As a consistent record-setting category of Morphy Auctions, our Automobilia & Petroliana division is second to none. We have featured some of the most widely recognized collectors’ collections including Kyle Moore and Bobby Knudsen Jr. From gas pumps, porcelain & tin signs, gas globes, etc. our Gas & Oil experts thrive on finding fresh to the market collections that attract the attention of all collectors in the industry.
John’s focus is on antique advertising and automobilia, petroliana, and motorcycle memorabilia. John is responsible for attending industry and collector’s events on behalf of the company; sourcing, identifying and valuing fine consignments; cataloging; and developing referral and partnership networks nationwide. John is professionally involved in the antique and vintage world since 2011. He began as an enthusiast and collector of pre-World War II American ephemera, wild west, and country store themed finds since early childhood. Prior to his work with Morphy’s, Mihovetz ran his own business, specializing in vintage advertising, folk art and primitives, reclaimed lumber, and salvaged materials. He has been profiled in several antique industry publications and is a frequent go-to source for media inquiries and special projects.