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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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465 DREAM CAR by Mattel

Futures

BY STEVE BUTLER THE 1950S seems to have been the golden era of dream cars. At least that was my impression at the time. Exquisite […]

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This early Ives articulated horse drawn toy is made of wood, iron and tin. The words Fast Mail are hard to see on the sides of this wagon, but I wouldn’t send anything urgent if I were you.

Now Hear This: Early Horse Drawn Toys – 2

BY JACK HERBERT SPRING IS HERE, finally, and so it is time to bring out the horses once again. Most of the toys we’ll be […]

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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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Young Black Boy with Bouquet of Flowers, spelter, circa 1920, near mint, estimate $5,000-$7,000.

Antique Banks at RSL’s June 4 Auction

TIMONIUM, MD – Neighborhood banks are paying a miserly rate of interest these days, but on the other side of the coin, antique mechanical and […]

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Authenticast by Henry I. Kurtz

When Authenticast to Soldiers Came to Brooklyn A Day to Remember

BY HENRY I. KURTZ IN THE AFTERMATH of World War II, Curt Wennberg, a Swede, and Fred Winkler, a German expatriate—who had previously developed a […]

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Ives cast-iron cutter sleigh with articulated walking horse, $86,250.

Donal Markey Collection Tops $2 Million at Bertoia

VINELAND, NJ– The stellar collection of antique toys, banks and Americana amassed by the late Donal Markey surpassed the $2-million mark on March 25-26 at […]

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Morphy Auctions Signs TV Deal

Morphy Auctions Signs TV Deal

DENVER, PA – Morphy Auctions, one of the fastest growing and most successful antiques and collectibles auction houses in the country, has entered into an […]

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Old Town Auctions June 11-12 Spring Treasure Hunt

Old Town Auctions June 11-12 Spring Treasure Hunt

HAGERSTOWN, MD – Get ready to turn back the clock and spend a fun-filled weekend bidding, buying and socializing the way we used to do […]

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Alice in Wonderland Bank

Alice in Wonderland Bank

BY SY SCHRECKINGER ONE SLEEPY afternoon, a very bored little girl known as Alice sat with her sister beside a riverbank. Suddenly, appearing within Alice’s […]

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The Toy Fair 2011

The Toy Fair 2011

BY JACK HERBERT HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS of toys have just left New York City for further green venues. They were here, all of them, at […]

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Antique Toy World for May 2011

Antique Toy World Magazine for May 2011

Don’t miss the May 2011 issue of Antique Toy World Magazine! This issue includes the following: Noel Barrett’s Something for Everyone Spring Toy Auction Preview […]

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Tootsietoy Camelback Vans

Tootsietoy Camelback Vans

BY DR. CARL NATTER IN 1937 TOOTSIETOY INTRODUCED #123 Light Delivery Truck. It became known as “Camelback” van. In the 1937 pricelist it is called […]

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Home Run Cigar tin with colorful baseball theme, one of few known examples, top lot of the sale at $18,400

Hirsch Advertising Collection Sale at Morphy

The 40-year collection of antique advertising tins, signs, store displays and promotional items amassed by Chicago design executives David and Marcia Hirsch made $560,000 (inclusive […]

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A Cuzzner mechanical Trotter with original box by Ives, from the 1870s

Now Hear This: Early Horse Drawn Toys – 1

BY JACK HERBERT THERE IS a spirit of romance that often manifests itself when dealing with horses. They are creatures like ourselves not machines, and, […]

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