Childhood classics fill the Feb. 9 toy auction hosted jointly by Pook & Pook and Noel Barrett, including dolls, teddy bears, lithographed toys & much more.
Ellen Tsagaris, a new columnist for Antique Trader magazine, is a doll advocate, an educator and the author of With Love from Tin Lizzie: A History of Metal Dolls, Mechanical Dolls and Automatons. The life-long doll enthusiast confesses to have never met a doll she didn’t like.
Collector enthusiasm for the finest of antique dolls reached new heights across all genres at Theriault’s July 16, 2018 Marquis auction in Phoenix. The auction featured dolls from original estates, many with a fascinating personal history.
Do you have to be a character to collect character dolls? Not necessarily, but it doesn't hurt.
An antique and collectible doll collection, teddy bears, and figures, including examples by Steiff, Disney, and Lenci, will headline an online auction set for July 29 through Turner Auction + Appraisals.
A footed vase, candle holders, butter dishes, and a cocktail shaker in Cambridge glass' Wildflower pattern are among the lots coming before bidders Auc. 19 by way of Specialists of the South.
A late 19th century Germania Exchange cast-iron mechanical bank, featuring a goat sitting atop a beer cask, commanded intense bidding before one bidder took it for $51,000 during Bertoia Auction's Spring auction, June 2-3.
Sixty years is a long time. However, as we all know, some things definitely get better with time. Although not many sixty-year-old toys may still have the shine of newness, the nostalgia they evoke is timeless. Take these six toys turning 60...
In Southwestern Wisconsin, at the highest point overlooking the Mississippi River, you'll find an uncommon and totally engrossing destination devoted to collectibles and nostalgia, at Elmer's Auto & Toy Museum.