Auction 96 – Toowoomba "Blokey" Auction

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Lot: 101

Enamel Sign - red & blue on white - 'Union Motor Spirit' - shield t/m - substantial touchups, scuffs & marks - 75% - 55cm X 40cm

Min/Max estimate: 325.00-375.00

Condition: Fair

Lot: 102

Enamel Sign - black, white & yellow on red - 'Lifebuoy Soap' - fisherman in lifebuoy t/m - substantial chipping to edges, and a few to surface - some fading and surface scuffs - 85% - 55cm X 40cm

Min/Max estimate: 225.00-275.00

Condition: Fair

Lot: 103

Enamel Sign - black on yellow - 'Laurel Kerosene' - scattered dings to surface and edge chipping - 80% - 55cm X 30cm

Min/Max estimate: 175.00-225.00

Condition: Fair

Lot: 104

Enamel Sign - white on red - 'United Insurance' - emu & kangaroo t/m - one corner has been touched up, some other chipping, mainly to screw holes - 80% - 50cm X 30cm

Min/Max estimate: 100.00-150.00

Condition: Fair

Lot: 105

Enamel Sign - red on white - 'Bankers & Traders Insurance Co' - minor chipping and marks - 95% - 60cm X 30cm

Min/Max estimate: 150.00-200.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 106

Enamel Sign - black on white - 'Ladies Cloak Room' with pictorial of pointing hand - scattered dings with chipping, mainly to screw holes - 90% - 75cm X 25cm

Min/Max estimate: 225.00-275.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 107

Enamel Sign - white on blue - 'Post, Telegraph & Telephone' - medium to large chips with dings to edge & corners - 85% - 75cm X 35cm

Min/Max estimate: 150.00-175.00

Condition: Fair

Lot: 108

Enamel Sign - red & white on blue - 'Rinso' - substantial surface dings & chipping with rust holes - rare colourway - 80% - 60cm X 45cm

Min/Max estimate: 225.00-275.00

Condition: Fair

Lot: 109

Enamel Sign with Rolled Edge - embossed - black & green on yellow - 'Dunlop Tyres' - substantial chipping, dings & crease to one end - rare early sign - 80% - 180cm X 60cm

Min/Max estimate: 600.00-800.00

Condition: Fair

Lot: 110

Tin Sign - d/s hanger - blue & red on white - 'Agfa Film' - minor surface scuffs & edge wear - 95% - 45cm X 45cm

Min/Max estimate: 100.00-150.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 111

Enamel Sign - white on blue - 'The New Zealand Insurance Co Ltd' - some edge chipping & surface fading - 95% - 45cm X 30cm

Min/Max estimate: 100.00-150.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 112

Enamel Sign - white & black on red - 'Texaco Motor Oil' - star t/m - a few dings, fading & edge wear - 85% - 50cm X 35cm

Min/Max estimate: 275.00-325.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 113

Enamel Sign - d/s - blue on yellow - 'Pennant Kerosene' - clam t/m - some large dings, edge damage and wall mount has been removed - 75% - 55cm X 30cm

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Fair

Lot: 114

Enamel Sign - red & blue on white - 'Plume, Please Shut The Gate' - a few dings and chipping, mainly to screw holes & base - 85% - 60cm X 30cm

Min/Max estimate: 325.00-375.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 115

Tin Sign - red & white on blue - 'Pears Soap' - pictorial of rooster - fading, scratching, scuffs & scattered dings - 80% - 90cm X 60cm

Min/Max estimate: 225.00-275.00

Condition: Fair

Lot: 116

Tin Sign - multicoloured pictorial - 'Southern Cross' featuring a windmill and engine pictorial. Heavily faded with surface rust, wear & warping - 85% - 90cm X 60cm

Min/Max estimate: 325.00-375.00

Condition: Fair

Lot: 117

Enamel Sign - d/s hanger - red & blue on white - 'Jumbo Motor Pass' - elephant t/m - base edge is substantially damaged with surface wear & edge chipping - 65% - 30cm X 60cm

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Poor

Lot: 118

Enamel Sign - black on white - 'Queensland Insurance Company' - a few touchups to edge with a few chips, scuffs & marks - 90% - 40cm X 30cm

Min/Max estimate: 75.00-125.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 119

Enamel Sign - yellow on navy - 'Kiwi Boot Polishes' - dings to edge with some surface marks - 95% - 40cm X 30cm

Min/Max estimate: 225.00-275.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 120

Enamel Sign - white, yellow, black on red - 'Castrol Wakefield Motor Oil' - substantial surface wear & marks with screw hole to middle - 80% - 40cm X 30cm

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Fair

Lot: 121

Enamel Sign from Oil Rack - red & white on green - 'Castrol Motor Oil' - was repurposed from previous 'Wakefield' sign - a few dings to edge & minor marks - 95% - 75cm X 30cm

Min/Max estimate: 275.00-325.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 122

Enamel Sign - black & red on white - 'Mobiloil Authorized Service' - gargoyle t/m - surface wear & deterioration to bottom quarter & chipping to edges - 75% - 35cm X 25cm

Min/Max estimate: 80.00-120.00

Condition: Poor

Lot: 123

Enamel Sign - yellow on black - 'Alliance Assurance Company Limited' - castle pictorial - minor dings & marks - 95% - 40cm X 30cm

Min/Max estimate: 225.00-275.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 124

Enamel Sign - white on blue - 'Sulphide Superphosphate' - 'S.C.' t/m - corner creased with fading, dings and edge chips - 85% - 75cm X 45cm

Min/Max estimate: 225.00-275.00

Condition: Fair

Lot: 125

Enamel Sign - blue on white - 'Guardian Assurance Company Limited' - scattered dings, marks & edge wear - 85% - 75cm X 45cm

Min/Max estimate: 150.00-200.00

Condition: Fair

Lot: 126

Enamel Sign - multicoloured pictorial - 'Player's Navy Cut' - sailor t/m - substantial deterioration to one edge, other scattered dings with fading & marks - a large and attractive sign - 75% - 100cm X 155cm

Min/Max estimate: 400.00-500.00

Condition: Fair

Lot: 127

Enamel Sign - white & black on red - 'Westward Ho Smoking Mixture' - 2 creases, dings and edge damage - 80% - 90cm X 25cm

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Fair

Lot: 128

Enamel Sign - blue & red on white - oval 'Atlantic' - minor surface dings, some touchups and edge chipping, surface paint needs removing - 80% - 130cm X 90cm

Min/Max estimate: 600.00-800.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 129

Enamel Sign - white on red - 'National Insurance Company of N.Z. Limited' - chips to screw holes - 95% - 30cm X 45cm

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 130

Enamel Sign - white on blue - 'Queensland Government Savings Bank' - crown t/m - minor edge chipping - 95% - 45cm X 30cm

Min/Max estimate: 225.00-275.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 131

Enamel Sign - yellow on blue - 'Phoenix Assurance Co Ltd' - minor marks - 95% - 45cm X 30cm

Min/Max estimate: 150.00-200.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 132

Enamel Sign - red & black on white - 'Cooper's Fluid' - Coat of Arms t/m - scattered dings, some scratching, nail holes & rust marks - 85% - 50cm X 25cm

Min/Max estimate: 250.00-300.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 133

Enamel Sign - red & black on white - 'Cooper's Powder Dip' - Coat of Arms t/m with blow fly pictorial - heavily creased through middle with scattered dings, surface wear and damage to edges - 65% - 50cm X 70cm

Min/Max estimate: 350.00-450.00

Condition: Poor

Lot: 134

Enamel Sign - shield shape - embossed with rolled edge - red & blue on white - 'C.O.R' - scattered dings, and chipping to edge & face - 85% - 105cm X 115cm

Min/Max estimate: 750.00-1000.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 135

Enamel Sign from Oil Rack - red & blue on white - 'Esso Extra Motor Oil' - chipping, mainly to screw holes with minor fading - 95% - 45cm X 25cm

Min/Max estimate: 325.00-375.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 136

Enamel Sign - blue on white - 'Agency V.A.C.C' - triangular - scattered dings, one corner has deteriorated - 85% - 40cm X 30cm

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 137

Enamel Sign - orange & white on blue - 'Coleman's Wash Blue' - scattered dings, and some scratching/surface wear - 85% - 155cm X 40cm

Min/Max estimate: 325.00-375.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 138

Enamel Sign - red & blue on white - 'Mobilgas' - pegasus t/m - some edge chipping, fading & a crease to top - 90% - 30cm X 50cm

Min/Max estimate: 150.00-200.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 139

Enamel Sign - black, red and white on yellow - 'Four 'N Twenty Pies' - pictorial of birds leaving pie - some light surface scuffs and scratches, with small dings to edge - 95% - 175cm X 85cm

Min/Max estimate: 600.00-800.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 140

Enamel Sign - red & blue on white - 'Underground', an original London underground sign. Some minor marks & scattered dings. 95% - 175 cm x 130 cm.

Min/Max estimate: 400.00-600.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 141

Enamel Sign - white on blue - an original London 'Underground' sign, some minor marks & scattered dings. 95% - 245 cm x 45 cm

Min/Max estimate: 250.00-300.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 142

Bar Table with Clock - A fantastic piece, comprising of a cast iron column, wooden table and a four faced clock atop. 255 cm high.

Min/Max estimate: 600.00-800.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 143

Petrol Pump - 'Epex' model 'YA' manual pump - complete with reservoir, nozzle, but no hose

Min/Max estimate: 2000.00-2500.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 144

Vintage Refrigerator - a unique, round 'Rota-Frig' - a rare, Australian made fridge from the 1930s with rotating shelving - original condition, waiting for your favourite livery

Min/Max estimate: 400.00-600.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 145

Petrol Pump - 'Erl Simplex Six A' model - complete manual pump with reservoir, hose and nozzle

Min/Max estimate: 2000.00-2500.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 146

Barbers Chair - 'Koken, Barbers Supplies, St. Louis'. Early original oak and nickle plated barbers chair. Needs restoration.

Min/Max estimate: 400.00-600.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 147

Petrol Pump - 'Epex No. 4' twin bowl skeleton pump

Min/Max estimate: 2250.00-2750.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 148

Chariot Petrol Pump - 'Epex Special' - twin bowl skeleton pump on chariot with 'Shell' livery

Min/Max estimate: 4000.00-5000.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 149

Fire Box - Cast Iron 'house shaped' fire alarm box with 'Police and Ambulance Telephone' to rear side

Min/Max estimate: 400.00-600.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 150

Post Office Box - large rectangular cast iron post box. 'Post Office G.R.' - crown t/m. Locked, no key. Original condition.

Min/Max estimate: 400.00-500.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 151

Petrol Pump - 'Gilbarco' clock face petrol pump - complete with hose and nozzle

Min/Max estimate: 2500.00-3000.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 152

Petrol Pump - 'Eudo' - Semi Automatic manual, twin bowl pump - complete with nozzle and hose - good, original condition - rare

Min/Max estimate: 4000.00-5000.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 153

Petrol Pump - 'Hammond Model D' - visible petrol system, complete with inner workings

Min/Max estimate: 5000.00-6000.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 154

Petrol Pump - 'Gilbarco' Square Line Manual - complete with hose, nozzle and reservoir

Min/Max estimate: 1750.00-2250.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 155

Motor Spirit Box - wooden - 'Parrot Kerosene, Brisbane' - parrot t/m - has been restored

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 156

Motor Spirit Box - wooden - 'Waratah Motor Spirit' - waratah t/m - has been restored

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 157

Motor Spirit Box - wooden - 'Pratt's Motor Car Spirits' - vintage car t/m - restored

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 158

Motor Spirit Boxes X 2 - wooden - 'Shell Cross Kerosene' - cross t/m & 'White Rose Oil' - rose t/m - restored

Min/Max estimate: 100.00-150.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 159

Motor Spirit Boxes X 2 - wooden - 'Plume Motor Spirit' - crossed feathers t/m & 'Atlantic Petrol' - shield t/m - restored

Min/Max estimate: 100.00-150.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 160

Motor Spirit Boxes X 2 - wooden - 'Light of the Age Kerosene' - star t/m & 'Powerin Motor Spirit' - restored

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 161

Theatre Sign - stencilled brass - insert from a light box - 'Wintergarden, Ipswich Theatre, Beautiful' - a rare relic from a now demolished theatre - 85cm X 22cm

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 162

Big Tree Advertising Items X 2 - original, framed, cardboard show card & a wooden box end - both advertising 'Big Tree Motor Oil'

Min/Max estimate: 225.00-275.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 163

Child's Tool Box - 1950s wooden tool box - complete with children's sized tools - a ripper

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 164

Car Badges X 5 - all nickle plated - includes 'RACQ' honour badge - kookaburra atop, 'RACQ' with enamel crown, 'Melbourne Olympics' etc

Min/Max estimate: 300.00-400.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 165

Truck Advertising Items - includes a 'Mack' ashtray, a 'Leyland Panther' truck badge & a Ford truck badge

Min/Max estimate: 150.00-250.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 166

Pedal Car - 'Cyclops' station wagon - circa. 1954 - complete with wheels, hub caps, grill, steering wheel etc

Min/Max estimate: 500.00-600.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 167

Pedal Car - 'Cyclops' Ford Clipper - circa. 1950s - has had an old restoration

Min/Max estimate: 600.00-800.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 168

Pedal Car - early European 'Hippo' - circa. 1940s - heavy pressed steel - unusual and hard to find - mostly original condition.

Min/Max estimate: 400.00-500.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 169

Quantity of Ephemera - paper & cardboard advertising signs, show cards, show displays etc

Min/Max estimate: 0.00-0.00

Condition: Not Applicable

Lot: 170

Quantity of Ephemera - advertising show cards etc - 'Bex', 'Vincents', 'Gillette' etc

Min/Max estimate: 0.00-0.00

Condition: Not Applicable

Lot: 171

Quantity of Ephemera - advertising show cards etc - various subjects

Min/Max estimate: 0.00-0.00

Condition: Not Applicable

Lot: 172

Quantity of Ephemera - cardboard advertising show cards etc

Min/Max estimate: 0.00-0.00

Condition: Not Applicable

Lot: 173

Quantity of Ephemera - advertising show cards, booklets, brochures etc

Min/Max estimate: 0.00-0.00

Condition: Not Applicable

Lot: 174

Quantity of Ephemera - cardboard show cards etc - tobacco related

Min/Max estimate: 0.00-0.00

Condition: Not Applicable

Lot: 175

Enamel Sign - yellow on dark navy blue - 'Ask for Kiwi Boot Polishes' - some edge nibbles & minor marks - 95% - 35cm X 30cm

Min/Max estimate: 225.00-275.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 176

Enamel Sign - red & white on brown - 'Royal Insurance Company Ltd' - crown on shield t/m - some minor marks - attractive & unusual - 95% - 25cm X 35cm

Min/Max estimate: 175.00-225.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 177

Enamel Sign - d/s wall mount - black on white - 'Post Office' - some chipping, mostly to flange - 95% - 65cm X 12.5cm

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 178

Enamel Sign - blue & black on white - 'East Yorkshire Motor Services Ltd' - an unusual, shaped, vehicle mounted sign - minor nibbles to edge - 95% - 50cm X 18cm

Min/Max estimate: 200.00-250.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 179

Tin Sign with Embossed Edge - 'The Ideal Jam, Hobart Tasmania' - multicoloured pictorial with surface scuffs & scratches - 75% - 35cm X 50cm

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Fair

Lot: 180

Tin Sign - embossed - 'Kill That Fly! Insectabane' - fly t/m - 1 edge has corrosion and rust - an unusual early sign - 80% - 35cm X 50cm

Min/Max estimate: 150.00-200.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 181

Tin Sign with Embossed Edge - 'The Ideal Jam, Hobart Tasmania' - multicoloured pictorial with surface scuffs & scratches - 75% - 35cm X 50cm

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Fair

Lot: 182

Enamel Sign - red on white - 'The Chronicle Sold Here' - an early 'Simpson, Adelaide' sign with original paper label to reverse - 1 edge ding and minor marks - 95% - 60cm X 15cm

Min/Max estimate: 250.00-300.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 183

Enamel Sign - d/s shaped hanger - 'Ensign Roll Films' - multicoloured pictorial featuring a flag - some minor chipping to edge - a scarce early sign - 95% - 60cm X 25cm

Min/Max estimate: 325.00-375.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 184

Tin Sign - 'Kensitas Cigarettes' - multicoloured pictorial featuring 2 packets - some surface wear & staining - 90% - 50cm X 15cm

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 185

Tin Sign - 'Dennis's Lincolnshire Pig Powders' - pictorial cameo of a pig - some surface marks - a classic pictorial sign - 95% - 45cm X 30cm

Min/Max estimate: 325.00-375.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 186

Tin Sign - 'Kiwi Shoe Polish' - multicoloured pictorial of a polish tin - 95% - 25cm X 35cm

Min/Max estimate: 200.00-250.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 187

Barber Shop Pole Sign - original American semi-circular enamel sign - red & blue on white - 'Barber Shop' - lovely condition with some very minor edge damage - a rare original. 95% - 35cm X 60cm

Min/Max estimate: 750.00-1000.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 188

Enamel Sign - black & white on red - 'Monkey Brand' with pictorial of monkey - heavily damaged and competently restored - 70% - 45cm X 20cm

Min/Max estimate: 175.00-225.00

Condition: Fair

Lot: 189

Enamel Sign - d/s hanger - die cut figural sign - red & blue on white - 'Turf Virgina Cigarettes' - pictorial of pegasus - edge damage & creasing has been competently restored - rare, early sign - 80% - 45cm X 50cm

Min/Max estimate: 600.00-800.00

Condition: Fair

Lot: 190

Enamel Sign - d/s wall mount - white & blue on orange - 'Lyons Tea' - some minor chipping to edge & mount - good strong colours - 95% - 40cm X 30cm

Min/Max estimate: 200.00-300.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 191

Advertising Show Card - cardboard - 'St. Bruno, a Man's Tobacco' - pictorial of man with smoking pipe - some surface wear & damage - 90% - 50cm X 70cm

Min/Max estimate: 150.00-200.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 192

Enamel Sign - d/s wall mount - multicoloured pictorial to one side - 'The Yorkshire Evening Post' with man, dog and maps - reverse side, 'Yorkshire Post' - some edge chipping, mostly to flange - a stunning early sign - 90% - 35cm X 25cm

Min/Max estimate: 400.00-500.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 193

Enamel Sign - black & white on yellow - 'Tower Tea, London' - pictorial of London Tower & lots of text - scattered chipping mostly to edge - 90% - 25cm X 75cm

Min/Max estimate: 350.00-450.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 194

Enamel Sign - d/s wall mount - 'Westminster Virginia Cigarettes' - pictorial of The Palace of Westminster - some minor edge chipping, mostly to flange - another attractive, heavy & early sign - 95% - 40cm X 25cm

Min/Max estimate: 350.00-450.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 195

Enamel Sign - red, white & black on blue - 'Melox Dog Foods' - pictorial of a terrier - some large chips, mostly to edge & screw holes - a rare original - 85% - 45cm X 65cm

Min/Max estimate: 600.00-800.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 196

Enamel Sign - 'Rowntree's Cocoa' - multicoloured pictorial featuring a cocoa tin and Coat of Arms - old chipping to edge, surface wear & marks - 85% - 50cm X 30cm

Min/Max estimate: 325.00-375.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 197

Enamel Sign - red & black on yellow - 'Cadbury's Cocoa Essence' - a very large area has been damaged and amateurishly restored - a rare early sign - 70% - 45cm X 25cm

Min/Max estimate: 225.00-275.00

Condition: Fair

Lot: 198

Enamel Sign - white on blue - 'Rowntree's Pastilles' - Coat of Arms t/m - some chipping, mostly to edge, surface scuffs & scratches - a heavy, early sign - 85% - 60cm X 25cm

Min/Max estimate: 275.00-325.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 199

Framed Enamel Sign - 'Mick McQuaid Tobacco' - multicoloured pictorial featuring Mick McQuaid smoking his pipe - substantial surface damage has been competently restored with surface scuffs & crazing - 75% - 90cm X 55cm

Min/Max estimate: 750.00-1000.00

Condition: Fair

Lot: 200

Enamel Sign - blue & white on red - 'Phoenix Assurance Co Ltd' - pictorial of rising phoenix - chipping, mostly to edge has been competently retouched - 90% - 60cm X 45cm

Min/Max estimate: 325.00-375.00

Condition: Good