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.
The 600+ lots in Mosby & Co.’s Nov. 16 cataloged collectibles auction covers vast collecting territory, including a collection of popcorn machines and wagons.
For toy collectors, the holiday season begins with Bertoia’s annual November toy auction, including toys, trains, banks, doorstops and holiday antiques.
A robust selection of atypical coins and nearly 200 vintage toys, including tin litho toys and several rare robots, will cross the auction block at Thomaston Place Auctions Sept. 19.