Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Carlisle & Finch train set, $46,020, Bertoia Auctions
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A circa 1904-1908 Carlisle & Finch No. 45 locomotive with tender and passenger cars sold for $46,020 at a Spring Toy Break Auction held May 9-10 by Bertoia Auctions in Vineland, N.J. Also, a Marklin Central Station in yellow, orange and green motif coasted to $23,600; a railroad box car with ad for Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer brought $23,600; an M & K tinplate clockwork motorcycle with sidecar and woman passenger made $10,620; and a painted tinplate with cast-iron revolving horse clockwork toy hit $8,850. Prices include an 18 percent buyer’s premium.