VINELAND, N.J. – Family-owned Bertoia Auctions produced another big winner on April 27-28 as its 2018 Spring Signature Sale rang the register at $1.9 million. More than 1,000 lots of high-quality toys, banks, trains and Christmas antiques attracted an energetic crowd to Bertoia’s gallery. Hundreds of other bidders battled for favorites...
From classic toys, such as trains and sailing vessels to early scientific instruments, Auction Team Breker's May 25-26 auction is a showcase of tech and toy examples.
A seldom-seen clockwork toy limousine is among the highlights of the more than 1,100 lots featured in Bertoia Auctions’ Spring Signature Sale, scheduled for April 27-28.
The fourth joint auction between Pook & Pook and Noel Barrett, slated for March 24, features a painted tin clockwork musical carousel, circa 1910, that could bring upwards of $30,000.
Think back to your care-free days of youth: Do you recall playing marbles with friends? If so, you have two brothers and the city of Akron, Ohio to thank, explains Antique Trader guest contributor Ingrid Floyd.
By Antoinette Rahn Colorado resident Ken Mueller is an unapologetic fan of P.B.J. Before you start wondering what peanut butter and jelly sandwiches have to do with collecting, let me explain. P.B.J. etc. stands for “Pins,” “Buckles” and “Jewelry.” This clever moniker is what Mueller uses when describing his collection. A...
A late 19th century Germania Exchange cast-iron mechanical bank, featuring a goat sitting atop a beer cask, commanded intense bidding before one bidder took it for $51,000 during Bertoia Auction's Spring auction, June 2-3.
Gentleman, lifelong student, revered authority of antique toys, and exemplary family man and friend are some common characteristics used to describe Rich Bertoia, who passed away Dec. 19. He was 62.
More than 10,000 vintage toys and an impressive collection of 18 classic and antique cars will be sold by J. Levine Auction beginning Sept. 29.
Long-time friends and seasoned auction experts Noel Barrett and Ron Pook recently announced plans for their two auction firms to collaborate on select auctions, beginning in the fall of 2016.