Dana Kaufman of Proxibid provided the following press release:
VINTAGE LUNCHBOX AUCTION TO BE BROADCAST ONLINE
“Live Auction Hosted by Chuilli’s Auction Services to Feature More Than 100 Collectors Items
OMAHA, NE – January 16, 2007 – Proxibid, a premier provider of live Internet auction broadcasting services, today announced that Chuilli’s Auction Services, LLC, of Wittenberg, Wisconsin, will conduct a vintage lunchbox auction featuring more than 100 vintage lunchboxes. The January 20th auction will be broadcast online via Proxibid.com, enabling bidders who cannot attend the live auction to participate, bid, and win items from the comfort of their own home.
The lunchbox auction will feature many difficult-to-find items, including:
– 1950’s Gene Autry lunchbox with matching thermos;
– 1958 Circus Wagon dome-top lunchbox with matching thermos;
– 1963 Jetson’s dome-top lunchbox with matching thermos;
– 1963 Bozo the Clown dome-top lunchbox with matching thermos.
Other valuable lunchboxes up for auction are: The Beatles, The Guns of Will Sonnett, The Green Hornet, Fireball XL5, It’s About Time dome-top, 1955 Roy Rogers Chow Wagon, 1960’s Robinhood, 1964 Wagon Train and many more.
“We are delighted to be able to offer our auctions online with Proxibid,” said Jerry Chuilli, of Chuilli’s Auction Services. “We have a great selection of quality items up for bid at this auction. With the online component, everyone will have a chance to add valuable items to their collections.”
Bidders who want to participate in the Chuilli’s vintage lunchbox auction should register online at www.proxibid.com prior to the auction. Once registered, bidders can pre-bid or leave an absentee bid on items they hope to purchase. Bidders do not need to be registered to view the auction catalog, however, they must be registered to participate in the auction.”
Some current live auctions on eBay for vintage lunchboxes: