Bill Stein’s Hamm’s Bear Original Advertising Artwork Auction II

Filed as: Past Auction, Past Specialty Auction 
Posted on: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

When: Thursday February 14, 2008 at 6PM
Preview: Begins at 4PM on Thursday.
Location of Auction: Medina Ballroom, Medina, MN

The Bear is Back!
Join us for this wonderful evening auction of Hamm’s Bear items from the Bill Stein collection. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire original ad art and concept art by nationally recognized Hamm’s Bear artist Bill Stein. As was the case last year, Bill will be on hand to autograph your purchases.

The auction features over 100 quality pieces of original Hamm’s artwork. In addition to these pieces, the auction will include several Hamm’s signs and other Hamm’s collectibles. You’ll not want to miss this excellent auction, and the annual Hamm’s Club Show with room to room trading directly following the auction!

Proxibid - Live Internet BiddingComplete Inventory and Catalog in Sale Order
The complete inventory and catalog has been posted in sale order at  Click here to view the catalog with photos!

Online Bidding Registration
As with most of our specialty auctions, in an effort to accommodate all interested parties, we are offering live online bidding on each lot.  The online bidding is provided by Proxibid.  Please visit their site to register and view each the catalog.

Onsite we will accept cash, check, Visa or MasterCard as payment.  Note, there is a 10% buyer’s premium in effect for this auction.  If you are an online buyer, we will accept only Visa or MasterCard, and there is an 18% buyer’s premium for online purchases.  Additional terms apply to those individuals who choose to bid online.  Those additional online terms are found at Proxibid under the “info” button.

Absentee Bids/Phone Bidding
While we prefer any absentee bids or phone bids be handled by placing a pre-bid on Proxibid, we understand that this is not always possible.  If you would like to place an absentee bid or phone bid on any item, you will need to make arrangements with our office no later than the close of business on February 12th.  We will require a major credit card to handle your bid.  The buyer’s premium for an absentee bid or phone bidding is 18%.

Sale Highlights
Below are just a few photos of the highlight pieces.