Nostalgic Bobby McGees’ memorabilia in Shannons Online Auction
Amazing décor of a bygone era opens Shannons Timed Online Winter Auction that runs from August 2-9.
The opening 18 lots are from Melbourne’s Bobby McGees – a unique institution and a weekly destination for many Melbourne party goers, where industry evenings were in full bloom in the 1990s. Bobby’s was renowned for its interactive evenings, dancing and competitions.
The Items from Bobby McGees include enamel and neon garage signs, classic fuel pumps, period lamps and life buoys, fuel cans, sundry enamel shop signs, a shoe shop display and a historic wall clock.
While all lots are listed for sale with ‘no reserve’, estimated auction sale prices range from the estimated $200-$300 for three Shell, Vacuum and Caltex spirit tins, to the $2,000-$3,000 for a double-sided Shell Super-charged Arrow enamel sign.
Many of the Bobby McGee’s items will bring back special memories to patrons of the iconic Melbourne venue and are expected to drive bids.
Another 10 memorabilia items in the August 2-9 auction, including an original Porsche 356 nose clip and bumper bar (‘no reserve’ $2,000-$4,000) and a 1978 Sybaris Rock-Ola 474 ‘The Pulse of Pleasure’ juke box (‘no reserve’, $4,000-$6,000), while the auction’s charity lot is a race replica helmet signed by Rick and Todd Kelly, mounted a Perspex case, that is expected to raise $1,500-$2,000.View all Shannons Winter Timed Online Auction Lots
To talk to a Shannons Auction Team member directly, call the 1300 078 500.