Donal Markey collection unveils 1,000 lots of near-flawless antique toys


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Cast-iron woman at sewing machine, attributed to Sandt, rear lever activates head and hand motions when turned; side of chair actually holds spool of string for sewing cloth items. One of very few known examples. 7 1/2 inches high. Estimate $8,000 to $10,000.

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Ives Cutter Sleigh with walking horse, cast iron, 1890s, 22 inches long. Estimate $30,000 to $40,000.
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Early wood Monopoly game board, circa 1920s, hand-painted property markers and corner landing squares, reverse side has similar graphics, 24 inches square. Estimate $3,500 to $4,500.
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Diamond Dyes cabinet, copyright 1912, double-sided lithographed-tin panels. Estimate $800 to $1,000.
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Circa-1900 hand-painted tin sign from train station, "Positively No Smoking," 73 inches wide. Estimate $1,500-$1,700.

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