I get a lot of questions on the blog about memorabilia and how much Coke items are worth.
One of the best ways to see the current values of
Earlier this month, I attended the
Prices of Coke items in Dallas
A 1962 festoon highlighting state trees sold for $425. The festoon was in nice condition and it came with the original envelope, which is unusual. Many times when you find festoons, they will have considerable damage because they were often nailed into the walls of the stores where they were displayed.
A popular, but common, item among collectors is a framed pin set made for Coke’s centennial in 1986. This set sold for $80, less than $1 a pin. Pin sets are usually most popular at the time they were issued. Generally speaking, they do not appreciate in value over time.
New items sell at auction as well. A set of the WE8 Olympic bottles made for the Beijing Games sold for $90. (The set includes all eight bottles, the music and a nice box.) The set sells on the
These are just a few highlights of the more than 200 Coke pieces sold at the auction. Check out the Club’s site and come back to the blog regularly to see more values of
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