At Richmond Auctions, located in South Carolina, our Petroliana auctions focus on collecting and selling items related to the history of the petroleum industry. Our auctions are a terrific way for collectors and enthusiasts to find rare and unique items that are related to the early days of the gas and oil industry.
We are one of the nation’s leading auction houses that frequently hold petroliana auctions. Our auctions feature a wide variety of items, including: old gas pumps, vintage oil cans, vintage signs, gas globes, and other gas and oil memorabilia.
One of the main draws of our petroliana auctions is the chance to find rare and hard-to-find items, such as vintage neon signs. Many collectors and bidders love coming to our auctions because they can find rare items that are in pristine condition and have historical significance. For example, at one of recent auctions, we auctioned a world record breaking $1,552,500 sale of a Musco Gasoline porcelain sign. Bidders can find similar signs and memorabilia at our any of our auctions. If you have a high-end piece that you want to consign with us, feel free to reach out to us and get it featured at our next petroliana auction!
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In addition to collectors, our petroliana auctions can also be a great way for gas & oil enthusiasts to learn more about the history of the petroleum industry. Many of the items that are sold at our auctions have a rich history and can provide insight into the early days of gas and oil production.
If you are planning to attend one of our petroliana auctions at Richmond Auctions, it’s a good idea to do your research, beforehand. This will help you understand the value of the items that are being sold and give you a better sense of what to expect. It is also a good idea to be prepared to bid quickly. These auctions can be fast-paced, and you will need to be ready to place your bids in a timely manner. It’s also a good idea to have a clear idea of what you are looking for before the auction begins. This will help you stay focused and make sure that you do not get caught up in the excitement of the auction!
Overall, our petroliana auctions are a great way for collectors and enthusiasts to find rare and unique items related to the history of our petroleum industry.