Category: Pressed Steel

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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Don Kaufman with a sampling of his many pedal cars

A Retrospective: The Donald Kaufman Collection at Bertoia Auctions

DONALD KAUFMAN (1930-2009) didn’t collect toys with a finish line as the objective. He relished every moment of the nearly six-decade journey he embarked upon […]

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Steve McQueen Pedal Car $6,300

Victorian Casino Antiques Auction March 11-13 Highlights

VICTORIAN CASINO ANTIQUES Spring Auction was held on March 11th to 13th in Las Vegas, Nevada. Both the crowd and prices were surprisingly strong according […]

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Results from Showtime Auctions April 1-3 Event

Results from Showtime Auctions April 1-3 Event

ANN ARBOR, MICH. – A magnificent Rock Island Railroad reverse glass sign, made in 1890 by an employee of the firm who fashioned reverse glass […]

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Toys With Character at Bertoia’s June 10-11

Toys With Character at Bertoia’s June 10-11

VINELAND, NJ – It took weeks to catalog the enormous array of beautiful toys, banks and doorstops chosen for Bertoia Auctions’ June 10-11 Toys with […]

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Seagrave Salesman Sample Fire Ladder Wagon

Noel Barrett’s Something for Everyone Auction May 21

This offering will include a wide variety of items including toys of all kinds, games, advertising, folk art, as well as a number of attic […]

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