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Top lot of the Toybox Treasurers sale was this circa-1928 Tippco tinplate Santa car with revolving Christmas feather tree, $28,910.

Santa car leads auction parade at $28,910

VINELAND, N.J. – Santa was tops in Bertoia Auctions’ Sept. 21-23 Toybox Treasures sale, cruising to the front lot spot in a Tippco tinplate car. The jaunty circa-1928 tin convertible, profusely decorated with images of toys, teddies and colorful balloons, even toted a revolving Christmas feather tree on its trunk. In his “fur”-trimmed crimson...