special Preview - Friday 8th November, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

A live auction with limited absentee bidding facilities.

Basic catalogue and photographs now online.

Auction 69 - Antique Bottles & Stoneware

 
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Saturday 5th October 2013
Onsite - Kelly Park Centre, 1 Synnot Street, Werribee CBD, Victoria (Next to RSL)

"The Pearl & Late Les Towe Collection of Antique Bottles and Stoneware"

A major collection of 26oz codds, ginger beers, rare patents, hamiltons, lamonts, crown seals, internal threads, pot lids. Also heaps of general bottles and stoneware.

View - 8:30am
Auction - 10:00am

Important information

Payment - GDL Auctions now accepts the following payment methods: cash, cheque (with photographic ID), EFTPOS, credit card (2.5% handling fee) and direct deposit.

Absentee bidding - This sale is a live on-site auction with full absentee bidding facilities. The absentee bidding form in the catalogue or downloaded from our website can be sent by post, fax or email. Live telephone bidding is available, but limited (contact Graham for further details). All absentee bids must be received by close of business on Wednesday 2nd October 2013.

Additional Photography - As the collection is securely stored in Werribee, GDL Auctions are unable to take additional requested photographs. Please contact Graham for more precise condition reports on any items.

Accommodation - This weekend in Werribee is a busy weekend. If you are considering staying overnight to attend this sale we strongly recommend you book accommodation early.

Parking - Kelly Park Hall is situated in Kelly Park on the Old Princes Hwy (next door to the RSL club), in Werribee CBD. Parking is available on-site and in Synnot St Exit, behind the hall. Check street signs for parking times, etc.

Catering - Tea & coffee will be available on-site for a gold coin donation. There are numerous cafes, bakeries, and even a McDonalds within short walking distance of the hall. You are welcome to bring your own picnic lunch if you wish.

Packing - Potential buyers should bring their own boxes and packing material. As this is an on-site, interstate auction for GDL auctions, we can only provide a limited amount of these materials.


Auction 68 - Penrith Panthers Leagues Club, NSW

 
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Friday 16th August 2013
A Major 'Antique Bottle, Pot Lid & Stoneware' Auction

Onsite

Penrith Panthers Leagues Club
Woodriff Room, Level 1
123 Mulgoa Road
Penrith, Sydney, New South Wales

300 Quality lots

Including: Gins, Codds, Ginger Beers, Hamiltons, Soda Syphons, Internal Threads, Demijohns, Cordials, Beers, Bitters, Chemist & Dose Measures, Pot Lids, Milk Bottles, Household & much more

Featuring the collections of:
Rick & Elaine O'Driscoll (NSW), Pearl & The Late Les Towe (VIC)
Ron & Shelley Gander (NSW), The Late Ian Moore (WA) & other vendors

A live on-site auction, with full absentee bidding facilities. Payment Cash, Cheque, EFTPOS, Visa and Mastercard

View - 6:00pm Auction - 7:30 pm
Photo's and Catalogue will be online soon

Auction 67 - Perth, Western Australia

 
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Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July 2013

Onsite - Coode Street, Dianella, Perth, Western

Australia

(Directional signs on day of sale)

"The Late Ian Moore Museum"

Day 1 -  (Lots 1 - 550). View 8 am. Auction 10 am.
Antique furniture and collectables, display cabinets, sterling silver, china and glassware. Collections of irons, sewing machines, gramophones, tools, kitchenalia and cast iron. Goldfields memorabilia. Enamel & cardboard advertising signs, old packaging & tins from original 'Sheeds'general store , Kalgoorlie.  Heaps of good box lots.

Day 2 - (Lots 550 - 1192). View 8 am. Auction 10 am.
Antique bottles and stoneware. A huge collection of Ginger Beers, Marble Bottles, Lamonts, Patents, Gins, Soda Syphons, Crown Seals, Demijohns & Beers.
A great array of Whisky & Brewery Memorabilia.  Pharmacy & Chemist shop items, including rare Pot Lids - also a large quantity of box lots.

A live 2 day on-site auction, with limited absentee bidding facilities.
Special Preview - Friday 5th July - 1 - 4 pm.