Monday, February 25, 2013
Bidding is up to $152.50 for this piece of Joliet memorabilia, being auctioned on eBay.
Badge No. 208, a silver star with a bridge in the center and the words "Joliet Police" across the top, is up to $152.50 in the bidding with more than a day left in the eBay auction. The seller doesn't say when the badge was in use but did say this: "Up for auction is a badge from the Joliet Police #208. This badge was made by The C.H. HANSON CO. CHICAGO. It is a six point star with Joliet Police 208 in a circle. The black lettering has worn off in some spots. The center picture is of a bridge. Great condition and perfect for your collection. Measures 2.5" across." Want to make a bid or get more information? Click here.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Bidding is open on this 1970s item that advertised a
If you're old enough to remember when the now-defunct Vidmar Buick car dealership sold Opel cars -- or you know that Opel is a German-based car line no longer sold in this country -- this eBay item up for auction may be for you. It's a key ring from 1970s advertising the old Joliet dealership, featuring "Joliet, Ill." and an area-code free phone number. The auction starting price is $6.99, with $2.90 for shipping. Bidding ends Feb. 3. Here's how the seller describes the item (mistakenly writing Oldsmobile instead Buick and misspelling Opel): Up for your consderation one vintage key ring from Vidmar Oldsmobile and Opal Dealership in Joilet IL. This key ring is pictured on both sides so you know what you are getting shows some wear it was …