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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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsLone Star Beer Double Sided Porcelain Sign250 - Lone Star Beer Double Sided Porcelain Sign
Burley Auction Group
33" x 56"
Current Bid: 3,250.00
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsLone Star Beer Propeller Sign251 - Lone Star Beer Propeller Sign
Burley Auction Group
1941 Lone Star Beer propeller sign with Porcelain shield. Made from Army Air Corps Curtis JN4 propellers acquired by Lone Star from the Kelly Field in
Current Bid: 3,750.00
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsDrink Grand Prize Beer Double Sided Porcelain Sign252 - Drink Grand Prize Beer Double Sided Porcelain Sign
Burley Auction Group
36" x 68"
Current Bid: 750.00
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsSouthern Select Beer Porcelain Sign253 - Southern Select Beer Porcelain Sign
Burley Auction Group
36" x 72"
Current Bid: 450.00
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsBottle Of Pearl Please Neon Beer Clock254 - Bottle Of Pearl Please Neon Beer Clock
Burley Auction Group
18.5" Diameter
Current Bid: 900.00
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPearl Beer Neon Clock255 - Pearl Beer Neon Clock
Burley Auction Group
18.5" Diameter
Current Bid: 850.00
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsShiner Premium Beer Light Up Clock256 - Shiner Premium Beer Light Up Clock
Burley Auction Group
3.5" x 15.5" x 15.5"
Current Bid: 325.00
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsShiner Bock Beer Light Up Clock257 - Shiner Bock Beer Light Up Clock
Burley Auction Group
3.5" x 15.5" x 15.5"
Current Bid: 225.00
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsHarry Mitchell's Beer Double Sided Neon258 - Harry Mitchell's Beer Double Sided Neon
Burley Auction Group
29" x 47"
No Bids Yet
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsGriesedieck Bros. Beer Bottle Tin Sign259 - Griesedieck Bros. Beer Bottle Tin Sign
Burley Auction Group
14" x 52"
Current Bid: 600.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsLone Star Brewing Co. Alamo Beer Wood Crate260 - Lone Star Brewing Co. Alamo Beer Wood Crate
Burley Auction Group
11.5" x 20.25" x 28"
Current Bid: 400.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsCoil Beer Cooler Crate w/Tap & Hose261 - Coil Beer Cooler Crate w/Tap & Hose
Burley Auction Group
Wooden Coil Beer Ice Cooler Box w/ Tap & Hose 9" x 18" x 23"
Current Bid: 150.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsBeer Porcelain Sign262 - Beer Porcelain Sign
Burley Auction Group
18" x 40"
Current Bid: 250.00
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsTime Lager Beer Tin Sign Dallas Texas263 - Time Lager Beer Tin Sign Dallas Texas
Burley Auction Group
34" x 57"
Current Bid: 950.00
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsLone Star Beer Texas Can Opener264 - Lone Star Beer Texas Can Opener
Burley Auction Group
13" x 15"
Current Bid: 375.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsAustin / San Antonio Route 2 Porcelain Road Sign265 - Austin / San Antonio Route 2 Porcelain Road Sign
Burley Auction Group
San 15.5" x 27.25"
Current Bid: 250.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsSouthern Texas Ice & Service Porcelain Sign266 - Southern Texas Ice & Service Porcelain Sign
Burley Auction Group
24" x 36"
Current Bid: 375.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Burley Auction Group
19.5" x 25"
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Burley Auction Group
19" x 48"
Current Bid: 600.00
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Burley Auction Group
50" x 89 x 11, double sided can sign.
Current Bid: 3,000.00
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsTexaco Gasoline Double Sided Porcelain Sign270 - Texaco Gasoline Double Sided Porcelain Sign
Burley Auction Group
42" Diameter Black T Texaco Gasoline porcelain sign.
Current Bid: 800.00
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMagnolia Petroleum Co. Porcelain Sign271 - Magnolia Petroleum Co. Porcelain Sign
Burley Auction Group
29.5" Diameter, Double Sided
Current Bid: 900.00
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsLarge Mobilgas Pegasus Double Sided Porcelain Sign272 - Large Mobilgas Pegasus Double Sided Porcelain Sign
Burley Auction Group
56" x 56"
Current Bid: 1,400.00
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Burley Auction Group
35" x 111"
Current Bid: 425.00
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsLarge Esso Gasoline Porcelain Sign274 - Large Esso Gasoline Porcelain Sign
Burley Auction Group
35" x 111"
No Bids Yet
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Burley Auction Group
48" Diameter
Current Bid: 900.00
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsTexas Pacific Gasoline Motor Oil Porcelain Sign276 - Texas Pacific Gasoline Motor Oil Porcelain Sign
Burley Auction Group
Texas Pacific Gasoline Motor Oil Porcelain Sign
No Bids Yet
Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Burley Auction Group
30" x 30", Double Sided
Current Bid: 400.00
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Burley Auction Group
11" x 13"
Current Bid: 300.00
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Burley Auction Group
23" x 47.5"
Current Bid: 250.00
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Burley Auction Group
26" x 71"
No Bids Yet
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Burley Auction Group
21" Diameter McFall Chevrolet
Current Bid: 275.00
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsFirestone Tires Porcelain Sign282 - Firestone Tires Porcelain Sign
Burley Auction Group
16" x 48" double sided with bracket
Current Bid: 650.00
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsAAA Texas Division District Office Lighted Sign283 - AAA Texas Division District Office Lighted Sign
Burley Auction Group
12" x 30" x 38", Double Sided
Current Bid: 250.00
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Burley Auction Group
36" x 72" x10' double sided, lighted
Current Bid: 250.00
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsLarge 7-Up Bottle & Clock Sign Austin Texas285 - Large 7-Up Bottle & Clock Sign Austin Texas
Burley Auction Group
15" x 53" x 56" non-working
Current Bid: 500.00
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Burley Auction Group
41" x 41"
Current Bid: 275.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Burley Auction Group
30" x 40"
Current Bid: 475.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsDrink Dr. Pepper Tin Sign 1948288 - Drink Dr. Pepper Tin Sign 1948
Burley Auction Group
45" x 45" red brick logo with bottle. 1948
Current Bid: 3,750.00
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsDr Pepper Double Sided Sign289 - Dr Pepper Double Sided Sign
Burley Auction Group
24" x 36"
Current Bid: 1,100.00
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsDr Pepper Flange Sign290 - Dr Pepper Flange Sign
Burley Auction Group
16" x 24"
Current Bid: 475.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsDr Pepper Light Up Clock291 - Dr Pepper Light Up Clock
Burley Auction Group
3" x 15"
Current Bid: 425.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsCoca-Cola Root Beer Soda Dispenser Barrel292 - Coca-Cola Root Beer Soda Dispenser Barrel
Burley Auction Group
14.5" x 24"
Current Bid: 150.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsCoca-Cola Porcelain Sign293 - Coca-Cola Porcelain Sign
Burley Auction Group
36" x 60"
Current Bid: 250.00
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPepsi-Cola Light Up Double Bubble Clock294 - Pepsi-Cola Light Up Double Bubble Clock
Burley Auction Group
3" x 14"
Current Bid: 300.00
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsOrange Crush Soda Vertical Tin Sign295 - Orange Crush Soda Vertical Tin Sign
Burley Auction Group
17" x 46.5" excellent condition
Current Bid: 1,400.00
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsAnheuser Busch Bock Beer Poster Pre-Prohibition296 - Anheuser Busch Bock Beer Poster Pre-Prohibition
Burley Auction Group
25" x 37.5"
No Bids Yet
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMiller High Life On Tap Porcelain Sign297 - Miller High Life On Tap Porcelain Sign
Burley Auction Group
36" x 47"
Current Bid: 800.00
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsSchlitz Beer 7 Foot Tall Beer Bottle Sign298 - Schlitz Beer 7 Foot Tall Beer Bottle Sign
Burley Auction Group
21" x 84.5"
Current Bid: 1,500.00
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsBlatz Beer Old Heidelberg Shield Porcelain Sign299 - Blatz Beer Old Heidelberg Shield Porcelain Sign
Burley Auction Group
36" x 45.5", Double Sided
Current Bid: 800.00
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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