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Karl Bub Horch from 1938-1939.

Now Hear This: Just Horching Around

BY JACK HERBERTIN THE NOVEMBER 2010 issue of our fair magazine, I wrote an article about Tipp & Company, a fine German tinplate toy manufacturer […]

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Bill Bean's Erector Collection at Stout Auctions Feb. 25-26

Bill Bean’s Erector Collection at Stout Auctions Feb. 25-26

IN FEBRUARY OF 2011 Bill Bean’s premier collection of A.C. Gilbert Erector sets will be sold at auction. We wanted to learn a little more […]

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Extremely rare mint condition 1954 Superman vs. The Robot lunch box, by Universal ($11,865).

1954 Superman Lunch Box Sells for $11,865 at Philip Weiss Auctions

OCEANSIDE, N.Y.—A 1954 Superman vs. The Robot lunch box in mint condition – widely regarded as the Holy Grail of rare and vintage lunch boxes […]

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Marklin Steam Powered Fire Pumper, sold for $17,250.

Bertoia’s November Auction Reaches $1.6 Million

VINELAND, N.J. – An exceptional circa-1909 Marklin tinplate steam-powered boat known as the Priscilla sailed to the top-lot position at Bertoia Auctions’ $1.6 million Toys […]

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Fischer Father Christmas Car. The rare 1920s Fischer Father Christmas Car will complete the trio of rare Santa cars on display this Christmas at DFW Elite Toy Museum in Fort Worth, TX

Rare Santa Toys at DFW Elite Toy Museum

AS YOUR CHILDREN open their latest electronic gadgets at Christmas time, do you ever wonder what the cutting edge toys were like almost 100 years […]

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Akro Agate No. 1 boxed set of assorted corkscrew marbles. Marbles in condition 9.4 out of 10. Sold for $7,000.

Antique and Vintage Marbles Reach $144,000 at Morphy’s Specialty Sale

DENVER, PA – MORE THAN 50 enthusiastic in-house bidders and 150 unique online participants took part in Dan Morphy Auctions’ Nov. 6 specialty sale of […]

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Antique Toy World January 2011

Antique Toy World January 2011 Preview

Join us for the January 2011 issue of Antique Toy World Magazine – Volume 41, Number 1 – our 40th Anniversary Issue, a true must-have! […]

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Now Hear This: Vital Changes

BY JACK HERBERT How long have you personally been collecting antique toys? That long, huh? Well, by now you must be aware that our captivating […]

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Bertoia's Kaufman IV Auction Results

Bertoia’s Kaufmann IV Auction Results

VINELAND, N.J. – Fully aware that Bertoia’s auction series featuring the late Donald Kaufman’s toy collection was nearing its conclusion, bidders were on point and […]

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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 […]

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Dale Kelley on Antique Toy World at 40

Dale Kelley on Antique Toy World at 40

The year was 1971. Richard Nixon was in the White House. The average American earned $10,600 per year and lived in a house costing around […]

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Jip the Jumper Bank by National Company

Jip the Jumper Bank

BY SY SCHRECKINGER A courageous and noble breed of animal is the bulldog. Its huge jaw and tenacious appearance designate it a worthy subject of […]

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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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