Armitage Auctions has turned into a petrol memorabilia and garagenalia collector’s paradise for its upcoming auction.
Auctioneer Andrew Snooks said there would be more than 600 lots at the annual auction, including original signs, tins, bottles, and sought after Biante and other collectable model cars.
Last year’s auction drew crowds of collectors from throughout Australia.
Some items at the auction sold for record prices, such as an embossed Dunlop sign which sold for $16,000.
Mr Snooks said many of the items at this year’s auction were sourced from a single collector of over 40 years, alongside three deceased estates.
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“Most collectors won’t part with these kids of items,” he said.
“They’re so hard to find.”
His favorite items included TOYO tyre and Golden Fleece advertisements.
Other interesting items included Berger, Goodyear, and Shell signs.
Mr Snooks said many petrol brands weren’t producing items like those available at the auction any longer.
The auction will take place on September 1 from 10am at Armitage Auctions, at 9 Goodman Court, Invermay.
Viewing will be available on August 31 from 8.30am to 5pm. More information at www.armitageauctions.com.