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Gavels 'n' Paddles: Bulls and Bears toy game, $20,740, Pook & Pook, Inc.

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Bulls and Bears toy game, $20,740, Pook & Pook, Inc.

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A scarce McLoughlin Bros. Bulls and Bears – The Great Wall Street Game, patented in 1883, sold for $20,740 at an Antique Toy Auction held Dec. 7-8 by Pook & Pook, Inc. (along with Noel Barrett) in Downingtown, Pa. Also, a Doll & Cie […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Lionel trains store display, $12,000, Milestone Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Lionel trains store display, $12,000, Milestone Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1932 Lionel #177 Scenic Railway store display, 78 inches by 57 inches, all original, sold for $12,000 at a Spring Spectacular held April 14th by Milestone Auctions in Willoughby, Ohio. Also, a German clockwork Uncle Sam Easter rabbit, composition with glass eye and […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Marklin steam-powered liner, $59,000, Bertoia Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A circa 1929-1930 Marklin ‘Amerika’ Series II steam-powered liner, exquisitely detailed, sold for $59,000 at an Annual Fall Auction held Nov. 11-13 by Bertoia Auctions in Vineland, N.J. Also, a circa-1929 Marklin ‘Rheingold’ paddleboat, 30 inches long, sped off for $35,400; a Belsnickle candy […]

What's Selling on eBay: November 2016

What's Selling on eBay: November 2016

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $10,902 (13 bids, 5 bidders): Antique Papier-mache Clockwork Rabbit and 3 Bunnies – All Nodders and Mouth Moves. A large Father Rabbit with three bunnies tucked inside the waist of his pants. When wound up, his head with big glass eyes rocks back and forth with the tick-tock of […]

Time to Start Livin': Kitsch Clocks of the Mid-20th Century

Time to Start Livin': Kitsch Clocks of the Mid-20th Century

By Donald-Brian Johnson Clocks. We rely on them to bring just a bit of order into our hectic modern lives. They keep things running like . . . well . . . like clockwork! For centuries, clocks had been reserved solely for the wealthy. Intricately designed and fashioned of the rarest and finest materials, clocks […]