Try to Imagine your Toy Collection in the Path of a Hurricane…..

Try to Imagine your Toy Collection in the Path of a Hurricane….. Now try to imagine you are on a sand bar, a peninsula, a lower plot of land, and now the Hurricane is a Category 5.  As I write, the “odds” are favorable for a near miss, but one never knows.  Hurricane Irma is […]

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Old Firetruck toys and a quick Video Review

Old Firetruck toys and a quick Video Review Greetings from Ed over at AntiqueToys.com .  Today is a quick cast iron fire truck review with two Hubley toys for comparison. We also have a great 80’s Ertl fire truck bank from the 1920’s (style). You can see the Hubley Diamond T style grill and the […]

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Hubley Ahrens Fox uncovered in plain sight- The Story of Circulating with People

Modern trends for toy collecting dictate a plush chair, an internet connection, and a sound “device” to browse the world of e-commerce.  Soon we may just “Jack in” a-la-Matrix and get a direct electrical connection into our brian.  I don’t follow modern trends and I actually get my ass out of the chair and go nose-to-nose, […]

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Estate Toys For Sale and Liquidation

Estate Toys for Sale– Visit and Referrals This week has been a great one for reaching out and seeing toy collections. Monday entailed a visit to a bank collector.  On Wednesday I had the privilege and yet somber task of seeing a large toy collection and assisting the estate. We ended up going to the […]

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Cast Iron Still Bank Collection

Cast Iron Still Bank Collection   This selection is humble, but the quality is there.  Here are some pictures to share of an early cast iron still bank collection. Pictured are still banks by Kyser and Rex, the Animal Bank and Yong America, along side a Victorian Bank and Teller Bank.  Kyser and Rex toys […]

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Still Bank Collecting and Road Trip Collectors

Yet another road trip and yet another wonderful toy collector host!  I’m speaking of an absolutely unexpected visit with a Mr. D, a renown still bank collector.  My family vacation up towards the Atlantic coast ended up in a picturesque small town.  In typical fashion I asked around for more toys and if there were […]

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Toy Boat For Sale– Where do they go?

Paging through my reference books like The Forbes Collection- Toy Boats and The Allure of Toy Ships I’ve been realizing the obvious– boat collecting is rarified air.  Unfortunately the 19th and 20th century toy boats just weren’t made in large numbers.   Prices have always been astronomical.  Then of course, they were used to death.  These days, one […]

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Antique Toy World Magazine

Just a quick blurb– We are proud to announce new ads running in Antique Toy World.  This month we are starting up full page ads to help us network around the world. Dale Kelly was kind enough to work with us on our inaugural campaign.  Thanks for all your help Dale!  

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Antique Toy Video Reviews

Antique Toy Video Reviews   These last two weeks, we put up some new toy review videos onto YouTube.  Please subscribe and check out the work! Highlights include a Wyandotte toy review, a cork gun (from a kid’s point of view), and a Kenton Hose Reel & Horse toy.    

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Morphy Auction House Robots & Appraisal

Morphy Auction House Robots & Appraisal This first week of June has been a busy one here @ Antique Toys.  I was privileged enough to assist Dan, Tommy, and Staff with a fresh to market robot collection.  This new diecast robot and vehicle collection will be sold off in September of this year 2017. The […]

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