Proxibid, the world’s largest real auction marketplace, will provide live online bidding for the Wayne and Shirley Woodrum lifetime collection, presented by Rich Penn Auctions. The three-day auction will take place Thursday, May 5 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern and Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern, in conjunction with the Ohio Gas Expo at the Dayton Airport Expo Center in Vandalia (Dayton), Ohio. Auction registration and pre-bidding are already available by visiting www.proxibid.com/richpenn.
Thought to be the best collection of this sort in America, and perhaps the world, The Woodrum collection includes neon signs, clocks, motion signs, display pieces and advertising signs in tin, paper, cardboard and porcelain. Also featured in this auction are a variety of country store items such as rare soda pop, automotive, gasoline, hardware, clothing, ice cream, barbershop and related advertising pieces. In all, 1,500 lots will sell during the three-day event. Collectors won’t want to miss the opportunity to bid on:
• Lot 377: Ok Used Cars Authorized Dealer Porcelain Sign W/3-color Neon, manufactured by Texlite, Inc., Very Rare, a beautiful sign in excellent restored condition;
• Lot 432: Buick neon sign, “Authorized Service,” manufactured by Walker & Co.-Detroit, very good working condition;
• Lot 842: Coin-operated Horse Race Game, Latonia Derby-Saratoga Sweepstakes, wood Case;
• Lot 855: Coin-operated slot machine, Jennings Little Duke with side vendor, 1 cent, very good working condition.
“This is one of the finest collections of advertising memorabilia I’ve seen,” said auctioneer Rich Penn. “With online bidding on Proxibid, collectors from across the globe can rest assured they won’t miss these high quality collector items. With 1,500 items to choose from, there’s something for every bidder!”
For more information about this auction, to register to bid or to place a pre-bid, please visit www.proxibid.com/richpenn