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Gavels 'n' Paddles: “Machine Man” robot, $44,850, Philip Weiss

Gavels 'n' Paddles: “Machine Man” robot, $44,850, Philip Weiss

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: “Machine Man” robot, $44,850, Philip Weiss Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An original, battery-operated “Machine Man” toy robot, made in Japan in the 1950s by Modern Toys and standing 14 ¾ inches tall, sold for $44,850 at an auction held Nov. 4 by Philip Weiss Auctions in […]

Collecting the American West – A Vast Frontier

Borein California Vaquero – COVER

Collecting the American West – A Vast Frontier by Brian Lebel Whether your collecting interests lean toward the historic or the romantic, fine art or folk art, twenty dollars or twenty-thousand, the art and artifacts of the great American West have something for you. We think we know what we mean when we say, “the […]

To Buy or Not to Buy, That is the Question

To Buy or Not to Buy, That is the Question

To Buy or Not to Buy, That is the Question Collecting Old and Rare Books by James Dawson Why do we collect books or anything else for that matter? Not everyone is a collector, of course, but I’d bet that there have been collectors ever since there have been things to collect. Probably some caveman’s […]