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General Collecting

The Steve McQueen Collection-Throwback Post to 1997-

Movie star / Race Car Driver – “Put Steve McQueen behind the wheel of anything and you’ve got a movie,” one Car Place reader wrote in voting Bullitt the best car movie ever made. By a sizable margin, Car Place readers selected Bullitt as the best car movie. In this famous movie, detective Frank Bullitt…

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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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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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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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