Automobilia bonanza

Maybe thanks to the increased interest in all things of age, or because motorcycles and classic cars have increased in value beyond many people’s pocket, or whether it’s thanks to TV programmes such as American Pickers and Shed & Buried, the increase in ‘automobilia’ just keeps on building.

The Charterhouse auction on July 18 and 19 shows just how big this interest is, with a massive collection of petrol pumps, enamel signs, oil cans, illuminated dealer logos, forecourt oil dispensers and many other items coming to auction from a collector in Somerset, many of which items are going under the hammer with no reserve!

More details on the auction can be found at or from 01935 812277 or email


View more images in the July 2019 issue of OBM – on sale now!

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