November 18,19 & 20, 2011 Hagerstown, Maryland
& COLLECTIBLE TOYS; ERECTOR SETS;
BILL GEORGE COLLECTION OF HORROR & SCI FI,
ARTWORK, FIGURES, and PROMOTIONAL ITEMS;
EARLY MATCHBOX, CORGI, and DINKY DIECAST;
WESTERN CAP GUNS and HOLSTERS; SPY TOYS;
PRESSED STEEL TRUCKS, BOATS, & AIRPLANES;
BB GUNS; 1960’S VINTAGE TOYS & PLAY SETS;
PROMO CARS; AUTOMOBILIA; BREYER HORSES;
ACTION FIGURES; MOVIE- & T.V.-INSPIRED TOYS;
“I LOVE LUCY” and LUCILLE BALL POSTERS,
COLLECTIBLES and EPHEMERA; DANIEL HORNE ARTWORK; SPACE TOYS & ROBOTS; MONSTER TOYS; COIN-OPS; EXONUMIA; SHIP MODELS;
“TECHNO” ART; FOLK ART; MINIATURE ENGINES;
VINTAGE COMPUTERS and MANY MORE SURPRISES!
Grand Venice Best Western Hotel, 431 Dual Highway Hagerstown, MD 21740
Friday November 18th: Cataloged Lots 1-299; Antique Toys; Early Die Cast; Lincoln Log Sets; Native American Items; Black Americana Collectibles; Pressed Steel; Occupied Japan Toys; Toy Soldiers; Toy Reference Books; Collection of Breyer Horses; Mobos and Ride-on toys; Character Toys; Toys of all kinds; and much more! These cataloged lots are to be preceded by approximately 100 lots of uncataloged toys. Additional uncataloged lots will be sold after the completion of the listed items.
Saturday November 19th: Cataloged lots 300 to 1000; Promo Cars; Matchbox and Die cast; Slot Cars and Sets; Cap Guns; Pressed Steel; Folk Art; Pedal Cars and Ride-ons; Important Collection of Erector Sets and Erector Displays; Miniature Working Engines; Jukebox, Speakers and Coin-ops; Automobilia; Medallic Art & Exonumia; BB guns; Western Toys; Play Sets; Tin Toys and Automotive/ Transportation Toys; Unusual Large-Scale Monorail; Boat and Ship Toys; Corgis; and much, much more! These cataloged lots are to be preceded by approximately 100 lots of uncataloged, related items. Additional uncataloged lots will be sold after the completion of the listed items.
Sunday, November 20th: Cataloged lots 1001 through the end of the sale: the Bill George Collection of Monster Movie and Science Fiction Art and Sculpture; Spy Toys; Lucille Ball and I Love Lucy Collectibles and Ephemera; Vintage String Holders; Store Displays; Monster Model Kits; Vintage Apple Computers; Nice Selection of Robots and Space Toys; Steve Heller's Robot-related Techno Art; T.V. Guides; Bobble Heads; Monster Toys; Tim Burton Movie Collectibles such as The Nightmare Before Christmas, Corpse Bride and other movies; Super Hero- and Comic-Related Sculptures and Collectibles; Scream Queen and B-Movie Starlet Collectibles, Autographs and Ephemera. Uncataloged lots of a similar makeup will be sold prior to the listed items and after the completion of listed items.
Antique toys, including German tin by Lehmann and others, American tin, Occupied Japan and Japanese tin; wind-ups; battery-ops; comic character toys; Black Americana toys; mechanical toys, carnival/circus toys; cast iron toys; celluloid toys. Many toys are in original boxes.
Large collection of (over 200) cap guns, toy guns & BB guns, including Hopalong Cassidy, Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, Johnny Ringo, and others, by Nichols, Kilgore, Hubley, Daisy and many others, many in original boxes. Scarce Daisy Double Barrel Shotgun BB Gun and over 100 more. Many other Daisy Toys.
An even larger collection of early die cast toys, including Grey Wheel Matchbox, Corgi, Dinky, and others, nearly all in original boxes; including rare Corgi Chipperfield Circus, as well as many celebrity, character personality, and movie-themed vehicles.
A very large selection of pressed steel toys (more than 80 toys) from makers such as: Buddy L, American National, Steelcraft, Keystone, Dayton, Kelmet, Orkin, Structo, Turner and others. Pedal Cars, Boats, Airplanes and a Buddy L Yard Train round out this impressive group of large toys.
A very nice collection of over 150 Promo Cars featuring Chevrolet, Buick, Ford, Pontiac, Studebaker, Dodge, Chrysler, Oldsmobile, and others. There is also a 1920s Fageol twin coach cast aluminum promotional bus with interior details. Also included will be a grouping of Automobilia.
Miniature running engines including a Harley Davidson Knucklehead, Chevrolet Small Block, Hit and Miss engines and others.
Large scale model and display ships, boats and airplanes. Some are gas powered, clockwork or museum quality displays.
A very large scale working model of an Overhead Monorail with approximately 100 feet of track from the Montreal Worlds Fair.
Ride on toys including a late 19th century Pope tandem Bicycle, pedal cars, and a scarce New London pedal Caterpillar Bulldozer.
Toys, including a scarce Giant Sonic Robot (AKA Train Robot) in
original box, Daisy Buck Rogers Space Helmet, & more; 1960’s Toys, many Slot Car
sets including scarce AMT
Model Turnpike cars and sets, Spy Toys including: James
Bond 007 related toys, vehicles and spy paraphernalia, International
Secret Agent, Secret Sam, and other spy “tricks of the trade,"
weapons and more.
Large selection of vintage play sets, including the Flintstones, Tom Corbett Space Academy, Roy Rogers Rodeo Ranch, Marx Blue and Gray Civil War Playsets and many others.
A large collection of (over 100) Erector Sets from the early 1900’s through the 1970’s, including #12 1/2 Mystery Walking Robots, Zeppelin set, Truck sets, Amusement park set and many, many other complete and important Erector Sets. Also includes a nice selection of other building sets and Erector displays.
This sale will feature a wonderful collection of “I Love Lucy” and Lucille Ball items including movie posters, products, advertising, memorabilia and ephemera, magazines including the rare first TV GUIDE with Lucy and Desi Jr. as a newborn on the cover, and a very interesting pair of Lucy and Desi figures made for a display in the 50s.
One of a kind, original art and Limited Edition Comic, Sci-Fi- and Horror- themed paintings, Statuary, Movie Posters, and figures from the Bill George Collection. Many Limited Studio-Only movie merchandising promotional pieces, as well as monster toys and movie-related action figures, models and much more! Television, Animation, Pop Culture Character, Movie- and Monster-related action figures, toys, collectibles and memorabilia, most are Mint In Box. Also a collection of Vintage Aurora Monster Models unbuilt in their original graphic boxes, Original Art sculptures of Frankenstein and other Monsters, as well as paintings and drawings by well-known illustration artist and model-maker, Daniel R Horne.
Funky “Techno” Art, Steve Heller’s Amazing Space-Age Artwork, including his amazing over 7 foot tall "Marilyn" robot. Folk Art including KOLLEGE KIDS paint-decorated musical instruments and cases.
Exonumia and Medallic Art; many with industrial and transportation themes; Coin-Ops including a Wurlitzer 1015 jukebox. A nice selection of vintage Apple Macintosh Computers including APPLE Macintosh M0001 and APPLE II sets, Heathkit Hero Robot Kit. A nice selection of Breyer horses, many with original boxes; bobble heads; and more.
Check back soon for additional information and photos!
All items sold at No Reserve
Auction will be held at the Ballroom of the Grand Venice Best Western Hotel, 431 Dual Highway Hagerstown, MD 21740
Friday November 18th @ 5pm
Saturday November 19th @ 10am
Sunday November 20th @ 12 noon
Preview 2 hours before sale each day
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