It will be a planes, trains and automobiles affair Jan. 27 at Bonhams’ in San Francisco, with the debut of many fresh-to-market toy vehicles set for sale. Read More +
A 500-lot auction slated for Aug. 24 features a diverse mix of transportation toys including die-cast offerings from the likes of Corgi and Hubley to pressed steel vehicles like a 1927 Golden Arrow wind-up racer from Kingsbury. Read More +
Hands down,Coca-Cola is the champion of brand marketing. Key examples of this are the games and toys used to market the soda, and now they are among the most popular of all Coca-Cola collectibles. Read More +
The Revell toy company was founded by Lewis H. Glaser circa 1950. One of Glaser’s first toys in 1951 was an inspired merger of two of young boys’ favorite playthings: cap guns and cars. The toy has a 1/16th-scale mid-’teens Maxwell roadster that had a wire cable topped with a thumb-and-two-finger grab handle. Its chassis had a contact through which a roll of caps could be fed.
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