Milestone’s Aug. 29 Auction of Brian Maiher Collection of Railroadiana, Petroliana and Antique Fire Alarms

WILLOUGHBY, OHIO – Those who knew the late Brian Maiher described him as one of the most passionate and astute collectors of railroadiana, petroleum-related memorabilia and fire-related antiques in the entire country. On August 29, Maiher’s many friends in the hobby, as well as fellow collectors who knew of him only by reputation, had the opportunity to bid on his extraordinary 40 year estate collection. Milestone Auctions hosted the event at their spacious suburban-Cleveland venue, where in-house attendees competed vigorously against a strong contingent of phone and Internet bidders. The final tally revealed that 40% of the winning bids had been placed by gallery guests, who were eager to claim their purchases and transport them home for immediate display.

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