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The Peter Moran by Steve Butler

The Peter Moran

BY STEVE BUTLER EVEN TOY WOODEN boats made in Japan can interest a veteran collector primarily of toy vehicles, ones with wheels. So what would […]

Hail to Thee, Columbia

Hail to Thee, Columbia

BY JACK HERBERT ONCE EVERY FIVE YEARS or so, if he’s extraordinarily lucky, the Average Antique Toy Collector will come across an item that will […]

Marklin #5050 7/E 'Deutchland,' cataloged 1909-1915


BY RICHARD T. CLAUS MARKLIN #5050 7/E “DEUTSCHLAND,” CATALOGED 1909-1915 SHIPS HAVE FASCINATING HISTORIES and their toy counterparts are no different. As bigger and faster […]

Early American Riverboats

Early American Riverboats

BY JACK HERBERT AMONG the very earliest of American-made toys are the rarely seen tinplate Riverboats designed and manufactured by such firms as Althof Bergmann […]

1919-1926 #285/100 Submarine Chaser and Submarine

Schoenhut Boats

BY R. T. CLAUS Most toy collectors are aware that Albert Schoenhut started his wooden toy business in Philadelphia in 1872; and, that by the […]

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 […]