11 Press Releases

Tag: Lionel

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    Herend Fishnet Elephant and Lionel Blue Comet Train Set to Hit the Market

    Herend’s famous fishnet porcelain first started as an experiment. By the 1830s, the Hungarian porcelain company was well-established as a trusted partner of the European royalty. The company soon counted Queen Victoria among its patrons. In 1858, an artist at Herend noticed a fish scale design on a Chinese plate…

    HEREND SIGNED Extra Large black fishent ELEPHANT
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    Lionel Classics and Other Rare Model Trains Appear at Turner Auctions + Appraisals

    Available with Turner Auctions + Appraisals this March is a selection of Lionel Classics model trains. One leading lot includes six Lionel Classics pieces in their original boxes and packaging. There is a 1-381E locomotive, as well as passenger, Pullman, observation, and baggage cars. The Classics line recalls the company’s…

    Lionel Post War Number 2349 Northern Pacific GP7 Diesel Locomotive
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    Rare Dinky Toys Petrol Pump Set Seeks Highest Bidder in Upcoming SJ Auctioneers Event

    Dinky Toys were famous for their die-cast model vehicles made by Liverpool-based company Meccano Ltd. Meccano mainly produced toy trucks, cars, aircraft, tanks, and ships. The upcoming SJ Auctioneers event features a rare set of Dinky Toys petrol pumps by Meccano Ltd. The petrol pump and oil bin set was…

    Dinky Vehicle Petrol Pumps 49 in box by Meccano Ltd
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    SJ Auctioneers is hosting a rare auction targeting Train collectors, rail fans and prewar hobbiests.

    The auction will feature: Prewar-Postwar Trains, Accessories, Vehicles, Toys and Dolls Brands like Lionel, Ives, American Flyer in its rarity. Some of the items up for auction are Sign up and register for the Oct 17th auction https://www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/216818_prewar-postwar-trains-vehicles-toys-and-dolls/ Lot 101704   LIONEL postwar 45N Automated Gateman with boxed 41 Accessory…

    SJ Auctioneers is hosting a rare auction targeting Train collectors, rail fans and prewar hobbiests
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    Turner Auctions + Appraisals Offers Märklin Transparent Train and American Flyer Sets

    Founded in 1859 by Theodor Friedrich Wilhelm Märklin, the German toy brand Märklin is now synonymous with handcrafted model trains and accessories. Several collectible model trains from Märklin will be available in Turner Auctions + Appraisals’ upcoming Trains, Toys, and Train Accessories event. Among the leading lots is a transparent…

    American Flyer 1953 K5328 Passenger Set
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    Scaled-Down Model Trains at Turner Auctions + Appraisals

    Paul Guaraglia has been collecting model trains for over 50 years, and his collection is housed and displayed in a separate room of his San Francisco Bay Area home. A selection of model trains from Guaraglia’s collection will be available at Turner Auctions + Appraisals in an upcoming sale. Among…

    Marx Mickey Mouse windup Locomotive and Tender, Boxcar, Gondola, Caboose
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    Toys, Trains, Toy Soldiers, Diecast, & More

    Presented in the upcoming Weiss Auctions event are a variety of Marklin toys from the 20th century. Included is a pair of Electric Train HO Locomotives, both in solid castings. According to Marklin’s description, this line is the company’s most successful scale that comes with a broad assortment of locomotive…

    3 Boxed Lionel 6424 Auto-Loaders
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    Toys, Trains, Diecast, & More

    With over 500 lots, the upcoming Toys, Trains, Diecast, & More sale, offered by Weiss Auctions, will include a selection of vintage action figures, toy automobiles, and train sets. One of the key pieces in the auction is a boxed Batman action figure. The character, created by artist Bob Kane,…

    Boxed Dinky 419 Leyland Cement Wagon
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    Weiss Auctions will offer the upcoming TOYS, TRAINS, SOLDIERS, & MORE auction in December. Featured toys include pre-war model trains as well as post-war Lionel boxed sets, Green Hornet materials, and diecast and pressed steel vehicles. The latter pieces are sourced from the estates of Joseph Cutrofello and Neil Padron,…

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    Toys, Dolls, & Figural Cast Iron Day-2

    The second day of the Toys, Dolls, & Figural Cast Iron auction by Morphy Auctions is replete with dolls, bears, and toys.  A cuddly companion to Day 1, Day 2 contains Barbie and Disney figures, as well as several valuable lots of baby dolls. But the Bisque dolls are arguably…

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    Morphy’s Shines Spotlight on Rare Antique Toys, Banks and Figural Novelties, Plus Out-of-This-World Space Toys in Sept. 24-25 Auction

    Circa-1880 ‘Roller Skating’ cast-iron mechanical bank expected to make $80K-$120K Although Morphy Auctions is one of America’s largest and busiest auction houses, with a year-round calendar of sales in many categories, the Pennsylvania-based company launched its business in 1997 with a specialty in fine antique toys and banks. Their enduring…

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