A multimillion-dollar three-day dual auction extravaganza is planned Nov. 28-30, 2012, in Fairfield, Maine. The back-to-back cataloged auctions are filled with two full days of fine glass and lamps followed by toys, dolls, antique advertising, coin-op, music machines, salesman samples and more.
A rare and desirable 1905 Wurlitzer Style 17 PianOrchestra in excellent working condition soared to $120,000 at a huge three-day auction held Oct. 5-7 by Showtime Auction Services.
Bertoia Auctions will offer the second and final offering of Dick Claus’s incomparable collection of vintage and antique toy ships and boats Nov. 10, 2012.
Fine European antique toys and train stations, plus an array of still and mechanical banks and toys from collectors Dr. James Laster and John Jirofsky headline the July 1, 2012 auction. Cast-iron American toys exhibiting particularly fine condition include a “super-mint” circa-1905 Uncle Sam Chariot, made by Kenton Hardware and retaining 99.5 percent of...
A remarkable cross-category collection of vintage toy airplanes, three outstanding train collections and more than 400 lots of dolls and accessories will join a widely varied array of other fine toys to form the core of Morphy Auction's May 11-12. 2012 sale.
The inaugural Antique Toys and Coin Operated Machine Show presented more than 40 dealers to a strong opening crowd March 3, 2012 in Greenwich, Conn. Shoppers did not know quite what to expect, “creating good buzz and very good sales!” said show promoter Ron Vastola.
The Richard T. “Dick” Claus collection of nautical toys and boats will be auctioned May 12, 2012.
With their colorful paper lithography attached to sturdy wooden toys, vintage Fisher-Price toys conjure up nostalgic images for four generations of collectors. These toys have been woven into the fabric of the country’s childhood tapestry.
The finest collection of vintage baseball-themed board and arcade games ever assembled is available after years of cultivation by collector Dr. Mark W. Cooper. Born of a childhood love of the National Pastime, and the rainy days of his youth, Cooper's collection swelled with sterling examples over several decades.
One of the more elusive of tin windup toys, the Boxer Rebellion clockwork toy by Lehmann is one of only a handful known to exist. This detailed toy with political undertones is in exceptional original condition and comes to the block with a $15,000-$20,000. Photo courtesy James D. Julia Auctions. FAIRFIELD, Maine –...