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Now Hear This: Vital Changes

BY JACK HERBERT How long have you personally been collecting antique toys? That long, huh? Well, by now you must be aware that our captivating […]

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Bertoia's Kaufman IV Auction Results

Bertoia’s Kaufmann IV Auction Results

VINELAND, N.J. – Fully aware that Bertoia’s auction series featuring the late Donald Kaufman’s toy collection was nearing its conclusion, bidders were on point and […]

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Sotheby's Forbes Toy Auction

Best of the Best

BY JACK HERBERT The time has come, I think, for a word or two about our current Toy Auction Catalogues from the major houses. There […]

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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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Jip the Jumper Bank by National Company

Jip the Jumper Bank

BY SY SCHRECKINGER A courageous and noble breed of animal is the bulldog. Its huge jaw and tenacious appearance designate it a worthy subject of […]

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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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Souped Up Hot Rods by Steve Butler

Souped Up Hot Rods

BY STEVE BUTLER Few toy versions of hot rods were made in the U.S. While there are likely others, two designs from three makers most […]

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This is a Bandai 3-Wheel Open Bed Truck, 8.5 inches overall, from the post WWII period. It’s quite rare here, or anywhere outside of Japan.

Now Hear This: Those Smaller Toys, Part Two

BY JACK HERBERT Last month we featured an Antique Toy Collector whose toys were primarily on the small side partly because he was able to […]

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Antique Toy World December 2010

Antique Toy World December 2010 Preview

Join us for the December 2010 issue of Antique Toy World Magazine – Volume 40, Number 12. Included in this issue: Morphy’s December 11 Auction […]

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Really Hopped Up

Really “Hopped Up”

BY STEVE BUTLER Northern Indiana had its share of stock car tracks which served as the primary source of our family entertainment in the early […]

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Ragtime Toys' March 2011 Auction

Ragtime Toys’ March 2011 Auction

Ragtime Toys is a collaborative effort rooted in 50 plus years of fine toy collecting experience by Vince Sarchese and Richard Goldberg. As a result […]

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Mechanical Bank Notes: Santa's Christmas Savings House

Mechanical Bank Notes: Santa’s Christmas Savings House

BY SY SCHRECKINGER “Twas the Night Before Christmas….” and so begins the celebrated poem by Thomas Clement Moore. His poem, entitled “The Account of a […]

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Our Ives Oarsman is a woman. The action is obvious. This toy is inordinately rare.

Early American Toy Figures

BY JACK HERBERT When considering Early American toys, we naturally tend to think of horse-drawn vehicles, train sets, or a small riverboat or two. And, […]

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Z WindUps

Innovating an Ageless Toy

BY CALIFORNIA CREATIONS This past summer, when the new generation of Z WindUps came off the assembly line, it began a new era in the […]

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The Malcolm Forbes Toy Collection at Sotheby's

The Malcolm Forbes Toy Collection at Sotheby’s

Go to Sotheby’s. Do not pass Go. But do see some of the earliest surviving Monopoly game sets, as well as the rest of the […]

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