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Signs of bygone times

Memorabilia from defunct service stations go on block Sunday

Some of the items McSherry Auction Service will be putting up for sale at this weekend's auction in Stonewall, MB.
Bill Krasey gets some of the items ready for this weekend's auction in Stonewall, MB.
Bill Krasey gets some of the items ready for this weekend's auction in Stonewall, MB.
Auctioneer Stuart McSherry checks out the Thistle Crash Wagon, an old miniature car.
Auctioneer Stuart McSherry has a look at some of the vintage soda signs that will be up for auction.
Auctioneer Stuart McSherry examines an old straight-razor sign.
The old signs include ads for soda, ice cream, chocolate bars and cigarettes.
Auctioneer Stuart McSherry stands in front of some vintage gas pumps.
Some of the iconic signs items McSherry Auction Service are putting up for sale.
Old canisters of motor oil, axle grease, antifreeze and more are included in the auction.
A can of Husky motor oil that will be up for sale at the auction.
Scales and other old objects from around gas stations and beyond will be for sale.
Some of the items McSherry Auction Service will be putting up for sale at this weekend's auction in Stonewall, MB. - MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Bill Krasey gets some of the items ready for this weekend's auction in Stonewall, MB. - MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Bill Krasey gets some of the items ready for this weekend's auction in Stonewall, MB. - MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Auctioneer Stuart McSherry checks out the Thistle Crash Wagon, an old miniature car. - MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Auctioneer Stuart McSherry has a look at some of the vintage soda signs that will be up for auction. - MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Auctioneer Stuart McSherry examines an old straight-razor sign. - MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
The old signs include ads for soda, ice cream, chocolate bars and cigarettes. - MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Auctioneer Stuart McSherry stands in front of some vintage gas pumps. - MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Some of the iconic signs items McSherry Auction Service are putting up for sale. - MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Old canisters of motor oil, axle grease, antifreeze and more are included in the auction. - MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
A can of Husky motor oil that will be up for sale at the auction. - MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Scales and other old objects from around gas stations and beyond will be for sale. - MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
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Updated on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 10:25 AM CST: fixed photo cutline

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