We hold two Coin-Op, Gambling and Advertising auctions per year. We have sold more coin-operated devices than any other American auctioneer, with many pieces setting world-record prices realized.
After 35 plus years of active collecting, Tom’s passion and interests lie in coin operated devices with specific applicable knowledge in vending, gambling, and early penny arcade, mechanical music with applicable experience in early coin operated music devices, and antique advertising in all categories. He is a founding member of the coin operated collectors association, with additional memberships in the Antique Advertising Association, and the association of music box collectors.
Don grimmer, residing in Las Vegas, continues to offer a “hands on” service to our west coast, southwest, and northwest collectors, preserving and enhancing relations with his long term friends and collectors. With 5 years’ experience managing our former Las Vegas location, his extended association with Morphy’s and the antique industry give him the knowledge and ability to be extremely accommodating and valuable to the Coin-Op & Advertising industry. A native to Montana, he has been collecting advertising and other general antiques since the mid 80’s; specializing in cigar store and saloon and all the categories that it encompasses. Don, along with Tom, leads the division in an effort to engage the marketplace, develop strategic alliances, and manage customer and client relations. Most importantly, Don continues to bring “fresh to the market” collections to Morphy clients and loyal customers. His knowledge of the vast array of categories offered at auction.