The John & Charlotte Yarbrough Coca-Cola Collection

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Date of the auction: 17.10.2019

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1941 Coca-Cola Cardboard Poster.

Beautiful poster featuring cowboy and is framed under glass. The condition is spectacular with only the most minor of any edge wear. Condition: 9.7, Near Mint+. Item Dimensions: Framed: 35 - 1/2" x 23 - 1/2" x 1

Lot #: 1001

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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1940 Stunning Coca-Cola Horizontal Cardboard Poster.

Beautifully framed under glass and possibly trimmed from a larger standard size. The visible image measures 20 - 1/2" x 43". It could also have been a proof for an outdoor billboard as it is mounted on heavy cardboard, according to John, that is 1/4" thick, and this could explain the odd size. The

Lot #: 1002

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,500

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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1939 Coca-Cola Canadian Cardboard Cutout.

Beautifully mounted and framed under glass, this is yet another exceptionally clean and bright piece from John and Charlotte's collection that displays nearly no wear or marks of mention at all. Condition: 9.9, Near Mint+. Item Dimensions: Framed: 30" x 22" x 1 - 1/2

Lot #: 1003

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,500

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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1936 Rare Large Cardboard Coke Poster with Girl at Ship's Wheel.

Framed under glass and exhibits no wear, with only two very minor ripples in upper right corner area in the light cardboard. This poster is unusually beautiful due to the fact that the lithographer employed uniform scattering of tiny silver crystalline powder-like flakes in the final finish coat. It

Lot #: 1004

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$5,000

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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Impressive 1918 Coca-Cola Umbrella Girls Festoon.

This one is beautifully framed under glass in somewhat of a compact fashion without the arms being fully extended, but instead tucked around the piece. The condition of this piece is beautiful and it presents as much stronger than what is normally seen, with only a few small edge bends or bumps and

Lot #: 1005

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$5,000

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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Late 1930s Impressive Coca-Cola Cardboard Cutout.

This beautiful piece was lithographed in Canada and the bold colors and strong green background definitely serve to make the image pop. The condition is astounding, with only the most minor of any extreme outer edge marks or small nicks and the piece retains its original string hanger. Condition

Lot #: 1006

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$5,000

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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Important 1937 Coca-Cola Cardboard Window Display.

Beautifully framed and matted under glass and complete with its original envelope. This piece is from the collection of Thom Thompson and is one of very few known, being the best condition known. Even the easels on the back of the display have never been opened. There are a few very minor surface

Lot #: 1007

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$6,000

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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Impressive 1928 Coca-Cola Bottle Display.

Framed under glass and mounted with mylar corners, this is a rare and wonderful piece. The condition is stellar with strong, unfaded colors and only light edge wear with the most minor of a few surface marks. The two girls shown with bottles are highly evocative of the period during which this piece

Lot #: 1008

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$8,000

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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1939 Rare and Stunning Girl in Moonlight Poster.

This large horizontal is exceedingly rare and the best example known of only a few to ever surface - when I say a few, I mean less than five and only three are known to have been seen publicly. The only manufacturing defects are condition issues with this poster, tremendously minor in scope and

Lot #: 1009

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$12,000

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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Circa 1926 Impressive Coca-Cola Cardboard Cutout.

Even though this piece has several minor faults, it is incredibly hard to find and the condition makes it present wonderfully. It is nicely matted and framed under glass so that all the edges are visible. The three shortcomings of any note are a very shallow bend with surface wrinkle in the lower

Lot #: 1010

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$6,000

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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Stunning 1936 Tall Vertical Coca-Cola Poster.

Absolutely fabulous poster featuring artwork by Andrew Loomis. The colors are bold and vivid on this poster, which is beautifully mounted and secured under glass and boasts a level of condition that one could never improve upon, with only very light extreme outer edge wear. Condition: 9.7 - 9.8

Lot #: 1011

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$5,000

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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Impressive 1947 Large Sprite Boy Display.

Three large individual cardboard die-cuts combine to make a truly eye-popping display. I've only seen a few sets of these over the years and none approach the level of this condition, which is nearly without fault or blemish. On the three large pieces in total, only one or two bends or wrinkles or

Lot #: 1012

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,500

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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1948 Girl with Cape Small Horizontal Coke Poster.

Beautifully framed and presented under glass with all edges shown, and only exhibiting the lightest of edge or border wear with one small rub line of the most minor variety. A most impressive example of a tremendously desirable poster. Condition: 9.6, Near Mint. Item Dimensions: Framed: 26" x 42" x

Lot #: 1013

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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1947 Coca-Cola Waitress Small Vertical Cardboard.

A beautiful and highly desirable poster in as high a state of condition as you will likely ever see. Maybe a minuscule and short surface wrinkle only, with no discernible blemishes notable otherwise. Condition: 9.8 - 10.0, Near Mint+. Item Dimensions: Framed: 32 - 1/2" x 25 - 1/2" x 1

Lot #: 1014

Estimate: US$1,250 - US$2,500

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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1952 Coca-Cola Small Horizontal Poster.

Litho in USA and features a rarely-seen image with Sprite Boy and six-pack. Very shallow bend in the lower-left corner, with a resulting faint wrinkle. Elsewhere the poster exhibits no wear. Condition: 9.6, Near Mint. Item Dimensions: 36" x 20

Lot #: 1015

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$2,000

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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1937 Lady Shopper Coca-Cola Cardboard Poster.

Beautifully matted and framed under glass and a stunning example with the original hanging cord and no wear or soiling noted on the piece at all. Condition: 9.8 - 10.0, Near Mint+. Item Dimensions: Framed: 36" x 18" x 1

Lot #: 1016

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$2,000

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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1947 Small Horizontal Coca-Cola Poster.

Great artwork and is framed under glass with light edge and surface wear and only a very light variety of small marks and rubs. Condition: 8.8 - 9.3, Excellent - Near Mint. Item Dimensions: Framed: 43" x 26 - 1/2" x 1

Lot #: 1017

Estimate: US$900 - US$1,800

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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1950s Coca-Cola European Small Cardboard Poster.

The lithograph is by Smeets & Schippers in Amsterdam, and the attractive artwork is by Gil Elvgrin. The poster presents wonderfully well and is free from wear or soiling with the exception of the upper-left quadrant, where there are some lines of soiling and faint smudges. Condition: 8.9 - 9.3

Lot #: 1018

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,600

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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1942 Small Vertical Coca-Cola Poster.

Framed and matted under glass and features bold artwork with girl and umbrella. Only a number of very tiny and minuscule color nicks in random areas on the poster, which are mentioned for accuracy but unseen from a few feet away from the poster. The colors are as strong as one can imagine and the

Lot #: 1019

Estimate: US$750 - US$1,500

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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1943 "Have A Coke!" Small Vertical Poster.

As clean and crisp as you will ever find this poster. Beautiful artwork that is a popular image. Condition: 9.9, Near Mint+. Item Dimensions: 27" x 16

Lot #: 1020

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,400

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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Coca-Cola Pepsin Gum Paper Label Jar.

The jar is unmarked and the label is a reproduction. The Franklin lid fits and compliments the jar but is not ground to match the jar. Very little wear on either piece. Condition: 9.0 - 9.5, Near Mint. Item Dimensions: 12" x 4 - 3/4" x 4 - 3/4

Lot #: 1021

Estimate: US$100 - US$300

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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1900 - 1910 Coca-Cola Fired Label Bottle.

This is a beautiful syrup bottle which is not often found and one which exhibits little wear anywhere and has a very strong remaining label. The cap is an early 1900s style cap and compliments the bottle wonderfully. Condition: 9.6, Near Mint. Item Dimensions: 12- 1/2" x 3 - 1/2" x 3 - 1/2

Lot #: 1022

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,600

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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Circa 1910 Coca-Cola Syrup Bottle.

Very strong example of this wreath bottle with nice textured applied color label. The bottle exhibits little to no overall wear and is a great example. Condition: 9.5, Near Mint. Item Dimensions: 12 - 1/2" x 3 - 1/2" x 3 - 1/2

Lot #: 1023

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,200

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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Circa 1916 Coca-Cola "Bottle" Flared Glass.

This is a beautiful example and free from any nicks, wear or defects. The script is wonderfully strong and the letters composing the word "BOTTLE" have a wonderful script style. The acid-etching is beautifully uniform on the glass. Condition: 10.0, Mint. Item Dimensions: 3 - 1/2"x 2 - 1/2" x 2

Lot #: 1024

Estimate: US$750 - US$1,500

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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Circa 1904 Coca-Cola Flare Glass.

Beautiful acid-etched glass with somewhat of a light logo as was often the case with this early piece. The glass itself is wonderfully strong with no wear noted. Condition: 9.5, Near Mint. Item Dimensions: 4" x 3" x 3

Lot #: 1025

Estimate: US$500 - US$1,000

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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1906 Coca-Cola Pocket Mirror.

A slightly bumpy surface which is fairly uniform in nature, with random small surface checking. Condition: 8.0, Excellent. Item Dimensions: 3" x 1 - 3/4

Lot #: 1026

Estimate: US$300 - US$600

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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1907 Coca-Cola Pocket Mirror.

A nice looking mirror with a wonderfully smooth surface and only light to very moderate surface wear. Condition: 8.9 - 9.2, Near Mint. Item Dimensions: 3" x 1 - 3/4

Lot #: 1027

Estimate: US$400 - US$800

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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1908 Coca-Cola Pocket Mirror.

A good looking example with the lightest of surface wear and a few minuscule marks and a very smooth surface. Condition: 9.4, Near Mint. Item Dimensions: 3" x 1 - 3/4

Lot #: 1028

Estimate: US$600 - US$1,200

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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1909 Coca-Cola Pocket Mirror.

A very nice example with quite light wear and only a few small marks anywhere. Condition: 9.0 - 9.3, Near Mint. Item Dimensions: 3" x 1 - 3/4

Lot #: 1029

Estimate: US$250 - US$500

Date: 17 Oct 2019

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1910 Coca-Cola Pocket Mirror.

A good example with only a slightly bumpy surface and only faint foxing at left-hand edge in just a few spots, with light surface wear. Condition: 8.5, Excellent. Item Dimensions: 3" x 1 - 3/4

Lot #: 1030

Estimate: US$200 - US$400

Date: 17 Oct 2019