I haven't seen any comments on the recent Mecum/Vannoy private collection that was just auctioned in Jefferson, NC. I was there and would like to share my experience with this Forum. It was an out of the world collection. Mostly automotive related but a mix of other interesting items, Guns, soda fountain, barber shop, movie props, toys, pedal cars, pinball, juke boxes. Over 5000 items auctioned. Five day event. There were 90 vehicles also. Everything exhibited museum like eye appeal. And was nicely displayed with thought and organization.The pumps were well done in restoration, maybe overdone with excessive pinstriping. Repro globes were noted. Pumps and signs were scheduled for Saturday. Pumps were sold individually or as an ensemble with an island platform with air meters, oil displays etc. Probably due to the nature of this private collection and the Mecum hype, prices were such that I've never seen on the pages of this forum.The following are the prices of some of the individual pumps. The prices include the 18% buyers fee. A shipping company was on hand to assist.
Tokheim 650 $16,520 Tokheim 650 $21,240 Gilbarco Model? listed as 1940's $10,620
Tokheim 36B with Stationlighter $16,250 Bennett 541 $8260 Tokheim 36B $9440
Gilbarco Clockface $16,250 Erie 753 $11,800 Wayne Roman Column $35,400
Canadian Twin Visible (looked similar to Clear Vision 700 ???) $59,000 Wayne 866 $10,030
Pennsylvania Penometer $16,250 Fry 117 $20,060
So I guess this forum will be seeing some pumps come out of the woodwork on the for sale section! If you want to see any of the items go to Mecum's web site. You have to get a password to see the result numbers but that's very easy.