Over 700 lots of trains, most in original boxes plus stations and other accessories.
Makers include: Lionel, American Flyer, and Ives. Â Â There is pre-war, post-war, and contemporary.
A few of the highlights are: a rare Howard trolley, a Lionel trolley, an Electoy passenger set, and a Delker train store display.
Over 100 pieces of figural cast iron, including: doorstops, door knockers, and book ends.
There is a collection of Fisher Price toys. Â There are tin litho wind-ups and comic character toys, including some Disney items. Â
A small collection of rare cast iron transportation toys. Â There are some Dent and Vindex airplanes. A very nice Chris Craft boat and a near mint deluxe version Andy Gump automobile toy. Â
Also a Kilgore gasoline truck and a couple of Skoglund and Olsen trucks.Â
All this plus much more will be included in our July 26-27 auction.
The July 26-27 Morphy Auction continues with Part 2 of the dispersal
of the extensive Figural Cast Iron Collection Â of Stephen Greenberg
Stephen, a prominent Philadelphia Â attorney, is a well known
figure in the antique world. He and his wife were charter members of the Figural Cast Iron Club,
and Stephen served as Secretary/Treasurer for the club for 6 years.
Collected over several decades, with a focus on cast iron doorstops, the GreenbergÂ
collection is one of the top figural cast iron collections in quality, rarity, and variety to come to market
in many years. Â The total disbursement of the collection will unfold over
four to five auctions.
Highlights of this auction include the highly sought after Uncle Sam, Whistling Jim (one of the best examples known) B & H Rabbit, Football Player, Sitting Rabbit Spencer Doorstop (one of 3 known), and the entire set of the Taylor Cook Animal/Bird Series. Â This July Auction encompasses cast iron doorknockers, paperweights, Bird Cage/Planter Hangars and Plant Stakes as well as Â over 100 doorstops for the beginner collector and the rarer and elusive doorstops for the advanced collector.
Morphy Auctions is one of the largest under-roof auction houses in the country, spanning over 45,000 sq. ft. The beautiful building is customized to meet the growing and changing needs of the antiques industry.