VINELAND, NJ – It’s once again time for collectors to set sail as Bertoia navigates the depth and breadth of the world’s most revered fleet of antique boats and nautical toys: the Dick Claus Collection. The sensational $1.8 million auction of part I of the Claus collection, which was held at Bertoia’s gallery on May 12, left boat aficionados clamoring for more. Their wishes will be granted on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, as the second and final offering of Dick’s incomparable ships and boats is presented at auction.
Additionally, the 350-lot sale will include Dick’s penny toys, trolleys, Heyde sailor figures and sets, and a small collection of comic character toys. All are a testament to Dick’s impeccable eye for color and quality.