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Auction Description for Mosby & Co. Auctions: November 16th, 2013 Cataloged sale
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Preview Friday Nov. 15th noon to 7:00 pm, Saturday the 16th 8:00 am until 10:00 am or by appointment.

November 16th, 2013 Cataloged sale

by Mosby & Co. Auctions


629 lots | 628 with images

November 16, 2013

Live Auction

5714-A Industry La.

Frederick, MD, 21704 USA

Phone: (240) 629-8139

Fax: (888) 815-7740

Email: keith@mosbyauctions.com

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EMBOSSED TIN OLD GOLD CIGARETTE SIGN

Lot 1: EMBOSSED TIN OLD GOLD CIGARETTE SIGN

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Description: Minor wear to colorful sign.

Condition Report: Fine-VF

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AMUSEMENT CARNIVAL GAME SIGN

Lot 2: AMUSEMENT CARNIVAL GAME SIGN

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Description: Nicely painted tin sign used in traveling midway games. Surface wear.

Condition Report: VG-Fine

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CARNIVAL GAMING BOARD

Lot 3: CARNIVAL GAMING BOARD

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Description: Wood, cloth and glass. Probably 1930s, nicely made small roulette board. Some soiling to cloth field.

Condition Report: VG-Fine

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MO-KO ADVERTISING THERMOMETER

Lot 4: MO-KO ADVERTISING THERMOMETER

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Description: Wood thermometer from MO-KO for coffee substitute/stretcher. Surface wear and crazing.

Condition Report: Good

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1920s JEWELRY STORY WINDOW VALANCE

Lot 5: 1920s JEWELRY STORY WINDOW VALANCE

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Description: Brocade with oilcloth lettering and detailing. Applied fringe. From an unknown jewelry display. Just the slightest surface wear to oilcloth. Very nicely done.

Condition Report: NM

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1917 PENNSYLVANIA LICENSE PLATE

Lot 6: 1917 PENNSYLVANIA LICENSE PLATE

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Description: Has surface wear.

Condition Report: VG

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1924 PENNSYLVANIA LICENSE PLATE

Lot 7: 1924 PENNSYLVANIA LICENSE PLATE

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Description: Some discoloration from age and heat.

Condition Report: VG

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1908 PENNSYLVANIA PORCELAIN LICENSE PLATE

Lot 8: 1908 PENNSYLVANIA PORCELAIN LICENSE PLATE

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Description: Made by Ingram-Richardson Mfg., Co., Niagara Falls, Pennsylvania. Some chipping and crazing.

Condition Report: VG-Fine

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FRAMED 2 IN 1 SHOE POLISHES TROLLEY CARD

Lot 9: FRAMED 2 IN 1 SHOE POLISHES TROLLEY CARD

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Description: Nice graphics of a black man, a clown and a Chinaman. Some surface and edge wear.

Condition Report: Good-VG

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DUTCH BOY PAINT FLANGE SIGN

Lot 10: DUTCH BOY PAINT FLANGE SIGN

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Description: Lithographed steel sign. Flange has been straightened and could be fixed. Edge wear and scattered chipping.

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LIGHTED COCA COLA SIGN

Lot 11: LIGHTED COCA COLA SIGN

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Description: Probably from a machine. Works fine. Some surface wear and soiling.

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TIN DIET-RITE COLA SIGN

Lot 12: TIN DIET-RITE COLA SIGN

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Description: Embossed lettering. Sign marked "MCA-289". Soiling to surface, needs cleaning. Dent to one corner.

Condition Report: VF-EX

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TWO COCA COLA SIGNS

Lot 13: TWO COCA COLA SIGNS

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Description: Tin sign marked "AM120", and a plastic sign. Surface wear and soiling.

Condition Report: Good-Fine

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Lot 14: 36" DIAM COCA COLA BUTTON

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Description: Round tin sign. Overall surface wear and scratching.

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DIMENSIONAL COCA COLA SIGN

Lot 15: DIMENSIONAL COCA COLA SIGN

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Description: 1960s sign. Some surface wear.

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THREE COCA COLA SIGNS

Lot 16: THREE COCA COLA SIGNS

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Description: Two are tin over cardboard and one is plastic. Surface wear and soiling. Need cleaning.

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TWO SIDED PEPSI SIGN

Lot 17: TWO SIDED PEPSI SIGN

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Description: Tin sign. Undated, probably 1960s. Surface wear and soiling.

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PORCELAIN DOAN'S PILLS THERMOMETER

Lot 18: PORCELAIN DOAN'S PILLS THERMOMETER

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Description: Includes original stick, has fading to black lettering. Chipping to top hole.

Condition Report: Fine

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BAKER'S CHOCOLATE ITEMS

Lot 19: BAKER'S CHOCOLATE ITEMS

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Description: Includes; small chocolate tin with lid and a chocolate mold. Mold has edge damage.

Condition Report: Good-VG

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TRANSOM SIGN JOHN STEPHENSON COMPANY, NEW YORK

Lot 20: TRANSOM SIGN JOHN STEPHENSON COMPANY, NEW YORK

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Description: Etched colored glass for the New York City Trolley and Streetcar Manufacturing Company. John Stephenson invented the first streetcar to run on rails, building this in 1832, for the New York and Harlem Railroad. Sign dates prior to 1898, when Stephenson moved manufacturing to Elizabeth, New Jersey. Housed in original wood frame, frame has some damage and repair. Glass has a couple of tiny edge chips not in lettering.

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ADVERTISING THERMOMETER

Lot 21: ADVERTISING THERMOMETER

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Description: Early 20th Century. For G.A. Hawver, Jeweler and Optometrist, Massillon, Ohio. Also contains a barometer. Finish wear.

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PORCELAIN 1915 PENNA LICENSE PLATE

Lot 22: PORCELAIN 1915 PENNA LICENSE PLATE

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Description: Retains riveted shield. Made by Brilliant Manufacturing, Philadelphia. Minor wear, chip to upper right mounting hole.

Condition Report: EX

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1910 PORCELAIN PENNA LICENSE PLATE

Lot 23: 1910 PORCELAIN PENNA LICENSE PLATE

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Description: Retains riveted shield, scattered touch up mostly to edges. Made by ING-RICH Porcelain Signs.

Condition Report: Good

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ORIGINAL ESSO ATTENDANT'S CAP

Lot 24: ORIGINAL ESSO ATTENDANT'S CAP

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Description: NOS hat retains original tags.

Condition Report: NM-Mint

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HEAVY STEEL TRACTORS SIGNS

Lot 25: HEAVY STEEL TRACTORS SIGNS

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Description: Signs state, "Tractors With Lugs Prohibited". Made by Signal Service Corp. appear to be unused with light paint wear from storage.

Condition Report: Dine-EX

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UNUSUAL COIN OP BOTTLE OPENER

Lot 26: UNUSUAL COIN OP BOTTLE OPENER

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Description: By Pay-Pull Manufacturing Co., San Antonio, Texas. Cast aluminum, comes with original key. Needs cleaning. Some paint wear.

Condition Report: Fine-VF

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SCHLITZ FIGURAL BAR LAMP

Lot 27: SCHLITZ FIGURAL BAR LAMP

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Description: 1970s plastic woman holding globe. Some wear to gilt finish. One crack to globe at bottom. Light works.

Condition Report: Good-VG

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SEVEN COCA-COLA WALLETS

Lot 28: SEVEN COCA-COLA WALLETS

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Description: Teens to twenties. All show age and use wear.

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FIVE COCA-COLA WALLETS

Lot 29: FIVE COCA-COLA WALLETS

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Description: All wallets show age and use wear. Coin purse has leather loss.

Condition Report: Fair-Good

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CASED QUACK MEDICAL DEVICE

Lot 30: CASED QUACK MEDICAL DEVICE

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Description: Unusual Mahogany vertical case, Electro Stimulator. Retains old dry cell battery.

Condition Report: Fine

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TEXACO SALESMAN SAMPLE PETROLEUM PRODUCTS CASE

Lot 31: TEXACO SALESMAN SAMPLE PETROLEUM PRODUCTS CASE

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Description: Larger size set, C-1945, with hidden drawer. Retains original book and supplementary charts. Contents appear complete. Some wear to case. Case grades very good.

Condition Report: Contents Ex+

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PLASTER NIKOLAI VODKA COUNTER DISPLAY

Lot 32: PLASTER NIKOLAI VODKA COUNTER DISPLAY

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Description: Comes with empty bottle. Minor paint chipping to base.

Condition Report: VF-EX

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SEEBURG WALL-O-MATIC 100

Lot 33: SEEBURG WALL-O-MATIC 100

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Description: Complete. Spotting to plated surfaces.

Condition Report: Good

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ASTATIC MICROPHONE

Lot 34: ASTATIC MICROPHONE

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Description: Model No. D-104 on original T-UG8 stand.

Condition Report: EX

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SALESMAN SAMPLE DOOR LOCK

Lot 35: SALESMAN SAMPLE DOOR LOCK

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Description: Victorian. Door lock set by P. & F. Corbin. Nicely designed brass. Complete and working. Wood chip to base.

Condition Report: Fine

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HANGING BUDWEISER BAR LAMP

Lot 36: HANGING BUDWEISER BAR LAMP

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Description: Round mechanical lamp works fine. Needs new plug for cord.

Condition Report: EX-NM

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HANGING BUDWEISER POOL TABLE LIGHT

Lot 37: HANGING BUDWEISER POOL TABLE LIGHT

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Description: Features a model of the Clydesdale Team in top section. Works fine. Needs new plug end.

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COUNTER TOP SHOWCASE  F. H. STARLING

Lot 38: COUNTER TOP SHOWCASE F. H. STARLING

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Description: Nickeled brass showcase from the Philadelphia manufacturer is complete. One top glass has a crack.

Condition Report: VG

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GLASSCOCK COCA COLA COOLER BY CLASSIC FABRICATIONS

Lot 39: GLASSCOCK COCA COLA COOLER BY CLASSIC FABRICATIONS

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Description: Authorized reproduction. Serial No. 986. Complete with certificate. Some storage wear. Appears unused. Comes with two wood Coca Cola crates.

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REX LINE UP TRADE STIMULATOR

Lot 40: REX LINE UP TRADE STIMULATOR

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Description: Trade stimulator/gum vendor works fine. Retains original key. Scattered chipping to paint.

Condition Report: VG

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DUNCAN PARKING METER

Lot 41: DUNCAN PARKING METER

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Description: Mounted on non-original base. Meter is complete. Not tested. Shows age and use wear. No key. NOTE: For shipping, we recommend meter only. Meter height 15".

Condition Report: Good-VG

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MILLS 25 CENT HIGH TOP SLOT MACHINE

Lot 42: MILLS 25 CENT HIGH TOP SLOT MACHINE

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Description: Older restoration, complete and working. Retains original key. Comes with later wood stand. Stand height 34-1/4" tall.

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DIGESTO GUM VENDOR

Lot 43: DIGESTO GUM VENDOR

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Description: Newly discovered example with both original decals (100 percent complete). Copper flashed metal parts. Coin slot stuck, needs adjusting. No key. Some spotting and wear to metal surfaces.

Condition Report: Fine

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COCA-COLA VENDING MACHINE BY CAVALIER.

Lot 44: COCA-COLA VENDING MACHINE BY CAVALIER.

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Description: All original model CS-64-C. working and ice cold. Age and use wear. No key for front door.

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DELAVAL NO. 12 CREAM SEPARATOR

Lot 45: DELAVAL NO. 12 CREAM SEPARATOR

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Description: Complete with all parts, accessories and wrenches and a Delaval year book from Greencastle Pennsylvania. Original paint. Comes with custom oak stand. Last patent date is December 11, 1923.

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C. L. BERGER & SONS TRANSIT

Lot 46: C. L. BERGER & SONS TRANSIT

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Description: Comes with original wood tripod. Serial No. 7806. Sight length 11", 13" tall.

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JAPANESE WWII NAVAL

Lot 47: JAPANESE WWII NAVAL "BIG-EYE" BINOCULARS

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Description: Numeric markings are No. 1079, 8.60, 20, 2 surrounded by Japanese characters. Markings by eye-piece are 20 x 3 Toko No. 1748. Some minor loss to original black finish. Mounted on a custom made base. No chipping or cracking to lenses. Great working optics with a 5-7/8" diameter big end opening.

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CASED SEXTANT BY J & L HARDY

Lot 48: CASED SEXTANT BY J & L HARDY

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Description: 19th Century brass sextant is in fitted Mahogany case. Marked J & L Hardy, London. May be missing one small piece. Needs polishing. Original case has some wear and minor damage. Case is good.

Condition Report: Fine-VF

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JIGGS BUTLER ASHTRAY

Lot 49: JIGGS BUTLER ASHTRAY

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Description: Original 1930s butler retains original ashtray and extremely nice original paint. Chip to back brim of hat.

Condition Report: Fine-VF

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FIGURAL EARTHENWARE FLASK

Lot 50: FIGURAL EARTHENWARE FLASK

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Description: 19th Century flask in the form of a woman's dress mannequin in underclothes. Chip to right breast, neck and left leg.

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