Tag: tin toys

Tin Toy Corner: Carette’s 1898/9 Steam Driven Three-Wheeled Automobile

Tin Toy Corner: Carette’s 1898/9 Steam Driven Three-Wheeled Automobile

By Renaud Fournier (rfournier1900@live.com) Carette’s 1898/9 catalog illustrates a steam driven three-wheeled automobile, as referenced in David Pressland’s Great Book of Tin Toys. This has […]

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Identity Issues

Identity Issues

By Steve Butler DURING THE 1950s Japanese makers issued numerous tin toy autos of generic design. Many were packaged in boxes with labels having graphics […]

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The Real Fernand Martin Toy “Le Jeu de Massacre”

Tin Toy Corner – December 2016

By Renaud Fournier Fernand Martin’s “Le Jeu de Massacre” Advanced collectors of Fernand Martin toys may have noticed a small reference with no picture in […]

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Bertoia’s Fall Start Auction, Nov. 11-13

Bertoia’s Fall Start Auction, Nov. 11-13

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A Car and Its Trailer

A Car and Its Trailer

by Steve Butler FEATURED IS an automobile pulling a camping trailer. This pair surfaced at an auction as part of a box lot containing about […]

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A Rare Find in Argentina

A Rare Find in Argentina

By M. Aaron Roy WHEN TRAVELING OVERSEAS, my wife (non-toy collector with little interest in toys) and I regularly visit local antique districts and/or large […]

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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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Tin Toy Corner

Tin Toy Corner

By Renaud Fournier AFTER 35 YEARS OF antique toy collecting, and enjoying my good friend Jack Herbert’s monthly articles in Antique Toy World, I was […]

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Morphy’s June 2016 Auction $1.5 Million in Sales

Morphy’s June 2016 Auction $1.5 Million in Sales

This three-day auction included over 2,100 carefully curated lots, including many extraordinary highlights and rarities from the Jack Herbert collection of antique vehicles DENVER, PA, […]

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A Great Visit in West Virginia – The Paul Cole Collection Part 2

A Great Visit in West Virginia – The Paul Cole Collection Part 2

by Steven Weiss TRAIN COLLECTORS began to descend on Bluefield, West Virginia on Sunday November 22nd to view the diverse toy and train collections of […]

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Morphy Auctions Jack Herbert Collection June 24-26

Morphy Auctions Jack Herbert Collection June 24-26

Jack Herbert’s Collection of fine transportation toys will be sold on June 24-26 at Morphy Auctions in Denver, Pennsylvania. This world-class collection, famous among toy […]

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Bertoia’s March 12 Auction $1.3 Million

Bertoia’s March 12 Auction $1.3 Million

VINELAND, NJ – In toy collecting circles, the term “top shelf” is used to describe the upper reaches where a person might display his or […]

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Bertoia’s May 20-21 Auction Highlights

Bertoia’s May 20-21 Auction Highlights

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Lineol Wehrmacht motorcycle,
composition and tin.

Military Motorcycles from Elastolin and Lineol

By Henry I. Kurtz WHO AMONG US hasn’t thrilled to the growling sound of a motorcycle at full throttle, and who hasn’t wanted to be […]

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Martian Bloom Gun, rare
and very unique design.

Early 20th Century Toy Ray Guns: Mystery and Imagination

By Steve Arlin IN THE MIDDLE of the last century our civilization was subjected to the Atomic age. A race to the moon, nuclear power […]

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