News about Pull Toys
Bertoia’s to auction top model’s phenomenal antique toy collection, March 11-12
VINELAND, N.J. – On March 11 and 12, Bertoia’s will auction, without reserve, the Monique Knowlton antique toy collection, a spectacular assemblage of comic character, German automotive, American toys, and out-of-this-world Japanese robots and space toys. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.
Online auction devoted to teddy bears, Steiff collectibles Feb. 20
NEW YORK – The first teddy bear was inspired by an encounter President Theodore Roosevelt had with a live bear cub while on a hunting trip in 1902. The incident prompted toymakers to produced cuddly stuffed bears. The German version of the teddy bear was made about the same time by the Steiff company. Nearly […]
Pennsylvania man pushes to make Slinky official state toy
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania has a state dog, a state insect, a state fossil, and even a state beverage. Why, Bob Swaim wonders, can’t it also have a state toy?
Bertoia’s Nov. 11-12 toy auction includes Christmas bonus
VINELAND, N.J. – The toy-collecting hobby has always been a lively two-way street with sellers on one side and buyers on the other. It’s at its strongest and most energetic when the truly great collections appear at auction, as will be the case on Nov. 11-12 when Bertoia’s presents its Saturday Fall Signature Sale, […]