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The Fine Art of Collecting & Displaying

Petroliana

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Volume 1

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Volume 2

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Petroliana

A category of collectibles relating to the fuel or Petroleum industry. Petroliana memomorabila may include but is not limited to Traffic Signs, Maps and Fuel Pumps.

Vintage

A period of origin or manufacture ; a collection of contemporaneous and similar persons or things

WELCOME

Matthews Auctions, LLC

Matthews Auctions started in 2007 with two goals in mind. First was to properly market our consigners items to receive the most money that we could for them. Second was to correctly describe and represent the items that we sold in order for buyers to make an educated decision when bidding at our auctions.

Matthews Auctions, LLC specializes in Petroliana, Automobilia and Vintage Advertising. Matthews Auctions, LLC also can consult and help its clients find the right place to sell their other collections such as:

American & Continental Art Pottery & Glass
Toys (specialize in post war toys with wheels)
Antique Tractors and farm related collectibles
Antique Motorcycles, parts & memorabilia
Decorative Arts from Victorian to Mid-Century

About

Dan Matthews

In 2007, certified appraiser and renowned petroliana expert Daniel K. “Dan” Matthews founded his own company, Matthews Auctions LLC of Nokomis, Illinois, following 15 years spent as a specialist auctioneer. The semiannual Peotone Petroliana & Automobilia Auctions he founded, and continues to produce, are among the most popular and highly regarded events attended by gas and oil memorabilia collectors. Dan Matthews is the author of The Fine Art of Collecting & Displaying Petroliana, Volumes I and II. Both books are in full color and include market values. The latter volume, which was released this year, focuses on tires, batteries and accessories.

Auction Listings

The 41st Annual Roy Reed’s Gas Bash (has been cancelled)

Roy Reed Gas Bash has been cancelled.

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Petroliana, Automobilia, Soda & other antique advertising at Redlands Antique Auctions

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Due to the COVID-19 Virus this auction will be an online, absentee or phone bidding only auction there will be no live on-site bidding for the public. The online bidding will start at 4pm Pacific Time This auction will be broadcast live on the bidding platforms Liveauctioneers and Proxibid. There are links to the catalog […]

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The Check the Oil (CTO) Auction

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Matthews Auctions, LLC will be back helping the great team at Check the Oil Magazine putting on their auction. The show is June 26 & 27 and the auction will be on the last day. Please call if you would like to consign to this great event.

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Petroliana