Do you recall those days of youth when you'd pour over the pages of the holiday catalogs, circling items, referring to specific pages while making your holiday wish lists (and checking it twice)? If so, you're not alone. We posed a question about memories of holiday catalogs (wishbooks) and a few readers shared their...
Enjoy a special inside peek at the new book "The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Star Wars Action Figures 1977-1985" in the latest Behind the Spine blog post.
Victorian Casino Antiques is gearing up for its "3 Days in May" event May 2-4, with 1,800-lots of hard-to-find toys, coin-operated arcade machines, advertising art, gas and oil memorabilia and radio equipment.
Whether you live in a metropolitan hub of activity, or a small town in the heartland, the opportunity for antiquing is within grasp. Especially when you turn to Antique Trader's Weekly Antiques Auction & Show Ads to plot your next antiquing adventures, be it at an auction or show.
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.
More than 850 lots of vintage toys, including 250-plus robot and space toys lots and more than 250 character and tin toys, will headline Morphy Auctions' first major toy sale of 2014, on Feb. 15.
A couple of top-notch Marklin toy ships, a 1930s Micky and Mini Mouse on a clockwork motorcycle, and Santa in an open roadster all contributed to a $2.75 million sale end-of-year sale at Bertoia Auctions.
Come Jan. 26 Mount Laurel, NJ will usher in the 7th Winter Fever Toy Show, the state's largest toy show, with a wide variety of toys dating back to the 1900s.
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.
Victorian Casino Antiques is kicking off the new year with a 1,200-lot auction Jan. 18-19 which includes vintage toys, fine art, retro petroliana memorabilia, and of course, coin-operated machines.