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Category: Banks, Vending and Registers

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Strawser Auction Group’s Four-day Antique Auction, May 26th-29th, Will Feature Majolica, Pickard China, Fenton, Minton And Mt. Washington

    Headlining the auction is the Ann and Robert Fromer collection of majolica, assembled over the course of more than thirty years. It’s a live gallery sale with online bidding via LiveAuctioneers. WOLCOTTVILLE, Ind. – A four-day Antique Auction bursting with nearly 2,000 lots of quality items, including important collections of…

    Strawser Auction Groups Four-day Antique Auction, May 26th-29th, Will Feature Majolica, Pickard China, Fenton, Minton And Mt. Washington
  • Auction Result, Press Release

    Part I of premier Schroeder toy and bank collection rings the register at $3.1 million

    Girl Skipping Rope mechanical bank captures top-lot honors, sells for record $156K J&E Stevens (American), Girl Skipping Rope cast-iron mechanical bank. Book example depicted in Blair Whitton's 1981 reference ‘Clockwork Toys.’ Pristine to near-mint condition. The top lot of the sale, it sold for $156,000, a world auction record for…

    Part I of premier Schroeder toy and bank collection rings the register at $3.1 million
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Bertoia’s April 8-9 Annual Spring Auction introduces hybrid format offering bidders two levels of beautiful toys, banks and trains

    Marklin ‘HMS Gladiator’ clockwork battleship, 25in long, in production from 1902-1907. Wonderful proportions with exaggerated superstructure and cannons, details faithful to the real-life battleship of its day. Estimate $30,000-$50,000 VINELAND, N.J. – Bertoia Auctions will introduce an exciting new hybrid model at this year’s Annual Spring Auction, combining an April…

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  • Auction Result, Press Release

    Brady collection of high-condition antique mechanical banks commands $2M at Morphy’s Feb. 27 auction

    Extraordinarily rare ‘Shoot the Chute’ bank soars to $156,000; European tin banks unexpectedly power their way into the top 10 J. & E. Stevens Shoot the Chute bank. Features Buster Brown and his dog Tige in a boat, poised to ride down a chute and knock a coin into the…

    Brady collection of high-condition antique mechanical banks commands $2M at Morphys Feb. 27 auction
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Morphy’s to auction stellar Bob and Judy Brady antique mechanical bank collection at Feb. 27 no-reserve live gallery event

    One of America’s finest, Brady collection includes exquisite examples of Shoot the Chute, blue-base Mikado, Dentist, Girl Skipping Rope, Roller Skating, Merry-Go-Round, many other rarities Rex Mikado bank. Illusionist makes coin appear under one hat then disappear, only to reappear under a second hat. Blue-base variation. Comes with English coins.…

    Morphys to auction stellar Bob and Judy Brady antique mechanical bank collection at Feb. 27 no-reserve live gallery event.
  • Auction Preview

    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    Renowned sculptor James Tandi often uses verdite stone to capture Africa’s native people and wildlife. For each of his sculptures, Tandi visits the verdite mine where he hand-selects his materials. He believes in doing so, he is “revealing the spirit which is within the stone.” A carved verdite and bone…

    Austrian Cobalt Blue Porcelain Vase
  • Auction Industry

    Stephenson's to auction estate dolls, toys, trains and banks

    1930s Wyandotte pressed steel car and trailer, original yellow/cream paint, total length 11 inches. Estimate $250-$500. SOUTHAMPTON, PA..- Since staying at home became the “new normal,” it has become increasingly obvious that vintage toy collectors are not slowing down their buying. If anything, they’re stepping up their game and enjoying the…

    Stephenson's to auction estate dolls, toys, trains and banks
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    NHADA Dealers Relief Auction

    The blankets and rugs woven by the Navajo people of the Four Corners region of the United States are particularly known for their quality standards. Legend states that the ‘Spider-woman,’ a deity worshipped by the Navajo people, was the one who taught them how to weave. The Pueblo Indians, who…

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  • Auction Industry

    Extremely rare silver penny of the boy king Edward the Martyr to be sold by Dix Noonan Webb

    The coin was discovered in March 2018 by a 68-year-old retired council worker using a Minelab ETrac metal detector. LONDON.- An extremely rare Silver penny of the boy king Edward the Martyr - the teenager who ruled Saxon Britain in the 10th century – has been found on the Isle of…

    Extremely rare silver penny of the boy king Edward the Martyr to be sold by Dix Noonan Webb
  • Auction Industry

    Bertoia's May 7-8 auction features Atlantique City promoter's estate collection of European antique toys

    Circa 1929 Vindex Oldsmobile coach, salesman’s sample, 6in long. Provenance: Dmitri Ilyinsky collection, Donald Kaufman collection. Estimate $3,500-$5,500. VINELAND, NJ.- Toy and bank collections of exceptional quality and distinguished provenance will cross the auction block at Bertoia’s on May 7-8. The Thursday/Friday sessions are bumper to bumper with high-end automotive, comic character, European…

    Bertoia's May 7-8 auction features Atlantique City promoter's estate collection of European antique toys
  • Auction Preview

    Coin-Op & Advertising

    Violano-Virtuoso is a coin-operated and self-playing violin and key-less piano, made by Mills Novelty Company. In the upcoming Coin-Op and Advertising Auction, Morphy Auctions displays an example of a bow-front Violano-Virtuoso. This instrument was fully repaired by Robert Loeffler and is made of oak with tiger striping on its cabinet.…

    RED AND ORANGE PENNY CATCH HEAD.
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    Online Only Decorative Arts

    The Online Only Decorative Arts auction, presented by Pook & Pook, features pieces ranging from armoires to ethnographic art. Among the key lots is a Pennsylvania hard pine schrank. Popular in the 18th century, schranks were a type of armoire that typically held clothing and bedroom linens. One of their…

    Large chalkware stag
  • Auction Preview

    Country Americana

    Canton porcelain has been exported to the West since the 1600s. Toward the end of the 18th century, Canton porcelain decorated the homes of many wealthy Americans. The blue and white pieces are known to have decorated the tables of Martha and George Washington. The upcoming Country Americana Auction, presented…

    Country Americana
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    Early Spring Estates & Collections Auction

    Pablo Picasso, a painter, printmaker, sculptor, and ceramics artist, was an influential figure in 20th-century art. Picasso was among the pioneers of Cubism, in which he broke apart his subjects and reassembled them in an abstracted form. One of Picasso’s portraits of his wife Jacqueline is highlighted in the upcoming…

    ROBERT THIEN, ORCHID II STILL LIFE PHOTOGRAPH
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    Toys, Dolls, & Figural Cast Iron

    Morphy Auctions will present the upcoming Toys, Dolls, & Figural Cast Iron auction, offering over 1,200 lots over two days. A key piece on the first day is a Felix the Cat platform toy from 1926. The character, first created by Otto Messmer during the silent film era, made his…

    Toys, Dolls, & Figural Cast Iron
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    Americana and Other Related Wares

    Furniture and both fine and decorative art are available in the upcoming Americana and Other Related Wares auction, presented by Stair. Several furniture pieces from the collection of Gloria and Richard Manney are particularly highlighted. Highlighted in this sale is a Chippendale bookcase. It is made of several different kinds…

    Fine and Rare Small Federal Carved Mahogany Sofa
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    The Americana Painted Collection of a New York Gentleman

    The upcoming Americana Painted Collection of a New York Gentleman offered by Garth’s Auctioneers & Appraisers offers insights into American culture. The auction features a wide array of furniture, fine art, decorative art, dolls and toys, and more. An 18th century gumwood piece is featured in this sale. Made in Long Island,…

    CATTLE BY ROBERT ATKINSON FOX (PENNSYLVANIA, 1860-1935)
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    DuMouchelles Saturday, January 18th Auction

    Danish silversmith Georg Jensen first established his Copenhagen brand in 1904. He was greatly influenced by Art Nouveau silhouettes as well as then-burgeoning Modernism; both would ultimately contribute to his signature aesthetic. Two items by Georg Jensen are highlighted in the upcoming auction offered by DuMouchelles: a cosmos pattern seven-piece…

    NATURAL RUBY & DIAMOND, GOLD KNOT RING
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    DuMouchelles Friday, January 17th Auction

    DuMouchelles’ upcoming auction will feature a variety of coins, firearms, rugs, jewelry, and collectibles. Rising to the top of the auction is a Shield-Nickel coin from the 1880s. This version was one of the last Shield Nickel editions ever produced. The coin featured in the auction is among the only…

    PAUL FRANCOIS CHOPPIN STONEWARE BUST, H 13", W 14"
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    Traditional Antiques with a Modern Twist

    In the Los Angeles area, Lee Stanton’s STASH warehouse and showroom are established landmarks of the home design scene. Stanton, a 30-year collector of European antiques, mixes vintage pieces with modern and industrial works. This combination of new and old will be presented in the upcoming Traditional Antiques with a…

    TUFTED LEATHER ARM CHAIR