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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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Morphy's December 11 Auction

Morphy’s December 11 Auction Preview

DENVER, PA – This year, collectors won’t have to wait until Christmas to add a great toy, train or Barbie doll to their shelf or […]

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Antique Toy World November 2010 Issue

Antique Toy World November 2010 Issue Preview

Join us for the November 2010 issue of Antique Toy World Magazine – Volume 40, Number 11. Included in this issue: Noel Barrett Presents the […]

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Atom Jet tin friction race car, Japanese, 25 1/2 inches long, all original parts intact, $15,500.

Morphy’s July Auction Tops Million-Dollar Mark

DENVER, PA – Worldwide competition for a high-end collection of antique toys resulted in a million-dollar gross at Morphy’s on July 16-17 as the central […]

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We begin this month with a 6.5-inch long tinplate toy from the 1902-04 period. This is a German Richter lithographed Trolley that is not only spectacular but exceeding rare as well.

Now Hear This: Those Smaller Toys

BY JACK HERBERT A longtime antique toy collector, for whom I recently completed a written appraisal, has concentrated his purchases on mostly mid-sized toys. Through […]

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Pedal car display by Mike Taylor

Peddles Up!

BY MIKE TAYLOR I recently restored three pedal cars and had them sitting on the floor in the living room, primarily because there was no […]

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