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Bertoia Toys, Banks, Figural Cast Iron Auction June 2-3

Bertoia Toys, Banks, Figural Cast Iron Auction June 2-3

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What Was It About Donal?

What Was It About Donal?

By David Weingarten In a way, this is a story about a cast iron Masonic Temple bank I didn’t buy from Donal Markey (despite my […]

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Turner Auctions’ Nov. 12 Hellman Toy Collection Sale

Turner Auctions’ Nov. 12 Hellman Toy Collection Sale

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA, OCTOBER 11, 2016 – Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to feature the Anita & Sedwick Hellman ToyCollection. Offering over 245 […]

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If It’s Proof You Want…

If It’s Proof You Want…

by Ken Foust Nineteenth century toy advertising shows up far too rarely for the taste of most collectors. A handful of original manufacturer’s catalogs still […]

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My First Antique Toy: 1934 Chrysler Airflow

My First Antique Toy: 1934 Chrysler Airflow

By John West My first antique toy was a cast iron model of a 1934 Chrysler Airflow automobile. It’s easy to remember because I still […]

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Werbell Toy and Bank Collection at RSL July 11-12

Werbell Toy and Bank Collection at RSL July 11-12

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. – The prestigious William and Elaine Werbell antique toy and bank collection will step into the auction spotlight on July 11 and […]

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Mary and Her Little Lamb bell toy, Gong Bell Mfg. Co., considered the finest known example, provenance: Covert Hegarty collection, est. $3,000-$3,500.

Max Berry Collection Part II at Bertoia March 27-28

500+ lots include tremendously rare antique mechanical banks, including a J.&E. Stevens bank estimated at $200K-$300K VINELAND, N.J. – In describing what awaits bidders on […]

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Bertoia Auctions

Max Berry Auction $3.1 Million at Bertoia

VINELAND, NJ – “During the cataloging, it wasn’t at all uncommon for me to write the words ‘best known example’ or ‘one of very few […]

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Ives Cutter Sleigh, circa 1893, 19½in long, considered by many the finest American toy ever produced, illustrious line of provenance, est. $100,000-$150,000.

Max Berry Collection at Bertoia Nov. 14-15

VINELAND, N.J. – At this point in the evolution of antique toy and bank collecting, it could be argued that there are two basic groups […]

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Bertoia’s November 8-10 Early Toy, Train and Holiday Antiques Auction

Bertoia’s November 8-10 Early Toy, Train and Holiday Antiques Auction

VINELAND, NJ – Many say the holiday season officially begins the day after Thanksgiving, when Christmas parades are held in several major cities across the […]

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Kenton Open Coal Truck, $3,245.

Bertoia’s March 16 Cast-Iron Auction Results

VINELAND, NJ – To quote the legendary New York Yankees catcher and inveterate quipster Yogi Berra, it was “déjà vu all over again” on March […]

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Bills, Bills, Bills…

Bills, Bills, Bills…

BY KEN FOUST EVERY OLD TOY we find was once in a store, but how did it get there? Reference books and old toy catalogs […]

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Speculations

Speculations

BY STEVE BUTLER FOR THE WORLD’S FAIR in Chicago in 1934 National Products Corporation of Chicago produced four pot metal promotional autos of approximate 1/28th […]

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Bertoia's March 16 Cast Iron Toy Auction

Bertoia’s March 16 Cast Iron Toy Auction

No Buyer’s Premium for Gallery Bidders at Bertoia’s March 16, 2013, Cast-Iron Toy Auction VINELAND, NJ – On Saturday, March 16, Bertoia Auctions will turn […]

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Ives painted cast-iron Cutter Sleigh, est. $30,000-$50,000.

RSL’s Dec. 1 Liffman Black Americana Auction

TIMONIUM, Md. – Anyone who has bought or sold black Americana or finer-quality black-theme toys is likely to know Allen Liffman, a trailblazing dealer in […]

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