One man's love for transportation and motion fueled his life, including his collecting efforts. Come Nov. 11 Bonhams will bring to auction more than 150 lots of toy trains and railroad memorabilia from this man's extensive collection.
An early Ives freight train set rose to $6,000 before the gavel fell, taking top lot during Cordier Auctions' Toy & Train Auction.
Pete Waterman, best known for his work in pop music, and less known for his train modelling and railway preservation prowess, is offering a portion of his legendary collection of model trains during an auction presented by London's Dreweatts & Bloomsbury, April 16.
James D. Julia Inc.'s summer auction session begins with back-to-back auctions June 19-20. The event begins with lamps and glass, and then moves onto toys, dolls and advertising.
Antique large-scale model trains, jukeboxes, and 18th century Chinese pottery, are among the lots of an eclectic auction April 24, at Sterling Associates.