Peter Helck rose to fame with his automobile and train illustrations. Helck began painting at a young age, eventually creating more than 600 illustrations and advertisements in his career. The second session of the upcoming Ed McHugh Railroadiana Collection sale includes one of Helck’s works. This painting, offered by Dirk Soulis Auction, was commissioned for the New York Central Railroad. It is signed by the artist and dated 1945.
Besides collectibles and fine art, the auction will also offer an 1855 model locomotive lamp case. The lamp has an internal burner set behind a bowl shape reflector, as well as two strap handles and a nickel-plated interior. This auction also offers a Great Northern Railway enamel sign and a Chicago and Eastern Illinois railroad drum head lens. For more information, visit Invaluable.
# of Lots:446
Price Range:$100 - $8,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|A Rare Great Northern Snow Train Porcelain Enamel Sign||
|An Important Peter Helck Painting For New York Central||
|Leslie Ragan (1897-1972) Orig Painting 'b&O Speedliner'||
|A Chicago And Eastern Illinos Railroad Drum Head Lens||
|A Very Rare 1855 Locomotive Lamp Case Patent Model||
- Decorative Arts
- Fine Art
- Sculptures and Carvings
- Signs & Banners
- Leslie Ragan
- Peter Helck
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