Showtime Auctions Fall, 2012 'Live' Auction

Auction Details

Showtime Auction Services presents it's Fall, 2012 Live Auction. We will feature the Robert and Harriet Potter Lifetime Collection as well as part 2 of the Ed and Christy Ramsey Pedal Car and Toy Collection. There will also be over 200 Cigar and Tobacco Tins from the best collection ever offered at auction. Approx. 2000 lots of items in various categories such as Fire Fighting Memorabilia, Country Store, Advertising, Barber Shop, Salesman Samples, Cash Registers, Tobacciana, Toys, Original Pedal Cars, Match Safes, Saloon, Gambling, Slot Machines, Back Bars, Illustrative Pulp Art, Coin-Op, Western Collectibles, Farm Implement, Signs, Tins, Trays, Cigar Tins, Cigar Lighters, Cigar Tip Cutters, Tobacco Tins, Home and Occupational Furnishings, Store Displays, Showcases, Etc. Preview for this auction will be Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. and Friday the 5th from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. The live audience only will be on Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with a cocktail party at the Michigan Firehouse Museum in Ypsilanti. Preview for Saturday and Sunday the 6th and 7th will be from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. with the auction starting at 9:00 a.m. Internet, phone, absentee and live audience will be accepted on Saturday and Sunday.
Louis Marx Tin Fire House Toy1612Louis Marx Tin Fire House Toy
Louis Marx Tin Fire House Toy. Dated November 8, 1938. Complete and all original. Excellent condition. 17 X 4 X 17 inches.
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
1940's Louis Marx Roadside Service Station Toy16131940's Louis Marx Roadside Service Station Toy
1940's Louis Marx Roadside Rest Service Station Toy. Tin litho, electrified. Excellent condition. 14 X 6 X 10 inches.
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
1940's Keystone Service Center Station Toy16141940's Keystone Service Center Station Toy
1940's Keystone Service Center Station Toy. Very good all original condition. 24 X 13 X 14 inches.
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Tin Litho Toy Firehouse & Chiefs Car1615Tin Litho Toy Firehouse & Chiefs Car
Tin Litho Toy Firehouse, a Walt Reach Toy by Courtland and a Chevy Impala Tin Friction Toy Fire Chief Car, Japan. Both in excellent condition. 8 X 7 X
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
1940's Keystone Fire Department Toy16161940's Keystone Fire Department Toy
1940's Keystone Fire Department Toy. Comes with original mfg. paper tag. Excellent all original condition. 16 X 10 X 9 inches.
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
1940's Keystone Toy Garage16171940's Keystone Toy Garage
1940's Toy Keystone Garage. Excellent original condition. 8 X 6 X 10 inches.
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
1940's Keystone Deluxe Service Station Toy16181940's Keystone Deluxe Service Station Toy
1940's Toy Keystone Deluxe Service Station. Excellent all original condition. 23 X 11 X 16 inches.
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Fire Candy Container & Tin Toy Fire Badge Clicker1619Fire Candy Container & Tin Toy Fire Badge Clicker
Tin Toy Fire House Candy Container with Tin Toy Fire Badge Clicker. Excellent condition. 1 3/4 X 3 X 2 1/2 inches.
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Keystone Warehouse Toy1620Keystone Warehouse Toy
1940's Keystone Warehouse Toy. Cardboard boxes to load with wood constructed fork lift. Excellent original condition. 14 X 16 X 12 inches.
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
1940's Keystone Burning House with Fire Truck Toy16211940's Keystone Burning House with Fire Truck Toy
1940's Toy Keystone Burning House with Fire Truck. Very good all original condition. 9 X 6 X 4 inches.
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
1940's Keystone Toy Garage, Model # 14316221940's Keystone Toy Garage, Model # 143
1940's Toy Keystone Garage, Model # 143. Very good condition, comes in original box. 10 X 5 X 9.
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
1940's Keystone Service Station Toy16231940's Keystone Service Station Toy
1940's Toy Keystone Service Station. Very good original condition. 22 X 8 X 12 inches.
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Cortland Tin Fire Station and Chief Car Toy1624Cortland Tin Fire Station and Chief Car Toy
Cortland Tin Toy Fire Station and Chief Car. Excellent all original condition. Station measures 8 X 7 X 10 inches.
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
1940's Keystone Service Station Toy16251940's Keystone Service Station Toy
1940's Toy Keystone Service Station. Excellent complete all original condition. 24 X 12 X 16 inches.
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Louis Marx Pressed Steel Rider Fire Engine Toy1626Louis Marx Pressed Steel Rider Fire Engine Toy
1950's Louis Marx Pressed Steel Rider Fire Engine Toy. New in the box condition. 32 inches long.
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Buddy-L Pressed Steel Robo-Toy1627Buddy-L Pressed Steel Robo-Toy
1930's Buddy-L Pressed Steel Robo-Toy. One of the first electrified toy. Complete in original box. Excellent all original working condition, box shows
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
1940's Buddy-L Pressed Steel Greyhound Toy Bus16281940's Buddy-L Pressed Steel Greyhound Toy Bus
1940's Buddy-L Pressed Steel Greyhound Toy Bus. Wind up mech. Near mint in original box, box shows age. 16 inches long.
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Buddy-L Pressed Steel No. 438 Tanker Truck Toy1629Buddy-L Pressed Steel No. 438 Tanker Truck Toy
1940's Buddy-L Pressed Steel No. 438 Tanker Truck Toy. Red paint flaking on doors otherwise very good condition. Comes in original box. 20 inches long
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Vebe Pressed Steel Oil Tanker Toy Truck1630Vebe Pressed Steel Oil Tanker Toy Truck
Vebe" Pressed Steel Oil Tanker Toy Truck. Key wind. Excellent condition in original box. 15 inches.
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
G.B.C. Toys Japanese Made City Line Tin Toy Bus1631G.B.C. Toys Japanese Made City Line Tin Toy Bus
1950's G.B.C. Toys Japanese Made City Line Tin Toy Bus. Excellent condition, comes in original box. 14 inches long.
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Lehmann Climbing Monkey Toy1631aLehmann Climbing Monkey Toy
Lehmann Climbing Monkey # 385 Toy, made in Germany. Comes in original box. Box has age staining otherwise toy and box in very good condition. Monkey m
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
1950's "W" Toys Tin Blue Bird Toy Bus16321950's "W" Toys Tin Blue Bird Toy Bus
1950's "W" Toys Tin Blue Bird Toy Bus in original box. Excellent condition, box shows age. 12 inches long.
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Buddy-L Wood No. 357 Toy Ice Truck1633Buddy-L Wood No. 357 Toy Ice Truck
1940's Buddy-L Wood No. 357 Toy Ice Truck. Mint condition in original box. 16 inches long.
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Metalcraft Pressed Steel Heinz Delivery Toy Truck1634Metalcraft Pressed Steel Heinz Delivery Toy Truck
Metalcraft Pressed Steel Heinz Delivery Toy Truck. Electric lights. Excellent condition in original box, box shows age. 12 inches long.
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
1939 Arcade World's Fair Tractor Toy Train16351939 Arcade World's Fair Tractor Toy Train
1939 Arcade New York World's Fair Toy Tractor Train. Greyhound operated. Excellent condition in original box, box shows age. 16 inches long.
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Rare Keystone Greyhound Toy Bus No. 841636Rare Keystone Greyhound Toy Bus No. 84
Extremely Rare Toy Keystone No. 84 Ride 'Em Greyhound Coast-to-Coast Bus. Keystone Mfg. Boston, Mass. All original, near mint condition. Comes with or
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Greyhound Lines Ticket Office Light Up Sign1637Greyhound Lines Ticket Office Light Up Sign
1920's Greyhound Lines Ticket Office Light Up Sign and Clock. The Ohio Advertising Display Co. Good working condition. 25 X 19 X 3 inches.
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Greyhound Two Sided Porcelain Sign1638Greyhound Two Sided Porcelain Sign
Greyhound Two Sided Porcelain Sign. 2 small chips one on each side otherwise good original condition. 40 X 24 inches.
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Buddy L Transportation Co. Toy Bus1639Buddy L Transportation Co. Toy Bus
Buddy L Transportation Co. Toy Bus. Excellent, all original condition. 29 inches long.
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 350.00
Steelcraft Pressed Steel Inter-City Toy Bus1640Steelcraft Pressed Steel Inter-City Toy Bus
1930's Steelcraft Pressed Steel Inter-City Toy Bus. Good all original played with condition. 24 inches long.
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 750.00
Greyhound Emblem Off Actual Bus1641Greyhound Emblem Off Actual Bus
Greyhound Emblem Off Actual Bus. Mounted on board. Very good condition. 62 X 19 inches.
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Buddy L Pressed Steel Coast to Coast Toy Bus1642Buddy L Pressed Steel Coast to Coast Toy Bus
1930's Buddy L Pressed Steel Coast to Coast Toy Bus. Actual ride on toy. Professionally stored condition. 29 inches long.
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Cor-Cor Pressed Steel Coast to Coast Toy Bus1643Cor-Cor Pressed Steel Coast to Coast Toy Bus
1930's Cor-Cor Pressed Steel Coast to Coast Toy Bus. Good all original played with condition. 24 inches long.
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Keystone Pressed Steel Greyhound Toy Bus1644Keystone Pressed Steel Greyhound Toy Bus
Keystone Pressed Steel Greyhound Toy Bus. Wind up mech. Opening back door. Good all original played with condition. 18 inches long.
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 750.00
Wolverine "Honeymooners' Special" Tin Toy Bus1645Wolverine "Honeymooners' Special" Tin Toy Bus
1950's Wolverine "Honeymooners' Special" Tin Toy Bus. Friction propelled. Excellent original condition in original box. 14 inches long.
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Kingsbury Pressed Steel Greyhound Toy Bus1646Kingsbury Pressed Steel Greyhound Toy Bus
Kingsbury Pressed Steel Greyhound Toy Bus, blue. Friction propelled. Good all original played with condition. 18 inches long.
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
1950's Greyhound Lines Travel Print16471950's Greyhound Lines Travel Print
1950's Greyhound Lines Travel Print. Good original condition. 24 X 16 inches.
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Photo of 1920's Nite Coach Double Decker Bus1648Photo of 1920's Nite Coach Double Decker Bus
Photo of 1920's Nite Coach Double Decker Bus. Pickwick Stages System. Excellent condition. 14 X 10 inches.
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Wolverine Express Tin Toy Bus1649Wolverine Express Tin Toy Bus
1950's Wolverine Express Tin Toy Bus. Friction propelled. Near mint condition in original box. 14 inches long.
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Black Americana Theatre Poster1650Black Americana Theatre Poster
Black Americana Theatre Poster for Harry Martell's South Before the War. Entitled, "Come Seben, Come Leben". Paper loss around perimeter a...
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 750.00
Black Americana Automaton, over 100 years old1651Black Americana Automaton, over 100 years old
Black Americana Automaton. Man wearing Bellman's Cap. Glass eyes. Over 100 years old. Very good original working condition. 26 inches tall. Comes with
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Extremely Early Uncle Sam Automaton1652Extremely Early Uncle Sam Automaton
Extremely Early Uncle Sam Automaton. Plays drum. Clothing shows serious wear & age otherwise very good original working condition. 19 inches tall incl
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Black Americana Clockwork Image1653Black Americana Clockwork Image
Black Americana Clockwork Image. "Hoyt Life Picture", "to deceive an anwary visitor" on back with operating instructions. Eyes m...
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Black Americana Luxe Mfg. Clock1654Black Americana Luxe Mfg. Clock
Black Americana Luxe Mfg. Clock. Eyes moves with original tie pendulum. Some minor paint loss on tie otherwise excellent original working condition. 4
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Black Mammie Ceramic Lamp with Shade1655Black Mammie Ceramic Lamp with Shade
Black Mammie Ceramic Lamp with Shade. Staining on shade otherwise lamp in excellent condition. 16 X 10 X 10 inches overall.
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Green River Whiskey Tin Sign in Original Frame1656Green River Whiskey Tin Sign in Original Frame
Green River Whiskey Tin Sign in Original Gesso Frame. McCulloch the Distiller. Ovensboro, KY. A few chips in frame and fading in sign otherwise very g
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
The Darktown Hook and Ladder Corps Print1657The Darktown Hook and Ladder Corps Print
The Darktown Hook and Ladder Corps Print. Entitled, "Going to the Front". Currier & Ives Series No. 7. Copyright 1884. Joseph Koehler Publ...
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
The Darktown Fire Brigade Investigating A Smoke1658The Darktown Fire Brigade Investigating A Smoke
The Darktown Fire Brigade - Investigating A Smoke. Currier & Ives Series No. 13 Print. Joseph Koehler, Publisher, NY, USA. Excellent condition. 17 X
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Wood Sign for Lysander & Theodore Button Steamer1659Wood Sign for Lysander & Theodore Button Steamer
Wood Sign for Lysander & Theodore Button Steamer. Three Dimensional with great detail. Excellent Condition. 42 X 39 X 8 inches.
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
German Hand Carved "Porter" Whistler1660German Hand Carved "Porter" Whistler
German Hand Carved "Porter" Whistler. Key wind mechanism. Excellent original condition. 13 1/2 inches tall.
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 750.00