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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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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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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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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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Old Windup Toys and Antique toy Windups

Old Windup Toys and Antique toy Windups This may be a great opportunity to show off some of the current windup toys on AntiqueToys as well as show off some toy history.   Check out the old windup toys & photos below. Below are old windup toy mechanisims to get a flavor for what “used…

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