THREADGILL'S OLD NO. 1 AUCTION

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NEW AUCTION DATE will be Saturday, August 8th.

Threadgill’s Old No. 1 Auction Saturday August 8th featuring Eddie & Sandra Wilson’s collection of vintage beer signs, Armadillo World Headquarters posters, Janis Joplin & Austin music memorabilia, from the historic original Threadgill’s location in Austin Texas/

After waiting in line all night to get the first liquor license in Austin Texas following the repeal of prohibition, Kenneth Threadgill opened his gas station / beer joint in 1933. It didn’t take long for it to become a second home for local musicians. By the 1960s Threadgill’s Wednesday night jam sessions were draw to musicians including Janis Joplin who sang here often, developing her style that would make her the first female rock & roll star. By 1981 Threadgill’s was facing the wrecking ball until Eddie Wilson bought it. After the Armadillo World Headquarters closed on New Years Eve 1980, Eddie Wilson opened Threadgill’s on New Year’s Eve 1981 & has been serving Southern comfort food & live music 365 days a year until closing recently, ending 87 years worth of music history.

The auction will feature a world class collection of Austin music memorabilia, concert posters, vintage neon beer signs, & much more. Original Janis Joplin photos & memorabilia, Kenneth Threadgill’s gold record, early Texas beer signs, historic bar & backbar from the Armadillo World Headquarters. Plus a fantastic collection of Armadillo World HQ & Vulcan Gas co. posters, & an extensive collection of Jim Franklin concert posters.
PLUS the John Paul & Diana Hudson Advertising & Sign Collection. Featuring early Texas beer signs, porcelain signs, gas & oil signs, country store & more. Much of Eddies beer sign collection was originally purchased from them 40 years ago.
This will be a live auction at Threadgill’s with internet, phone, & absentee bidding available if you cannot attend. 15%BP TX#15184
All items sold as is where is. See photos for condition, email info@burleyauction.com or call 830-629-9280 (Prior to sale day) if you have specific condition questions.

Winning bidders will receive an invoice on or before the TUESDAY following the auction.
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36" x 54"
Current Bid: 225.00
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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47.5" x 47.5"
Current Bid: 325.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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11.5" x 25.5"
Current Bid: 325.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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13.5" x 17"
Current Bid: 400.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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15" x 30"
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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30.5" x 84" "Buy Merita Bread Today"
Current Bid: 175.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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90.5" x 30"
Current Bid: 125.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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23" x 23.5" x 32"
Current Bid: 275.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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13.5" x 20"
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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4" x 36.75" x 45" plaster
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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12.5" x 48.5"
Current Bid: 175.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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12" x 18"
Current Bid: 150.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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9.5" Diameter
Current Bid: 175.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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48" x 18"
Current Bid: 150.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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12" round
Current Bid: 350.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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48.75" x 13" Eddie Wilson's
Current Bid: 150.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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By Visual Marketing Inc. 21" x 14" Eddie Wilson's
Current Bid: 125.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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25.25" x 10" Eddie Wilson's
Current Bid: 225.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Non working 46" x 12.5" Eddie Wilson's
Current Bid: 175.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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25.5" x 20"
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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18.5" x18.5" x 13" Eddie Wilson's
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Not-working. 16.5" round x 3.25" Eddie Wilson's
Current Bid: 175.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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2 original framed San Antonio Brewing Assoc. signs (39.5:" x 30") with damage and 1 framed photograph of the poster(23" x 18". E...
Current Bid: 200.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Current Bid: 325.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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21" x 34" Eddie Wilson's
Current Bid: 375.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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26" x 32" 100% of the proceeds (including 15% buyer's premium) from the sell of this item will go to the John K. Stiles Memorial Schol...
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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24" x 40" cardboard with 3 dimensional bass. 100% of the proceeds (including 15% buyer's premium) from the sell of this item will go t...
Current Bid: 60.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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27.5" x 13" Eddie Wilson's
Current Bid: 50.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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23" x 15" x 5" non working. Eddie Wilson's
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8.5" x 31"early pressed paper sign
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10" x 13.5" x 20.5"
Current Bid: 80.00
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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32" x 32"
Current Bid: 50.00
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11" x 17", with Juke Boy Bonner.
Current Bid: 125.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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11" x 17", with certificate of authenticity.
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11" x 17"
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11" x 17"
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11" x 17"
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11" x 17"
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11" x 17" by Jaxon
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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11" x 17"
Current Bid: 80.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Dang Mannequin
Current Bid: 90.00
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34" x 28"
Current Bid: 50.00
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Toothpick Holder/Dispensor
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24" x 15"
Current Bid: 200.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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36" 24"
Current Bid: 300.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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72" x 12"
Current Bid: 90.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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