Tag: pressed steel

Plymouth & Wyandotte?

Plymouth & Wyandotte?

By Steve Butler WHEN MARX DEVELOPED a new design, the company tended to get the most use of it generally over many years. The pickup […]

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Smoky Mountain Antique Toy & Pedal Car Show

Smoky Mountain Antique Toy & Pedal Car Show

IT IS HARD TO imagine the event that started some twenty plus years ago has survived. A small group of guys agreed to meet each […]

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MetalCraft’s Triple Deco Sandwich

MetalCraft’s Triple Deco Sandwich

By Jim Perrou RPh. WHAT MAKES A GOOD sandwich? Quality ingredients that our taste buds are sure to like. Presented here are three savory MetalCraft […]

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Ralphs Structo

Ralphs Structo

By Steve Butler WHILE PERUSING THE offerings at the October 2004 Antique Toy World (a.k.a. Chicago or Kane Co.) show I happened upon the featured […]

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Buddy ‘L’ pressed-steel Sand & Gravel Truck, 1930-1932, near mint, 25in long. Est. $4,000-$5,000.

Morphy’s May 3 Spring Toy Auction

Highlights include 1870s Horse Race bank held in same family for three generations DENVER, Pa. – Toys, banks, robots and trains are always in demand […]

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Pedal Away!

Pedal Away!

BY PASKY Text and photos copyright Swiss Basel Museum and Pasky/2014 These delightful pictures presents historic pedal cars for children from the period from 1920 […]

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Carette steam-powered wind-up tin battleship toy with working propellers (est. $800-$1,200).

Fontaine Auction: 350 Lots of Toys, Country Store, Banks, and More March 29

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – 365 lots of fresh, quality merchandise in a host of diverse categories – musical items, coin-op, advertising, toys, country store, banks, gaming […]

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25th Annual Smoky Mountain Antique Toy & Pedal Car Show May 14th – May 17, 2014

25th Annual Smoky Mountain Antique Toy & Pedal Car Show May 14th – May 17, 2014

THE 25TH ANNUAL Smoky Mountain Antique Toy & Pedal Car Show will take place again this year beginning with set up Wednesday May 14th and […]

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Keystone Water Pump Tower Truck, Packard Model, pressed steel, VG to Exc orig cond.

Rich Penn Auction Event Promises Collector Smorgasbord in September

IF AN AUCTION EVENT could be compared to a feast, the September 28-30, 2012 Rich Penn Auction at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, […]

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Daily Double by Steve Butler

Daily Double

BY STEVE BUTLER TO WIN the Daily Double, a person has to pick the winning horse in each of two consecutive races. “Daily Double” was […]

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Partial Disclosure by Steve Butler

Partial Disclosure

BY STEVE BUTLER ON RARE OCCASIONS a toy collector may encounter an opportunity to acquire one or more vintage toys in never before opened boxes […]

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Structo Toys: 100 Years

Structo Toys: 100 Years

BY RANDY PRASSE “STRUCTO TOYS MAKES MEN OF BOYS!” proclaimed the 1916 Popular Mechanics advertisement. Now, 95 years later, those same Structo Toys have the […]

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John Coker Toy, Lunchbox and Folk Art Sale Oct. 29-30

John Coker Toy, Lunchbox and Folk Art Sale Oct. 29-30

NEW MARKET, TN – John W. Coker is a Tennessee auctioneer better known for his sales of fine and decorative art, but when the opportunity […]

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Farm toy thresher McCormick-Deering  by Arcade, cast iron w/orig paint & decal, some paint wear, Exc orig cond

Another Heat Wave at Rich Penn’s November Auction

THE SUMMER HEAT MAY VERY WELL carry into November with equally heated bidding at the Rich Penn Auction Event. Held at the Iowa State Fairgrounds […]

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Empey Collection Sept. 30-Oct. 2 by Showtime Auctions

Empey Collection Sept. 30-Oct. 2 by Showtime Auctions

ANN ARBOR, MICH.– The lifetime country store, advertising and toy collection of Mike and Colleen Empey will headline a major auction slated for the weekend […]

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