Tag Archives: Toy auction

Chest of Blue-Chip Toys at Bertoia's Annual Fall Auction, November 11-13

2,100+ lots include the best of Tony Lasala’s cast iron, Jay Schoedinger’s pressed steel, and Aussie Paul Hale’s steam engines + trains from Jim Fergusson and Warren Heid VINELAND, N.J. – Bertoia’s is a house of many collector specialties, but it’s a rare occasion when all of those specialty categories come together under one roof […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Halloween Girl doorstop, $29,500, Bertoia Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Littco Halloween Girl cast-iron doorstop sold for $29,500 at a Select Toys Auction held March 12 by Bertoia Auction in Vineland, N.J. Also, a Carlisle & Finch Freight Shed, the only known reported example, rose to $23,600; a Buddy ‘L’ pressed-steel Tugboat, made […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Jupiter Robot with box, $36,000, Morphy Auctions

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Jupiter Robot with box, $36,000, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A Jupiter Robot in the original box and retaining its original sky blue plastic remote control sold for $36,000 at a Toy Auction held May 30-31 by Morphy Auctions in Denver, Pa. Also, a Tippco Santa Car with original Christmas feather tree cargo soared […]

James Julia Announces Toy & Doll Auction, June 19th

Fairfield, ME ~ June 19, 2015.  On a seemingly steady stellar trajectory, the auction firm of James D. Julia, Inc. have been building on a stream of successes for many years running.  In 2015 alone, Julia’s has already seen a $16 Million firearms auction, and two multimillion dollar Asian art auctions including a special single […]

Morphy’s May 30-31 Toy Auction features top-notch Bob Gallegos robot collection, rare European toys, early French & German dolls

DENVER, Pa. – Robots are on the march again at Morphy’s. The Pennsylvania company’s May 30-31 Toy Auction containing 1,450 lots is led by a prized grouping of sci-fi classics from the Robert V. “Bob” Gallegos collection. Approximately 115 robots, mostly boxed, will cross the auction block. Some of them boast illustrious provenance, like the […]

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 […]