6 Press Releases

Tag: Marklin

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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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    Summer BASICS Auction

    A renowned toy company, Märklin started as a small factory that manufactured tin toys in Göppingen, Germany. In 1891, the company invented the first mass-market model train sets. A few years later, the demand for model trains reached its height in the United States. Märklin today stands as one of…

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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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    Annual Spring Sale Day-1

    The Annual Spring Sale, presented by Bertoia Auctions, is a collection of over 1,600 toys, models, and figurines from the collections of Dmitri Ilyinsky, Bob Weiss, Bill and Wendy Jones, Karyl Newman, and others. Antique mechanical banks are well-represented in the sale, including an 1880s Mikado figure from Kyser &…

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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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