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Skill Cards

Skill Cards

By Steve Butler FOUND RESTING ON the front table at a recent antique show was this small pinball game. It was being offered at what […]

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A New Exhibition “LET’S PLAY: Childhood Treasures from the Toy Box” Curated and Designed by Dolph Gotelli, Creative Director of the Museum of Wonder & Delight, Recently Opened on March 31

A New Exhibition “LET’S PLAY: Childhood Treasures from the Toy Box” Curated and Designed by Dolph Gotelli, Creative Director of the Museum of Wonder & Delight, Recently Opened on March 31

FEATURED FROM GOTELLI’S COLLECTION of whimsical objects are games, puzzles, puppets, children’s books, jumping jacks, ethnographic toys designed out of recyclable materials to name a […]

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Entering the World of Antique Toys

Entering the World of Antique Toys

By Louis Natenshon I ADMIRE TOY COLLECTORS who focus on specific sorts of toys and refine their collections by showing the discipline to pass up […]

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Tin Toy Corner: Man’s Best Friend

Tin Toy Corner: Man’s Best Friend

By Renaud Fournier The archaeological record shows the first undisputed dog remains buried beside humans 14,700 years ago, and that dogs were the first domesticated […]

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Chaz George, Batman Collector

Chaz George, Batman Collector

EVER SINCE I COULD remember I was a huge fan of Batman. Bakeries had to painstakingly squeeze out images of the Caped Crusader on my […]

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Stephenson’s June 11, 2017, Dolls, Toys & Trains Auction

Stephenson’s June 11, 2017, Dolls, Toys & Trains Auction

Featuring the William Ruff Collection: over 50 precision Japanese and Korean brass engines and tenders and other consignments. Click here for more information.

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Antique Toy World Magazine for May 2017

Antique Toy World Magazine for May 2017

Don’t miss the May 2017 issue of Antique Toy World Magazine. Here’s what’s inside: The Pull of Apple Auction Team Breker Preview May 20, 2017 […]

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Turner Auctions: Warren Heid Family Collection of Toy Trains

Turner Auctions: Warren Heid Family Collection of Toy Trains

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA, MARCH 17, 2017 – Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to announce the sale of the Warren Heid Family Collection of […]

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An Original Box

An Original Box

By Steve Butler THERE ARE ESSENTIALLY two attitudes concerning collector demand for an original box. Such a box depending upon condition can usually add a […]

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The Pull of Apple: Auction Team Breker Preview: May 20, 2017

The Pull of Apple: Auction Team Breker Preview: May 20, 2017

Up for auction in Breker’s sale on May 20, 2017 are two landmarks of technology that did indeed change their time. Apple’s First Product Apple […]

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Tin Toy Corner: Desperately Seeking…Susan?

Tin Toy Corner: Desperately Seeking…Susan?

By Renaud Fournier (rfournier1900@live.com) “It’s not easy riding alone on the road all the time” – I can imagine this motorcycle rider saying. I’ve had […]

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say boxed BRIO sets, especially new-in-box sets, are very hard to come by and are worth far more than sets without their boxes.

BRIO Wooden Trains Appeal To Young and Young at Heart

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez SWEDEN HAS GIFTED the world with many pop-culture riches, including ABBA, IKEA, Swedish meatballs, Pippi Longstocking and, of course, Swedish Fish. Add […]

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Antique Toy World Magazine for April 2017

Antique Toy World Magazine for April 2017

Don’t miss the April 2017 issue of Antique Toy World Magazine. Here’s what’s inside: Bertoia’s March 25 Signature Sale Sets New Standard for Quality and […]

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Premium Plastic

Premium Plastic

By Steve Butler THE TWO PLASTIC TOYS presented herein are definitely among the most difficult plastic toy vehicles to locate in top condition, that is […]

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Focal Point: Prop-Rod, Cox, 1955

Focal Point: Prop-Rod, Cox, 1955

By Steve Butler Cox sold a bunch of Prop-Rods, primarily for two reasons. First, the 11-9″ toy generated considerable customer appeal with it new and […]

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