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WK or Wilhelm Krauss German Tin Toys

It is that time again to network. We are looking for toys with the WK or Wilhelm Krauss symbol on them.  They come from turn of the century Germany and are likely tin toys with windups.      Here we have a WK tin ferris wheel in the collection to share.  It is a great one…

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Early Tin Toy Cars and Race Cars Wanted

We are looking for high quality tin Race Cars and Early Tin Cars for yet another museum contact. As you know, these early car toys tended to get worn out and the tinplate recycled and damaged. For this reason, please assist in the search for pristine early cars or surviving rare toy cars. Our museum…

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Felix Toys Needed for Museum

Spread the word– we need high quality Felix toys from pre-1940’s for a museum. Please help us find museum worthy Felix toys. Our contact would like some special, ideally mint and boxed, toys for his display overseas. The buyer is well funded and passionate about getting Felix tin, windups, and other Felix items that are…

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Marklin Merry-Go-Round tin toy

-We just wanted to do a bit of picture sharing and discussion.  Thank you to all our contacts around the world bringing us Bing, Marklin, Arcade, Marusan, and all the amazing toys based on networking.  It is about our friends and network and helping them; they have helped us back. One of the nicest toys…

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Morton Converse toy cars wanted (circa 1912)

Morton Converse toy cars wanted (circa 1912) Let’s keep it simple – Cash Buyer for Morton Converse toy cars.  These are great Americana and this site owner would like to add them to his collection.  Help out with leads or let us know if you are selling yours!     Ed

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Windup toy boats, Mahogany Boats, and Tin Goodness

Windup toy boats, Mahogany Boats, and Tin Goodness. In the spirit of the New Year, we are reflecting on some of our favorite inventory that sailed away.  There is such a shelf presence with toy boats! We’ve enjoyed being curators to some and look forward to new purchases and consignments.  We are also noting our…

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J. Chein & Co. A Collector’s Guide Toy Book Reivew

In the toy collecting heyday of 1997, Alan Jaffe and Schiffer Books partnered to make J. Chein & co. A Collector’s Guide to an American Toymaker.  The results are quite spectacular and  illuminating for modern collectors that appreciate history.  The book helps piece together the innumerable Chein toy details and production history.  This guide is a beautiful…

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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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Antique Tin Toys and a Sojurn in Japan

February 2017 started with a bang and a long awaited trip to Japan.  Thank you to my gracious friends from around the world that met up and hosted! One would think that Japan was going to have wall-to-wall toys for the picking.  Older visions in my mind conjured up images of stuffed toy shops waiting for customers.…

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Tin Toy Collector and Florida Visit

Tin Toy Collector and Florida Visit   With a bit of delay, I’d like to share some photos that highlight a great visit to a Florida tin collector’s home.  Mr D was kind enough to host me and talk toys; afterwards we toured his collection and saw some of the best in Lehmann toys as…

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