The memories of special holidays of the past often fill the minds of many this time of the year. In a recent letter, Antique Trader subscriber Sandy Erdman shared one of her favorite stories of holiday memories, involving her husband and sister-in-law.
Phyllis Baskerville is hoping to spread the word about her Dolly Mama's Museum of Dolls & Toys, with the hope that she can find a new home for the collection.
During James D. Julia's Nov. toy doll auction, a sale which saw windup toys, still banks, advertising and coin-op collections, and Steiff dolls draw much bidder interest, total sales topped $1.4M.
Dolls with amazing trousseaux captivated bidders' attention during Theriault’s July 15 “As in a Looking Glass" auction. One of the highlights of the auction was a porcelain doll, circa 1850, accompanied by an elaborate trunk and trousseau with original hand-stitched couturiere costumes. The doll commanded $16,500.
The memory of Little Miss Miracle, Shirley Temple, will be honored during a book signing and exhibit at the Spencer Doll and Toy Museum of Spencer, North Carolina.
Enjoy an endearing story about the life of a humble German rag doll, as told by Kathy Gregg, administrator of the Spencer Doll and Toy Museum in Spencer, North Carolina.
See what Dr. Anthony J. Cavo has to say, in the latest installment of Ask the Experts, about a reader’s 1965 Barbie Hostess Set; a complete set with all the dainty and delicate pieces Barbie needed to treat guests to an evening of fancy fun.
A silver tea set comprised of seven hand-chased, Richelieu pattern pieces is one of the hundreds of lots set to cross the auction block June 22 at Kaminski Auctions.
Stanton's Auctioneers brought music devices to the masses during its spring auction April 24-26, where an 80 year-old Mermod Freres cylinder music box took top lot honors.
An extensive collection of Steiff creations, including an atypical Titanic “Mourning Bear” created to honor the memory of the victims of the ocean tragedy, are headlining the June 13 Toy, Doll & Advertising auction being presented by James D. Julia.