Tag Archives: Marklin

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Marklin toy battleship, $192,000, Bertoia Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Marklin toy battleship, $192,000, Bertoia Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Marklin toy battleship, the Sankt Georg, 28 inches long, sold for $192,000 at a Fall Signature Sale held Nov. 11-12 by Bertoia Auctions in Vineland, N.J. Also, an 18-inch-tall belsnickle candy container with feather tree, standing on a snow mound, fetched $21,600; a […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: German Marklin battleship, $150,000, Bertoia Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: German Marklin battleship, $150,000, Bertoia Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Marklin German toy battleship HMS Edward VII, 20 ½ inches long, well preserved and complete, sold for $150,000 at a Spring Signature Auction held March 25th by Bertoia Auctions in Vineland, N.J. Also, an early German loofah sleigh with Santa driver and two […]

Morphy Auctions' June 2016 Premier Antique Toy, Doll, Marble, and Figural Cast Iron Sales Event Plays With Almost $1.5 Million In Sales!

This three-day auction included over 2,100 carefully curated lots, including many extraordinary highlights and rarities from the Jack Herbert collection of antique vehicles. Denver, Pennsylvania, July 11, 2016 – It was a race to the finish at Morphy’s recent Premier Antique Toy, Doll, Marble, and Figural Cast Iron sale!  This three-day event, held on June […]

Model Trains

Model Trains

Collecting with Jeff By Jeff Figler Many people are familiar with the saying that “the difference between men and boys is the cost of their toys.” That is probably a very true statement. In fact, I am a model train collector, and I admire other peoples’ train sets when I have the opportunity to see […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles – Marklin 3-pc. train set, $6,000, Pook & Pook

Gavels 'n' Paddles - Marklin 3-pc. train set, $6,000, Pook & Pook

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – Marklin 3-pc. train set, $6,000, Pook & Pook Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A Marklin three-piece tin wind-up train set consisting of an engine, a tender and a Speisewagen dining car sold for $6,000 at a Christmas in July Toy Auction held July 15 by Pook […]

Tippco tinplate Santa car, $28,910, Bertoia Auctions

Tippco tinplate Santa car, $28,910, Bertoia Auctions Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A circa-1928 Tippco tinplate Santa car with revolving Christmas feather tree sold for $28,910 at a Toybox Treasures Sale held Sept. 21-23 by Bertoia Auctions in Vineland, N.J. Also, a circa-1925 Gendron Pioneer Line Packard […]