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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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Old Toys and Photos of Old Toys

Old Toys & Photos– What is  your time frame? Marty asked me to define and antique. ‘It is officially a toy over 100 years…’ I said. Then he asked about vintage toys. ‘..To me it is a toy that is at least 15 years old’ Then he drilled deeper and asked me to define the term “Old Toys.”…

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Toy Collecting- Great Timing and Current Trends

No one normally will shout out about great opportunities, but I’ll let the cat out of the bag– It is a great time to collect toys.  Why now, why more so than in the past?   Well…. timing is everything.     Trend– Timing is Great as Older Collections are being Liquidated. Trendy items are often not the thing to…

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Antique Toy Videos on Youtube

Time for some good old-fashioned videos on ye ole’ Youtube.  Please subscribe and join us on the AntiqueToys.com toy channels. We have one channel for Cast Iron toys: One Channel for Character toys: One Channel for Tin toys: Then here is our general Youtube site.  Please like us and follow the updates!  Click on the…

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Schieble Hill Climber Firetruck #3

Schieble Toy & Novelty Co. was founded by William E. Schieble and operated from about 1909 to 1932.  In these brief few years we had a subset of the Boyer and Dayton Ohio toymakers legacy.  Satiable Toy was an offshoot of the D.P. Clark & Co company that operated from 1897 to about 1909.  The…

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