Cast-iron toys, vintage dioramas, dolls, and clockwork toys are lining up to come before bidders Sept. 15 through a joint auction of Pook & Pook and Noel Barrett.
A rare clockwork toy yielded more than double its high estimate to earn the top spot in a three-day $2.5 million auction at James D. Julia's in November 2012.
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.
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....