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.
The first of two, possibly three auctions featuring 500 antique toys and banks from the iconic collection of Max Berry, revered collector and ambassador of the collectibles community, will cross the auction block at Bertoia Auctions, Nov. 14-15.
An impressive selection of seldom-seen antique banks and vintage marbles, including an 1871 Horse Race mechanical bank, and a hand-blown "birdcage" marble, are headlining Morphy Auctions' 915-toy auction May 3.
There were no bank “bailouts” required at Morphy Auctions’ antique toy auction in the summer of 2013, as collectors snatched up several fine cast-iron mechanical and still bank.
USA Theatres, which operates drive-in and outdoor theatres in Central Pennsylvania, is entering the world of antique toys in launching the American Antique Toy & Coin-Op Show., March 3, 2012.