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.
More than 350 antique toy vehicles, from the collection of seasoned toy collector and Antique Toy World contributor, Jack Herbert, will come to auction June 25, through Morphy Auctions.
The Nov. 25, 2015 edition of Antique Trader is a recipe featuring diverse 'ingredients' rich in nostalgia and collecting advice and information.
A seldom-seen large-version Old South Church 'still' bank is expected to be a standout among more than 1,250 lots of banks and toys coming before bidders July 11-12. About half of the items in the sale, which is being presented by RSL Auction Co., is from the extensive antique toy and...
In its first stand-alone online auction, June 17, Pook & Pook Inc. is bringing a diverse selection to market, ranging from Quimper pottery to banks.
An early 20th century mechanical bank, deemed one of the greatest treasures of his collection by famed collector Max Berry, sold for $228,000 recently.