Tag Archives: toy trains

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: Marklin tunnel and tower, $84,000, Bertoia Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Marklin tunnel with mountain castle tower, railed base, hand-painted, sold for $84,000 at the auction of Jerry and Nina Greene’s personal toy train collection held April 9 by Bertoia Auctions in Vineland, N.J. Also, a Marklin gauge 1 girder bridge, 85 inches long […]

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 […]

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 […]