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Jul03

John Coker’s Oct. 29-30 no-reserve auction

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John Coker’s Oct. 29-30 no-reserve auction

John Coker’s Oct. 29-30 no-reserve auction features two fresh, long-held collections of toys, lunchboxes and folk art. Take your chance and bid online at www.LiveAuctioneers.com!

Oct14

Phenomenal archive of entertainment memorabilia to be auctioned Oct. 29 in California

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Phenomenal archive of entertainment memorabilia to be auctioned Oct. 29 in California

Collection discovered in abandoned storage locker numbers 40,000 pieces

So take your chance on 29th October!

Oct06

Tennants' toy, model and collectable auction tomorrow, 7th October

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Tennants' toy, model and collectable auction tomorrow, 7th October

Tennants Auctioneers will sale tomorrow, 7th October from 10.30am,  a diverse and interesting collection of toys, models and collectables. So take your chance!

Oct06

Futaba high voltage servos - Bring on the power load!

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Futaba high voltage servos - Bring on the power load!

Three new Futaba High Voltage Servos are designed to handle the increased power load of LiPo cells!

Oct06

Staples for the serious modeler

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Staples for the serious modeler

TrakPower Gear Grease gives superior lubrication to reduce friction and wear for gears, universals, thrust bearings and other applications.  It’s waterproof with specially formulated “non-sling” properties.

Sep27

Next Sale at Bushey Auctions on 6th October

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Next  Sale at Bushey Auctions on 6th October

Bushey Auctions introduces its auction house to you as well as its upcoming toy auction on 6th October 2011.

Sep14

It is the season for holiday antiques, Sept.17th. at Morphy's

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It is the season for holiday antiques, Sept.17th. at Morphy's

The Holiday Auction at Morphy’s on Saturday, Sept. 17th. contains a very nice single-owner collection, select additional consignments of Halloween and Christmas antiques.

Aug23

Cast-iron toys ruled the roost at Bertoia’s million-dollar summer sale

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Cast-iron toys ruled the roost at Bertoia’s million-dollar summer sale

VINELAND, N.J. – Hefty cast-iron trucks, banks and figural doorstops found favor with bidders who congregated at Bertoia’s New Jersey gallery for a lighthearted summer auction of ‘Toys with Character.’ The June 10-11 sale grossed $1,014,000, with above-estimate and even world-record prices achieved on many of the 1,481 lots offered. All prices quoted in this report include a 15% buyer’s premium.

Aug19

Code 3 Collectibles will cease production after 2011

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Code 3 Collectibles will cease production after 2011

Matrix Holdings Limited announces that 2011 will be the last year of production of Code 3 Collectible die-cast vehicles. The company, Code 3 Collectibles will continue to operate its online business in an effort to sell all remaining inventory until further notice.

Aug09

New Vintage Glory of Steam release by Corgi!

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New Vintage Glory of Steam release by Corgi!

Showman William Wilson of Peckham, London purchased No.3938 new in 1922 and travelled with Rodes Switchback until the mid 1930s. Sold to Walls of Petersfield, 'Quo Vadis' retired in 1955, until purchased by Edward Hire of Shaftesbury for engine restoration.

Aug02

Summer fun ahead at Morphy’s Aug. 12-13 auction of toys, banks and comic books

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Summer fun ahead at Morphy’s Aug. 12-13 auction of toys, banks and comic books

DENVER, Pa. – Mickey Mouse, a formidable legion of comic book Superheroes, and a classic 1950s Lavender Robot will all be on board when Morphy Auctions presents an Aug. 12-13 auction of antique and vintage toys, banks, marbles and comics. More than 1,100 lots will be offered in the mid-summer sale, which will be held in Morphy’s plush new gallery on the Adamstown antique strip, one hour northwest of Philadelphia.

Jul27

Rare 1914 Albert Marque bisque doll a $168,000 thriller at Frasher’s July 9 auction

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Rare 1914 Albert Marque bisque doll a $168,000 thriller at Frasher’s July 9 auction

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Sculpted by the renowned French artist Albert Marque (1872-1939), an extremely rare 1914 portrait doll originally commissioned for the Paris boutique Margaine-Lacroix sold to rousing applause for $168,000 (inclusive of 12% buyer’s premium) at Frasher’s July 9 auction. The buyer, who beat out four phone bidders and additional on-site bidders at the KCI-Expo Center in Kansas City, was new to Frasher’s client roster.

Jul19

Mechanical bank goes from World’s Fair to world record at RSL’s million-dollar auction

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Mechanical bank goes from World’s Fair to world record at RSL’s million-dollar auction

TIMONIUM, Md. – Clad in age-defying cast iron, antique mechanical banks made another bulletproof run across the auction block June 4th at RSL’s 499-lot sale featuring the John Jirkofsky collection. Partner Ray Haradin – the “R” in RSL, along with Steven and Leon Weiss – said the sale held at Opfer Auctions’ gallery attracted around 160 online bidders and another 76 bidders in the gallery and on the phones. Along the way to its $1,073,100 total, the sale set a number of records for prices paid on individual banks.