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 NotificationsStar Tobacco Porcelain Sign392 - Star Tobacco Porcelain Sign
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12" x 24"
Current Bid: 150.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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8" x 18", Double Sided
Current Bid: 175.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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11" x 11"
Current Bid: 275.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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12" x 17"
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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8" x 8"
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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3" x 24"
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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6" x 8"
Current Bid: 70.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsDixie Motel Brenham Texas Hwy 290 Tin Sign400 - Dixie Motel Brenham Texas Hwy 290 Tin Sign
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9.75" x 28"
Current Bid: 225.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Poster 11" x 17", Frame 23" x 27"
Current Bid: 375.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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10.5" x 15.5"
Current Bid: 400.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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11" x 17"
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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11" x 17", with The Uranium Savages.
Current Bid: 200.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Guy Juke 11" x 17"
Current Bid: 150.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsJohn Sebastian Armadillo World HQ Poster406 - John Sebastian Armadillo World HQ Poster
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11" x 17"
Current Bid: 125.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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11" x 17", with Rocky Hill Band.
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Clark Bradley 11" x 17", Commander Cody & The Lost Plant Airmen and Asleep At The Wheel.
Current Bid: 250.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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8.5" x 11". with Mance Lipscomb.
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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7" x 14". with Sherwood.
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Handbill with concert art by Jim Franklin & Oat Willie's ad by Gilbert Shelton 7" x 9". with Endel St. Cloud in The Rain.
Current Bid: 125.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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11" x 17"
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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11" x 17", with The Cold Nose Five and Chastity Fox.
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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11" x 17". with Augie Mayers, Greezy Wheels, Plum Nelly, etc. Certificate of authenticity.
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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11" x 17", May 1974. with Asleep At The Wheel, Plum Nelly, Greezy Wheels, etc.
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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11" x 17", Oct 1974. with Paul Ray and The Cobras(with SRV), The Meters, Steam Heat.
Current Bid: 175.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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11" x 17", April 1976. with Willie Nelson, Sir Doug, Paul Ray and The Cobras, Greezy Wheels, Balcones Fault, Bill and Bonnie Hearne.
Current Bid: 175.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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11" x 17"
Current Bid: 175.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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11" x 17"
No Bids Yet
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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11" x 17"
Current Bid: 125.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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11" x 17"
Current Bid: 225.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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8.5" x 11", with Shiva's Headband.
Current Bid: 50.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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11" x 17", with certificate of authenticity.
Current Bid: 125.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Ticket/Hostess Podium
Current Bid: 60.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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6 signs total. Each sign is 36" x 11"
Current Bid: 450.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Painted by Whitney. 36" x 30"
Current Bid: 60.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Original poster artwork by Guy Juke. Mixed media on artist board. Board 13.5' x 10", Image 13.25" x 8.5"
Current Bid: 200.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Micael Priest 8.5" x 11", with Albert Lee & His 4-10th's.
Current Bid: 200.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Rockola Model CD88 jukebox that plays CDs.
Current Bid: 1,700.00
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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24" x 24"
No Bids Yet
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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28" x 39.5", "The Last Fight of Manolete"
Current Bid: 425.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Bevador Beer Refrigerator with Custom Cone Top
Current Bid: 1,000.00
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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10" x 12" x 18.5"
Current Bid: 275.00
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Burley Auction Group
10" x 12" x 18.5"
Current Bid: 30.00
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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24" x 48", Double Sided
Current Bid: 400.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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14" x 22"
No Bids Yet
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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