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.
It was a toy collector's paradise during Bertoia's Toy Picks auction in early May, which finished with $1.5 million in sales, with a circa-1902 first-series Marklin Toy Battleship Maine leading all lots, after fetching $64,900.
After a three-year hiatus, ‘Toys & Prices,’ the go-to guide for toy collectors, returns with renewed focus, new categories and a new attitude, thanks to toymaster Mark Bellomo.
A daughter's inquiry into the age and value of her father's vintage teddy bear results in a helpful history lesson involving Teddy Roosevelt in the Ask the Experts response.