Auctions — October 1, 2012 at 12:14 pm

Noel Barrett’s Fall Auction, Nov. 16-17

The Athelstan & Kathy Spilhaus Collection includes a wide variety of toys – French, German, and American – in tin, wood and iron – automata, steam toys, boats, trains, and music boxes – are just a few of the categories to be found in their amazing and eclectic collection.The late Dr. Spilhaus
and his wife Kathy were fascinated by the mechanics of toys and pictured many of the items in this sale in their book. Their grouping of scarce windup toys by Fernand Martian will provide the opportunity for collectors of these ‘little people’ to fill out their collections.

The second major collection is that of Rick Ralston.

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