Philip Weiss Auctions to hold massive weekend sale Oct. 22-24 A massive 3-day weekend sale slated for Oct. 22-24 by Philip Weiss Auctions will feature toys and toy trains, railroad memorabilia, Hollywood memorabilia, vintage dolls, antique advertising and more.
News-Antique.com - Sep 27,2010 - (OCEANSIDE, N.Y.) – A massive three-day weekend sale slated for Oct. 22-24 by Philip Weiss Auctions will feature hundreds of fresh-to-the-market lots of toys and toy trains, railroad memorabilia, Hollywood memorabilia, vintage dolls, antique advertising, coin-ops and more. The auction will be held at the Philip Weiss Auctions showroom, located at #1 Neil Court.
Online bidding will be facilitated by Proxibid.com. Phone and absentee bids will also be accepted. Previews will be held on the days leading up to, and including, the auction dates.
The action will kick off on Friday
evening, Oct. 22, with a full session packed with Hollywood memorabilia. Offered will be approximately 300 lots of movie stills, film negatives, posters, celebrity autographs and more. Two major consignments will share top billing. The first will be Part 3 of the Lester Glassner collection, consisting mainly of movie photos and negatives.
The other will be an archive celebrating the movie career of Linda Darnell. The trove will feature movie and theater magazines (including a rare complete set of Lion’s Roar magazines from 1941-49), photographs, posters and personal effects. Also, from a private collection, a group of movie posters will be sold, highlighted by a one-sheet from the film Some Like It Hot.
Rounding out the Oct. 22 session will be inserts, 6-sheets and other Hollywood-related items. The following day, Saturday, Oct. 23, a full day will be dedicated to toys and toy trains, railroad memorabilia and vintage dolls. Certain to get paddles wagging will be an astounding single-owner, nearly complete collection of Fisher Price, from the first toy made up to the 1970s. There's so much in the collection that this will be Part 1; the rest will be sold on other dates.
Another expected highlight will be Part 1 of the Lawrence Kozsey “HO Brass” toy train collection, consisting of over 300 brass trains, all in the original boxes. Included are locomotives, cabooses, tenders and passenger cars. Manufacturers include Samhongsa, Dongjin, Atlas, Ajin, Precision, MPS, Tenshodo and others. Like with the Fisher Price toys, this will be the first in a series of sales for the collection.
Also offered Oct. 23 will be a lifetime train and railroad collection from the Midwest. Included will be toy trains, railroad lanterns, tools and other railroad paraphernalia. The day will also feature general wind-up, battery-operated and baby boomer toys, to include the Holy Grail of lunchbox collecting: a mint condition 1954 Superman vs. The Robot lunchbox by Universal.
It wouldn’t be a Philip Weiss Auction without at least one original Charles Schulz Peanuts dailies, and this sale’s got two of them. Also sold will be a collection of 1950s-era dolls, many in the original boxes; a wonderful collection of vintage Schuco toys (including Charlie Chaplin, Yes/No Monkey, Fox & Goose and Drinking Pig); a Schoenhut circus tent with tents, animals, people and accessories; Schoenhut circus clowns; and more.
On Sunday, Oct. 24, antique advertising and coin-ops will take center stage. Highlights will include a beautiful 1901 Caille New Century Puck