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Salesman Samples

Salesman Samples

Artfully Small Examples of the Real Thing by Maxine Carter-Lome Salesman samples are scaled-down versions of real commercial products used to demonstrate their features and functionality to retailers or potential customers. Made to 1:6 scale or 1:8 scale when compared to the actual product, machine, or piece of equipment, these highly detailed replicas were typically […]

What’s Selling on eBay: April 2019

What’s Selling on eBay: April 2019

By Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $5,956 (32 bids, 8 bidders): Vintage Huffy Radio Bike in Great Original Condition. Huffy Radio Bike in great condition except for the flat tires. Extra handlebar inside the box. The bike was a reward from the newspaper for a job well done! When I was in elementary school, I […]

Lots to Consider: March 2018

Lots to Consider: March 2018

Auction Items Worth a Look Horse Weathervane Sharon Boccelli & Company – March 28: Three dimensional running horse weathervane. Copper with zinc head, from an Alstead New Hampshire farmhouse. Auction Estimate: $850-$1,200 sbauctioneers.com Decorated Box Pook & Pook, Inc. Auctioneers and Appraisers Antique Toy Auction – April 14: Attributed to the Lancaster County, Pennsylvania craftsman […]

Gavels n Paddles: Pair of antique dolls, $71,000, Theriault's

Gavels n Paddles: Pair of antique dolls, $71,000, Theriault's

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A 23-inch character doll as Polichinelle (right), shown clasping a rare 9 1/2 inch bebe A.T. by Thuillier, sold for $31,000 and $40,000, respectively, at a mid-summer doll auction held by Theriault’s, based in Annapolis, Md. Also, a 12-inch model 102 doll in the […]