Category: Pressed Steel

Smoky Mountain Antique Toy & Pedal Car Show

Smoky Mountain Antique Toy & Pedal Car Show

IT IS HARD TO imagine the event that started some twenty plus years ago has survived. A small group of guys agreed to meet each […]

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Doubling Up

Doubling Up

By Steve Butler ABOUT ONE YEAR to the day after acquiring the Wyandotte Cord that inspired the September, 2015 article in this magazine, a second […]

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Raw Buddy-L

Raw Buddy-L

By Allan Rosenblum & Patricia Orellana Rosenblum WE HAVE BEEN collecting Buddy L toys since the late 1960s. Moline Pressed Steel made so many wonderful […]

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MetalCraft’s Triple Deco Sandwich

MetalCraft’s Triple Deco Sandwich

By Jim Perrou RPh. WHAT MAKES A GOOD sandwich? Quality ingredients that our taste buds are sure to like. Presented here are three savory MetalCraft […]

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Ralphs Structo

Ralphs Structo

By Steve Butler WHILE PERUSING THE offerings at the October 2004 Antique Toy World (a.k.a. Chicago or Kane Co.) show I happened upon the featured […]

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Buddy ‘L’ pressed-steel Sand & Gravel Truck, 1930-1932, near mint, 25in long. Est. $4,000-$5,000.

Morphy’s May 3 Spring Toy Auction

Highlights include 1870s Horse Race bank held in same family for three generations DENVER, Pa. – Toys, banks, robots and trains are always in demand […]

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Pedal Away!

Pedal Away!

BY PASKY Text and photos copyright Swiss Basel Museum and Pasky/2014 These delightful pictures presents historic pedal cars for children from the period from 1920 […]

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Carette steam-powered wind-up tin battleship toy with working propellers (est. $800-$1,200).

Fontaine Auction: 350 Lots of Toys, Country Store, Banks, and More March 29

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – 365 lots of fresh, quality merchandise in a host of diverse categories – musical items, coin-op, advertising, toys, country store, banks, gaming […]

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25th Annual Smoky Mountain Antique Toy & Pedal Car Show May 14th – May 17, 2014

25th Annual Smoky Mountain Antique Toy & Pedal Car Show May 14th – May 17, 2014

THE 25TH ANNUAL Smoky Mountain Antique Toy & Pedal Car Show will take place again this year beginning with set up Wednesday May 14th and […]

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Petroliana, Country Store, Advertising, Toys and Farm Collection of William “Bill” Dagg September 14-16 in Ina, Illinois

Petroliana, Country Store, Advertising, Toys and Farm Collection of William “Bill” Dagg September 14-16 in Ina, Illinois

INA, IL — The single-owner lifetime collection of William “Bill” Dagg – a man who has accumulated thousands of items, mostly petroliana, toys, country store, […]

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Keystone Water Pump Tower Truck, Packard Model, pressed steel, VG to Exc orig cond.

Rich Penn Auction Event Promises Collector Smorgasbord in September

IF AN AUCTION EVENT could be compared to a feast, the September 28-30, 2012 Rich Penn Auction at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, […]

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Daily Double by Steve Butler

Daily Double

BY STEVE BUTLER TO WIN the Daily Double, a person has to pick the winning horse in each of two consecutive races. “Daily Double” was […]

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Structo Toys: 100 Years

Structo Toys: 100 Years

BY RANDY PRASSE “STRUCTO TOYS MAKES MEN OF BOYS!” proclaimed the 1916 Popular Mechanics advertisement. Now, 95 years later, those same Structo Toys have the […]

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Cast iron Four Seat Hubley Brake, c. 1890s, 29 inches in length, $7,000 - $9,000.

Bertoia’s Sept. 23-24 Antique Toy Auction

VINELAND, N.J. – A pressed-steel collection with deep provenance and an eclectic West Coast collection whose owner lives by the motto “preserve and protect” have […]

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Empey Collection Sept. 30-Oct. 2 by Showtime Auctions

Empey Collection Sept. 30-Oct. 2 by Showtime Auctions

ANN ARBOR, MICH.– The lifetime country store, advertising and toy collection of Mike and Colleen Empey will headline a major auction slated for the weekend […]

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