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.
One of America's finest collections of doll houses is heading to market April 11 and 12, and among the lots is a 19th century English Baby House, which is expected to command between $8,000 and $12,000.
Organizers of the 32nd annual Eastern Iowa Doll/Toy/Teddy bear show are hoping this annual event will jump start the arrival of Spring, as dealers and collectors of dolls, bears and vintage toys converge on Iowa March 10.