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Toys & Marbles

April 19 - April 20, 2013

Auction starts at 9AM ET

Over 125 Pieces of Pressed Steel, Over 60 Holiday Lots, Over 100 Train Lots, Over 175 Western Lots from Tom Winge Collection (Part 2), Over 80 Figural Cast Iron Doorstops, Over 80 Robots, Over 800 Marble Lots, Over 250 Tin & Character Toys, Over 80 Mechanical Banks, Over 40 Cast Iron Toys Lots

 

 

FRIDAY

1 - 100                   9:00 AM

101 - 200            10:00 AM

201 - 300            11:00 AM

301 - 400            12:00 PM

401 - 500               1:00 PM

501 - 600               2:00 PM

601 - 700               3:00 PM

701 - 800               4:00 PM

801 - 900               5:00 PM

901 - 996               6:00 PM

 

SATURDAY

LOTS

1000 - 1100           9:00 AM

1101 - 1200         10:00 AM

1201 - 1300         11:00 AM

1301 - 1400         12:00 PM

1401 - 1500           1:00 PM

1501 - 1600           2:00 PM

1601 - 1700           3:00 PM

1701 - 1800           4:00 PM

1801 - 1900           5:00 PM

1901 - 2005           6:00 PM

Fine European, American & Japanese toys, banks, trains and marbles jockey for the spotlight at Morphy’s April 19-20 auction

Rarest of all comic character toys, Gunthermann ‘Felix Carousel,’ could make $40,000

Morphy’s will launch into spring with an April 19-20 auction of approximately 1,800 lots of antique toys, banks, trains and marbles from selective consignors on both sides of the Atlantic. Both sessions will start at 9 a.m., with all forms of bidding available, including live via the Internet through Morphy Live and Artfact.

Day one will open with an array of pre- and postwar American and European trains, led by an extremely rare Lionel #921 3-section Scenic Park Plot. Made for standard-gauge trains, the plot is dotted with houses, trees and shrubs, and is impressively sized. “It’s the largest landscape item of its type that Lionel ever made,” said Morphy Auctions’ Chief Operating Officer Tommy Sage Jr.

Also in the mix are O-gauge trains, including a contemporary English-made set, un-run with original boxes; and two desirable Lionel productions – a #253 passenger and a set comprised of steam locomotive with passenger cars. Additionally, the railroad grouping includes English Hornby trains, German Bing and Marklin trains and accessories, and a late-19th-century Ingersoll live-steam passenger train set with original wood box for the loco/tender and cardboard boxes for the cars. Two other lots deserving of special attention are a boxed Lionel Santa Handcar with original box and a beautiful hand-painted Marklin Central Station.

The toys chosen for the April 19-20 auction exhibit both rarity and superior condition. Among the highlights of the German tin section are a fine Lehmann “Walking Down Broadway” with dog, walking cane and elusive original box; and a Stock “Jim the Trolley Man” in very rare store display box. Other top lots include an unusual German lithographed tin airplane tower toy and a 32in Bing ocean liner. read more...