Category: Events

Stevie Weart and Jack Herbert at an ATCA convention.

In memory of Jack Herbert

By Eric Alberta I had the honor and fun of knowing the Great Jack Herbert for over 30 years. He was a friend and mentor […]

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Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum

Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum

IN 1976, A GROUP of collectors and enthusiasts formed the California Early Days Gas Engine and Tractor Association to celebrate their love of the history […]

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Tin horse pull toy, c. 1845

A Child’s World: Exhibit at Old Sturbridge Village Through May 27

STURBRIDGE, MA – Old Sturbridge Village historians will explore the changing world of children in the early 1800s with a new exhibit, A Child’s World: […]

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Jerni Collecton on Display Through Jan. 6

Jerni Collecton on Display Through Jan. 6

NEW YORK, NY — Magnificent model trains, train stations and sheds, bridges and tunnels, carousels and Ferris wheels—all populated with toy figurines in colorful nineteenth […]

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Maserati Open Wheel Grand Prix Racer

DFW Elite’s Race Car Exhibit and Grand Opening Oct. 17

NOVEMBER 2, 2012 – Fort Worth, TX – On the evening of Oct. 17, DFW Elite Toy Museum held a Grand Opening party to unveil […]

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Clockworks!

Clockworks!

COLUMBIA, PA – Look around you – on your desk, in your office, your grandchild’s playroom, perhaps even in the parking meter you placed a […]

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Dale Kelley on Antique Toy World at 40

Dale Kelley on Antique Toy World at 40

The year was 1971. Richard Nixon was in the White House. The average American earned $10,600 per year and lived in a house costing around […]

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Herb Regan, new owner of the Chicago Toy Show

All in the Family: The Chicago Toy Show Story

BY DIANA TABIN The most talked about purchase at the October 2010 Antique-Collectible Toy & Doll Show was the sale of the actual show. Collectors […]

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Bruce and Dee Beimers from Circus Maximus seal the deal with Jim Welytok of Unique Events

Unique Events New Owner of Kalamazoo Show

BY PATRICK-JAMES CAMPBELL FTER 27 YEARS AND 51 great shows, Bruce & Dee Beimers have decided to retire from running the Circus Maximus Antique Toy […]

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This esteemed team, left to right, Chief Engineer Norman Schaut, Executive Director Gail Evans, Box Office Manager Mary Janto and Special Exhibition Coordinator JoAnne Schaut will drive Fun Fair, The Happiest Show On Earth into the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center on October 9 and 10.

Fun Fair Frenzy

BY NORMAN SCHAUT Three hours before the box office opened on March 22, 1986 an anxious line stretched down the boardwalk for eight city blocks […]

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