The Lionel Manufacturing Company was founded in 1900 by Joshua Lionel Cowen in New York City. Cowen’s first electric train, called the “Electric Express,” appeared in 1901 in a store display. Shortly after, the train gained popularity and Cowen began manufacturing model electric trains along with their accessories. The company became well established as an electric model railroad manufacturer by 1906. The upcoming Toys, Trains, Baby Boomer Toys, Pressed Steel, & More sale, presented by Weiss Auction, will feature several realistic train models from Lionel Manufacturing Company.
Another standout lot of the auction is a jointed Howdy Doody doll that was produced by Puppet Playthings, Inc. Howdy Doody puppets became popular children’s toys during the 1950s. Also available in the sale is a set of Manoil Happy Farm figures and a Paladin cap gun set. View these items and register to bid online on Invaluable.
# of Lots:499
Price Range:$80 - $2,000
Interesting lots include:
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|Howdy Doodle Clock-A-Doodle. With Scarce Box.|| Estimate: |
|Boxed Lionel 773 Hudson set Components (13150)|| Estimate: |
|Unique Art Howdy Doody Band in Box.|| Estimate: |
|Buddy L Tanker Truck.|| Estimate: |
|Linemar Howdy Doody Wind Up Band.|| Estimate: |