Auctions, Boats — April 1, 2012 at 2:17 pm

Toy Boats, Toy Boats, Toy Boats!!

SAY “TOY BOATS” THREE times fast and if your tongue doesn’t get completely tied up, scientists say you are definitely in the minority. Now just imagine saying toy boats hundreds of times and being surrounded by one of the most extensive collections of
toy boats in the world.

That’s what collectors will get treated to, at the Rich Penn Auction event in Willmar, MN, May 18-20. The Mikkelson Collection boat museum will be sold in it’s entirety, all without reserve. Paul Mikkelson has made the difficult decision to sell his remarkable collection which has over 700 toy boats and miniature outboard motors, plus more than 50 full size vintage boats, over 100 carefully restored outboard motors, duck decoys and a treasure trove of advertising and dealer related materials and signage.

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