This blog discusses old toys from the early 1920's to the end of the 1950's. All kinds of topics are discussed.
The time span was the greatest period for "hands-on" toys, where a young child could actually go outside and play for hours at a time.
You can see the elegance but simple design of these toys. It was a time when huge machines, and people made and finished toys by hand.
The era has long passed, but many of the toys are still around, and that is what I would like to share.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
A Fine Train Collection from Turner Auctions & Appraisals
Thursday, November 23, 2017 Sun with Cloudy Periods 1 C 34 F
I haven't in a long time been to Turner Auctions and Appraisals, so I decided to venture over to their website and see what was going on. Fortunately, I found a fine auction (Part 2) from the Warren Heid Family Train Collection. I've just selected a sampling of nice toys from the late 1800's-early 1900's. However, if you venture over to their website, you will see an excellent collection of train sets and individual cars from the Warren Heid Family.
As you can see, there is a nice diversity of train sets and individual cars in this auction. The