Rock-Ola Manufacturing Corporation was a prominent jukebox manufacturer during the ‘Golden Age.’ Founded in 1927 by David Cullen Rockola, the American company was initially known for its coin-operated machines. The upcoming auction, offered by Leland Little, will present a Rock-Ola Tempo II jukebox manufactured in 1960. This Model 1478 jukebox remains popular for its car-like appearance with fins and a window screen. It holds forty 45 rpm records potentially belonging to an old Chapel Hill restaurant.
Another highlight is an Sp-10 HD stereo preamplifier from Audio Research Corporation, one of the oldest audio equipment manufacturers still in operation. The re-introduction of the vacuum tube as a primary device for amplification was a significant development from Audio Research. This 1928 preamplifier with vacuum tubes is among the top ten preamplifiers of history. Other vintage music accessories such as a ‘Vibro Champ’ guitar amplifier by Fender and a pair of JBL L166 loudspeakers are also featured.
From the selection of shotguns and rifles, a Civil War Colt Army percussion revolver with an 8-inch barrel is notable. Rounding out the sale is a selection of lamps, Federal and Chippendale-style furniture, Mary Frances handbags, Waterford glassware, and timepieces. Interested collectors can explore the full listings and register to bid online on Invaluable.
Lot Categories:Collectibles (81), Decorative Art (50), Fine Art (75), Furniture (214), Wines & Spirits (5)
# of Lots:435
Price Range:$25 - $25,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Rock-Ola, Tempo II jukebox with Chapel Hill provenance.||
|Audio Research Sp-10 high definition stereo preamplifier.||
|Mason premier Mallard Drake decoy.||
|Civil War Era Colt Army percussion revolver.||
|Set of Herend Chinese green bouquet.||
|Chinoiserie game table.||
|Singer Featherweight sewing machine.||
|Takamine EG-334RC cutaway acoustic-electric flat top guitar.||
|Shirvan area rug.||
|Folky landscape painting of a grist mill.||
- Decorative Arts
- Fine Art
- Wine & Spirits
- David Cullen Rockola
- Mary Frances
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