Pocket knives and Michelin man a rare double for auction collectors

Author: Richard Brewster | Posted: 27th May, 2015

Unusual antique pocketknives join early 20th century Michelin man memorabilia as major attractions for auction goers at Young’s Auctions latest weekly sale from 9.30am Friday May 29 at 229 Camberwell Road, East Hawthorn.

Belonging to one collection, horn handles on the knives come in interesting shapes – including that of a key, lady’s boot, fish and axe handle.

The Michelin man memorabilia is notable for several renditions of the famous mascot in various materials including frosted glass.

The auction contains a range of Waterford crystal and several interesting paintings including works by Richard Bogusz and Geoff Dyer.

Other notable items include model ships, exercise equipment (treadmill, bench and weights) and a snow fox fur coat and hat.

Furniture features antiques (wardrobe, chairs and dining tables), Chinese chairs and a Grange queen size bed.

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