220908 The Buddenhagen Advertising Collection

The Buddenhagen Collection. Ralph "Butch" & Antonia "Tony" were married in 1973 and began collecting almost immediately. Highly active in the '70s through the '90s at both auctions and shows they began to slow down a bit in the aughts until Ralph passed in 2009. With the loss of her husband, Tony enjoyed the fruits of their collecting years until she passed in 2021. Now their collection will be sold in its entirety at unreserved, online auction.
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Online only advertising and antiques
Kewaskum, WI
THURSDAY, SEPT. 8, 2022 – TUESDAY, SEPT.13, 2022
LOCATION: N131 County Rd S, Kewaskum, WI. Kewaskum is 40 miles NNW of Milwaukee between I-41 & I-43.
AUCTIONEER’S NOTE: As directed by the terms of her will, Paul Auction Co. is to sell at Public Auction the personal collection of the late Ralph and Antonia, (Tony) Buddenhagen, West Bend, WI. Ralph & Tony were active collectors beginning in the 1970’s. Over a period of decades they assembled one of the very finest collections of advertising items. It is now being sold without reserve at online auction.
TOP ITEMS INCLUDE: Jung Brewing Co., Milwaukee ROG corner sign; Wm. G. Jung Brewing Co. Random Lake, Old Country ROG Gillco Cab Light; West Bend Lithia ROG Gillco convex light with beer elf; Large Lithia ROG lens w/beer elf; West Bend Brewing Co. etched glass; West Bend Lager Beer horseshoe bottle.
OTHER BREWERIANA: Miller Pre-Pro self framed tin Lobster Lunch; Lithia porcelain corner sign; Adler Brau porcelain corner sign; Lithia die stamped sign; Lithia Beverages flange sign; 2 different West Bend Lithia porcelain neon skins; West Bend Lithia wood half & pony kegs; Old Timer’s ROG lighted sign; Lithia 1915 picnic photo; WWII era West Bend Lithia pin-up calendar print; Schlitz salt glaze mug; Jung Brau Milw. glass stein; Trays from Plymouth, Storck, Ziegler, West Bend , etc. Both Lithia thermometers; Framed Lithia labels; Ball & other tap knobs; Church keys; Much more.
OTHER ADVERTISING & ANTIQUES: Bowey’s Root Beer porcelain sign; Mint condition Pre-Bigger Hair tobacco can; Double sided “Barton Bakery/Consumer’s Ice Cream” sign; Lg. Pennzoil sign; Porcelain gas signs; Porcelain ice cream signs; Porcelain Barber’s “Look Better Feel Better’ corner sign; Heinz Soups tin sign; Many TOC adv. signs include: Rhinelander Butter, Cherry Blush, Commercial Club maple syrup (Duluth), Rummy Grapefruit drink, G. Washington’s coffee, ; Dozens of soda, cigarette & other thermometers; Orange Crush mirror; Large quantity coffee and other advertising cans, tins, pails, etc; Hoffmann’s 3lb & 1lbcoffee tins; Nickel Arcade Crystal wall coffee grinder; Dozens of chain framed advertising; C. Hermann 2gl ovoid decorated jug; O.F. Baker 2gl ovoid decorated jug, Old Sleepy Eye pottery; B&W Wildfloer adv. rolling pin; Advertising butter crocks; Red Wing 4gl water cooler w/lid; Nested Red Wing sponge bowls include 5”; Red Wing adv. beater jars; Red Wing Cattail cookie jar; Many pieces of souvenir custard & flash glass; Much more.
TERMS: Cash, check or credit card. 10% Buyer’s fee. 3% CC convenience fee; Tax collected. Full terms online @ www.paulauction.com.
Kewaskum, WI 53040 1-262-338-3030
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10% Buyers Fee applies to all purchases. 3% additional convenience fee when payment is made by credit card. Sales tax of 5.5% is also collected unless you have a seller’s permit on file with Paul Auction Co. Sales tax applies to Buyers Fee & Convenience Fee. You must tell us by phone call or email, prior to the close of auction, if you plan to use a resale number EVEN IF YOU ALREADY HAVE ONE ON FILE WITH US.
$10 Handgun transfer fee for each handgun purchased. All FFL Rules & Regulations apply. Firearms transferred at our facility will only be sold to WI residents of legal age. If we do not receive an answer from the FBI within the three day approval period we may decide not to transfer the gun at our discretion. All other bidders must make arrangements to have the firearm shipped to an FFL holder of their choice. Additional shipping charges will apply to all firearms. Call for clarification.
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* Applicable taxes of 5.5% sales tax will be charged unless a sales tax exemption form is provided.
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