Online-only auction offers toys ‘for the child in all of us’

ONLINE – Pook & Pook Inc. and Noel Barrett are bringing out their toys. On Aug. 15, 2018, Pook & Pook, Inc. is hosting an Online Only Antique Toy Auction in collaboration with the incomparable toy expert Noel Barrett.

Aug. 15 Online Auction Sets Stage

Pictured are some of the lots featured in this sale (Photo courtesy Pook & Pook and Noel Barrett)

August’s online auction serves as an appetizer in anticipation of a larger, higher-end catalog sale slated for Dec. 7-8. Both sales will include all manner of antique toys, with a little something for the child in all of us.

Highlights in August’s sale include a substantial collection of antique fire toys, with an extensive selection that runs the gamut across both country and decade.

Next, Tonka and Structo pressed steel vehicles, including cement mixers, Jeeps, tractor trailers and gasoline delivery trucks will motor across the auction block, many with their original boxes.

Classic Car Toy Models Set to Cruise

Vintage model cars follows, featuring the likeness of many classic and well-loved cars, including the Oldsmobile 442, Pontiac GTO, Ford Galaxy, colorful Cadillac sedans and one mint example of a Danbury Cadillac.

Admirers of all things teeny-tiny will appreciate the assortment of miniatures and doll furniture, with many chances to win the perfect piece to round out any respectable doll house.

The catalog may be viewed at, or starting Aug. 1.